David Dudley Field and His Family
of Haddam, Connecticut and
Stockbridge, Massachusetts

This collection is concerned with the Field Family, especially David Dudley Field (1781–1867), clergyman and historian, and his four sons: David Dudley Field, Jr. (1805–1894), lawyer, law reformer, and politician; Cyrus West Field (1819–1892), merchant and promoter of railroads and the first Atlantic telegraph cable; Stephen Johnson Field (1816–1899), lawyer, jurist, and U.S. Supreme Court Justice; and Henry Martyn Field (1822–1907), clergyman and author of popular travel books and biographies. In addition to their diverse accomplishments in the wider world, numerous members of the Field Family have graduated from Williams College or been awarded honorary degrees by Williams.

The books and papers listed here were acquired largely through the gift of Mrs. Rhoda Druin Moore and Mrs. Diane D. Gravlee, from the collection formed by Malcolm Stearns, Jr. of Haddam, Connecticut. Library staff will be happy to answer inquiries about the collection or individual items. Mrs. Gravlee’s genealogy Descendants of David Dudley Field and His Wife, Submit Dickinson (revised, 2002) is available to consult at the Chapin Library. Mrs. Gravlee has also prepared a Descendancy for Rev. David Dudley Field & Submit Dickinson, with Occupations, Professions & Political Offices, which is available through this link as a pdf file. The earlier Field Genealogy by Frederick Clifton Pierce (1901) is available in Sawyer Library and online at the Internet Archive. Also notable is Diane D. Gravlee, The Family History of Rhoda Estelle Field, with Descendants, Ancestors, and Cousins (2005).

Availability

All of the manuscripts listed below are available for use in the Chapin Library/College Archives reading room in our temporary quarters at the Southworth Schoolhouse. Only those printed materials listed in the Williams online catalog as “non-circ” are currently available.

Useful Links

Additional Field Family papers are held by the Archives and Special Collections department of the Williams College Library. Repositories of Field Family materials elsewhere include the Bancroft Library (University of California at Berkeley), Duke University Library, the Library of Congress, the New York Public Library, and Syracuse University Library.

Catalogue of the Collection

Abbreviations used: AL (autograph letter: a letter handwritten by its author, but not signed); ALS (autograph letter, signed: a letter handwritten and signed by its author); DS (document, signed); LS (letter, signed: a handwritten letter, signed by the author but written out by someone else).

1814
David Dudley Field (1781–1867). A History of the Towns of Haddam and East-Haddam. Middletown, Connecticut: Printed by Loomis and Richards, 1814. 48 p. Bound with: 1819, David Dudley Field (1781–1867). A Statistical Account of the County of Middlesex in Connecticut.

1816 June 20
David Dudley Field (1781–1867). Warning Against Drunkeness: A Sermon Preached in the City of Middletown, June 20, 1816, The Day of the Execution of Peter Lung, for the Murder of His Wife. . . . Middletown, Connecticut: Seth Richards, 1816. 28 p.

1819 April
David Dudley Field (1781–1867). A Statistical Account of the County of Middlesex in Connecticut. Middletown, Connecticut: Printed by Clark & Lyman, April 1819. 154 p. Signature of Ely Warner. Bound with: 1814, David Dudley Field (1781–1867). A History of the Towns of Haddam and East-Haddam.

1831 September 20
David Dudley Field, Jr. (1805–1894), New York, to Stephen Johnson Field (1816–1899), Smyrna [Turkey]. AL, 3 p. on 2 leaves. Address and docket on back of 2nd leaf. Lengthy response to SJF’s question: what advice does SJF’s eldest brother have about his choice of profession? DDF urges his brother to stay where he is for now and return to the States for college when he is 18 or 19.   image 1 · image 2 · image 3 · image 4

1832 September 20
Jonathan Edwards Field (1813–1868), New York, to Stephen Johnson Field (1816–1899), Smyrna [Turkey]. ALS, 3 p. on 2 leaves. Address and docket on the back of the second leaf. Relates present situation in New York (studying law, teaching at girls’ boarding school) and describes his (JEF’s) graduation from Williams College.   image 1 · image 2 · image 3 · image 4

1836 December 14
Cyrus West Field (1819–1892), New York, to Submit Dickinson Field (1782–1861), Stockbridge [Massachusetts]. ALS, 1 p. on 1 leaf with integral address leaf. Docket on address leaf. Mentions Jonathan E. Field’s election as clerk of Washtenaw County, Michigan, and his appointment as “Clerk of the Supreme Court for the Second Judicial District, and of Register in Chancery for the same District.” Sent via Mr. W. Churchill.   image 1 · image 2

1837 July 15
Cyrus West Field (1819–1892), New York, to Rev. David Dudley Field (1781–1867) and Submit Dickinson Field (1782–1861), Haddam [Connecticut]. ALS, 2 p. on 1 leaf with integral address leaf. Mentions the return from Liverpool by David Dudley Field, Jr. (1805–1894), CWF’s plans for the near future, Ladies’ Greek Association of Stockbridge and Mr. [Samuel] Arnold (1806–1869). Delivered by Mary [Elizabeth] Field (1823–1856) along with a box of clothes for repair and cleaning.   image 1 · image 2 · image 3

1837 August 8
Cyrus West Field (1819–1892), New York, to Rev. David Dudley Field (1781–1867), Haddam [Connecticut]. ALS, 2 p., quarto, with integral address leaf. Docket on address leaf. Includes news of Stephen Johnson Field (1816–1899) and Mathew Dickinson Field (1811–1870), and relays message from David Dudley Field, Jr. (1805–1894) that he will purchase parents’ house. Makes plans for meeting in Williamstown or Lee after Commencement and also mentions Mary Elizabeth Field (1823–1856) and Henry Martyn Field (1822–1907).   image 1 · image 2 · image 3

[1838]
Stephen Johnson Field (1816–1899) to Samuel Arnold (1806–1869), New York. ALS, 1 p. on 1 leaf with integral address leaf. Regarding an illness that did not allow him to be moved until the weather changed. Dated “Wednesday morning.” Pencilled notation “1838” in an early hand. Cf. Field Genealogy, v. 2, p. 626: Stephen’s legal studies were “interrupted by a long illness”.   image 1 · image 2

1838 July 16
Cyrus West Field (1819–1892), Lee [Mass.], to Rev. David Dudley Field (1781–1867) and Submit Dickinson Field (1782–1861), Haddam [Conn.]. ALS, 2 p. on 1 leaf with integral address leaf. Docket on address leaf. States payment made to Francis Dreyfus in accordance with father’s wishes, includes news of Matthew Dickinson Field (1811–1870) and his wife, Clarissa Laflin Field (d. 1879), Jonathan Edwards Field (1813–1868) and his wife, Mary Ann Stewart Field (1816–1849),and Henry Martyn Field (1822–1907), and invites parents to visit him at Matthew’s new house. Sent via Mr. Brainerd; mentions Mr. Brainerd.   image 1 · image 2 · image 3

1839 January 24
David Dudley Field (1781–1867), Haddam [Connecticut], to Samuel Arnold (1806–1869), New York. ALS, 1 p. on 1 leaf. Address on verso. Requests Arnold to get copies of the Literary and Theological Review from son at David Dudley Field’s (1805–1894) office and bring them back with him. Sent via Hezekiah Brainerd.   image 1 · image 2

[1839] October 26
David Dudley Field, Jr. (1805–1894), [New York], to Samuel Arnold (1806–1869), [New York]. ALS, 1 p. on 1 leaf. Addressed to Arnold at the New Jersey hotel on verso. Requests Arnold visit DDF’s office.   image 1 · image 2

1840 May 22
Stephen Johnson Field (1816–1899), New York, to William Buell Sprague (1795–1876), Albany [New York]. ALS, 1 p. on 1 leaf with integral address leaf. Docket on address leaf. Thanks Sprague for his hospitality and talks of obtaining autographs of distinguished individuals for Sprague’s collection with the help of Mr. [Theodore] Sedgwick (1811–1859). Has come to the City “to complete my professional studies with my brother [David Dudley Field, Jr. (1805–1894)], and with the intention of remaining here permanently.” Accompanied by typed transcript.   image 1 · image 2

1840 December 7
David Dudley Field, Jr. (1805–1894), New York, to Samuel Arnold (1806–1869), Haddam [Connecticut]. ALS, 1 p. on 1 leaf, with integral address leaf. Informs Arnold of the date of his case with Bartlett & Peck and urges him to come to New York early to prepare for the trial.   image 1 · image 2

1841 January 22
Stephen Johnson Field (1816–1899), New York, to Samuel Arnold (1806–1869), Haddam [Connecticut]. ALS, 1 p. on 1 leaf with integral address leaf. Informs Arnold of trial date of his case, “the first Monday of February.”   image 1 · image 2

1841 June 11
David Dudley Field, Jr. (1805–1894), New York, to Samuel Arnold (1806–1869), Haddam [Connecticut]. ALS, 1 p. on 1 leaf with integral address leaf. Reports the death of George A. Furst in a vacant uptown lot.   image 1 · image 2

1841 October 30
Stephen Johnson Field (1816–1899). New York, to Samuel Arnold (1806–1869), Haddam [Connecticut]. ALS. 1 p. on 1 leaf, with integral address leaf. Requests that Arnold sign the enclosed “answer . . . to the bill of complaint of Edward Dennis and William Hogace against the said Samuel Arnold and the Water Commission of the City of New York. . . .” “Answer” comprises DS, 1 November 1841, 5 p. on 3 leaves. Signed by David D. Field and Theodore Sedgwick (1811–1859). Also 3 p. on 2 leaves of statements by George A. Furst, 9 February 1841.   image 1 · image 2 · image 3 · image 4 · image 5 · image 6 · image 7 · image 8 · image 9 · image 10 · image 11 · image 12

1842 March 14
Stephen Johnson Field (1816–1899), New York, to George Sedgewick. ALS, 1 p. on 1 leaf with docket on verso marking letter “copy”.   image 1 · image 2

1842 March 17
Stephen Johnson Field (1816–1899), New York, to Samuel Arnold (1806–1869), Haddam [Connecticut]. ALS, 1 p. on 1 leaf with integral address leaf.   image 1 · image 2

1843 May 1
Stephen Johnson Field (1816–1899), New York, to Samuel Arnold (1806–1869), Haddam [Connecticut]. ALS, 1 p. on 1 leaf with integral address leaf. Docket on address leaf. Discusses Arnold’s claims against the Trustees of Williamsburgh and Mr. Lakes.   image 1 · image 2

1844 August 22
C.A. Hubbard, Boston, to Samuel Arnold (1806–1869). ALS, 1 p. on 1 leaf, with integral address leaf. Docket on verso.   image 1 · image 2

1845 December 20
Cyrus West Field (1819–1892), New York, to Julius A. Fay, Esq., Elizabethtown [New Jersey]. ALS, 1 p. on 1 leaf with integral address leaf. Docket on address leaf. Acknowledges receipt of letter and states, “Enclosed I return the draft accepted.”   image 1 · image 2

1850 5 December
David Dudley Field, Jr. (1805–1894), Newport, Rhode Island, to S.G. Howe (1801–1876), Boston. ALS, 1 p. on 1 leaf. Informs Howe that he has forwarded to him a parcel which Field had received from Julia Ward Howe (Mrs. Samuel Gridley Howe) when he was in Rome the month before. Field asks Howe to notify him upon receipt. [Filed in Howe Papers; gift of Ellen Geer Sangster]   image 1 · image 2

1851
Henry Martyn Field (1822–1907). The Irish Confederates, and the Rebellion of 1798. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1851. 369 p.

1853
David Dudley Field (1761–1867). Centennial Address, by David D. Field, D.D. with Historical Sketches of Cromwell, Portland, Chatham, Middle-Haddam, Middletown and its Parishes. Middletown, Connecticut: William B. Casey, 1853. 295 p. Frontispiece of the “City of Middletown in 1895” and plates at p. 38 and 110 by W.G. Butler, sc. New York bookplate of Morris Woodruff Seymour.

———. A second copy, issued without engraved plates on yellow paper as frontispiece and at p. 38 and 110.

1855 February 13–1872 December 31
David Dudley Field, Jr. (1805–1894). Diary A.

1857
David Dudley Field (1781–1867). The Genealogy of the Brainerd Family, in the United States, with Numerous Sketches of Individuals. New York: John F. Trow, Printer, 1857. 303 p. Several sketches of members of Brainerd family.

[1858?]
Carte de visite photograph of Cyrus West Field (1819–1892) by John and Chas. Watkins, 34 Parliament St., London. 8.5 x 5.5 cm. on mount, 10.0 x 6.3 cm.   image 1 · image 2

1860
Henry Martyn Field (1822–1907). The Family of Rev. David D. Field, D.D., of Stockbridge, Mass. with Their Ancestors, from the Time of Emigration to America. Not published, but printed privately for the use of the family, 1860. 105 p.

1866 October 30
Sir Stafford H. Northcote (1818–1887), Pynes, Exeter, to Henry Martyn Field (1822–1907), New York. ALS, 2 p. on 1 leaf with integral blank leaf. With original envelope. Praises Cyrus Field and thanks HMF for volume sent [History of the Atlantic Telegraph, 1866].   image 1 · image 2 · image 3 · image 4

1868
Banquet to His Excellency Anson Burlingame, and His Associates of the Chinese Embassy, by the Citizens of New York, on Tuesday, June 23, 1868. New York: Sun Book and Job Printing House, 1868. 65 p. The ninth toast of the evening, to “International Law, preserving Peace in both Hemispheres”, was followed by a brief speech by the Hon. David Dudley Field, Jr. (1805–1894), p. 35–37.

1871
Francis C. Barlow (1834–1896). Facts for Mr. David Dudley Field: These Letters First Appeared in the New York Tribune during March, 1871: Supplement to Field’s and Bowles’ Correspondence. Albany: Weed, Parsons and Company, 1871. 70 p.

1871 May 30
Cyrus West Field (1819–1892), New York, to Hamilton Fish (1808–1893), Washington, D.C. LS, 1 p. on 1 leaf with integral blank leaf. Offers his “hearty congratulations on the ratification by the Senate of the Treaty [of Washington]. . . .”   image 1

[1871 July ?]
Sir Stafford H. Northcote (1818–1887), to Cyrus West Field (1819–1892). ALS, 1 p. on 1 leaf. With original envelope addressed to “Cyrus W. Field Esq, 42 Charges (?) Street or 14 Lower Seymour Street.” Northcote writes, “very low about the Treaty . . . little hope of the difficulty being got over” [the Treaty of Washington, re: Alabama Claims, etc., was signed finally on 8 May 1871].   image 1 · image 2

1875
Henriette Desportes Field. Home Sketches in France, and Other Papers by the Late Mrs. Henry M. Field. With Some Notices of her Life and Character. New York: George P. Putnam’s Sons, 1875. 256 p. with photographic frontispiece of Mrs. Henry M. Field.

[1876?] November 17
Samuel Wells Williams (1812–1884) to Henry Martyn Field (1822–1907). ALS, 4 p. on 3 leaves with integral blank leaf. “I’ve rewritten the notice of the Pei-ho battle so as to please me better, as I had no idea of printing it when I answered your friend’s note.” The notice is included in full in a note in HMF’s book (p. 392–3 of From Egypt to Japan, 1877). Removed from: From Egypt to Japan (New York, 1877).   image 1 · image 2 · image 3 · image 4 · image 5 · image 6

1877
Henry Martyn Field (1822–1907). From Egypt to Japan. New York: Scribner, Armstrong, 1877. Inscribed: “Mrs. Louise D. Reid, From her affectionate brother, Henry M. Field. Dec. 6 1877.”

Henry Martyn Field (1822–1907). From the Lakes of Killarney to the Golden Horn. New York: Scribner, Armstrong, 1877. 355 p. Signature of Caroline Reynolds Hawkins.

[1877 or 1878?]
Samuel Wells Williams (1812–1884) to Henry Martyn Field (1822–1907). ALS, 2 p. on 1 leaf. Offers corrections, beginning with “There are no hippopotami in Sumatra. . . .” Removed from: From Egypt to Japan (New York, 1877).   image 1 · image 2

1878 February 2
Roswell Dwight Hitchcock (1817–1887) to Scribner, Armstrong & Co., [New York]. ALS, 3 p. on 3 leaves. “With many thanks to you for the volume ‘From Egypt to Japan,’ I am moved also to report the impression it has made upon me.” Reviews book very favorably. Removed from: From Egypt to Japan (New York, 1887). Scribner, Armstrong were the publisher.   image 1 · image 2 · image 3

1879 February 3
David Dudley Field, Jr. (1805–1894), New York, to Gov. Lucius Robinson (1810–1891), New York. ALS, 3 p. on 2 leaves. On appointing Judge Joseph B. Flanders of Franklin Co. to become Register and County Clerk for New York.   image 1 · image 2 · image 3 · image 4

1883
Henry Martyn Field (1822–1907). On the Desert: With a Brief Review of Recent Events in Egypt. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1883. Inscribed: “Louise Dwight Reid, From her affectionate brother, Henry M. Field.”

1883 January 13
Henry Clay Trumbull (1830–1903), Philadelphia, to Henry Martyn Field (1822–1907). ALS, 3 p. on 2 leaves. On letterhead of “The Sunday School Times. Editorial Rooms.” Calls HMF’s attention to “a few minor points in your note about Professor Palmer . . . the Lord Almoner’s Professor of Arabic in the University of Cambridge” (Edward Henry Palmer, 1840–1882). Also mentions “my good friends ”Mr. and Mrs. Reid.” Removed from: On the Desert (New York, 1890).   image 1 · image 2 · image 3

1883 February 22
William Mackergo Taylor (1829–1895) to Henry Martyn Field (1822–1907). ALS, 4 p. on 2 leaves. Thanks and compliments HMF for On the Desert, with particular mention of the chapter on the Egyptian war. Discusses England’s involvement with Egypt, mentioning William Ewart Gladstone (1809–1898) and Benjamin Disraeli (1804–1881). Removed from: On the Desert (New York, 1883).   image 1 · image 2 · image 3 · image 4

1884
Henry Martyn Field (1822–1907), Among the Holy Hills. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1884. Inscribed: “Robert L. Reid, From his uncle, Henry M. Field. New York, 1884.”

1884 January 18
Frederick William Farrar (1831–1903), Westminster, S.W. [London], to Henry Martyn Field (1822–1907). ALS, 3 p. on 2 leaves. Thanks HMF for Among the Holy Hills and regrets the impossibility of a visit to America. Removed from: Among the Holy Hills (New York, 1884)   image 1 · image 2

1884 July 4
Stephen Johnson Field (1816–1899), Washington, D.C., to Cephas Brainerd (1831–1910). LS, 4 p. on 2 leaves. Regarding likenesses and biographical information about SJF for inclusion in Brainerd’s history of the County.   image 1 · image 2 · image 3 · image 4

[1885?]
James Meeker Ludlow (1841–1932), Brooklyn [New York], to Henry Martyn Field (1822–1907). Thanks HMF for sending him The Greek Islands and Turkey after the War, declaring, “I propose not merely to read but to study the new book you have sent me.” Recalls his enjoyment of HMF’s From Egypt to Japan. Removed from: The Greek Islands and Turkey after the War (New York, 1887).   image 1 · image 2

1885 January 26
Cyrus West Field (1819–1892). DS, 2 p. on 2 leaves. In a secretarial hand, but drafted by “David Dudley Field, for Cyrus W. Field,” signed by CWF. On Deyo, Duer and Bauerdorf letterhead. Docket on verso. Copy of an agreement with Mrs. Caroline A. Rogers regarding 1,500 shares of “the Electric Railway Company of the United States, executed by the representatives of the Field and Edison interests.”   image 1 · image 2 · image 3

1885 May 16
David Dudley Field, Jr. (1805–1894), New York, to L.I.(?) Metcalf. ALS, 2 p. on 2 leaves. On “Offices of David Dudley Field, Washington Building, No. 1 Broadway” letterhead. Concerns correct inclusion of his name on an article “Conversation between David Dudley Field and Henry George.”   image 1 · image 2

1885 December 8
Howard Crosby (1826–1891) to Henry Martyn Field (1822–1907). ALS, 1 p. on 1 leaf. Thanks HMF for his volume on Turkey and offers the praise, “One of your volumes is worth all the books of travel that Bayard Taylor ever wrote.” Removed from: The Greek Islands and Turkey after the War (New York, 1887).   image 1

1885 December 10
William Mackergo Taylor (1829–1895) to Henry Martyn Field (1822–1907). ALS, 2 p. on 1 leaf. Praises The Greek Islands and Turkey after the War, writing, “You have never done anything better than the chapter on the War.” Removed from: The Greek Islands and Turkey after the War (New York, 1887).   image 1 · image 2

1886
Henry Martyn Field (1822–1907). Blood Is Thicker than Water: A Few Days among Our Southern Brethren. New York: George Munro, 1886. 151 p., with a frontispiece of “General Gordon Raising Up General Barlow on the Battle-Field” by H.E. Dey, 1886 and 5 p. of advertisements in the back.

1887
Henry Martyn Field (1822–1907), The Greek Islands and Turkey after the War. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1887 (c1885). Inscribed: “To my nephew Charles D. Reid, who may like to read a book that interested Dr. Storrs. With best wishes of his uncle Henry M. Field. Sept. 1891.”

1887 February 25
Stephen Johnson Field (1816–1899), Washington, D.C. to Stephen Dudley Field (b. 1846), Yonkers [New York]. LS, 6 p. on 3 leaves with integral blank leaf. Discusses SDF’s invention and his failure to obtain a patent. Also refers to a lecture by SDF on the yearly cost of running a car by a proposed electric motor. Sends love to Celeste (wife Celestine Butters Field, b. 1852) and “a kiss to Sue Virginia” (daughter Sarah Virginia, b. 1879). With “Supreme Court of the United States” envelope with uncancelled 2-cent stamp.   image 1 · image 2 · image 3 · image 4 · image 5 · image 6

1887 April 28
Cyrus West Field (1819–1892), New York, to C. K. (Catherine Kepple?) Meredith, Philadelphia. LS, 1 p. on 1 leaf. Thanks Miss Meredith for letters. Discusses “my dear precious daughter” Alice [Durand Field, b. 1843] under Dr. Mitchell’s care and sends $500 for her account.   image 1

1887 November 30
Thomas F. Bayard (1828–1898), [Washington, D.C.], to Stephen Johnson Field (1816–1899). ALS, 2 p. on 2 leaves. On Department of State letterhead.   image 1 · image 2 · image 3

1888
Henry Martyn Field (1822–1907), Old Spain and New Spain. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1888. Inscribed to “Maud Newell Reid, From her affectionate uncle, Henry M. Field. Feby. 27, 1888.”

An Historical Sketch of the Congregational Church, Stockbridge. Stockbridge, Massachusetts: [Congregational Church], 1888. 73 p. Includes a “sketch” proper by David Dudley Field (1781–1867), “with additions by other hands”, p. 3–19.

1888 March 1
Andrew Preston Peabody (1811–1893), Cambridge, to Henry Martyn Field (1822–1907). ALS, 2 p. on 2 leaves. Lavish thanks and praise for Old Spain and New Spain. Removed from: Old Spain and New Spain (New York, 1888).   image 1 · image 2

1888 April 16
Martin Brewer Anderson (1815–1890), Rochester, to Henry Martyn Field (1822–1907). 2 p. on 2 leaves. Thanks HMF for “your new volume of travels and the two copies of Scribner’s Magazine and the articles of yours which they contained.” Hopes for a new volume containing HMF’s observations in North Africa and refers him to “the volume of Pulchards Physical History of Mankind which treats of the Berber race.” Removed from: From the Lakes of Killarney to the Golden Horn (18th ed., New York, 1890).   image 1 · image 2 · image 3

1888 December 14
Dr. James Boylan Shaw (1808–1890), Rochester [New York], to Henry Martyn Field (1822–1907). 2 p. on 2 leaves. Thanks HMF for Gibralter and calls him “my dear, and never failing and never faltering friend The Editor of the Evangelist”. On back: note from Theodore Ledyard Cuyler (1822–1909), commenting that “such a letter as this from our beloved veteran Dr. Shaw is a ‘jewel’ in your ‘crown’ in advance – T.L.C.” Removed from: Gibralter (New York, 1889).   image 1 · image 2 · image 3

1889
Henry Martyn Field (1822–1907). Gibralter. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1889. 139 p. Inscribed: “Maud Newell Reid, from her fond Uncle Henry M. Field, September 30th 1891.”

1890
Henry Martyn Field (1822–1907). Bright Skies and Dark Shadows. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1890. 316 p. Inscribed: “Miss Isabelle Parsels, With the regards of Henry M. Field.”

Henry Martyn Field (1822–1907). From the Lakes of Killarney to the Golden Horn. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1890. 355 p. Inscribed: “To Maud Newell Reid, who may like to travel about Europe with her cousin and her uncle, Henry M. Field, September 1891.”

Max Rosenthal (1833–1918). Etching on chine of Stephen Johnson Field (1816–1899), signed: Max Rosenthal, aquafortes, 1890. image size: 18.5 x 12.2 cm., on tissue sheet 19.5 x 14.3 cm., on mount 27.0 x 20.1 cm.   image 1

1892
Henry Martyn Field (1822–1907). The Story of the Atlantic Telegraph. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1892. 415 p. Large paper issue, with full deckle. Inscribed: “Charles Dwight Reid, From his affectionate uncle Henry M. Field, November 25th 1898.” With tipped-in signature of Cyrus W. Field.

1893
Henry Martyn Field (1822–1907). The Story of the Atlantic Telegraph. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1893, c1892. 415 p.

1894
Metropolitan Museum of Art. Pictures by Old Masters in the Old Eastern Gallery, Y; Loan Collections and Recent Gifts to the Museum in the Old Eastern Gallery, X; Modern Sculptures in the Hall of Modern Sculptures, I. The Cyrus W. Field Collection of Paintings Illustrating the Laying of the Atlantic Telegraph Cable, 1858–1866, in the Gallery of American Antiquities, P. [New York]: Metropolitan Museum of Art, [1894]. 71 p. Includes list of 44 watercolors by Robert Charles Dudley ( 1826–1900), given by Cyrus W. Field to the Metropolitan Musuem in 1892.

1895
Henry Martyn Field (1822–1907). Our Western Archipelago. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1895. 250 p. with plates. Inscribed: “Maud N. Reid, From her fond Uncle Henry M. Field, Springfield, April 20th 1896.”

1898
Henry Martyn Field (1822–1907). The Life of David Dudley Field. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1898. 361 p. with plates. Inscribed: “Maud Newell Reid, From her loving Uncle Henry M. Field, November 25th 1898.”

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