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Title: Richard S. Hawes Collection (VMF072), 1854-1887Add to your cart.
ID: MSS/VMF/072
Extent: 5.0 Items
Predominant Dates: 1854-1887
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Item 1: Album. Inscribed on flyleaf `to Ellen S. Sawyer by her friend E. A. Andrews.' Contains poems and tributes to Ellen from her friends, and a four leaf clover with the inscription `A talisman of constant love this humble clover sure will prove'., 1854: April 28 - 1855: August 25
Item 2: Album. Inscribed on page 1 `Lizzie A. Sutton by her affectionate aunt Mary Carpenter. Jan. 1, 1855.' Contains poems and tributes to Lizzie from her friends., 1855: January 1 - 1862: September 30
Item 3: Bills of lading [bound] of Henry M. Worsham, shipper, St. Louis, for merchandise bound for St. Paul, Galena, other., 1855: May 8 - 1873: April 3
Item 4: Daybook, showing personal accounts, St. Louis., 1867: January 31 - January 1887
Item 5: Commonplace book. Titled on the flyleaf, Echoes from arsenal hill by Alexander Nicolas De Menil. Contains Preface, poems by De Menil including Aspiration, Her cause is dead, Heart truths, and Oh be not prout. (The last seems to be an earlier version of 0 Mortal be not proud by Alexander De Menil, published in Songs of minority [St. Louis News Co., 1906]) Also included in the book are two "oratorical compositions", The progress of St. Louis and Peace to America, and two untitled poems of other poets, Ethel Grey `weep not that fame's deep chalice is not thyne...' and Lydia Howard Sigourney `They have all passed away...' Engravings bound in book, clippings laid in. The flyleaf is inscribed "Auguste to Alexandre Christmas 1856.", 1867: September 13 - 1868: January


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