Manuscript/Mixed Material Correspondence---Morse, Sidney E., 1827-1850
About this Item
- Correspondence---Morse, Sidney E., 1827-1850
- Contributor Names
- Morse, Sidney E. (Sidney Edwards), 1794-1871
- Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872.
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - Correspondence
- - Morse and his brother Sidney often affectionately signed their letters to each other with drawings of a hare and tortoise, a reference to names their father gave them as children. According to their father, Samuel was the hare because he was too quick, and Sidney was the tortoise because he was too stubborn. This letter shows that the names stayed with them even into adulthood.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- Series: Addition
- MSS33670: box 75, folder 006
- Microfilm reel: not microfilmed
- Source Collection
- Samuel Finley Breese Morse papers, 1793-1944
- Manuscript Division
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- Online Format
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Chicago citation style:
Morse, Sidney E, and Samuel Finley Breese Morse. Correspondence---Morse, Sidney E., -1850. to 1850, 1827. Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/mmorse000121/.
APA citation style:
Morse, S. E. & Morse, S. F. B. (1827) Correspondence---Morse, Sidney E., -1850. to 1850. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/mmorse000121/.
MLA citation style:
Morse, Sidney E, and Samuel Finley Breese Morse. Correspondence---Morse, Sidney E., -1850. to 1850, 1827. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/mmorse000121/>.