Papers of Samuel F. Smith [manuscript], 1884-1895.


Smith, Samuel Francis, 1808-1895. Papers of Samuel F. Smith [manuscript], 1884-1895.

Papers of Samuel F. Smith [manuscript], 1884-1895.

The collection contains two poems "Columbus" and "To my infant in heaven," and a signed leaf from a book. Letters to an engraver, Mr. Secor, discuss Secor's health, "America," a testimonial and a portrait. There is a letter of congratulations to the Rev. Thomas De Witt Talmage on his fifty-third birthday as well as a postcard to Jenny O. Starkey, editor of the "Letter Box," offering corrections, and a letter to Alfred Seelye Roe conveying his schedule.

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