A Guide to the Samuel Joseph May Collection May, Samuel Joseph. 7202

A Guide to the Samuel Joseph May Collection

A Collection in the
Clifton Waller Barrett Library of American Literature
Accession number 7202


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Repository
University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept. Alderman Library University of Virginia Charlottesville, Virginia 22903 USA
Collection Number
7202
Title
Samuel Joseph May Collection ca. 1822-1871
Extent
3 items
Creator
Location
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

See the University of Virginia Library’s use policy.

Preferred Citation

Samuel Joseph May Collection, Accession 7202, Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 1963 February 25

Funding Note

Funded in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities



Item Listing

Letters
  • Samuel Joseph Mayto "Dear Sir"
    ca. 1822-25
    ALS, 2 p.

    [Despite Henry Colman's persuasions he must decline the invitation to preach before returning to Brooklyn, Conn. ]

  • Samuel Joseph Mayto Daniel Webster
    1842 March 28
    ALS, 2 p.

    [Letter contains a copy of the resolution passed at a meeting of Plymouth Countyabolitionists on March 25, 1842 which demands that Edward Everett, American minister to the Court of St. James, disobey Secretary of State Webster's instruction requesting that the British surrender the slaves on the Creole (Creole Slave Case 1841).]

Miscellaneous
  • List of Samuel Joseph Mayss's major accomplishments
    1871
    Memorial, 1 p.

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Daniel Webster
  • Edward Everett
  • Henry Colman
  • Samuel Joseph May
  • Samuel Joseph Mays