Henry W. Bellows correspondence, 1830-1880.


Henry W. Bellows correspondence, 1830-1880.

Letters sent and received by minister Henry Whitney Bellows of the Unitarian All Souls Church of New York, 1839-80. Includes letters received by Henry from other ministers including Orville Dewey and Ephraim Peabody, 1839-57, discussing sermons, speeches and writings; a letter written by Henry to Edward Everett regarding a speech delivered in Washington, D.C., 7 April 1856; and a series of love letters written by Henry to his fiancě Anna Huidekoper Peabody, daughter of Ephraim Peabody, May-June 1874. Also includes letters sent and received by Henry's son Russell Nevins Bellows from Edward Everett Hale, W.C. Gannett, and William Everett, 1871-80, regarding publications in the Liberal Christian, sermons, and their friendship.

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SNAC Resource ID: 7590743

Massachusetts Historical Society

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