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Name Proposed Colony in Louisiana

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Image of i.1.3-4 - Postcard

i.1.3-4 - Postcard

Postcard from C. H. Alpress from Hot Springs, Arkansas in inquiry about the proposed colony.

Image of i.1.27-28 - Letter

i.1.27-28 - Letter

A letter written to E. B. Gaston from Mrs. S. A. Armstrong of Buffalo, N. Y. inquiring about an article in the Chicago News concerning a colony based on the Bellamy Plan. She also questioned the role of women in the proposed colony.

Image of i.1.29-30 - Letter

i.1.29-30 - Letter

Letter of inquiry to E. B. Gaston from Prentice Bailey of Glen St. Mary in Baker County, Florida regarding a proposed colony based on the Bellamy Plan. Bailey suggested consideration of norther Florida due to delicious climate, and good climate for farming. 1890

Image of i.1.31-35 - Letter

i.1.31-35 - Letter

Letter to E. B. Gaston from Prentice Bailey of Glen St. Mary in Baker County, Florida regarding continuing interest in the proposed colony based on the Bellamy Plan. Prentice was strongly encouraging Gaston to consider middle Florida for the site of the colony. Prentice discussed weather, crops, water and the excellent conditions in that locale.

Image of i.1.36-37 - Letter

i.1.36-37 - Letter

Letter to E. B. Gaston from R. H. Bellamy of Arapahoe, Nebraska asking when his colony would leave and asking about employment.

Image of i.1.38-39 - Letter

i.1.38-39 - Letter

Letter written to E. B. Gaston from R. H. Bellamy of Arapahoe, Nebraska telling him that he cannot come to colony until he displaces some property and finds employment.

Image of i.1.40 - Article

i.1.40 - Article

Newspaper article about a new colony to be located near Lake Charles, Louisiana.

Image of i.1.42-43 - Letter

i.1.42-43 - Letter

Letter to E. B. Gaston from James A. Bethune with suggestions on locations for a colony.

Image of i.1.44 - Letter

i.1.44 - Letter

Letter to E. B. Gaston from N. A. Bibikov requesting information about proposed cooperative colony in Louisiana.

Image of i.1.66-67 - Letter

i.1.66-67 - Letter

Letter to E. B. Gaston from H. A. Buffington of New Rockford, North Dakota acknowledging reciept of information on proposed colony in Lake Charles, LA and expressing interest in being part of it.

Image of i.1.45-48 - Letter

i.1.45-48 - Letter

Letter to E. B. Gaston from W. W. Breese, M.D. of Waldo Florida, State Agent for Florida Home Seeker a newspaper devoted to all parts of the State. He suggests that Gaston locate his cooperative colony in Florida rather that Louisiana. He outlines the benefits of a Florida location and includes a list of valuable lands for sale in Florida.

Image of i.2.9-10 - Postcard

i.2.9-10 - Postcard

Postcard to E. B. Gaston from E. A. Davidson of San Angelo, Texas requesting an update on Gaston's progress with the proposed colony and the reform movement. Davidson had already corresponded with Gaston several time in 1890.

Image of i.1.68-69 - Letter

i.1.68-69 - Letter

Letter written to E. B. Gaston from A. B. Buffington telling him that he will be late getting to Louisiana.

Image of i.1.70-73 - Letter

i.1.70-73 - Letter

Letter to the Investigating Club from Louis Burgy of Milwaukee, WI asking about the proposed cololy in Louisiana and offering to help. He also provides references.

Image of i.1.74-75 - Letter

i.1.74-75 - Letter

Letter written to E. B. Gaston from from James Burke expressing interest and asking for information about the prosposed colony in Louisiana.

Image of i.1.78 - Letter

i.1.78 - Letter

Letter to H. L. Chaffee from Alex Campbell of St. Catherines of Ontario, Canada asking about how things are going at the new colony in Louisiana. He mentions the Bellamy System and "Looking Backward".

Image of i.1.80 - Letter

i.1.80 - Letter

Letter written to E. B. Gaston from Riley Cass of Iowa requesting information about the proposed colony. He read about the colony in the Libery Bell (newspaper).

Image of i.1.79 - Letter

i.1.79 - Letter

Letter written to E. B. Gaston from Alex Campbell of St. Catharine's, Ontario, Canada inquring about the proposed colony based on Edward Bellamy's "Looking Backward." Mr. Campbell sent regards to Mr. Gaston from Mr. H. L. Chafee of the same city.

Image of i.1.81-82 - Letter

i.1.81-82 - Letter

Letter written to E. B. Gaston from S. L. Cary, Northern Emigration Agent of the Southern Pacific Company in Jennings. Louisiana. Cary gives information about acreage, cost, and conditions of land in the Lake Charles, Louisiana area for the proposed colony..

Image of i.1.83 - Letter

i.1.83 - Letter

Letter written to E. B. Gaston from William Cary of Jennings, Louisiana, responding to Gaston's request for information about available land in southwest Louisiana. Mr. Cary was out of the land business at that time, and was the brother of S. L. Cary, a Gaston correspondent and agent of the Southern Pacific Company.