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University of Chicago Library

Guide to the John Vine Hall Letter 1888

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

Hall, John Vine, Letter

Dates:

1888

Manuscript Number:

Crerar Ms 239

Size:

2 items

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

Autograph letter signed. John Vine Hall writes about his family and his failing health. Also includes an unmailed, stationery envelope of "Plutus Mining and Smelting Company, 39 Broadway, New York," inscribed in various hands.

Information on Use

Access

The manuscript is open for research.

Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Hall, John Vine, Letter, Crerar Ms 239, Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Biographical Note

Hall possibly bears some loose association with the laying of the Atlantic Cable in 1865, for which the Great Eastern served as primary ship. James Anderson (later Sir James) served as captain during that work.

Scope Note

Autograph letter signed. John Vine Hall writes about his family and his failing health. Also includes an unmailed, stationery envelope of "Plutus Mining and Smelting Company, 39 Broadway, New York," inscribed in various hands.

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Subject Headings

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Crerar Ms 239