Charles O. Shepard papers, 1862-1914.


Shepard, Charles O., 1840-1928. Charles O. Shepard papers, 1862-1914.

Charles O. Shepard papers, 1862-1914.

Personal letters to Shepard from diplomat Eugene Schuyler, Baltimore Bishop James Gibbons, Light Brigade survivor Sir George Orby Wombwell, poet and author Bret Harte, novelist William Black, and others, [1867]-1914. Includes letters to Frank Severance regarding Shepard's donations to the Buffalo Historical Society. Also, commissions, appointments, passport, and other papers concerning Shepard's Civil War and diplomatic service; his paper "Evening of Life Thoughts; and several newspaper clippings regarding his career in Japan and his gifts to the Buffalo Historical Society.

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