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Catalog Number 2005.83.178
Object Name Correspondence
Scope & Content Letters to or from George Peabody

Folder 1
Letters from 1813 to 1816
June 28, 1813 letter to Miss Judith Peabody from
George Peabody
May 24, 1816 letter to Elisha Riggs from G.P.
May 31, 1816 letter to Elisha Riggs from G. P.
June 17, 1816 letter to Elisha Riggs from G. P.

Folder 2
Correspondence from 1851 to 1857
.Nov. 14, 1851 to Messrs. Riggs, Hitchcock & Co. from
G. P.
June 17, 1852 Fitch Poole letter to G. P.
Feb. 12, 1853 to Robert S. Daniels from G. P.
regarding construction of Library
Oct. 10, 1854 to Fitch Poole from G. P.
August 10, 1855 to Robert S. Daniels regarding
donation of Benjamin Franklin's walking stick along
with the volume of autograph letters (2003.252),
stating that William Vaughan who died in 1850 had
collected them from family and gave them to nephew
Petty Vaughan before his death, who then sent them
to G. P. before his death in 1852.
Sept. 23, 1856 letter from George Peabody regarding upcoming celebration for his return to South Danvers
Dec. 22, 1856 letter offering $10,000 for branch
library, gift of grand piano
Dec. 22, 1856 to Trustees concerning branch library
in Danvers
Feb. 14, 1857 to J. B. Peabody concerning donation
Copy of G.P. letter to trustees concerning
branch library

Folder 3
Correspondence from 1866 to 1869
Feb. 20, 1866 letter to Mrs. Adams from G. P.
Sept. 22, 1866 letter to Trustees regarding donation
of $100,000 to library, $40,000 to Danvers library,
discusses Queen's portrait
Oct. 6, 1866 to Fitch Poole
Oct. 30, 1866 letter to Treasurer's regarding bond
Nov. 5, 1866 to G. P. from George Osborne
Dec. 27, 1866 to George Osborne from G. P.
Dec. 31, 1866 George Osborne to G. P. regarding
Jan. 11, 1867 Account of bonds
Jan. 3, 1867 George Osborne to G. P. on apparent
discrepancy in bonds
Jan. 6, 1867 to George Osborne from G. P.
Jan. 9, 1867 Blake Bros. & Co. to George Osborne
regarding bonds
Jan. 11, 1867 George Osborne to Blake Bros.
Jan. 31, 1867 Trustee's minutes on bonds
Envelope from letters on bonds
Aug. 1867 to Trustees from G. P.
April 1, 1867 to G. P. From Fred Arnaud Tilt on
Queen's painting
Sept. 14, 1869 Alfred Abbott to G. P.

Folder 4
George Peabody letter, no date
G. P. letter on his life, three quarters of front page
has been cut out, no date.

Folder 5

Folder 6
George Peabody's address to children,
Oct. 1866
Folder 7
Separate donation - from Goodspeed's in Boston
Dec. 15, 1860 to Sidney Bartlett, Boston
James N. B. Hill calling card
Feb. 28, 1867 to S. Wetmore

Folder 8
Goodspeed's folder

Access Conditions Restricted to vault. Need permission from Director and Archivist.
Creator George Peabody
Title George Peabody Correspondence, 1813-1869
Level of description Series
Copyrights All copyrights belong to the Peabody Institute Library, Peabody, Massachusetts
Collection Local History Resource Center
Subjects Peabody (Mass.)
Peabody (Mass.)--History
Peabody Institute (Peabody, Mass.)
Peabody Institute (Peabody, Mass.)--History
Peabody, George, 1795-1869
Poole, Fitch, 1803-1873
Riggs, Elisha
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