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Collection Reference Number GLC00687.105
From Archive Folder Papers of George May Powell 
Title George May Powell to Badie about Samuel's health
Date 9 September 1881
Author Powell, George May (1835-1905)  
Recipient Powell, George May  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description re: He is concerned about Samuel's health and hopes to arrange a course of lessons for him at the University of Pennsylvania. He hopes to acquire some rooms near Washington Square for headquarters. He leaves household instructions, and he comments on the news.
Subjects Education  Health and Medical  
People Powell, George May (1835-1905)  
Place written Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Theme Education; Health & Medicine
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