Format Manuscripts/Mixed Material
Contributors American Colony (Jerusalem)
Smyth, Charles Piazzi
Spafford, Horatio Gates
Dates 1887
Location Jerusalem
Palestine
Language English
Subjects Astronomy
Correspondence
Egypt
History
Manuscripts
Messianism
Millennialism
Palestine
Pyramids
Religious Thought
Smyth, Charles Piazzi
Spafford, Horatio G.
Title
Letter from Horatio Gates Spafford to Charles Piazza [Piazzi] Smyth
Contributor Names
American Colony (Jerusalem)
Spafford, Horatio Gates, 1828-1888 (Author)
Smyth, Charles Piazzi, 1819-1900 (Addressee)
Created / Published
Unpublished, May 27, 1887
Subject Headings
-  Smyth, Charles Piazzi, 1819-1900
-  Spafford, Horatio G., 1828-1888
-  Egypt--Pyramids
-  Astronomy
-  Millennialism--Palestine--History
-  Religious thought
-  Messianism
-  Manuscripts
-  Correspondence
-  Palestine -- Jerusalem
Genre
Manuscripts
Correspondence
Notes
-  Autograph letter signed, pen and ink, 2 pp (author's copy). Letter to the Royal Astronomer of Scotland re religious revelations associated with the Great Pyramid, scriptural prophecies, and American Colony residents' expectations re the pending Second Coming of the Messiah.
Medium
letter 11" x 8 1/4"
Call Number
Part I, Box 2, Folder 4: American Colony in Jerusalem
Source Collection
American Colony in Jerusalem Collection
Repository
Manuscript Division
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mamcol.024


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