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JOHN GILMARY SHEA PAPERS
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Box: 2 Fold: 53 Duggan, Patrick
9/14/1881

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 9/14/1881 from Patrick Duggan to D.& J. Sadlier & Co., enclosing a report [not retained].

Box: 2 Fold: 53.5 Dunigan, Edward & Brother
4/23/1859

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS (in French) dated 4/23/1859 to Edward Dunigan & Brother from the Bishop of St. Boniface, providing information about the diocese of St. Boniface. Sent from Riviere-Rouge.

Box: 2 Fold: 54 Durien, P. P.
8/5/1878

DESCRIPTION: 1 very brief ALS dated 8/5/1878 from Bishop P. P. Durien to D.& J. Sadlier & Co. Sent from New Westminster, British Columbia.

Box: 2 Fold: 55 Duyckinck, Evert Augustus
2/7/1865

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 2/7/1865 from Evert Augustus Duyckinck to John Gilmary Shea, discussing proofreading and offering to help with the magazine.

Box: 2 Fold: 56 Edison, Thomas A.
2/12/1878

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 2/12/1878 from Thomas A. Edison to Frank Leslie, informing him that he has the phonograph running and discussing terms to have an artist from Leslie's Publishing House draw a sketch of it. Edison states that he expects to have another phonograph completed in the next few days and that he will photograph that one. Sent from Menlo Park, New Jersey, on "Edison's Electrical Pen and Duplicating Press" letterhead.

Box: 3 Fold: 1 Elder, William Henry
7/5/1881

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 7/5/1881 from Bishop William Henry Elder to John Gilmary Shea, thanking him for a book. Sent from Cincinnati.

Box: 3 Fold: 2 Etheridge, James
11/25/1879

DESCRIPTION: 1 brief ALS dated 11/25/1879 from Bishop James Etheridge to "Dear Sir."

Box: 3 Fold: 3 Ellet, Alfred W.
1/6/1863 - 1/31/1863

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 1/6/1863 from Alfred W. Ellet to John Gilmary Shea, offering to provide a biographical sketch and photograph of Colonel Charles Ellet. Sent from Headquarters, Mississippi River Marine Brigade, Bunker Hill, Illinois. Also, 1 ALS dated 1/31/1863 from Alfred W. Ellet to Shea, enclosing the biographical sketch, which is not retained in the Shea Papers. Sent from Headquarters, Mississippi River Marine Brigade, St. Louis, Missouri.

Box: 3 Fold: 4 Evarts, William
2/14/1878

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 2/14/1878 from William Maxwell Evarts, U.S. Secretary of State (1878) under Rutherford B. Hayes, to John Gilmary Shea, regarding the distribution of the papers of Pierre Margry. Sent from Department of State, Washington, D.C.

Box: 3 Fold: 5 Everett, Edward
10/2/1862

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 10/2/1862 from Edward Everett to John Gilmary Shea in reply to a request to prepare a memoir of Col. Webster. Everett stated he was currently preoccupied with many other projects. Sent from Boston.

Box: 3 Fold: 6 Ferland, Jean Baptiste Antoine
4/10/1857

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS (in French) dated 4/10/1857 from Jean Baptiste Antoine Ferland to "Cher Monsieur" [presumably John Gilmary Shea], regarding historical research. Discussion of books. Sent from Quebec.

Box: 3 Fold: 7 Fischer, Frances C.
6/26/1875

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 6/26/1875 from Frances C. Fisher to John Gilmary Shea, offering to send a manuscript.

Box: 3 Fold: 8 Foley, Thomas
12/1/1870

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 12/1/1870 from Bishop Thomas Foley to "M Dear Sir" [presumably John Gilmary Shea]. Sent from Chicago.

Box: 3 Fold: 9 Finotti, Joseph Maria
1872 - 1879?

DESCRIPTION: 14 ALS and 1 AMS dated 1872-1879? from Joseph Maria Finotti to John Gilmary Shea. Mostly regarding their respective research. Reference to Finotti's book "Bibliographia Catholica Americana" (1872) [available in Georgetown University Library Special Collections].

Box: 3 Fold: 10 Force, Peter
12/13/1865 - 1/18/1866

DESCRIPTION: 2 ALS dated 12/13/1865 and 1/18/1866 from Peter Force to John Gilmary Shea, requesting several issues of the Historical Magazine. Sent from Washington, D.C.

Box: 3 Fold: 11 Foster, John Gray
10/2/1863

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 10/2/1863 from Major General John Gray Foster to William H. Neligan in New York, in reply to a note of 9/23, welcoming a visit promised by Neligan. Sent from Head Quarters, Dept. of Virginia & North Carolina, Fortress Monroe, Va. Signed "J. G. Foster, Major General Comd'g."

Box: 3 Fold: 12 Fry, James Barnett
1/10/1862?

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 1?/10/1862 from James Barnett Fry to John Gilmary Shea, in reply to a request for information about George Douglas Ramsay. Reference to Ramsay's family members. Sent from Louisville, Kentucky.

Box: 3 Fold: 13 Gannan(?), Michael(?)
11/22/1876

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 11/22/1876 from Michael(?) Gannan(?) to D.& J. Sadlier & Co., providing corrections to the lists of priests in the diocese of Halifax. Sent from St. Mary's, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Box: 3 Fold: 14 Gibbons, James
4/15/1886 - 12/24/1890

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dates 4/15/1886 from James Gibbons to John Gilmary Shea, asking where he put a bound copy of an Apostolic Bull; sent from Baltimore. 1 ALS dated 11/4/1875 from Gibbons to the editor of the Catholic Directory providing corrections to his report to the Catholic Directory; sent from St. Peter's Cathedral, Richmond, Va. 1 ALS dated 12/24/1890 from Gibbons to Shea, in regard to an archival search; sent from Cardinal's Residence, Baltimore.

Box: 3 Fold: 15 Garcia, Juaquin
5/4/1868

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS (in French) dated 5/4/1868 from Juaquin Garcia to John Gilmary Shea, regarding historical research. Reference to a letter of Hernan Cortes. Sent from Mexico.

Box: 3 Fold: 16 Gayarre, Charles
7/29/1886

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 7/29/1886 from Charles Gayarre to John Gilmary Shea, in reply to a request to write an article in memory of Paul Hamilton Hayne. Gayarre suggests that Joseph A. Hill has more material and is better suited to write such an article. Sent from New Orleans.

Box: 3 Fold: 17 George, Henry
3/18/1886

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 3/18/1886 from Henry George to the editor of Frank Leslie's Monthly, stating that he was unable to write anything for him at the moment because of other engagements. Sent from Brooklyn, New York.

Box: 3 Fold: 18 Gibson, William Hamilton
5/26/1880

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 5/26/1880 from William Hamilton Gibson to John Gilmary Shea, offering to provide him with some illustrations. Reference to Frank Leslie. Sent from New York.

Box: 3 Fold: 19 Gibbs, George
10/31/18??

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 10/31 from George Gibbs to John Gilmary Shea, with a reference to "American Linguistics" and to the Smithsonian Institution. Sent from Washington, D.C.

Box: 3 Fold: 20 Goesbriand, Louis de
9/1/1884

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 9/1/1884 from Bishop Louis de Goesbriand to John Gilmary Shea, enclosing a photograph [not retained] and providing a brief biographical sketch. Sent from Burlington, Vermont.

Box: 3 Fold: 21 Grace, Thomas L.
10/28/1882

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 10/28/1882 from Rt. Rev. Thomas L. Grace, Bishop of St. Paul, to D.& J. Sadlier & Co., providing information for obituary notices. Sent from St. Paul, Minnesota.

Box: 3 Fold: 22 Graham, James Duncan
1/2/1865

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 1/2/1865 from James Duncan Graham, Colonel of Engineers U.S. Army, to John Gilmary Shea, editor of the "Historical Magazine," requesting back issues of the magazine. Reference to a loss by fire sustained by the "Historical Magazine." Sent from Boston, Massachusetts.

Box: 3 Fold: 23 Greene, Charles W.
6/20/1883 - 7/31/1883

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 6/20/1883 from Charles W. Greene to Major W. J. Walthall, inquiring about the Alabama Indians. Greene wonders if they are extinct, as claimed in an article by Walthall. Greene points to evidence in Johnson's "Cyclopedia," Appleton's, and the Texas almanac. References to Polk County, Texas; the Creek Indians, the Coushatta [i.e. Koasati] Indians, and Professor Robert Ellis Thompson. Sent from Philadelphia. Also, 1 ALS dated 7/31/1883 from Greene to John Gilmary Shea, regarding his research on the Alabama Indians. Sent from Philadelphia.

Box: 3 Fold: 24 Guernsey, Alfred Hudson
undated

DESCRIPTION: 1 brief, undated ALS from Alfred Hudson Guernsey to John Gilmary Shea.

Box: 3 Fold: 25 Guiteras, Eusebio
10/21/1879

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 10/21/1879 from Eusebio Guiteras to John Gilmary Shea, sending a volume to him. Sent from Philadelphia.

Box: 3 Fold: 26 Gueguen, L.
8/13/1877

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 8/13/1877 from L. Gueguen to John Gilmary Shea, regarding the observation of Holy Days. Sent from Vincennes, Indiana.

Box: 3 Fold: 27 Habberton, John
undated

DESCRIPTION: 1 undated ALS from John Habberton to John Gilmary Shea, in regard to a copyright question. Sent from Brooklyn.

Box: 3 Fold: 28 Haignere, Daniel
12/7/1856

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 12/7/1856 from Daniel Haignere to John Gilmary Shea, in regard to historical research. References to research on the birthplace of St. Patrick. Sent from Boulogne-sur-mer.

Box: 3 Fold: 29 Hale, Edward Everett
5/9/1880

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 5/9/1880 from Edward Everett Hale to "Gentlemen," regarding a manuscript article. Sent from Roxbury, Massachusetts.

Box: 3 Fold: 30 Hale, Horatio
2/22/1883

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 2/22/1883 from Horatio Hale to John Gilmary Shea, with discussion of the Tutelo Indians. Includes reference to Hale's book "Tutela Tribe and Language" (1883). Sent from Philadelphia.

Box: 3 Fold: 31 Halifax
11/14/1877

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 11/14/1877 from Halifax, Nova Scotia, to D.& J. Sadlier & Co., providing church statistics. Sent from New York.

Box: 3 Fold: 32 Hamilton
12/3/1885

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 12/3/1885 from the Bishop of Hamilton to an unidentified correspondent. Sent from Hamilton, Ontario.

Box: 3 Fold: 33 Harrise, Henry
10/8/1864?

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 10/8/1864? from Henry Harrise to John Gilmary Shea. Reference to S.L.M. Barlow and to "Notes on Columbus." Sent from New York University Building.

Box: 3 Fold: 34 Hawley, Charles
9/21/1885

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 9/21/1885 from Charles Hawley to John Gilmary Shea, regarding historical research. Reference to the Iroquois Indians. Sent from Auburn, New York.

Box: 3 Fold: 35 Henderson, John G.
2/18/1879

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 2/19/1879 from John Henderson to John Gilmary Shea, informing him of a copy of a book by Frederic Baraga for sale. Sent from the office of the clerk of the court of Scott County, Winchester, Illinois.

Box: 3 Fold: 36 Hendricken, Thomas F.
12/3/1874 - 10/12/1885

DESCRIPTION: 2 ALS dated 12/3/1874 and 10/12/1885 from Thomas F. Hendricken, Bishop of Providence, to D.& J. Sadlier & Co., requesting proofs for the Catholic Directory. Sent from Providence, Rhode Island.

Box: 3 Fold: 37 Henry, Joseph
10/9/1855 - 5/10/1862

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 10/9/1855 from Joseph Henry to John Gilmary Shea, asking whether Shea received the Dakota Dictionary he sent him; sent from Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Also, 1 ALS dated 5/10/1862 from Henry to Shea, acknowledging receipt of the Yakama Grammar, enclosing correspondence [not retained], and making reference to a Mr. Taylor; sent from Smithsonian Institution.

Box: 3 Fold: 38 Hickcox, John Howard
12/30/1861 - 5/29/1862

DESCRIPTION: 2 ALS dated 12/30/1861 and 5/29/1862 from John Howard Hickcox to John Gilmary Shea, regarding proofs and an exchange of published materials. Sent from Albany New York on New York State Library stationery.

Box: 3 Fold: 39 Hoelscher, T.
12/22/1878

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 12/22/1878 from T. Hoelscher, Chancellor of the Diocese of Buffalo, to John Gilmary Shea, regarding diocesan statutes. Reference to Jason A. Lanigan. Sent from Buffalo.

Box: 3 Fold: 40 Hogan, John F.
12/3/1888

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 12/3/1888 from Bishop John F. Hogan to D.& J. Sadlier & Co., requesting proofs of the report of the diocese of Kansas City. Sent from Kansas City, Missouri.

Box: 3 Fold: 41 Holmes, M. A. F.
4/11/1890

DESCRIPTION: 3 ALS dated 1890 from M. A. F. Holmes to John Gilmary Shea, giving his opinion of the first two volumes of Shea's "History of the Catholic Church in the United States." Holmes complements Shea on the volumes; questions him about possible errors in several footnotes; provides biographical data about Mrs. Ellen (O'Connor) Grant and Mr. John O'Connor of Auburn, New York; and asks about the earliest Catholicity in Auburn, New York. Sent from Macedon, New York.

Box: 3 Fold: 42 Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Sr.
3/15/1865

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 3/15/1865 from Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. to "Dear Sir" [presumably John Gilmary Shea], requesting that his subscription to a magazine be stopped. Sent from Boston.

Box: 3 Fold: 43 Homes, Henry
11/11/1879 - 11/29/1883

DESCRIPTION: 1 printed pamphlet (15 pages) by Henry A. Homes: "The Pompey, (N.Y.,) Stone: With an Inscription and Date of A. D. 1520, An Address before the Oneida Historical Society" (Utica, NY: Ellis H. Roberts & Co., 1881). 1 ALS dated 7/18/1881 from Homes, Librarian of the New York State Library, to John Gilmary Shea, enclosing and discussing the pamphlet. 1 ALS dated 11/29/1883 from Homes to Shea, regarding books and historical research.

Box: 3 Fold: 44 Horan, E. J.
10/26/1865

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 10/26/1865 from E. J. Horan, Bishop of Kingston, to D. & J. Sadlier & Co., providing information about changes in the list of clergy in the diocese of Kingston. Sent from Kingston.

Box: 3 Fold: 45 Horsford, Eben Norton
2/18/1891

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 2/18/1891 from Eben Norton Horsford to John Gilmary Shea, acknowledging receipt of a translation and sending a copy of a paper about Norumbega [not retained]. Sent from Cambridge.

Box: 3 Fold: 46 Howard, Oliver Otis
12/23/1881

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 12/23/1881 from Oliver Otis Howard to Frank Leslie's Publishing House, enclosing a photograph of a requested heliotype [not retained]. Signed "O. O. Howard, Bat. Maj. Genl, U.S.A." Sent from Headquarters, Department of the Platte, Omaha, Nebraska.

Box: 3 Fold: 47 Hughes, John (Archbishop)
undated

DESCRIPTION: 1 undated ALS (and 1 photocopy of the letter) from Archbishop John Hughes of New York, approving and recommending the version of the Douay Bible edited by John Gilmary Shea.

Box: 3 Fold: 48 Huntington, Jedediah Vincent
5/14/1854 - 4/23/1855

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 5/14/1854 from Jedediah Vincent Huntington to John Gilmary Shea, acknowledging a payment and discussing an article by Shea; sent from Baltimore. 1 ALS dated 4/23/1855 from Huntington to Shea, inquiring about articles by Henri de Courcy; sent from Leader Office, St. Louis.

Box: 3 Fold: 48.5 Huron language
3/1/1888 - 5/13/1859

DESCRIPTION: 3 ALS (in French, with one lengthy excerpt written in Huron language and one lengthy excerpt written in Abenaki language) dated 3/1/1888, 4/13/1888, and 5/13/1859 to John Gilmary Shea from an unidentified correspondent. One excerpt in the language of the Huron Indians is titled "Voeu a La Sainte Vierge de la Nation des Hurons en Langue Huronue." The excerpt in the language of Abenaki Indians the is titled "Voeu de la ?[unknown word] Abnaquis en Leur Langue." Sent from Chartres.

Box: 3 Fold: 49 Hurtrel, Ges.
undated

DESCRIPTION: 1 undated ALS from Ges. Hurtrel to John Gilmary Shea, regarding research on Capuchins in Paris. Sent from Paris.

Box: 3 Fold: 50 Ives, Levi Silliman
8/27/1855

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 8/27/1855 from Levi Silliman Ives to "Dear Sir" [presumably John Gilmary Shea], regarding a list of published Bibles. Sent from New York.

Box: 3 Fold: 51 Janssens, J.
9/1/1884 - 5/4/1886

DESCRIPTION: 2 ALS dated 9/1/1884 and 5/4/1886 from J. Janssens(?) to John Gilmary Shea, providing a biographical sketch of Rt. Rev. Bishop and records. Sent from Alton, Illinois.

Box: 3 Fold: 52 Jamet, T. L.
5/10/1879

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 5/10/1879 from T. L. Jamet, Postmaster of New York City, to John Y. Foster, editor of "Frank Leslie's Illustrated Weekly," regarding correspondence and a plate used in a recent issue of the weekly. Sent from New York.

Box: 3 Fold: 53 Junger, Aegiduis
10/3/1882

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 10/3/1882 from Aegiduis Junger, Bishop of Nesqually, to D.& J. Sadlier & Co., returning information about the diocese of Nesqually. Sent from Spokane Falls, Washington Territory.

Box: 3 Fold: 54 Keeley, A. M.
10/14/1876

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 10/14/1876 from A. M. Keeley to John Gilmary Shea, regarding a set of sketches. Sent from Richmond, Va.

Box: 3 Fold: 55 Keene, W.
undated

DESCRIPTION: 1 undated ANS by W. Keene: "I am very much obliged for the American." Written on stationery of Dr. Keene, 34th Street and Prospect Avenue, Georgetown [Washington, D.C.].

Box: 3 Fold: 56 Kehoe, W. L.
4/27/1873

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 4/27/1873 to W. L. Kehoe from the Archbishop(?) of Newark, regarding a book by John Gilmary Shea. Kehoe wrote a note to John Gilmary Shea on the letter, asking him to respond to the letter.

Box: 4 Fold: 1 Kelly, John
4/19/1856 - 3/7/1858

DESCRIPTION: 2 ALS dated 4/19/1856 and 3/7/1858 from John Kelly to John Gilmary Shea, regarding exchange of books and documents. Reference to Henry Rowe Schoolcraft. Sent from Washington, D.C.

Box: 4 Fold: 2 Kenrick, Francis Patrick
3/11/1859 - 12/30/1862

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 3/11/1859 from Francis Patrick Kenrick, Archbishop of Baltimore, to John Gilmary Shea, regarding the publication of his book: "The Book of Job, and the Prophets" (Baltimore: Kelly, Hedian & Piet, 1859) [retained in Shea book collection in Georgetown University Library Special Collections]; sent from Baltimore. Also, 1 ALS dated 12/30/1862 from Kenrick to Shea, regarding research into early Franciscan missions in Pennsylvania, including references to Rev. Theodore Brauer, Rev. Patrick Lonergman, Pittsburgh [Pennsylvania], Greensburg [Pennsylvania], Waynesburg [Pennsylvania], John Carroll, Rev. Maurice Whelan, Rev. A. Nugent, Gabriel de la Rebourde, Rev. Michael Egan, rev. Antonio Sedilla, DuBourg, Ambrose Marechal, Cardinal Lorenzo Litta, Rev. Charles Bonaventure McGuire, and Very Rev. Louis DeBarth; sent from Baltimore.

Box: 4 Fold: 3 Kenrick, Peter Richard
4/29/1872

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 4/29/1872 from Peter Richard Kenrick, Archbishop of St. Louis, to John Gilmary Shea, regarding a revised edition of the Douay Bible. Sent from St. Louis.

Box: 4 Fold: 4 Kersten, N.
11/22/1888

DESCRIPTION: 1 ACS dated 11/22/1888 from N. Kersten to D. & J. Sadlier & Co., requesting proofs.

Box: 4 Fold: 5 Kimball, S. I.
9/5/1877

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 9/5/1877 from S. I. Kimball, of the U.S. Life-Saving Service, to G. I. Hagan, promising to send him some material.

Box: 4 Fold: 6 King, I. W. (?)
4/20/1878 - 5/8/1878

DESCRIPTION: 2 ALS dated 4/20/1878 and 5/8/1878 from I. W. King (?), chief engineer of the Steam Engineering Department of the U.S. Navy Yard in Boston, to Frank Leslie, regarding an article on war ships of the world. Sent from Boston.

Box: 4 Fold: 7 Kelly, Elisabeth
1/8/1863

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 1/8/1863 from Elisabeth Kelly to unknown correspondent, providing information about her deceased husband Major J. Kelly, of the "4th Infantry of Regulars." Sent from Plattsburg, New York.

Box: 4 Fold: 8 Kingston (Ontario), Bishop of
10/15/1859

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 10/15/1859 from the Bishop of Kingston, Ontario, to D.& J. Sadlier & Co., providing corrections for the Catholic almanac. Sent from Kingston.

Box: 4 Fold: 9 Ladlin (?), Mary A.
undated

DESCRIPTION: 1 undated ALS from Mary A. Ladlin (?) to John Gilmary Shea, asking where she could find certain biographical notices.

Box: 4 Fold: 10 Lambert, L. N.
10/15/1882

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 10/15/1882 from L. N. Lambert to D.& J. Sadlier & Co., providing updated information about Covington, Kentucky, for the Catholic Directory. Sent from Covington, Kentucky.

Box: 4 Fold: 11 Lambing, Andrew Arnold
1/8/1883 - 6/29/1891

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 1/8/1883 from Rev. Andrew Arnold Lambing to Rev. A. Wirst, in regard to the career of Rev. Henry Lemcke. Also, 1 TLS dated 6/29/1891 from Andrew Arnold Lambing to John Gilmary Shea, regarding sets of periodicals. Lambing compliments Shea on his labors as a historian of the Catholic Church in the U.S. Sent from Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania.

Box: 4 Fold: 12 Lang, Andrew (?)
1/1/1886

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 1/1/1886 from Andrew Lang to "Dear Sir," regarding a reprint. Sent from London.

Box: 4 Fold: 13 Lossing, Benson John
6/3/1861

DESCRIPTION: 1 AMS dated 6/3/1861 by Benson John Lossing, regarding his historical research, with extensive discussion of his career, books, and other publications. Page 3 may have been written by Lossing. Pages 1 and 2 not retained. Pages 4, 5, 6, and 7 seem to be by someone else.

Box: 4 Fold: 14 Leahy, John P.
undated

DESCRIPTION: 1 undated ANS by John P. Leahy making reference to changes in the clergy of his diocese.

Box: 4 Fold: 15 Leavenworth (Kansas), Bishop of
9/25/1877

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 9/25/1877 from the Bishop of Leavenworth, Kansas, to D.& J. Sadlier & Co. Sent from Leavenworth.

Box: 4 Fold: 16 "Lebrun"
11/16/1863

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 11/16/1863 from "Lebrun" to Frank Leslie, enclosing a caricature [not retained]. "Lebrun" asks for a job illustrating for Leslie's publications. The author says "Lebrun" is his artist's name, not his real name. Reference to Napoleon III. Sent from Treasury Department, Washington, D.C.

Box: 4 Fold: 17 LeClerq - Micmac Hieroglyphics
6/12/1861 - 7/22/1861

DESCRIPTION: 3 ALS dated 6/12/1861, 6/25/1861, and 7/22/1861 from Charles Kander to John Gilmary Shea, with discussion of Micmac language translations and manuscripts. Also, 1 brief ANS: "Micmac Hieroglyphics: Father . . . LeClercq . . . ."

Box: 4 Fold: 18 Lenox, James
7/15/1857 - 11/28/1860

DESCRIPTION: 2 ALS dated 7/15/1857 and 11/28/1860 from James Lenox, to John Gilmary Shea, with discussion of Bibles. Sent from New York.

Box: 4 Fold: 19 Lercey, Francis R.
1/21/1886

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 1/21/1886 from Francis R. Lercey, Archbishop of New Orleans, to John Gilmary Shea, regarding church records. Reference to Charles Gayarre and Pointe Coupee. Sent from New Orleans.

Box: 4 Fold: 20 Lichtenhein, Theodore
2/5/1864

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 2/5/1864 from Theodore Lichtenhein, Major 58th Regiment of New York Volunteers, to Frank Leslie, enclosing a sketch of a general [not retained] and making reference to Colonel Kriss(?) Lanowski. Sent from Broadway.

Box: 4 Fold: 21 Lincoln, Robert Todd
3/15/1881

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 3/15/1881 from Robert Todd Lincoln, U.S. secretary of war, to John Gilmary Shea, promising to send a report of the secretary of war and instructing him to write to the secretary of the interior for a report on the United States Indian School (Carlisle, Pennsylvania). Sent on War Department stationery, Washington City.

Box: 4 Fold: 22 Lynch, P. N.
7/29/1879

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 7/29/1879 from P. N. Lynch to John Gilmary Shea, with discussion of the history diocese of Charleston, South Carolina. Sent from New York.

Box: 4 Fold: 23 L - unidentified
1875 - 1887

DESCRIPTION: 6 ALS from unidentified correspondents whose last names appear to begin with the letter "L." 3 letters appear to be to D.& J. Sadlier & Co., mostly regarding gathering information for the Catholic Directory. The other 3 letters appear to be to John Gilmary Shea.

Box: 4 Fold: 24 MacCarthey, John
10/20/1875

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 10/20/1875 from John MacCarthey, Bishop of Cloquee, to D.& J. Sadlier & Co., regarding proofs.

Box: 4 Fold: 25 MacDonald, Angus
9/12/1879 - 11/8/1880

DESCRIPTION: 2 ALS dated 9/12/1879 and 11/8/1880 from Angus MacDonald to D.& J. Sadlier & Co., providing information for the Catholic Directory. Sent from Oban.

Box: 4 Fold: 26 MacEvilly (?), John
9/25/1881

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 9/25/1881 from John MacEvilly (?) to D.& J. Sadlier & Co.

Box: 4 Fold: 27 Machebeuf, Joseph Protectus
10/29/1884

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 10/29/1884 from Joseph Protectus Machebeuf to John Gilmary Shea, providing a biographical sketch of himself and information about the city of Denver. Sent from Denver.

Box: 4 Fold: 28 MacKinnon, Colin F.
10/22/1863?

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 10/22/1863? from Bishop Colin F. MacKinnon to John Gilmary Shea, regarding historical research. Sent from Nova Scotia.

Box: 4 Fold: 29 Maes, Camillus Paul
3/13/1876 - 3/15/1885

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 3/13/1876 from Camillus Paul Maes, pastor of St. John's, to John Gilmary Shea, regarding pamphlets, with reference to Joseph Maria Finotti; sent from Monroe, Michigan. 1 ALS dated 3/15/1885 from Maes, Bishop of Covington, to Shea, asking if he had seen an essay by John A. Russell; sent from Covington, Kentucky.

Box: 4 Fold: 30 Maigret, Louis
10/23/1857

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 10/23/1857 from Bishop Louis Maigret to E. Dunigan & Brother, thanking them for sending books. Sent from Honolulu.

Box: 4 Fold: 31 Manogue, T.(?)
11/25/1884

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 11/25?/1884 from T(?). Manogue to D.& J. Sadlier & Co., providing information about changes to the diocese in California. Sent from Baltimore.

Box: 4 Fold: 32 Martin, Augustus M.
9/3/1875

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 9/3/1875 from Bishop Augustus M. Martin to D. & J. Sadlier & Co.

Box: 4 Fold: 33 Matz, Nicholas
12/4/1887

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 12/4/1887 from Nicholas Matz to D.& J. Sadlier & Co., regarding changes in the Catholic clergy of Colorado.

Box: 4 Fold: 34 Mayer, Brantz
4/15/1867

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 4/15/1867 from Brantz Mayer to John Gilmary Sea, discussing an exchange of books. Reference to Mayer's "Memoir of Jared Sparks, LL.D" [retained in Shea book collection in Georgetown University Library Special Collections]. Sent from Baltimore.

Box: 4 Fold: 35 McGee, Thomas D'Arcy
4/27/1863 - 11/15/1864

DESCRIPTION: 2 ALS dated 4/27/1863 and 11/15/1864 from Thomas D'Arcy McGee to John Gilmary Shea, sending a proof [not retained] of an essay on Samuel de Champlain's recently recovered manuscript, asking if there will ever be a monument to Isaac Jogues, and introducing Mr. R. A. Leach. Sent from Quebec and Montreal, respectively.

Box: 4 Fold: 36 McIntyre, Peter
9/28/1863 - 11/18/1881

DESCRIPTION: 2 ALS dated 9/28/1863 and 11/18/1881 from Peter McIntyre, Bishop of Charlottetown, to John Gilmary Shea, asking him if he would be interested in writing a history of the Catholic Church in the Maritime Provinces of Canada. McIntyre believed Shea was the best person to write such a history. Sent from Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.

Box: 4 Fold: 37 Meurin, L.
8/15/1878

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 8/15/1878 from L. Meurin to D.& J. Sadlier & Co. Sent from Bombay.

Box: 4 Fold: 38 Moran, P.
9/22/1877

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 9/22/1877 from P. Moran to D.& J. Sadlier & Co., enclosing a list of churches and clergy in his diocese. Sent from New Zealand.

Box: 4 Fold: 39 Moss, J. W.
1/15/1862

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 1/15/1862 from J. W. Moss, Colonel in the 2nd Virginia Volunteers, to John Gilmary Shea, describing the military service of Lieutenant Alfred Sickman, who was recently killed in the action at Allegheny Summit on 12/13/1861. Reference to Lt. Sickman's father, Samuel Sickman, of Washington County, Pennsylvania. Sent from "Head Quarters 2nd Va, Reg., Cheat Mountin Summit."

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