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[file folder with partial, typed notes attached]] [[file tab label]] Sumner, J. C. No. 4419 [[/file tab label]] 4419 SUMNER, J [JACK] C 1840-1907 SUMNER Journal. 1869. Aug. 17 - 27 . 3. p. Found in J. W. Powell's 1869 journal (MS 1795a). Written in pencil on 3 torn-out leaves similar to those in the notebooks used by Powell for his journal. Believed to be a fragment of Sumner's original notes. July 5 - Aug. 31, 1869. 22 lvs & p. Typed copy made from handwritten copy believed to have been made by Sumner from his orig. notes. STANTON, ROBERT BREWSTER To William H. Holmes, Washington, D. C. New York City, Mar. 23, 1907. 1 p. Typed letter, signed. Acknowledging receipt of copy of Sumner's journal, which he recognizes as being in Sumner's hand and signed by him. [No previous corres. in SI files, June, 1954.] ****** Sumner's journal is published, with biog. notes and discussion by William Culp Darah in [[underlined]] Utah Hist. Quart. [[/underlined]], Vol. 15, 1947. [[here the right part of the typed note is torn off with only a few words visible on the small tab on the left]] Darra BAE of t by a [[/small tab on the left]] [[below this is a yellowed scrap that appears to be the part missing from the part described above]] h states that the handwritten copy of the journal formerly in the is now in the Stanton collection in the N. Y. Pub. Library. He is he opinion that this handwritten copy was not made by Sumner, but BAE copyist.
mandc: See three previous pages. By merging the torn parts of the notes you get: "Darrah states that the handwritten copy of the journal formerly in the BAE is now in the Stanton collection in the N. Y. Pub> Library. He is of the opinion that this handwritten copy was not made by Sumner, but by a BAE copyist."