In Her Own Right

Frederick W. Wurster letter to Mariana Wright Chapman

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Date created 1897-05-04
Creators Wurster, Frederick W., 1850-1917
Description Frederick W. Wurster was the mayor of Brooklyn, New York, from 1896-1897. He asks Mariana Wright Chapman to represent Brooklyn ''as one of the Commission'' to the Tennessee Centennial Exposition in Nashville. He desires Chapman's presence at the first meeting of the Commission in the Brooklyn mayor's office on May 6th.
Description [Brooklyn seal] Mayor's Office Brooklyn, N. Y. May 4th, 1897. Mrs. N. H. Chapman, No. 160 Hicks Street, Brooklyn, N. Y. Dear Madam: I have the honor to ask if you will consent to serve as one of the Commission to represent this city in connection with the Tennessee Centennial Exposition at Nashville, which is to be open from May 1st to November 1st. It is desired to have as good a representation as possible of the people of this city at some period while the Exposition is in progress. The first meeting of the Commission will be held at this office at 4 P. M. on Thursday, May 6th. Your presence at that time is desired. Very truly yours, F. W. Wurster [signature] Mayor.
Size 1 page
Type text
Subjects Tennessee Centennial and International Exposition | Chapman, Mariana W. (Mariana Wright), 1843-1907
Geographical location Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.); New York (N.Y.)
Language English
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Contributing institution Friends Historical Library: Swarthmore College
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