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Collection Reference Number GLC00687.133
From Archive Folder Papers of George May Powell 
Title A.L. Rawson to George May Powell about ownership of the plates
Date 8 March 1876
Author Rawson, A. L. (fl. 1875-1882)  
Recipient Powell, George May  
Document Type Correspondence; Business and financial document
Content Description He expresses concern about GMP's ownership of the plates of the Bible Hand Book and hopes that a corrected contract will be drawn up shortly.
Subjects Law  Christianity  Religion  Business and Finance  Contract  Book Selling  
People Powell, George May (1835-1905)  
Place written New York, New York
Theme Arts & Literature; Religion; Merchants & Commerce; Law
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Additional Information Powell was a Lincoln supporter and served as a statistician in the Treasury Department during the Civil War. Active in religious work as a young man, he was the secretary and manager of the Evangelistic Press Association and led a topographical corps through Egypt and North Africa to create Sunday School maps of Palestine and the Holy Land. Powell participated in the American Forestry Commission, the Grange and Patrons of Husbandry, the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences, and the National Geographic Society. He was active in Sabbath reform work.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945