Postcard

Object number
2010.16
Date
November 22 1965
Description
Handwritten postcard from Rear Admiral Samuel Eliot Morison to Anthony Silvestre. The postcard dates to November 22, 1965 and is a response to Anthony Silvestre (then a student) regarding an inquiry related to the Old Stone Mill. The front of the postcard is postmarked from Boston, Mass and is addressed "For Anthony Silvestre/ Morean Hall/ Washington Street/ North Eastern, Mass." The reverse of the postcard reads: "44 Brimmer Street/Boston S, Massachusetts/ 22 Nov 1965/Dear Sir/ You are wrong on Newport Stone Tower never having been excavated. [More than 10 yr ago it was excavated by archaeologists from Harvard & they found incontrovertible evidence that it was English Colonial.] (illegible) Prof. J. Otis Brew, Peabody Museum, Cambridge, for reference to their report. Yrs SG Morison"
Credit Line
Gif of the Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology
Subjects
Old Stone Mill
Postcards
Related People & Organizations
Morison, Samuel Eliot, Rear Admiral (associated)