Papers III, 1855-1885.


Lawrence, William R. Papers III, 1855-1885.

Papers III, 1855-1885.

Letters to William R. Lawrence regarding his book about his father, "Extracts from the diary and correspondence of the late Amos Lawrence," and letters of sympathy to Susan Lawrence upon the illness and death of her husband, William R. Among the correspondents are members of the Lawrence family, in particular Abbott Lawrence, and numerous prominent individuals including William Hickling Prescott, A.S. Packard, Mark Hopkins, Samuel K. Lothrop, David Sears, Edward Everett, Franklin Pierce, and Robert C. Winthrop.

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Packard, Alpheus S. (Alpheus Spring), 1798-1884 (person)

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