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Box: 1 Fold: 1 Correspondence, A - B
1890 - 1897

DESCRIPTION: Contains the correspondence for the letters A - B, 8 items:

Adams, Oscar Fay (d. 1919) - MSS - "The End," an original poem.

Austin, Alfred - MSS - "Anglo-Saxon Union" an original poem, printed in the London "Daily Mail" 3/29/n.d.@

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Bedford, Gunning T. - ALS - to SCM, 6/25/1893. Re. enclosed material.@

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Blaine, Mrs. James G. [Harriet Stonwood] - ACS - to SCM, n.d. Thank you note.@

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Booker, William Lane - ALS - to SCM, 1/19/1894. Thank you note.@

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Brandreth, R[alph]. [secretary of the Brandreth family-owned The Porous Plaster Company] - ALS - to SCM, 10/11/1890. Thank you note w/ envelope.@

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Butterfield, Julia L. [wife of General Daniel Butterfield] - ALS - to SCM, 3/7/n.d. Complimentary note on recent(?) book.@

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Byron, Oliver - ALS - to SCM, 7/18/1897. Comments on SCM's manuscript "Yellow Pine Basin."@

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Box: 1 Fold: 2 Correspondence, C
1867 - 1898

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence for the letter C, 13 items:@

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Cardigan, Countess of [Adeline Louisa Maria Horsey Brudenell] - ALS - to SCM, 11/23/1875. Re. recent arrival in London, w/ envelope.@

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Carter, Mrs. Leslie (1862-1937) (actress, Caroline Louise Dudley Carter) - ALS - to SCM, n.d. Thank you note for song sent to her.@

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Chickering, T. O. (widow of Frank Chickering) - ALS - to SCM, 4/17/1891. Thank you note for expressions of sympathy over death of husband(?).@

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Coke, Alice (b. 1855) (future wife of the Earl of Leicester, Thomas William Coke) - ALS - to SCM, 8/28/1880. Thank you for songs sent.@

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Coke, Alice (b. 1855) (future wife of the Earl of Leicester, Thomas William Coke) - ALS - to SCM, n.d. Thank you for songs sent.@

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Coke, Henry, Hon. [relation to the Earl of Leicester(?)] - ALS - to SCM, 6/14/1884. Re. check sent to SCM and plans to arrange for an annual allowance in case of his death.@

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Coke, Henry, Hon. [relation to the Earl of Leicester(?)] - ALS - to SCM, 4/6/1893. Re. family travel plans and recent acquaintances.@

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Coke, Henry, Hon. [relation to the Earl of Leicester(?)] - ALS - to SCM, 5/7/1897. Re. political unrest in Europe and inability to send monetary support any longer, with envelope.@

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Coke, Henry, Hon. [relation to the Earl of Leicester(?)] - ALS - to SCM, 2/1/1898. Re. new address and family travel plans, with envelope.@

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Collis, Septima M. (author and wife of General Charles H. T. Collis) - ALS - to SCM, 4/14/1892. Thank you note for songs and material sent. Enclosed recent book on Alaska.@

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Crawford, F[rancis]. Marion (d. 1909) (novelist and historian) - ALS - to SCM, 5/22/1896. Thank you note for song sent, with envelope.@

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Crighton, Robert (ship and insurance broker, commissum merchant, and forwarding agent) - ALS - to SCM, 1/25/1867. Invitation to come and visit him. [identifying note by SCM(?) stating that Crighton was the captain of the "Three Bells."]@

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Croisie, Marquis de - ALS - Re. poem they recently discussed.@

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Box: 1 Fold: 3 Correspondence, D - K
1853 - 1898

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence for the letters D - K, 9 items:@

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Davis, John M., et al. - ALS - to SCM, 7/6/1853. Letter of appreciation from the officers and passengers of the S.S. Atlantic for SCM's performance at a recent charity benefit.@

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Delmonico, H.(?) C. [Charles] (restraunteur) - ALS - to SCM, 2/16/1891. Re. cancellation of appointment and thank you note for for song sent.@

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Fish, Nicholas (d. 1902) (banker) - ALS - to SCM, 7/27/1898. Thank you note for the tribute written on the death of his son Sergeant Hamilton Fish. [a copy of the tribute, "Sergeant Hamilton Fish," was pasted on the back of the letter together with SCM's AMsS of the tribute dated 7/1898(?).]@

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Grosvenor, Lord Richard - ALS - to SCM, 1/22/1867. Re. schedule an appointment to meet.@

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Hitchcock, Thomas (editor, New York "Sun") - ALS - Re. answer to SCM's inquiry about Matthew Marshall, with envelope.@

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Kelly, Fitzroy, Sir [Lord Chief Baron] - ALS - to SCM, 2/10/1875. Thank you note for the song and book sent during recent illness.@

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Kelly, Fitzroy, Sir (Lord Chief Baron) - PRN - to SCM, 4/30/1875(?). Dinner invitation.@

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Key, J. S. Barton (grandson of Francis Scott Key) - ALS - to SCM, 4/3/1898. Letter complimenting SCM on a recent recitation of "The Star Spangled Banner." [a copy of "The Star Spangled Banner" was pasted to the letter]@

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Box: 1 Fold: 4 Correspondence, L
1890 - 1898

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence for the letter L, 8 items:@

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Lawrence, Ruth - ANS - to SCM, 5/12/1898. Enclosed a copy of the poem "[Our] Valiant Volunteers."@

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Lawrence, Ruth - MSS - "Our Valiant Volunteers" [5/2/1898(?)].@

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Leillah, Madame [Lenoria Thomas] - ALS - to SCM, 11/1/1897. Thank you note for song sent.@

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Leillah, Madame [Lenoria Thomas] - PHO - signed b/w photograph, 11/14/1897.@

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Liliuokalani, Queen, letter from her secretary, Julius A. Palmer - TLS - to SCM, 2/9/1897. Thank you for song "His step upon the Stair" and recent visit to the queen.@

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Lord, Annette W. W. Hicks -ALS - to SCM, 3/5/1890. Letter of thanks for his contributions to a friend's Sunday evening gathering, with envelope.@

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Lovell, John W. [publisher(?)] - ALS - to SCM, 10/9/1892. Comments on a poem submitted to him by SCM, with envelope.@

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Lussan, Zelie de - ALS - to SCM, 1/12/1893. Re. family news and reception of Matthew Marshall, with envelope.@

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Box: 1 Fold: 5 Correspondence, M
1889 - 1896

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence for the letter M, 8 items:@

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MacDonald, Wilson - MsS - "To the Orchid" with a handwritten note to "his old friend," 7/21/1893.@

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Mackay, Eric - ALS - to SCM, 12/15/1892. Compliments SCM for writing and recitation skills, with envelope.@

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Mackay, Louise Hungerford (wife of John Mackay) - ALS - to SCM, 9/3/1889. Request for copies of "My darling's Face," with envelope.@

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McCalmont, Harry - ALS - to SCM, 11/23/1896. Thank you for gift of souveneirs and copy of SCM's "Drifting About."@

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Marsh, Luther R. (spiritualist) - ALS - to SCM, 11/6/1892. Re. article in London magazine critical of SCM's work, with envelope.@

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Marsh, Luther R. (spiritualist) - ALS - to SCM, 9/8/1894. Re. stories printed about his activities in local papers, with envelope.@

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Mitchell, Agnes E. (poet) - ALS - to SCM, 2/28/1896. Thank you for interest in her work. Copy of poem "Across the Sea" enclosed, with envelope.@

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Mitchell, Agnes E. - MSS - "Across the Sea" published in the New York "Daily Mirror" 12/28/1895.@

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Box: 1 Fold: 6 Correspondence, P - V
1875 - 1897

DESCRIPTION: Contains the correspondence for the letters P - V, 10 items:@

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Pulitzer, Joseph (1847-1911) (publisher) - ALS - to SCM, 8/18/1886. Re. Mr. Russell's letter of introduction for SCM to meet with Pulitzer.@

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Rosebery, Lord (1847-1929) [Archibald Philip Primrose] - ANS - to SCM, 8/26/1895. Thank you for poem sent, with envelope.@

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Sebnify, Olive [Lady Sebright] - ALS - to SCM, 3/14/1879. Re. travel plans.@

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Seward, C. A. [Clarence] (lawyer; president, Union League Club) - TNS - to SCM, 11/2/1893. Thank you for songs sent. Decline an invitation for a Sunday event. @

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Sothern, E. H. [Edward Hugh] (1859-1933) (actor) - ALS - to SCM, n.d. Letter inquiring about his recovery and advising on diet.@

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Stevens, Sara [actress(?)]- ALS - to SCM, 3/8/1897. Re. dates and rehearsal schedule for New York. @

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Townshend, John (lawyer) - ALS - Re. status of lawsuit(?) SCM was involved in.@

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Train, George Franics - PRN - Invitation to a recitation by SCM of his work "McAllister's Charge of 400" hosted by Train, w/ envelope.@

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Vanderbilt, Cornelius (1843-1899) (financier) - ALS - to SCM, 2/7/1891. Re. pictures SCM had written to Vanderbilt about and contribution to fundraiser SCM was heading, with envelope.@

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Villebois, H[enry]. - ALS - to SCM, 2/2/1875. Re. copy of one of SCM's books that was sent to the Prince of Wales to read, postmark pasted to back of letter.@

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Box: 1 Fold: 7 Correspondence, W - Z
1891 - 1895

DESCRIPTION: Contains the correspondence for the letters W - Z, 4 items:

Walsh, Blanche (actress) - ALS - to SCM, n.d./n.y. Request for copy of the song(?) "Absolution" and a future meeting.

Wilde, Willie [William] (Oscar Wilde's brother) - ACS - to SCM, 4/29/1892. Thank you note.

Wilson, John M. [Moulder(?)] (1837-1919) (U.S. army general) - ANS - to SCM, 12/9/1891. Thank you for the poem SCM dedicated to him.

Wolseley, Lord [Garnet Joseph Wolseley] (1833-1913) - TNS - to SCM, 9/23/1895. Thank you for the recent letters and enclosures.



Box: 1 Fold: 8 Correspondence, illegible
March 27, 1890

DESCRIPTION: Contains the correspondence that could not be identified, 1 item:

author's name illegible - ALS - to SCM, 3/27/1890. Thank you for the song sent, with envelope.

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