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Guide to the Alfred H. Love Letter, 1875

Summary

Collection comprises a letter Alfred H. Love wrote to a Mr. Hacker (26 Jan. 1875) regarding his intention to take Carpenter's Hall in Philadelphia for a peace meeting on 4 July 1876. Enclosures include Love's business card as a commission merchant and manufacturer's agent for woolens and yarns, along with an undated clipping regarding Love's being burned in effigy during a protest against the Universal Peace Union.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.11217
Title
Alfred H. Love letter
Date
1875
Creator
Love, Alfred H. (Alfred Harry), 1830-1913
Extent
0.1 Linear Feet, 3 items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

Collection comprises a letter Alfred H. Love wrote to a Mr. Hacker (26 Jan. 1875) regarding his intention to take Carpenter's Hall in Philadelphia for a peace meeting on 4 July 1876. Enclosures include Love's business card as a commission merchant and manufacturer's agent for woolens and yarns, along with an undated clipping regarding Love's being burned in effigy during a protest against the Universal Peace Union.

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How to Cite

Alfred H. Love Letter, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Letter
Folder 1
 

Historical Note

Alfred Henry Love (September 7, 1830 – June 29, 1913) of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was an American political activist. He was president of the Universal Peace Union.


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Provenance

The Alfred H. Love Letter was received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a purchase in 2016.

Processing Information

Processed by Alice L. Poffinberger, June, 2016

Accessions described in this collection guide: 2016-0092.