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Collection Reference Number GLC00687.135
From Archive Folder Papers of George May Powell 
Title A.L. Rawson to George May Powell about the difficulties of the contract
Date 1 April 1876
Author Rawson, A. L. (fl. 1875-1882)  
Recipient Powell, George May  
Document Type Correspondence; Business and financial document
Content Description It is impossible to get the requested material for the Hand Book publication according to the present contract. H.O. Houghton & Co. will stop work immediately and issue a bill for work done.
Subjects Law  Business and Finance  Book Selling  Religion  Christianity  Contract  
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