Ralph Randolph Gurley letter, 1857 October 10

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Summary

Creator:
Gurley, Ralph Randolph, 1797-1872
Abstract:
Collection comprises a letter Gurley wrote (1857 October 10) to Sheldon Moore from the Washington, D.C., offices of the American Colonization Society. He offers Society publications, and extends good wishes regarding Moore's "inquiries into Natural History...."
Extent:
0.1 Linear Feet (1 item)
Language:
Materials in English
Collection ID:
RL.11230

Background

Scope and content:

Collection comprises a letter Gurley wrote (1857 October 10) to Sheldon Moore from the Washington, D.C., offices of the American Colonization Society. He offers Society publications, and extends good wishes regarding Moore's "inquiries into Natural History...."

Biographical / historical:

Ralph Randolph Gurley was a clergyman, chaplain of the U.S. House of Representatives, and secretary of the American Colonization Society.

Acquisition information:
The Ralph Randolph Gurley Letter was received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book Manuscript Library as a purchase in 2016.
Processing information:

Processed by Alice Poffinberger, July, 2016

Accessions described in this collection guide: 2016-0100.

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Names:
Gurley, Ralph Randolph, 1797-1872
Gurley, Ralph Randolph, 1797-1872

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