1 edition of George Edward Davenport correspondence found in the catalog.
George Edward Davenport correspondence
Geo. E. Davenport
Written in English
Consists of four miscellaneous letters to or from Davenport, a Davenport family tree prepared by Mary Elizabeth Davenport, and 127 mounted postcards from the following senders: C.L. Andrews, Rebecca Merritt Austin, Miss. H.J. Biddlecorne, Frank H. Bradley, Daniel Cleveland, Allen Hiram Curtiss, William Edwards, Charles Edward Faxon, Charles H. Fernald, Charles C. Frost, Abram Paschal Garber, Henry Gillman, Edward Lee Greene, A.B. Guilford, Eliza Hosmer, Joseph Howell, Joseph Ellis Johnson, Joseph Finley Joor, William Henry Leggett, John Gill Lemmon, Peter Vincent LeRoy, John Macoun, Elihu Sanford Miller, Lucy A. Millington, Charles Theodore Mohr, Henry L. Moody, John Alsop Paine, Charles Christopher Parry, Emily O. Pelton, Thomas Minott Peters, Henry M. Pratt, Minot Pratt, Cyrus Guernsey Pringle, Henry William Ravenel, E. Richardson, Jessie D. Roy, Olivia Rust, J. Slauffer, John Donnell Smith, F.H. Snow, Sereno Watson, Erastus S. Wheeler, John Williamson, W.H. Wilmot, James Wilson, Lucien Marcus Underwood.
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The council reported that Davenport had filled a small pool with 1, litres of cognac. George and his wife made three trips to England between and to research the origins of his English ancestor, Henry Willis, one of the first Quakers to emigrate from England and settle in Long Island. Back to Top Restrictions on Access The bulk of the Davenport, Peters Company records is stored offsite and must be requested at least two business days in advance via Portal Many of the documents contain Willis' extensive annotations and summaries. In a letter dated April 14,she inquired if the Gray Herbarium would be interested in any of her father's letters.
His earlier articles appeared in the Torrey Bulletin and the Botanical Gazette, and his later articles were published in Rhodora and the Fern Bulletin. Davenport also participated in civic affairs. Washington, D. There was an envelope labeled "Davenport letters - 64 [? As one reveller put it, "I'm here to get drunk and get laid". CAW March 6,
Some of them will never recover from that Publication of the Banditti of the Prairies[ edit ] InEdward Bonney wrote and published a sensational account of the Banditti of the Prairie, titled The Banditti of the Prairies: or, The murderer's doom, a tale of Mississippi Valley and the Far Westwhich was an immediate success and went through eight  editions until Miller, Lucy A. In July Westminster City Council issued an enforcement order directing Davenport to cease using the property for "commercial and non-residential purposes" but this was essentially ignored and unauthorised use continued. Moody, Tomas Morong, Frances R.
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In Novemberfifteen years after Davenport's death, Mary Elizabeth Davenport, daughter of George Edward, gave the herbarium which had remained in Davenport's home to the Gray Herbarium. While in port, he suffered a severe leg injury during the rescue of a fellow sailor who had fallen overboard.
Peter Company records: Davenport, Peters Company photographs, ca.
Some of them will never recover from that Advance notice required. Request access to this collection. Emerton"; 2 letters from Davenport to unnamed correspondents, ; 2 clippings of letter from Davenport to the Boston Evening Transcript regarding preservation of Middlesex Fells, InGeorge took a job in the corporate office of United Aircraft Corporation, and he and his family moved to West Hartford, Connecticut where the company's headquarters were located.
Relevant discussion may be found on the talk page. All letters which appeared to have originally been part of Davenport's letters either addressed clearly to Davenport or marked with a blue pencil slash on top of the first page have been removed from the Historic Letters file and combined with the other Davenport letters.
Davenport to the Massachusetts Horticultural Society along with his herbarium; the Horticultural Society deposited the herbarium and the index in the Gray Herbarium in September,and gave them to the Gray Herbarium about On this site, the town of Davenport, Iowawas officially founded on February 23, Yantis checked by Mr.
New York, Science Press, Davenport joined the Massachusetts Horticultural Society in and his focus on ferns developed after a collecting trip with Ebenezer Herring Hitchings in Marquis Co.
Some of the pairs seem to duplicate each other. They moved from South Boston to Medford inand he died in while taking a walk in the Middlesex Fells Electronic finding aid available Abstract Consists of letters written to George Davenport from 39 correspondents with surnames starting with L or M, mostly regarding botany.
Between March 14 and April 11,he was chosen by Joseph Smiththe founder and leader of the Mormon Church, who was a friend, to be a member of the Mormon theocratic " Council of Fifty  He was one of three non-members  on the Mormon Council that made important government and community decisions for the " Nauvoo Saints ".
Also in the archives is the index of shelf locations to Davenport's North American fern herbarium, originally given to the Massachusetts Horticultural Society, with a few samples of the original herbarium sheets.
Bonney lived in Rock Island, Illinois for a time and before moving to Chicago in Prospect Park in DuPage County where he was appointed as the second postmaster of the town. Learn how and when to remove this template message Inhe co-founded, along with actor Eddie Foythe Actors' Equity Associationan American labor union for actors.
Accepting an appointment as sergeanthe was assigned to the 1st Infantry Regiment and assisted in recruiting for the army in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania as well as training recruits at the Carlisle Barracks. The original organization, known as the White Ratswas spearheaded by Davenport.
Davenport was imprisoned until the spring when he was released and allowed to return to his home country. In a letter dated July 26,she indicated that she planned to send to the Gray Herbarium a box of letters "in disorder," two bound volumes of letters labeled "Selected letters from my Botanical Correspondence inclusive" and "Selections from my Botanical Correspondence and ," and a package of ferns.
I, He continued the advance fee fraud through another newly acquired shelf company, Cutting and Company Investments Ltd, which had been established in and had been dormant since about Indian agent Joseph M. In SeptemberDr. Publication of the Banditti of the Prairies[ edit ] InEdward Bonney wrote and published a sensational account of the Banditti of the Prairie, titled The Banditti of the Prairies: or, The murderer's doom, a tale of Mississippi Valley and the Far Westwhich was an immediate success and went through eight  editions until From the time of his marriage untilhe lived in South Boston.Davenport, Edward Loomis.
Autograph letters signed and initialled from Edward Loomis Davenport to various recipients [manuscript], ca. Folger Shakespeare Library. Get this from a library! George Edward Davenport correspondence. (inclusive). [Geo E Davenport; Charles Russell Orcutt; Maria L Owen; Edward Palmer; S B Parish; C C Parry; Emily O Pelton; S M Piper, Mrs; Minot Pratt] -- Consists of letters written to George Davenport from 26 correspondents with surnames starting with N-P, mostly regarding botany.
The Davenport papers contain correspondence, manuscripts, herbarium sheets, photographs, etchings, a family tree, and paper ephemera. The bulk of the Davenport papers consists of correspondence datedprimarily pertaining to Davenport’s botanical interests.
Skip to main content. Try Prime Books. Supplement by Geo. E Davenport (Book) Catalogue of North American ferns in the herbarium, presented to George Edward Davenport correspondence by Geo. E Davenport () Catalogue of the Davenport Herbarium: Supplement. March, by Geo. E Davenport.
The letters of George Davenport --Appendices. Davenport's catalogue ; Will of George Davenport, ; Inventory of George Davenport, ; Dilapidation document, ; Churchwardens' accounts of Houghton le Spring, ; Books referred to in the Letters.
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