Contract between Thomas L. McKenney and J.T. Bowen with supporting documents, 1847 Feb 4-Jul 17.

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Contract between Thomas L. McKenney and J.T. Bowen with supporting documents, 1847 Feb 4-Jul 17.

Contract between Thomas L. McKenney and J.T. Bowen with supporting documents, 1847 Feb 4-Jul 17.

Manuscript contract, dated 1847 Feb 4, in ink, between Thomas L. McKenney and John T. Bowen. Agreement states terms for the revision and republication of McKenney's History of the Indian Tribes of North America, a work McKenney first published in 1837 with James Hall. Appended to the contract is a supporting document, signed by Victor G. Audubon and dated 1847 Feb 4, providing a limited guarantee of Bowen's fiscal obligations to McKenney. Another manuscript document, addressed to McKenney from Bowen and dated 1847 Feb 15, records Bowen's offer to find another guarantor or cease further publication of the work. The last sheet documents McKenney's assignation of power of attorney to John Paine of New York (section dated 1847 July 17) and Paine's assignation of power of attorney to Robert M. Strattan of New York (section dated 1847 May 27). Documents are bound together with ribbon.

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Bowen, John T., approximately 1801-1856?

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McKenney, Thomas Loraine, 1785-1859

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Hall, James, 1793-1868

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Author, jurist, banker, newspaper editor; Illinois state treasurer, 1828. From the description of Letter : Com[mercia]l Bank of Cincinnati, [Ohio], to W[illiam] Rianhard, Urbana, Ohio, 1841 Dec. 9. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 32725982 ...

Strattan, Robert

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Paine, John, fl. 1847.

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Audubon, Victor Gifford, 1809-1860

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Victor Gifford Audubon, son of the naturalist and illustrator John James Audubon, served as business manager for his father, and worked to promote and sell his father's works. From the description of Victor Gifford Audubon collection, 1845-1859. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80153832 From the description of Victor Gifford Audubon collection, 1845-1859. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702152756 Victor Gifford Audubon, son of the illustrator and naturalist John James ...