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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Papers of George May Powell
|A.L. Rawson to George May Powell about paying him and dropping him from the contract
|8 April 1876
|Rawson, A. L. (fl. 1875-1882)
|Powell, George May
|Correspondence; Business and financial document
|re: He offers to pay him for his services and would like to drop him from the contract.
|Business and Finance Law Contract Book Selling Religion Christianity
|Powell, George May (1835-1905)
|New York, New York
|Arts & Literature; Religion; Merchants & Commerce; Law
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
|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.
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945