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    • April 3 and 6, 1865 Letter from John H. Vincent to Elizabeth D. Vincent

    • Vincent, John Heyl (1832-1920)
    • Vincent, Elizabeth Dusenbury (1832-1909)
    • Letter from JHV detailing the horrors of the end of the Civil War. JHV was in the heart of the battle, first writing from Petersburg, VA then City Point, VA. He writes of walking across the battlefields and seeing the dead, and it being 'horrible.'...
    • August 7, 1877 Letter from John H. Vincent to Elizabeth D. Vincent

    • Vincent, John Heyl (1832-1920)
    • Vincent, Elizabeth Dusenbury (1832-1909)
    • Letter updating Elizabeth on Chautauqua. Vincent writes that Chautauqua goes ''bravely on'' and that they have taken in money to keep it going. This letter is written on ''Department of Sunday Schools and Tracts'' letterhead.
    • December 13, 1884 Letter John H. Vincent to Elizabeth D. Vincent

    • Vincent, John Heyl (1832-1920)
    • Vincent, Elizabeth Dusenbury (1832-1909)
    • This letter discusses that the Chautauqua Press has been organized and that George (his son) is a member of it. JHV organized it with Flood and Miller. He also writes that it is 'a great thing for the boy. He takes the literary dept. and a...
    • January 17, 1882 Letter John H. Vincent to Elizabeth D. Vincent

    • Vincent, John Heyl (1832-1920)
    • Vincent, Elizabeth Dusenbury (1832-1909)
    • Vincent discusses the changes in the South since the end of the Civil War. He talks about the KKK and the Southern feeling toward African Americans "improving.'' He also writes about the Civil War, in the opinion of a college professor he meets,...
    • July 26, 1877 Letter from John H. Vincent to Elizabeth D. Vincent

    • Vincent, John Heyl (1832-1920)
    • Vincent, Elizabeth Dusenbury (1832-1909)
    • In this letter to his wife, Vincent writes about his concerns of the imminent financial failure of Chautauqua unless things improve within two days. He also writes that he has excused $1100 worth of workers by telegram.
    • 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...
    • May 2, 1884 Letter John H. Vincent to Elizabeth D. Vincent

    • Vincent, John Heyl (1832-1920)
    • Vincent, Elizabeth Dusenbury (1832-1909)
    • The vote is upcoming at Conference for Vincent to possibly be elected bishop. He writes ""I am busy, contented, hopeful, trying to be ready for any result. Prospects were never better for success. So every body says. Bp. Hurst told me last night...
    • 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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