Bancroft, George, 1800-1891; Roosevelt, Henry L.; Anniversaries; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); United States Naval Academy; Collecteana files
The Naval Academy at Annapolis put on a 90th celebration. They honored George Bancroft, "Father of the Naval Academy," for starting the school without support from others. Henry Roosevelt also came to speak and there was a mock-battle set up.
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848; United States. President (1825-1829 : Adams); Letters
Adams apologizes for not reading McDonald's letter earlier and therefore he was not able to attend a meeting where he was supposed to meet fellow Baltimore citizens. Dated October 26, year unknown. Torn in upper right corner and fixed with tape. ...
In this letter, Cardinal Gibbons offers to write to a letter on the correspondent's behalf. "...if she informs you that a letter from me to her husband will be of service to (your?) sister, I will gladly write to him for your + her sake."