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    • December 12, 1868 Letter from Bishop Simpson to John H. Vincent

    • Simpson, Matthew (1811-1884)
    • Vincent, John Heyl (1832-1920)
    • A letter from Bishop Simpson asking JHV to lead in founding a new M.E. Church in Washington and also noting that General Grant has purchased a house there and perhaps with their friendship they can get "favorable action on his part" to support the...
    • July 24, 1885 Letter John H. Vincent to Elizabeth D. Vincent

    • Vincent, John Heyl (1832-1920)
    • Vincent, Elizabeth Dusenbury (1832-1909)
    • This letter says 'General Grant has gone', referring to his death the day before. Vincent also notes that he has telegraphed Dr. Newman that he would give an oration on Grant at Chautauqua but hadn't yet received an answer.
    • March 18 and 19, 1865 Letter from John H. Vincent to Elizabeth D. Vincent

    • Vincent, John Heyl (1832-1920)
    • Vincent, Elizabeth Dusenbury (1832-1909)
    • Letter to Elizabeth from her husband, JHV, about his work with the Christian Commission and also talking about his meeting with General Grant and Grant's assertion that the war was almost over 'He thinks there will be but little more fighting.'
    • March 21, 1865 Letter John H. Vincent to George E. Vincent

    • Vincent, John Heyl (1832-1920)
    • Vincent, George Edgar (1864 - 1941)
    • Letter to his son on the occasion of his first birthday. Written at the end of the Civil War when JHV was housed in a tent and hears the cannon 'now and then' that reminds him that he is in the midst of war. He also writes about what kind of man...
    • March 27, 1865 Letter from John H. Vincent to Elizabeth D. Vincent

    • Vincent, John Heyl (1832-1920)
    • Vincent, Elizabeth Dusenbury (1832-1909)
    • Letter to Elizabeth from her husband, JHV, detailing his experiences doing Christian Commission work during the last days of the war, also meeting President Lincoln, General Sheridan, and his report of the huge losses experienced by the...
    • September 12, 1865 Letter from John H. Vincent to Elizabeth D. Vincent

    • Vincent, John Heyl (1832-1920)
    • Vincent, Elizabeth Dusenbury (1832-1909)
    • Letter from JHV to Elizabeth informing her of his acceptance of the position of General Superintendent Editor of the 'New S. S. Teachers' Monthly.' He also talks about the trials of having to rent a house 'UGH' and later writes on Thursday noon...

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