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Collection Reference Number GLC00687.138
From Archive Folder Papers of George May Powell 
Title A.L. Rawson to George May Powell about their contract dispute and threatening legal action
Date 14 May 1877
Author Rawson, A. L. (fl. 1875-1882)  
Recipient Powell, George May  
Document Type Correspondence; Business and financial document
Content Description He warns GMP to deliver or annul their contract, or face legal consequences, which will surely be negative for GMP, listing names of witnesses against him. He has incriminating evidence against GMP both from the publisher and others.
Subjects Law  Book Selling  Business and Finance  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