Our Collection

At the Institute’s core is the Gilder Lehrman Collection, one of the great archives in American history. More than 70,000 items cover five hundred years of American history, from Columbus’s 1493 letter describing the New World to soldiers’ letters from World War II and Vietnam. Explore primary sources, visit exhibitions in person or online, or bring your class on a field trip.

Fuller, Melville W. (1833-1910) to George F. Edmunds

High-resolution images are available to schools and libraries via subscription to American History, 1493-1943. Check to see if your school or library already has a subscription. Or click here for more information. You may also request a pdf of the image from us here.

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02504.19 Author/Creator: Fuller, Melville W. (1833-1910) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 2 October 1890 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 23 x 15 cm.

Summary of Content: Discusses scheduling court cases. Written on stationery of the 5th Avenue Hotel.

Background Information: Fuller became Chief Justice of the Supreme Court in 1888. Edmunds was a senator from Vermont.

People: Fuller, Melville Weston, 1833-1910
Edmunds, George F., 1828-1919

Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Subjects: Supreme CourtJudiciaryLawAmerican Statesmen

Sub Era:

Order a Copy Citation Guidelines for Online Resources