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Letter to E.R.A. Seligman from Emma Lazarus

Letter to E.R.A. Seligman from Emma Lazarus

Dear Mr. Seligman-

A meeting of the Society for East European Jews will take place at Mr. Rice's house, 106 East 62nd Street on Wednesday evening, October 17th at 8 o'clk. May I beg that you be present without fail? I am anxious to have a full session as I shall present the Report of my inquiries abroad & their result upon my own views- & I think we shall then take action in regard to our future Course. I am anxious

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to have a full session as I shall present the Report of my inquiries abroad & their result upon my own views— & I think we shall then take action in regard to our future Course. I am anxious that we should get to something practical with as little delay as possible.—I regret to say that I was prevented from seeing your relatives while I was in London—notwithstanding the kindness of your uncle who in response to your note invited me most cordially to Clapham—But a previous engagement obliged me to decline his hospitality

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Letter to E.R.A. Seligman from Emma Lazarus

and I had to leave England without seeing him.

Believe me very truly yours

Emma Lazarus

18 West 10th St.

October 9th 1883.

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1884

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Letter to E.R.A. Seligman from Emma Lazarus." (Viewed on July 28, 2014) <http://jwa.org/media/letter-to-era-seligman-from-emma-lazarus>.

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