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Collection Reference Number GLC00687.226
From Archive Folder Papers of George May Powell 
Title Edwin Samuel Gaillard to Sir about artificial limb factories in the South
Date 16 May 1866
Author Gaillard, Edwin Samuel  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description He regrets not being able to provide the requested information. The artificial limb enterprise is greatly needed and many companies want to build factories in the South.
Subjects Business and Finance  Science and Technology  Health and Medical  Industry  Reconstruction  Injury or Wound  
People Powell, George May (1835-1905)  
Place written Richmond, Virginia
Theme Health & Medicine; Science, Technology, Invention; Merchants & Commerce; Industry
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