Papers, 1851-1893.


Storrs family. Papers, 1851-1893.

Papers, 1851-1893.

Collection contains mainly letters received by Richard S. Storrs (1821-1900), Congregational minister, and his wife, Mary Elwell Jenks (b.1824). Correspondents include N.P. Willis (1806-1867), Phillips Brooks (1835-1893), Richard Burton, John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892), George W. Curtis (1824-1892), Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887), and Wendell Phillips (1811-1884). Also included are a Civil War sermon by Storrs and invitations from 44 individuals asking Storrs to repeat his lecture on the Ottoman Empire; and two undated manuscripts concerning the Southall Society and the colony of Massachusetts, respectively.

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