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Collection Reference Number GLC00687.222
From Archive Folder Papers of George May Powell 
Title Joseph W. Farnsworth to Mr. Condell inquiring about artificial limbs
Date n.d.
Author Farnsworth, Joseph W. (fl. ca. 1860-1870)  
Recipient Condell, J.  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description The Surgeon General gave him a circular of Condell limbs and he would like more information. He poses some specific questions about the locket. Letter's date reads April 26, but no year is given.
Subjects Health and Medical  Science and Technology  Injury or Wound  Government and Civics  
People Powell, George May (1835-1905)  
Place written Fitchburg, Massachusetts
Theme Health & Medicine; Science, Technology, Invention; Merchants & Commerce; The American Civil War
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