Letter from Admiral Dewey to G. Edward Elwell, Jr., 1898 December 9

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Title

Letter from Admiral Dewey to G. Edward Elwell, Jr., 1898 December 9

Description

This letter from Admiral George Dewey to a twelve-year-old G. Edward Elwell, Jr., stimulated Elwell's passion for collecting autographs. Elwell's collection includes a black ribbon marked U.S.S. Olympia.

Source

Collection of Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library, Lexington, Massachusetts.
USM 009

Date

1898 12 09.

Rights

This image is presented for research and educational purposes only, and may not be distributed or re-published without permission from the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library.

Language

English

Identifier

A74/002/094

Extent

2 pages; 18 x 11 cm.

Provenance

Gift of Caldwell Consistory, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

Item Relations

This item has no relations.

Citation

Dewey, George, 1837-1917, “Letter from Admiral Dewey to G. Edward Elwell, Jr., 1898 December 9,” digitalVGW, accessed March 21, 2019, https://digitalvgw.omeka.net/items/show/208.