HST 701: HISTORICAL METHODS

Prof. Eric Ivison, College of Staten Island
Ivison@mail.csi.cuny.edu

Group Primary Source Assignment:


A letter from Rear Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson, Duke of BrontŽ to Captain Foley,
dated HMS Victory, August 10, 1804. (page 49)



List of Primary Source Assignments:

All documents are from the MacDonald Scrapbook
compiled by Mrs. Eliza MacDonald of Clifton, Staten Island, in the 1870ís and 1880ís.
(Loaned to CSI in 2004 by Barbara Gardner,
Great-Granddaughter of Eliza and present owner of the Scrapbook)

1. Business documents from the Anchor Line Office (Henderson Bros.), 7 Bowling Green, New York.
(Pages 10, 41, 87, 100)
2. Correspondence of Winfield Scott, U.S. General.
(Page 104)
3. A document of the American Civil War.
(Page 135)
John Rocco Roberto, 2004, "Stephen R. Mallory Letters"
4. Letters from Ralph Waldo Emerson and Ellen Emerson.
(Pages 101a, 133a, 144a)
5. Letter from American artist James D. Smillie.
(Page 94, 94a)
6. Letter from Howard Payne, American author.
(Page 147)
7. Letter from Lord Grey, on behalf of Prince Albert, Consort to Queen Victoria.
(Page 96)
8. Letters relating to the S.S. Great Eastern.
(Pages 1, 3a, 3b)
9. Letters from Daniel Webster, American statesman.
(Pages 23, 144a, 144b, 144c)
10. Letters from Martha Lamb, historian of New York City.
(Page 50)
11. A document relating to the Philadelphia Exposition of 1876.
(Page 155)
12. A letter from the office of the New York Observer.
(Page 151)

Web page by Linda Roccos 2004
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