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Caroline Minturn Hall Bride's Gift Book

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00661
Scope and Contents New York bride's book, 1909, kept by Caroline Mintern(or Minturn) Hall, granddaughter of Julia Ward Howe, who was married June 9,1909, to Rev. Hugh Birckhead. Book is published in New York, 1902 and called "The Book of the Bride Elect."  Has columns for listing gifts, those who gave them , date of acknowledgment and others. Many of the gifts received were monogramed, some made by Tiffany & Co. and some gifts were exchanged. Includes gifts from Julia Ward Howe, Attorney General...

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  • Subject: New York (State)--Social life and customs X
  • Names: Birckhead, Hugh (Rev.) X