New York, N.Y. Collected and Published By the United States Cremation Company (Limited.) The New York Cremation Society, 1889. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Item #27064
55 + (1) blank + (3) page index to letters. The Cremation Society sent a circular letter to solicit these "opinions"; this letter is printed before the letters in this collection as a point of reference; there are about 100 replies from various worthies around the U.S.: Wm. Astor, Andrew Carnegie, Charles A. Dana, Rev. Edward Everett Hale, Mrs. J.C. (Jenny June) Croly, Mrs. Rose Terry Cooke, Abram S. Hewitt, Miss Minnie Palmer, Elizabeth P. Peabody, Edgar Saltus, Dr. Ed. M. Sternberg, Clara Erskine Waters, Marshall P. Wilder and many others. Approx. 5 1/4" x 6 3/4" size; original pale blue stapled printed paper wrap covers; some spotting to the binding and within; faint old crease lines; in very good condition.