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COLLECTION Identifier: A/A395

Letter to Abby Langdon Alger from Mary L. Booth, 1877


Letter from Mary Louise Booth regarding editing Abby Langdon Alger's translation of Mr. Martin's History from French into English.


  • 1877

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Abby Langdon Alger, as well as copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.

Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.


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Letter from Mary Louise Booth regarding editing Abby Langdon Alger's translation of Mr. Martin's History, a popular history of France from the first revolution to the present time, which they were both translators for.


Abby Langdon Alger was born in 1850 to William Rounseville Alger, a Boston Unitarian minister. She was an author, ethnologist and translator. Alger died in 1917.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: 84-M19

The letter to Abby Langdon Alger from Mary L. Booth was acquired by the Schlesinger Library from Timothy Bakken in February 1984.

Processing Information

Processed: May 2021

By: Amber L. Moore, with assistance from Summer Unsinn.

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Processing of this collection was made possible by Patricia M. King/Schlesinger Library Director’s Fund, Barbara N. Kravitz Fund for the Schlesinger Library, Pforzheimer Fund for the Schlesinger Library, and Sybil Shainwald Fund at the Schlesinger Library.

Repository Details

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