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Catalog Number 2003.302.1
Object Name Book
Scope & Content A copy of the George Peabody’s letter and donation of 150,000 pounds to start the Peabody Trust in London in 1862. The letter outlines George Peabody's previous donations and his intention to make a Trust for the Poor of London. Also included is a reply from Trustees of the newly founded Peabody Trust. The letters are ceremonial calligraphed.

The Trustees include:

Charles Francis Adams
Right Honorable Lord Stanley, M.P.
Sir James Emerson Tennent
C.M. Langson, Esq.
J.P. Morgan, Esq.
Access Conditions Restricted to use in Sutton Room or Research area, OR Restricted to Vault.

Requires permission from Archivist and Director.
Physical characteristics Bound leather volume with gilt lettering.
Creator Peabody Donation Fund
Title Ceremonial Letter thanking George Peabody for his donation of 150,000 pounds to the poor of London.
Level of description Item
Copyrights All copyrights belong to the Peabody Institute Library, Peabody, Massachusetts
Collection Local History Resource Center
Subjects Peabody Donation Fund
Peabody Institute (Peabody, Mass.)
Peabody Institute (Peabody, Mass.)--History
Peabody Institute (Peabody, Mass.)--History--Artifacts
Peabody, George, 1795-1869
Peabody, George, 1795-1869--History
Parent ObjectID 2014.10.17