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1880 Jan.
McClean, Eliza M. V.: Cornwall on Hudson, (New York)
 to Father (Daniel E.) Hudson, (C.S.C.): (Notre Dame, Indiana)

She hopes the enclosed poem is not too late to appear in the Ave Maria if worthy of publication. Some of the clouds that have troubled her are clearing up and she soon hopes to be able to do more than thank Hudson for the Ave Maria. Her brother is a careless Catholic but looks for the Ave Maria anxiously. She hopes to obtain subscribers for Hudson.

X-2-f - A.L.S. - 2pp. - 8vo - {1}


(1880 Jan. 1)
Fraering, Father Eug(ene): St. Joseph's Church, Gretna, (Louisiana)
 to 
The Bureau of Administration of the Diocese of New Orleans(New Orleans, Louisiana)

Receipts from July 1, 1879 to January 1, 1880 were $326.75. (On the same sheet): Extract of the circular of January 31, 1877 in regard to the jus cathedraticum.

VI-3-b - Printed Circular & A. Report S. - 2pp. - 12mo. - {3}


(1880 Jan. 1)
Fraering, Father Eug(ene): Gretna, (Louisiana)
 to (Bishop Francis Xavier Leray: New Orleans, Louisiana

The receipts of St. Joseph Church from July 1, 1879 to January 1, 1880 amounted to $326.75. (On the same paper is) a (printed) extract from the Circular of January 31, 1877 (concerning the Jus Cathedraticum in the diocese of New Orleans).

VI-3-b - Printed Form & Circular - (French) - 2pp. - 8vo. - {3}


1880 Jan. 1
Robot, (O.S.B.) Father Isidore: Sacred Heart Mission, Ind. Territory
 to James (Alphonsus) McMaster: New York, New York

He extends New Year greetings and assurance that McMaster is remembered by the Benedictines in their prayers. Their work is going on as well as they could hope three years ago. He is busy and has been unable to give McMaster an account of the present situation, but another member (of the congregation) herein encloses it. If deemed acceptable, he would like to have it removed if McMaster continues his generosity. Cronin intended to see McMaster while in New York but a number of priests from Buffalo met him on the warf and they returned home. His vacation was intensely enjoyed, especially his visit to the Holy Father. He accompanied Bishop (Stephen Vincent) Ryan(of Buffalo) in all his audiences with the Pope and also was given the privelege of assisting the Pope at his Mass in the House-hold chapel. The Pope is truly a grand character, working hard himself, and making all around him work. (Leo XIII), as McMaster well knows, takes the liveliest interest in Catholic Journalism.

I-2-c - A.L.S. - 1p. - 12mo. - {2}


1880 Jan. 2
Carrier, C.S.C.,Father Joseph C.:
College of St. Laurent, near Montreal, Canada
 to James (F. Edwards): (Notre Dame, Indiana)

He thanks Edwards, his mother, Mary and Lizzie for their kind wishes. He prays that the Lord will shower blessings upon them.

XI-1-b - A.L.S. - 1p. - 12mo. - {2}


1880 Jan. 2
Dumathera, Mr.: Lons-le-Saunier, Jura, (France)
 to Archbishop (Napoleon Joseph Perché: Rome, Italy)

For five weeks he has been at the theological seminary of the diocese of St. Cloud. The superior of the seminary of Besancon thought it preferable since the number of priests there is hardly sufficient and less probationary time and less money are required. If he were dispensed from his vow, he would incorporate himself without further delay. His vow to leave for the foreign mission was made without the knowledge of his confessor.

VI-3-b - A.L.S. - (French) - 4pp. - 12mo. - {1}


1880 Jan. 3
Coughlan,Father M(ichael): Loreauville, L(ouisian)a
 to Bishop F(rancis) X(avier) Leray, (Coadjutor of: New Orleans, Louisiana)

Mr. Henshaw will call on Leray this week. He wants to buy some or all the land belonging to the college.

VI-3-b - A.L.S. - 1p. - 12mo. - {2}


1880 Jan. 4
Marshall, Amy M.: London, (England)
 to Father (Daniel E.) Hudson, (C.S.C.): (Notre Dame, Indiana)

Hudson should have received her manuscript "Ten Years After" by now. It is a mild tale compared to what she can write. A Catholic spirit runs through all her work. Her sister has a copy of "Shadow of Elksdale" which Hudson has probably not seen. Miss Marshall is dependent upon her pen for a living and would like Hudson to employ her occasionally. The Protestant press has decided her writings have value. Miss Marshall gave her only sister to America when a child so she looks upon herself as having an interest in America. So far in England there are no good Catholic periodicals, the "Fireside" being adapted to the lower orders. Hudson has her prayers and thanks.

X-2-f - A.L.S. - 6pp. - 16mo - {1}


1880 Jan. 4
Notre Dame, S(iste)rs of: San Francisco, (California)
 to Father D(aniel) E. Hudson, (C.S.C.): (Notre Dame, Indiana)

The writer asks Hudson to insert the enclosed lines in the Ave Maria. The lines were written at their request by Miss (Harriet) Skidmore, with whose work Hudson is already acquainted. The subject of the poem, Miss Brenham, is fully discussed. They wish Hudson success in the New Year.

X-2-f - A.L.S. - 3pp. - 8vo - {2}


1880 Jan. 5
Clark & Maynard: New York
 to (James F. Edwards): (Notre Dame, Indiana)

They announce the revised edition of Leighton's History of Rome. They hope he likes it well enough to introduce it.

XI-1-b - A.L.S. Printed - 1p. - 12mo. - {1}


1880 Jan. 5
Colovin, C.S.C., Father Patrick J.:
St. Bernard's Church,Watertown, Wisconsin
 to J(ames) F. Edwards: Notre Dame, Indiana

Edwards' kind wishes and those of his friends gave him great pleasure. Of late it would appear that people have forgotten him in this western corner.

XI-1-b - A.L.S. - 1p. - 12mo. - {2}


1880 Jan. 5
Taylor, S(iste)r M(ary) Magdalene: London, (England)
 to Father (Daniel E.) Hudson, (C.S.C.): (Notre Dame, Indiana)

Hudson's letter of Dec. 22 received. She hopes he has received the story. She is sorry she did not make Hudson more clearly understand the favor she asked about the "Meditations." She wanted to secure the copyright in America and then send it to the publishers in New York. She asks Hudson to inform her about "Meditations."

X-2-f - A.L.S. - 4pp. - 16mo - {1}


1880 Jan. 6
Jenkins, (Father) T(homas) J.: Hardinsburg, K(entuck)y
 to F(athe)r (Daniel E.) Hudson, (C.S.C.): (Notre Dame, Indiana)

Enclosed is $2.00 as a mite for the college in the way of subscribing for a copy of Maurice Egan's "Preludes." He has been collecting sonnets and hymns from the prominent Catholic poets. He supposes he dare not send Hudson a subscription for the Ave Maria as he refused before. Kindest wishes.

X-2-f - A.L.S. - 2pp. - 8vo - {1}


1880 Jan. 7
E(gan), M(aurice) F(rancis):
 to Father (Daniel E.) Hudson, (C.S.C.): (Notre Dame, Indiana)

He acknowledges Hudson's letter. His wife sends her best wishes for the New Year. Robinson asked Egan to propose a story to Hudson. It will be a serial in twelve numbers. Price will be $4 a page if Hudson will give him the right of republication; $5 if Hudson wants the right. He will write three installments in advance and would like Hudson to publish 6 pages in an issue and pay him weekly. Egan has heard golden opinions of the Ave Maria in Philadelphia and expects Hudson to have a list of new subscribers soon. He submits Mr. Robinson's proposition with the comment that his "Raid" in the World was popular and Egan believes his story may increase the circulation of the Ave Maria. Egan met Brother Gabriel last week. Egan had a long talk with Eleanor Donnelly about Hudson in which Mrs. Egan joined with unusual enthusiasm.

X-2-f - A.L.S. - 2pp. - 16mo - {1}


1880 Jan. 7
(Emery, Susan L.): Dorchester, (Massachusetts)
 to Father D(aniel) E. Hudson, C.S.C.: Notre Dame, Indiana

Miss Emery states that the mistake was hers as she was quoting from memory and found that those lines were from a version of the poem before she had given it the final processing. (Card is postmarked Feb. 7)

X-2-f - A. Postcard Unsigned - - 32mo - {1}


1880 Jan. 7
Fraering, Father Eug(ene): Gretna, (Louisiana)
 to Bishop (Francis Xavier) Leray: N(ew) O(rleans, Louisiana)

Fraering asks Father (P.L.) Pensier, pastor of Sacred Heart Church, to send him the following objects which are his property: the ciborium, the harmonium, the two new white chasubles, the two new red chasubles, and the nicest alb. The rest of the vestments he gives to the church.

VI-3-b - A.L.S. - (French) - 1p. - 12mo. - {2}


1880 Jan. 7
Newman, Henry: New Orleans, (Louisiana)
 to Father L(eonard) Menard: Alexandria, L(ouisian)a

Newman will assist in the good works Menard is about to undertake and trusts his efforts to erect a place of worship may be crowned with success. He donates a lot he owns in Harrisonburg which he purchased from R.H. Hamilton.

VI-3-a - A.L.S. - 1p. - 12mo. - {3}


1880 Jan. 8
English, John R.: Columbus, Ohio
 to (James F.) Edwards: (Notre Dame, Indiana)

Bob Stewart left for South Bend Monday. English hopes he had a pleasant time in Columbus. English never spent such a pleasant Christmas week. His sisters leave next week for St. Mary's (Academy, Notre Dame, Indiana).

XI-1-b - A.L.S. - 1p. - 8vo. - {1}


1880 Jan. 8
Ffrench, N. J. O'Connell: Sacramento, Cal(ifornia)
 to Father (Daniel E. Hudson, C.S.C.): (Notre Dame, Indiana)

His aunt, Mrs. FitzSimon, (O'Connell's oldest daughter) saw some numbers of the Ave Maria which were sent home and was exceedingly pleased with the magazine. Yesterday the 3 enclosed sonnets were received from her. She wants them sent to Hudson. Mrs. FitzSimon is known among the Irish Catholic writers. Ffrench sent an article entitled "The Police Branch" sometime ago for the Children's Department of the Ave Maria to run in two numbers. He hopes Hudson will accept it. If Hudson publishes any of the sonnets, he would like some copies sent to Mrs. FitzSimon, whose address is enclosed.

X-2-f - A.L.S. - 3pp. - 16mo. - {1}


1880 Jan. 8
Fraering, Father Eug(ene): Gretna, Louisiana
 to Bishop (Francis Xavier) Leray: N(ew) O(rleans, Louisiana)

Fraering would like to speak about his recount of the Catholic population of Gretna but he still cannot tell him how many families there are; he thinks he can conclude this task immediately after the ecclesiastical retreat. As for the marriages, here is an exact account Married by the Protestant minister - William Johnson, Catholic, to Marguerithe White, baptized; George Westermann, Catholic, to Dorothy Bringenworth, baptized Protestant; John Brown, Protestant of doubtful baptism, to Barbara Fleckinger, Catholic; Frederick Fell, Protestant of doubtful baptism, to Marguerithe Schmitt, Catholic; George Hahn, Protestant of doubtful baptism, to Maria Ann Hammerschmitt, Catholic; Bernhardt Glasser, Catholic, to Dorothy Catherine Hahn, baptized Protestant; Louis Adam, baptized Protestant, to Catherine Mass, Catholic; Joseph Sutter, Catholic, to Marguerithe Pfister, baptized Protestant; William Dierner, Protestant of doubtful baptism, to Catherine Adams; William Comer, Protestant or Methodist, to Emily Bergen; married by the Judge - Martin Gugel, baptized Protestant, to Catherine Boehm, Catholic; Jacob Walter to Elizabeth Christopher, Catholic; George Steinbrun, baptized Protestant, to Louise Heil, Catholic; George Adam, to Catherine Hass, both Catholics; Marx Buehler to Priska Oberlé, both Catholics. Not married are Mathias Eiswirth and Agatha Foret, both Catholics. Herman Jenes, a Protestant, was married to Catherine Poutz, a Catholic, by the Judge. Poutz left her first husband to whom she had been married also by the Judge. As Leray had asked, he informs him of the debt of $520 which the church of Ville Platte owes to Xavier Morrell. On May 24, 1878 Fraering was named pastor of St. Joseph's Church at Gretna. Father (Joseph Marie) Millet, then the vicar general, required him to sign a note for the $2,000 debt that the Gretna church owed to the archdiocese and he was obliged to recognize all the other debts owed by the Church. The entire debt was $3,000. There was a general law which said that, if a priest were changed, he left the debt of the parish where he had been and accepted the debt of the parish to which he was named. His successor at Ville Platte was named in January 1879, and despite Archbishop (Napoleon Joseph) Perché's directive, Father (Gustave A.) Rouxel did not require Father (P.L.) Pensier to sign the note for $520 owed to Morrell. The latter went to Father (Hyacinth) LeCozic, but, as he has no right to settle temporal affairs, he merely promised that it would be settled. Nothing being done, the holder of the note threatened to have the church sold. Fraering prevented this by promising to take the jus cathedraticum in order to pay it. He owes $68 to the archdiocese as jus cathedraticum. He notified Le Cozio, telling him that the authorities should be required to conform to the established laws and that it was ridiculous to have required him to sign the note for Gretna, a parish lost by a scandalous priest, without imposing the same law on his successor at Ville Platte. He appeals to Leray's fairness. He bought forty acres of land which he donated to the church at Ville Platte. Today, it is one of the best parishes in the country side.

VI-3-b - A.L.S. - (French) - 9pp. - 12mo. - {43}


1880 Jan. 8
Perley, Maude: St. Mary's (Notre Dame, Indiana)
 to Father D(aniel) E. Hudson, C.S.C.): (Notre Dame, Indiana)

She received the papers for Fannie ( ). She has an engagement away from St. Mary on Sunday. Hudson is not to ask for her; she will explain when she sees him.

X-2-g - A.L.S. - 2pp. - 12mo. - {1}


1880 Jan. 8
R( ) J( ) C.: New York, (New York)
 to Father D(aniel E.) Hudson, (C.S.C.): Notre Dame, Ind(iana)

He asks Hudson if the Ave Maria is sent by a News Co. or direct from the office as the Dec. 18 and 25 issues are missing. He asks whether he may send the price of the "Scholastic Annual" for 1881 to Father Hudson. He is starting a club for Ave Maria subscribers

X-2-f - A. Postcard S. - - 32 mo. - {1}


1880 Jan. 9
Cummiskey, Eugene: Philadelphia, (Pennsylvania)
 to F(athe)r (Daniel E.) Hudson, (C.S.C.): Notre Dame, Ind(iana)

He informs Hudson that a book was submitted by Mr. Egan for an estimate of the total cost of stereotyping and producing 2000 copies of certain poems. Cummiskey went to much trouble visiting nearby publishers so as to get the lowest possible cost. After the estimate was sent in he heard nothing from Egan for sometime and then a note on scrap paper came informing him that Egan had called at his office unable to find him. Since the estimate was sent in due time and Egan expressed his satisfaction, Cummiskey asks Hudson to pay his expenses as he fulfilled all that was requested of him.

X-2-f - A.L.S. - 2pp. - 8vo. - {1}


(1880) Jan. 9
Emery, S(usan) L.: Dorchester, (Massachusetts)
 to Father (Daniel E.) Hudson, (C.S.C.): (Notre Dame, Indiana)

Hudson's letter with $15 received. Miss Emery asks Hudson to send the Ave Maria to two persons whose addresses are enclosed. She asks Hudson to pray for a person who was a Catholic priest but forsook his calling and married. The story was related to Miss Emery by a Catholic lady who spoke to Father Fulton about it. She also asks Hudson's prayers for the conversion of her sister, Mary Abbot Twing.

X-2-f - A.L.S. - 3pp. - 8vo - {1}


1880 Jan. 9
(Hardenbergh) (Widdicombe, W.) Ad.: Anaka, Minnesota
 to (James F. Edwards): (Notre Dame, Indiana)

He is bound for Bismarck, Dakota. Grace is now in Sturgis. He misses her very much. Her influence kept him from doing many things he might have regretted.

XI-1-b - A.L.S. - 4pp. - 12mo. - {1}


1880 Jan. 9
Paqueletz: Louisville, (Kentucky)
 to (James Alphonsus McMaster):

Paqueletz is sending a money order of $6.60 of which $5.00 is for the Indians and the rest for the Freeman's Journal, which he wishes to have stopped until further notice. If the amount is not correct Paqueletz asks that M. Trahin be informed of it.

I-2-c - A.L.S. - (French) - 1p. - 12mo. - {1}


1880 Jan. 9
Starr, E(liza) A(llen): (Chicago, Illinois)
 to F(athe)r (Daniel E.) Hudson, (C.S.C.): (Notre Dame, Indiana)

Hudson's letter announcing the death of his father received. Miss Starr has offered up prayer and Holy Communion for the repose of his soul. God did not call Hudson to a religious life to deprive his parents of grace. Now he will offer the Sacrifice of the Mass for him although there is probably disappointment as to the result of years of prayers. She hopes to see Hudson before Ash Wednesday and at least before Easter. She thanks Hudson for the copy of "Preludes." She discusses the book. She will send notice of the "Amateur (?)" in tomorrow's mail. Hudson should express Miss Starr's sympathy to his mother. The notice has been delayed because of the abbreviation M.E.D. which occurs twice. She convinced the translator that it was better to send the inscription without them than to fail in the real matter. She likes the title because it tells no tales until the children find out the Saint for themselves. The notice of Father Lilly's death was appreciated and the obituary was nice.

X-2-f - A.L.S. - 4pp. - 8vo. - {1}


1880 Jan. 9
Tello, Manly: Cleveland, O(hio)
 to Father Daniel E. Hudson, C.S.C.: Notre Dame, Ind(iana)

The readers of the Catholic Universe will be asked to pray for the eternal rest of Hudson's father. Hudson's communication will appear next week and Mrs. (Anna Hanson) Dorsey shall receive several copies. Hudson is assured of the prayerful sympathy of the priests there.

X-2-f - A.L.S. - 1p. - 8vo. - {1}


1880 Jan. 9
(Zilliox), O.S.B., Father James: Beatty's Station, P(ennsylvani)a
 to Ja(me)s A(lphonsus) McMaster: (New York, New York)

One month has passed since Zilliox sent McMaster a catalogue of all the Benedictine houses of the U. S., and also several printed sheets referring to a celebration which the entire Benedictine Order is preparing, but as yet he has received no information on the matter. He asks McMaster to notify him whether or not he received these and whether he will do what was asked in the letter. If McMaster will not take any action on it James will have to advance the matter in some other good paper.

I-2-c - A.L.S. - 2pp. - 12mo. - {2}


1880 Jan. 10
Brown, Mary C.: Locust Grove ( )
 to Father (Daniel E.) Hudson, (C.S.C.): (Notre Dame, Indiana)

She is writing from her old home where she is suffering from an intense fit of homesickness. She wants Hudson to tell her she might stay at her old home. She was married when a happy school girl, the only daughter of indulgent parents. Her life has been very happy. She asks Hudson to pray for her and her children. God is sending her to Hudson as a last resort. She will be there during the next week. Hudson should answer her at Shoals where she will write again.

X-2-f - A.L.S. - 2pp. - 8vo. - {1}


(1880) Jan. 10
Egan, Maurice F(rancis): New York, (New York)
 to Father (Daniel E.) Hudson, (C.S.C.): (Notre Dame, Indiana)

Egan was shocked to hear of the death of (Samuel Hudson), Father Hudson's father. His dying in the creed in which he lived showed the honesty of his convictions. Hudson will do Egan a great favor by thanking Professor (Timothy E.) Howard, whose notice was too good. There are some errors at the beginning of his verses on (Eleanor Cecilia) Donnelly's book. The secular press in Philadelphia have given kind notices, but Egan has only seen the New York, "Times" and "World". "Preludes" may not sell with a rush but Notre Dame may profit by it. P(atrick) V. Hickey sends Hudson the new paper. It is good and Egan thinks Hudson will say so, too. Hickey's material is almost limitless. (Peter F.) Cunningham surpassed himself, but did not bring the appearance of the book to what Egan wanted. Egan has sent Hudson the certificate of copyright. Has Hudson seen Father Ryan's poems? Some of them are exquisite.

X-2-f - A.L.S. - 4pp. - 8vo. - {4}


1880 Jan. 12
Allen, Elizabeth W.: Philadelphia, (Pennsylvania)
 to (Father Daniel E. Hudson, C.S.C.): (Notre Dame, Indiana)

They were sorry to hear of the death of Hudson's father and will pray for the repose of his soul. They recently lost their parents and realize his sorrow. Her Communion will be offered for Hudson's intention.

X-2-f - A.L.S. - 1p. - 8vo - {1}


1880 Jan. 12
Gallagher, Tho(ma)s F.: Lynn, (Massachusetts)
 to Father Daniel E. Hudson, (C.S.C.): Notre Dame, Ind(iana)

The amount of $1.25 is enclosed to cover the subscription of the Ave Maria for his mother, Mrs. Thos. Gallagher. A catalogue shows that Notre Dame has arisen more beautiful than ever from the ruins of the fire. Father Walsh was in Boston and Gallagher expected a visit, but he did not come on the day designated. Gallagher called on Father O'Callaghan to see Walsh, only to find that he had gone to New York. Mr. John J. Gillen, who was in class with Gallagher at Notre Dame, has been ordained deacon at the Christmas ordinations at Troy, N(ew) Y(ork). He expects to be ordained priest at Easter. Gallagher asks Hudson if he were not surprised when Gillen decided on a religious vocation, as most of his friends were. Ave Maria gives account of Father Lilly's death. Gallagher expresses sympathy on the death of Hudson's father.

X-2-f - A.L.S. - 3pp. - 8vo. - {2}


1880 Jan. 12
Glumke (?), H( ): New York, (New York)
 to (Father Daniel E. Hudson, C.S.C.: Notre Dame, Indiana)

He wishes to thank Hudson in advance for mentioning their poor missions to his readers. He will remember Hudson in his prayers.

X-2-f - A.L.S. - (French) - 1p. - 8vo. - {1}


1880 Jan. 12
Kirwin, J. J.: New York, (New York)
 to Father D(aniel E.) Hudson, C.S.C.: Notre Dame, Ind(iana)

A copy of "Excelsior Studies in History of the United States" is being mailed to Hudson by Kirwin, an agent for William H. Sadlier. He hopes Hudson will notice this work in the Ave Maria. It has been pronounced an excellent book.

X-2-f - A.L.S. - 1p. - 4to - {1}


1880 Jan. 12
Joos, Father Ed(ward): Monroe, (Minnesota)
 to (Henry F). Brownson: (Detroit, Michigan)

Father Joos has been notified by Rev. (John) Van Gennip that he wants the debt of Jer(emiah) O'Connor to be paid by all means. Henry's firm agreed with Van Gennys to have the money collected for the consideration of $1000 to be paid to St. Anthony Asylum. Will the return of the papers to Henry be sufficient or will be want any formal instructions from Van Gennip ?

III-3-a - A. L. S. - 1p. - 12mo. - {3}


1880 Jan. 12
Bayfield, Wisc(onsin)
 to Father Francis (Xavier Pfaller, O.S.F.?):

The writer has just received a letter from the Vicar, with the news that Father Francis( ) intends to arrange in St. Louis, and the writer thanks Father Francis for his help and his prayers, as well as the prayers he solicited of the Fathers and Brothers. The writer's missionary labors resemble those of the Apostles, abounding in dangers and hardships on the rivers and in the forests. Six weeks are required for a journey to all the missions and stations, the fathers interchanging and relieving each other. They remain only a few days at each of the larger places, to instruct the converts and administer the Sacraments, which all are anxious to receive. The length of such a missionary journey is about 500 miles. In winter and spring the entire journey is made on foot; in summer it is made in part by canoe—which is carried along by the missionary and his two Indian companions. The missionary sleeps in the open, on pine boughs, and in the morning says Mass, with a log or stump as altar and his two companions as clerks. But for all his troubles he is abundantly repaid by the knowledge that he is rescuing immortal souls. (In the James Alphonsus McMaster collection).

I-2-c - L.(incomplete) - 2pp. - 8vo. - {2}


1880 Jan. 12
(Murphy, S. J., Father Edward): Galway, (Ireland)
 to Father (Daniel E.) Hudson, (C.S.C.): (Notre Dame, Indiana)

The papers arrived and he thanks Hudson for them. If Hudson should publish any material he writes about the apparition at Knock, Murphy's name should be omitted. He likes the Children's Department and suggests that it be enlarged. Hudson should make Gill his agent in Dublin.

X-2-f - A.L.S. - 5pp. - 12mo. - {1}


1880 Jan. 13
Egan, Maurice F(rancis): New York, (New York)
 to Father (Daniel E.) Hudson, (C.S.C.): (Notre Dame, Indiana)

The "American" has been successful so far. The New York Tribune has declared it a worthy Catholic rival of "Harper's." Hudson will be so glad to hear this as Egan is to tell it. He wrote a letter to Hudson on Saturday.

X-2-f - A.L.S. - 1p. - 8vo. - {1}


1880 Jan. 13
Joos, Father Ed(ward): Monroe, (Minnesota)
 to (Henry F. Brownson): (Detroit, Michigan)

The mortgage and bond of Jer(emish) O'Connor to Rev. (John) Van Genny is enclosed. As to the money paid, Joos can only say that he has received lost of promises but no cash. P.S. A little more of that passion or temper might perhaps have made him more succesful in getting the money.

III-3-a - A. L. S. - 1p. - 12 mo. - {1}


1880 Jan. 13
Toner, (Father) Patrick: Rome, (Italy)
 to Father Daniel E. Hudson, C.S.C.: Notre Dame, Indiana

Toner asks Hudson to send the Ave Maria to the address given. He is spending a few months in the Eternal City. The Holy Father is enjoying excellent health. Toner received Major General Hicks into the Church on New Year's Day at Biarritz. The Bishop of Bayonni gave permission for conditional baptism in Hick's home as he is quite feeble and nearly 58 years old. His career in India was a brilliant one. Others might take the same step and correspond with God's graces when they read in the Ave Maria that such a learned man was converted. Toner has been preaching the Advent sermons at Biarritz and hearing confessions. He must not return to America until he is well, but he welcome God's will. He wishes the "Ave Maria," "Scholastic," and Notre Dame a Happy New Year. Public schools in America are an evil and Rome will soon speak. Enclosed is $2 for postage on the Ave Maria. He asks Hudson to remember him in his prayers.

X-2-f - A.L.S. - 4pp. - 8vo. - {2}


1880 Jan. 13
Vertin, John, Bishop of Marquette: Marquette, Mich(igan)
 to Father D(aniel) E. Hudson, C.S.C.: Notre Dame, Ind(iana)

Hudson's letter of Oct. 3 received. He asks forgiveness for delay in answering, and thanks Hudson for sending the Catholic Family Journal which was most instructive. He approves of its publication and will recommend it to the Catholics of his Diocese.

X-2-f - A.L.S. - 2pp. - 8vo. - {1}


1880 Jan. 14
Dorsey, A(nna) H(anson): Washington, (D. C.)
 to Father (Daniel E.) Hudson, (C.S.C.): (Notre Dame, Indiana)

Mrs. Dorsey sends her sympathy to Hudson on the death of his father. She was glad to see that Hudson asked the prayers of his readers for the repose of his soul. Many people, even Catholics, believe that prayers cannot be offered for those that die outside of the Church. Mrs. Dorsey's parents were both Protestant and were the most spiritually minded persons she ever knew. Grief would have killed her if she could not have prayed for them. Hudson's card was received. After sending the manuscript she realized her error. Chapter 8 will be sent this week. She asks Hudson to pray for her daughter Angela, who is ill but serves God faithfully.

X-2-f - A.L.S. - 4 pp. - 16mo. - {1}


1880 Jan. 14
Rouxel, Father G(ustave) A.: (New Orleans, Louisiana)
 to Archbishop N(apoleon) J(oseph) Perché of New Orleans: Rome, (Italy)

He thanks Perché for his letter of December 22 which is the only one received in five months. He wonders what has become of his letters and those of Bishop (Francis Xavier) Leray which he sent to (Jules) de Boursetty on December 2. Until that time no one at New Orleans knew officially that Leray had been named since he only received his bulls at the end of November. Perché's letter, so full of bitterness, astonished and afflicted him because he does not know what could have given birth to such sombre thoughts. All the priests had rejoiced in the thought that it would bring him happiness. To day he does not have the time to enter into details about the affairs of the diocese. They are on retreat. Bishop (William Henry) Elder is preaching it. The board is in conflict with Leray and there is talk of a letter sent by the members to Propaganda. If this continues, Rouxel is going to resign as a member. It is no longer a council for the bishop but has become a revolutionary club. Leray is preparing a letter to Propaganda. Until the present he has been very busy with the debts and has begun to pay them, even from his own pocket. The talk of complete bankruptcy is false. Leray speaks of an arrangement which will permit him to pay without being forced to pay immediately.

VI-5-b - A.L.S. - (French) - 5pp. - 12mo. - {5}


1880 Jan. 14
Starr, Eliza Allen: (Chicago, Illinois)
 to F(athe)r (Daniel E.) Hudson, (CSC): (Notre Dame, Indiana)

Enclosed is a short poem for the feast of St. Francis of Rome. She hopes it will meet Hudson's approval. She also has one for the feast of St. Catherine of Sienna if Hudson wants it. Miss Starr read the account of the death of Hudson's father in the Ave Maria and knew that Hudson's expectations and hopes in this regard were not answered. We have to value the least sign of grace. Nobody but a priest could understand Miss Starr's own hope for her father. She has offered Communion for Hudson's father. How fair it must be at Notre Dame and St. Mary's as today is so beautiful. She would like a proof of the poem. The American Romans who get the Ave Maria are sharp critics. San Zenobio is the name of the old church in Florence, but that was the only error.

X-2-f - A.L.S. - 3pp. - 8vo - {1}


1880 Jan. 15
 to (James Alphonsus McMaster): (New York, New York)

The writer who is a newly ordained priest who has recently arrived from Europe where he made his studies in a seminary where the liturgy is held in great respect is surprised to find in the Ordo printed in Baltimore several mistakes. They are chiefly the prohibition of a mass of requiem in the absence of the body, the refusal to say the doxology of the Blessed Virgin after None on certain occasions and the refusal to celebrate the anniversaries of Vicar Apostolics on the same day as in the case of Bishops. He quotes certain eminent authorities to the contrary.

I-2-d - (Unsigned)L. - (French) - 3pp. - 12mo. - {1}


1880 Jan. 15
San Francisco, California
 to Father (Daniel E. Hudson, C.S.C.): (Notre Dame, Indiana)

The writer asks Hudson to publish the enclosed poem of Miss (Harriet Marie) Skidmore in the Ave Maria as soon as possible.

X-2-f - A.L. Unsigned - 1p. - 16mo. - {2}


1880 Jan. 15
E(gan), M(aurice) F(rancis): New York, (New York)
 to Father (Daniel E.) Hudson, (C.S.C.): (Notre Dame, Indiana)

He sends several notices. Most of the secular papers in Phila(delphia) have noticed "Preludes" favorably. Cunningham has not sent Egan the notices. Egan asks Hudson to stir Cunningham up about a N(ew) Y(ork) agency for the book. Mr. Hickey has advertised it free in the "Review". The sale of a number of copies has been lost because nobody knew who sold it in New York.

X-2-f - A.L.S. - 1 p. - 8vo. - {1}


1880 Jan. 15
Waylen, Elizabeth: Philad(elphia), P(ennsylvani)a
 to F(athe)r (Daniel E.) Hudson, (C.S.C.): (Notre Dame, Indiana)

Miss Waylen gives her sincerest sympathy to Hudson upon the death of his father. She asks Hudson to help her as she wants to make Father Hecker's acquaintance and interest him in a volume of poems she wants to publish, for the benefit of Irish distress. Some of them appeared in the "Lamp" and "Irish Monthly". If Father Lockhart were within reach he would give her a letter of introduction as he and Father Hecker are friends. Father Russell spoke well of her verse. If Hudson would help her, Father Hecker may be more inclined to give her advice. She has no literary friends here yet. Father Russell told Mr. Maurice F. Egan that her poems were the best which appeared in the "Irish Monthly" and Mr. Egan said some of them "possessed the true poetic quality in the highest degree." Aubrey de Vere also praised her work when writing to Father Russell. If Hudson will give her a letter of introduction she may be able to please Father Hecker.

X-2-f - A.L.S. - 3 pp. - 8vo - {1}


1880 Jan. 16
Carrington, Mrs. Louisa M(ary):
 to Father (Daniel E.) Hudson, (C.S.C.): (Notre Dame, Indiana)

Mrs. Carrington sympathizes with Hudson on the death of his father. She likes very much the article on the volume of poems and will send for them. The Ave Maria is dearer to her than ever. She was powerfully affected by the diary of the imprisonment of the Bishop of Corea. Even when he was released he felt the power of his mission so much as to accuse himself of abandoning his flock. She has moved, but does not want to be deprived of the Ave.

X-2-f - A.L.S. - 3pp. - 16mo. - {1}


1880 Jan. 16
Edes, Ella B.: Rome, (Italy)
 to Father D(aniel) E. Hudson, (C.S.C.): (Notre Dame, Indiana)

Miss Starr told Miss Edes last year that Hudson may be interested in some articles treating of Our Lady. She had no courage to write last year as she was ill and never took a pen in hand. Enclosed is an article on the Shrine of Our Lady of Atocha, in Mexico (?), and others are in preparation, as Our Lady del Pilar of Guadalupe and an article on the the Santa Cingula, or Girdle of Our Lady. Owing to the seizure and sale of convent libraries she has picked up curious works in Latin and Italian treating of Mary, which are now out of print. She has the permission of the Pope to purchase such as are offered for sale. Mr. Paul has informed her that she is not in Hudson's good graces because she corrected the article in the Ave Maria relative to Lee of Perugia. All editors are easily led astray and persuaded to publish all the nonsense cabled from Rome which has no semblance of truth. If they knew the laughter excited in Rome over the "American Catholics News" put forth in Catholic papers all would be more wary. The "Catholic World" makes a mess of it when they try to correct those splandid political articles of Mr. Paul. All the information regarding new dioceses in America volunteered by Archbishop Lynch of Toronto, published in the "Herald", was printed to suit imagination and was very ridiculous. Miss Edes translated the article and showed it to Cardinal Simeoni to show him how such ridiculous rumors arise. Bishop William Henry Elder has been named coadjutor of Cincinnati and that is the only appointment made up to the present date. If the article pleases Hudson Miss Edes will be satisfied with the usual terms given for contributions, deducting the subscription to the Ave Maria. If not satisfactory she would like it returned. Father Ferdinando Pierbattista tells her that they will soon see Hudson. Father Sorin is to be there before long.

X-2-f - A.L.S. - 4pp. - 8vo - {2}


1880 Jan. 16
Ffrench, N. J. O'Connell: Sacramento, Cal(ifornia)
 to Father D(aniel) E. Hudson, (C.S.C.): (Notre Dame, Indiana)

Hudson's letter of January 9 and enclosure received. At her aunt's request, Mrs. FitzSimon, she forwarded three sonnets to Hudson. P.S. (Jan. 27) Her letter was delayed by mistake. She sympathizes with Hudson in his recent affliction. She never knew any parent but a mother, and if she were to be taken away it would break her heart.

X-2-f - A.L.S. - 2pp. - 8vo - {1}


1880 Jan. 16
Strub, (Father) Jos(eph): Morrillton, Ark(ansas)
 to Father (Daniel E. Hudson, C.S.C.): (Notre Dame, Indiana)

Strub has received many letters from people who believe that their lottery is a fraud like so many others. He asks Hudson to put a notice in the Ave Maria saying that their lottery will take place on March 19, in the new Convent of the Sisters of St. Joseph at Morrillton. Many tickets are held by subscribers of the Ave Maria. He sends his compliments to Father (L.J.) Letourneau.

X-2-f - A.L.S. - 2pp. - 8vo. - {1}


1880 Jan. 17
Hogan, (Miss) J. E.: Galena, Ill(inois)
 to Father D(aniel) E. Hudson, C.S.C.: Notre Dame, Ind(iana)

Miss Hogan sends the sentiments of one of her Sodalists written on the death of a Sister Sodalist, Amelia Dormer. She would like to have this inserted in the Ave Maria if worthy, and it would confer a favor to the members of Young Ladies Sodality of the Blessed Virgin. Brother Emmanuel called on Miss Hogan last week and she gave him some lines written on the death of Margaret Moran. Both of these young ladies were an honor to the Sodality.

X-2-f - A.L.S. - 1p. - 8vo - {1}


1880 Jan. 18
Dallas, A(lexander) I.: New York, N(ew) Y(ork)
 to Father D(aniel) E. Hudson, C.S.C.: (Notre Dame, Indiana)

Dallas thanks Hudson for the transcription of Father Gimal's (?) note. Dallas did not accuse him of neglect. A friend of Dallas has given up his American voyage and gone to Germany where he will probably stay and be happy. He and Mrs. Dallas met a sister of the Holy Cross order who remembered Notre Dame with affection and expressed her desire that the order would be reunited either in France or America. How does Hudson like the "American"? Dallas told Hickey that he must make his paper live in the present to be successful. Hickey has Dallas scheduled for a series of stories in the first issue. They are preparing to return West in March. Mrs. Dallas asks to be remembered.

X-2-f - A.L.S. - 4pp. - 8vo. - {1}


1880 Jan. 18
Norris, Joseph W. S.: Bay City, (Michigan)
 to Father D(aniel) E. Hudson, C.S.C.: Notre Dame, (Indiana)

Hudson's letter of the 7th received. Norris offers his sympathy to Hudson upon the death of his father and tells Hudson that it must have been unusually sad since he could not be present. It must be soothing to receive so many petitions and prayers from the readers of the Ave Maria. He thanks Hudson for being put on the free list of contributors. He is doing what he can for "Preludes" and is sorry he cannot send more subscribers for the Ave Maria. "Preludes" is a charming volume and is worthy of patronage. He owes Hudson many warm thanks for wishing to see him at Notre Dame. When Mr. Egan pays his visit perhaps they will travel to Notre Dame together.

X-2-f - A.L.S. - 4pp. - 8vo - {1}


1880 Jan. 19
Stanfield, Flora S.: South Bend, Indiana
 to (James F.) Edwards: (Notre Dame, Indiana)

Her gratitude upon the receipt of "Preludes" was equalled only by her delight in its perusal. She wishes her pen was in any degree worthy of doing something for Notre Dame.

XI-1-b - A.L.S. - 1p. - 12mo. - {1}


1880 Jan. 19
Tello, Manly: Cleveland, O(hio)
 to Father D(aniel) E. Hudson, C.S.C.: Notre Dame, Ind(iana)

Tello sends the copy of "Universe". There are 4 sets of complete files, the Bishop, the office, office youth, and himself each have one. If there were another set it would cost Hudson nothing.

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1880 Jan. 20
Canedo, M(argarita) J.: Goshen, (Indiana)
 to Father D(aniel) E. Hudson, C.S.C.: (Notre Dame, Indiana)

Hudson's letter and money order for $10 received. Miss Canedo has been ill with chills and fever for several weeks. She will send more manuscripts soon, and also an article for the Children's Department. She asks Hudson to pray for her.

X-2-f - A.L.S. - 1p. - 8vo - {1}


1880 Jan. 20
D(allas), A(lexander) I.: New York, N(ew) Y(ork)
 to F(athe)r (Daniel E.) Hudson, CSC: (Notre Dame, Indiana)

Dallas encloses $1 which Mr. Egan has informed him should be sent to Hudson for "Preludes." The book was obtained from Egan. The next number of "(Illustrated Catholic) American contains a sketch by Dallas. He asks Hudson to give his opinion of it.

X-2-f - A.L.S. (Initialed) - 1p. - 8vo - {1}


1880 Jan. 20
Jenkins, (Father) T(homas) J.: Hardinsburg, K(entuck)y
 to F(athe)r (Daniel E.) Hudson, (CSC): (Notre Dame, Indiana)

Jenkins thanks Hudson for the copy of the annual. Since he did not receive a prompt reply to his last letter, Jenkins concludes that Hudson was gone because of his father's death. It is grievous to a Catholic heart to have someone die out of the Church. He has recommended the repose of his soul in Holy Mass. Jenkins believes there is some mistake in his receiving 4 volumes of "Preludes" as he ordered only 1 copy. Shall he send the extra copies back? Jenkins is proposing to combine some select articles from English and Catholic poets in honor of Mary and asks Hudson what he thinks of it. Jenkins' brother is in jail yet as he cannot raise $4,000.00 bail. Regards to F(athe)r Granger.

X-2-f - A.L.S. - 3pp. - 8vo. - {1}


1880 Jan. 21
Dicharry, Father P. F(elix): Natchitoches, (Louisiana)
 to Bishop (Francis Xavier Leray: New Orleans, Louisiana)

Dicharry opened a letter from Propaganda to Leray and encloses a copy. He hopes that Leray will understand it. It is in reply to a petition for a dispensation in the case of Catherine Calvit, a Catholic of the parish of Father (Jean Baptiste) Avenard, who wishes to marry a Mr. Swan a heretic, and related to her in the 2nd and 3rd degree. Dicharry awaits (Leray)'s orders for Lent. He asks him to write to Avenard as the letter from Rome does not give him any powers. P.S. He sent Avenard's letter to Rome.

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 In the same paper: 

1879 Dec. 14
(Masotti, Monsignor Ignatius: Rome, Italy)
 to (Bishop Francis Xavier Leray: Natchitoches, Louisiana?)

(Copy)

Pope Leo XIII grants to (Leray), Bishop of Natchitoches, the faculties to dispense Catherine Calvit, because of the advanced age and great poverty and the opportunity offered for guaranteeing the care of her infirm mother, from the impediments of the 2nd and 3rd degree of affinity and of mixed marriage on condition that the non-Catholic submit to conditional baptism. The conditions prescribed by the Church are to be obeyed.

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1880 Jan. 21
Elder, William Henry,: Bishop of Natchez, Mississippi: Vicksburg, Mississippi
 to J(ames) A(lphonsus) McMaster: New York, New York

McMaster's telegram to Elder reached New Orleans after Elder had left there but Bishop (F.X.) Leray of (Natchitoches, Louisiana) forwarded its contents to Elder under the permission of McMaster. The telegram was as follows, "The Holy Father yesterday mailed you (Elder) the cross of Cincinnati, (Ohio). Elder thanks McMaster for informing him and hopes that the results of the appointment will be successful in the sight of God. Elder will offer his Mass for all those to whom he is indebted.

I-2-c - A.L.S. - 1p. - 12mo. - {1}


1880 Jan. 21
Harper Brothers: New York, (New York)
 to (Father Daniel E. Hudson, C.S.C.): (Notre Dame, Indiana)

Respectfully submitted at the request of Harriet B. Churchill, Mattapan, Mass(achusetts.)

(No inclosure.)

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1880 Jan. 21
Lynch, Father J. S. M.: Troy, N(ew) Y(ork)
 to Father D(aniel) E. Hudson, C.S.C.: (Notre Dame, Indiana)

Lynch sends a translation of the description of the Jubilee at Lourdes from the "Annals de N.D. de Lourdes". It is very imperfect but he would like to have it inserted in the Ave Maria. If not satisfactory it should be returned so he may have it published in a newspaper.

X-2-f - A.L.S. - 1 p. - 8vo - {1}


1880 Jan. 21
Paul, Daniel: Rome, (Italy)
 to Father (Daniel E. Hudson, C.S.C.): (Notre Dame, Indiana)

Paul thanks Hudson for remitting to his mother. He will send a monthly letter and Hudson should continue remitting to his mother. He will write about the 18th of each month.

X-2-f - A.L.S. - 1p. - 8vo - {1}


1880 Jan. 21
S(tarr), E(liza) A(llen): Chicago, Ill(inois)
 to Father Daniel E. Hudson, C.S.C.: (Notre Dame, Indiana)

Both of Hudson's letters received. Miss Starr is gratified to know the story is coming out in the first three numbers instead of having a break. She thanks Hudson for the remittance. This is her feast day.

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1880 Jan. 21
Tello, (Manly): Cleveland, O(hio)
 to Father D(aniel) E. Hudson, C.S.C.: Notre Dame, Indiana

The question addressed to Dr. Mahar answered in this week's "Universe" was put by a priest of the Council of an Eastern Bishop. Tello is not well and asks Hudson's prayers.

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1880 Jan. 22
Canedo, M(argarita) J.: Goshen, Ind(iana)
 to Father D(aniel) E. Hudson, C.S.C.: (Notre Dame, Indiana)

Miss Canedo hopes that Mother Angela explained the reason of delay in sending the translations. She sends a penciled copy of the sketch of Father de Noue's labors and death in the missions of New France, N(orth) A(merica). It is the hardest translation Miss Canedo has ever done as the French of 250 years ago used obsolete words. At first she was going to give up but asked Our Lady to aid her in writing of a saint and a martyr.

X-2-f - A.L.S. - 4 pp. - 8vo - {1}


1880 Jan. 23
Hickey, P(atrick) V.: New York, (New York)
 to Father D(aniel) E. Hudson, C.S.C.: (Notre Dame, Indiana)

Hickey was very sad to read of the death of Hudson's father in the Ave Maria. Catholics know the Church is not illiberal in its application of the doctrine of the Communion of Saints. Hickey repeats, as Hudson has said, "His life justified your hope." Hickey expresses appreciation to Hudson for thinking of him in the midst of his own affliction.

X-2-f - A.L.S. - 2pp. - 8vo - {1}


1880 Jan. 24
Churchill, (Harriet) B. Hattie: Mattapan, Mass(achusetts)
 to Father (Daniel E. Hudson, C.S.C.): (Notre Dame, Indiana)

Miss Churchill hopes her translation, "The Telescope" has reached Hudson. She is at home now as her health could not stand a teacher's life. She asks to have her health entered as an intention in the confraternity she reads of in the Ave Maria. She has some fine articles for the Ave Maria which she will finish as soon as her eyes permit.

X-2-f - A.L.S. - 3pp. - 16mo - {1}


1880 Jan. 24
Spillard, C.S.C., Father D(aniel) J.: Austin, Texas
 to Father (Daniel E.) Hudson, (C.S.C.): (Notre Dame, Indiana)

Hudson's letter of the 19th received. Hudson should send the books by freight. He will inform Hudson if he can dispose of any of the "Preludes." The document enclosed may be old news since Monsignor Dufal has recently visited Notre Dame. He sends congratulations to Father Timothy and regards to Father Vagnier. Spillard goes to Belton in two weeks to marry a correspondent of Father Vagnier. P.S. Spillard asks Hudson how much the 100 copies of "Faith of Our Fathers" will be.

X-2-f - A.L.S. - 2pp. - 8vo. - {1}


1880 Jan. 24
Venissat, Father C(ypria)n: (Thibodaux, Louisiana)
 to Bishop (Francis Xavier Leray, Coadjutor of: New Orleans, Louisiana)

He must ask (Leray's) indulgence in regard to the just cathedraticum. He has been obliged to send a nun to New Orleans to make a deal. The first money he has he will send to Leray. He has not wished to make any repairs on the house of the late Father (W.?) Bernard, which has been sold to him cheaply, without permission from (Leray). He has planned to use it as a school and it would also serve for saying Mass. He already has near there a small chapel where he has said Mass every two weeks for 19 years. In fixing the parish boundaries Archbishop (Napoleon Joseph) Perché had at first erred and fixed them three miles below his church. However, when he brought this to Perché's attention the latter declared that he had never intended depriving him of his church. It would seem just to fix the boundaries half-way between the church of Napoleon and that of St. Philomena. Since then, the pastor of Napoleon has told him that Perché had changed their boundaries. The boundaries as Father (Gilbert) Raymond had drawn them and Perché had approved were from Napoleon to the home of Richard Gautreaux. Napoleon is a little shorter and could have the four miles of bayou which is presently in his parish.

VI-3-b - A.L.S. - (French) - 3pp. - 12mo. - {7}


1880 Jan. 26
Egan, Maurice F(rancis): New York, (New York)
 to Father (Daniel E.) Hudson, (C.S.C.): (Notre Dame, Indiana)

Egan sends a notice of "Preludes" from the "Herald". This is the only copy he has so if the "Scholastic" does not publish it he would like it returned. Egan would be delighted if Hudson will continue to send the Ave Maria to his sister in Philadelphia. Mr. (P.V.) Hickey has requested Egan to thank Hudson for the notice of the I(llustrated) C(atholic) A(merican) in the Ave Maria. Hickey has said that it is impossible to give a perfect paper for 6. He is very delighted with the notice in the "Scholastic." Major (Alexander I) Dallas has informed Egan that Hudson is sick frequently and Egan advises Hudson to come to New York to rest, as he is one of the most valuable men in the country. It perturbs Hickey to see the "Preludes" described as "dainty." He had a letter from Father Carrier of St. Laurent, Canada.

X-2-f - A.L.S. - 2pp. - 8vo. - {1}


1880 Jan. 26
New York Times

Letter to the editor by a Catholic in defense of Archbishop John B. Purcell.

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1880 Jan. 26
Rouxel, Father G(ustave) A.: New Orleans, (Louisiana)
 to Archbishop N(apoleon) J(oseph) Perché of New Orleans: Rome, (Italy)

He has received Perché's second letter acknowledging the reception of his letters and those of Bishop (Francis Xavier) Leray. One thing has caused him pain: Perché's accusation of his alleged gossiping about Father (Hippolyte) Leneuf and Count (Jules) de Boursetty. He is still the person Perché knew, more silent and reserved than it is necessary to be. When he wished for Perché a calm and tranquil life he was far from expecting that the corporation would be menaced by bankruptcy. Who could have thought that Father (Gilbert) Raymond as vice president had the right, in Perché's absence, to make nominations to the board and that he would do so without Perché's approbation? Who could have foreseen that Leray would refuse to join the corporation which he regards as contrary to canon law. Together they might have been able to prolong the state of things, but the disunion means ruin. Rouxel fears that a liquidation may be ordered by the court from one day to the next. Seven or eight judgments against the corporation have already been obtained and the Catholic lawyers, (Edward) Beramdez, (Paul Emile Théard) Theart and others, are of the opinion that the corporation can no longer exist honestly and that the liquidation should be ordered to protect French and American creditors equally. Neither Leray nor anyone could be opposed to that, but he declares proudly that he will pay everything. Leray tells him there is only enough in the treasury for what is absolutely necessary for the upkeep of the archbishop's residence and the most necessary things. With the Christmas collection and the first receipts of the jus cathedraticum he has begun to pay, but he can not continue much longer. This morning he was unable to pay $1650 interest on the loan. Cardinal (John) Simeoni wrote that Leray could go to speak with Perché if he could leave without inconvenience, but he could not do so at this moment of crisis. Father Courvoisier arrived and, with the approval of Leray and the council, Rouxel sent him temporarily to assist Father (Mathurin) Harnais who is sick.

VI-3-b - A.L.S. - (French) - 4pp. - 4to. - {11}


1880 Jan. 27
Canedo, M(argarita) J.: Goshen, (Indiana)
 to Father D(aniel) E. Hudson, C.S.C.: (Notre Dame, Indiana)

Hudson's note received and Miss Canedo is glad the translation is satisfactory. She quotes Mother Angela in saying that Hudson would pay $1.50 for each page of work of the quality Miss Canedo produces. She is now engaged on the life of Father Pere Ennemond Masse and the next will be the record of Father Jogues' labors and martyrdom. She offers sympathy in the sorrow of Hudson at his father's death. Last March her father, a non-Catholic, died. She asks Hudson if they may pray for the souls of pious Protestants and asks Hudson's prayers for her mother.

X-2-f - A.L.S. - 4pp. - 8vo - {1}


1880 Jan. 27
Kemper, Philip A.: Dayton, O(hio)
 to Father (Daniel E. Hudson, C.S.C.): (Notre Dame, Indiana)

Hudson's letter and remittance received for the $4 he has sent the "Miniature Religious Art Gallery." Kemper thanks Hudson in advance for the notice in the Ave Maria, the only Catholic paper solicited, as he values the sayings of it above all others. In the box Hudson will find a package of pictures that do not belong to the Gallery as yet, but were lately received from the same publishers. A similar package is enclosed for Father Granger. (Notice enclosed)

X-2-f - A.L.S. - 1p. - 8vo - {1}


1880 Jan. 27
Oechtering, Father John H.: LaPorte, Indiana
 to (James Alphonsus) McMaster: (New York, New York)

Oechtering previously sent McMaster the annual school report and asked him to publish it, but he has not seen it in print as yet. He concludes that it must not have reached the paper or must have been misplaced in favor of more urgent news. He asks him again that the enclosed lines (not present) be published since the report has created quite an interest in schools both within and outside of the diocese. It will encourage many priests who despair of having schools in their small congregations, when they see how some zealous priests have started schools with only 30 or 40 pupils. There is no congregation of respectable size in the diocese that has no school. Some priests in parishes of but 40 families are boarding the teachers at their own houses and making many sacrifices to provide a Christian education. If school-boards and annual reports were used, schools would rise everywhere and order would result. From his own experience Oechtering credits school boards with the success of the German and Belgian schools. Systematic administration has made such schools flourish.

I-2-c - A.L.S. - 2pp. - 12mo. - {1}


1880 Jan. 27
Riorden, H. F.: London, (England)
 to Father (Daniel E.) Hudson, C.S.C.: (Notre Dame, Indiana)

In reply to Hudson's letter of the 8th, Riorden informs Hudson that his publishers are in correspondence with an American firm about printing his book and until a reply is received, he cannot give a definite answer. If the firm does not agree to terms he will have "The Life" published in the Ave Maria, an excellent periodical.

X-2-f - A.L.S. - 2pp. - 32mo - {1}


1880 Jan. 27
Washburne, R.: London, (England)
 to Father D(aniel) E. Hudson, C.S.C.: Notre Dame, Ind(iana)

Hudson's payment has been received and placed to his credit. Washburne is obliged.

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1880 Jan. 28
Bannon, Mary E.: May's Lick, K(entuck)y
 to (Father Daniel E. Hudson, C.S.C.): (Notre Dame, Indiana)

Miss Bannon has been advised by one of Hudson's subscribers to apply to Hudson for a place in the columns of the Ave Maria. She could serve as a prose or poetical writer. She encloses a sample of her poetry. She has written a story of Italy which would occupy about 80 columns in the Ave Maria. If her work is refused Hudson should return the poem and if accepted he should inform her of her duties and pay.(No enclosure.)

X-2-f - A.L.S. - 2pp. - 8vo. - {1}


1880 Jan. 28
Canedo, Margarita (J.): Goshen, (Indiana)
 to Father (Daniel E.) Hudson, C.S.C.: (Notre Dame, Indiana)

Miss Canedo asks Hudson to believe that he is not being flooded with letters from her. She does not want Hudson to consider the value of her articles by columns or pages, but wants its value considered as a whole. The article just sent to Hudson should be worth $10 and later a much longer one may be worth only half as much. Whatever Hudson decides for value is satisfactory. Miss Canedo would like an hour's conversation with Hudson about literary matters. Mother Angela and she formed many hopeful plans when they saw each other last summer. She fears Mother Angela is ill as it has been over a week since she has heard from her.

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1880 Jan. 28
Dallas, A(lexander) I.: New York, N(ew) Y(ork)
 to Father D(aniel) E. Hudson, C.S.C.: (Notre Dame, Indiana)

"Ave Maria" received. Enclosed is the Constitution and a circular of the C.A.L.A. The latter Dallas would like notice in the "Ave Maria". Then the good souls could contribute to the object, sending their contributions to Dr. Havard. Did Hudson read F. Genes note to Dallas? Dallas believes he has contracted another marriage which will prevent his return. He has gone to Alsace. Professor Lyons is trying to obtain half fares over the Erie and Mich(igan) Southern. Dallas could not back out even if mistaken and he wrote with half a heart. The sketch is not worth print, but (Maurice Francis) Egan thought otherwise. The coming number will have a poem called "The Two Kings." It was written as a result of a sort of barter by Egan. Dallas was pleased with "Preludes" and wrote his opinion to the author, (Egan). Hickey has complimented the "American" but Hudson's criticism is the true one. Dallas is afraid the venture is not backed financially as Hickey says he cannot afford to pay for wood carvings. Dallas is satisfied with what he has learned from the War Department, governing the appointment of proposing military units at colleges, but he would still like to hear from Father Corby. Lt. Edward B. Ives is a practical Catholic, and in every way competent; he should take over the detail at Notre Dame. Dallas is glad Hudson will show the sketch to the children, as Sister M. Rosa seems to have confiscated the copy of the "American" sent to Marie.

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1880 Jan. 28
Glynn, Francis J.: Hopkinton, Mass(achusetts)
 to Father D(aniel) E. Hudson, (C.S.C.): Notre Dame, Indiana

The copies of the Ave Maria ordered have arrived. He appreciates the favor as much as he appreciates the Ave Maria. He is the Frank Glynn who was with Hudson in Holy Cross College.

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1880 Jan. 28
Mannix, Mary E.: Cin(cinnati, Ohio) ?
 to (Father) D(aniel) E. Hudson, (C.S.C.): (Notre Dame, Indiana)

Miss Mannix is translating "Les Etapes D'une Conversion" by Paul Leval and she would like to publish it in the Ave Maria. She will sell the copyright and Hudson may have it published in book form. In the future she hopes to devote more time to literary work, but at present she is busy with other duties.

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1880 Jan. 29
Canedo, M(argarita) J.: Goshen, (Indiana)
 to Father (Daniel E.) Hudson, (C.S.C.): (Notre Dame, Indiana)

Miss Canedo asks Hudson to send her by next mail whatever her translation is worth. She is very poor and works late at night as Mother Angela knows. Mother Angela made her promise not to write at night, but being so short of money she wrote telling Mother Angela that she must free herself of that promise. Hudson would understand if he knew her life and struggle.

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1880 Jan. 29
Conolly, Sylvester: Bray, Ire(land)
 to Father D(aniel) E. Hudson, C.S.C.: Notre Dame, Ind(iana)

Conolly has received the Ave Maria, money order and letter from Hudson. He has mailed their last years volume containing all their published numbers and will appreciate any notice in the Ave Maria. He returns the $3 Hudson sent and will try to make known the Ave Maria.

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1880 Jan. 29
Toohey, C.S.C., (Father) J. M.,: Lead City, D(akota) T(erritory)
 to Father D(aniel) E. Hudson, C.S.C.: Notre Dame, Ind(iana)

Toohey expresses his sympathy to Hudson on the death of his father and has remembered Hudson's father in his Mass. If Hudson has French or german Documents to be translated Toohey will do it if they are not too urgent in regard to time. Toohey asks for a copy of the new Roman journal, "The Aurora," which a parishoner wants in English and Toohey wants in Italian. There are quite a few Italians in his parish, but they are poor specimens religiously. He also wants an English and French copy of "Our Lady of Lourdes" by Charles Lasserre, Father Thebaud's "Irish Race" and a small edition of the Breviary from Tours. He does not want the Machlin edition. He has written to Hickey in New York for the breviary but there is none there smaller than his onw. Toohey wants to read the "Irish Race" for a Catholic celebration on St. Patrick's Day, and his breviary is too large to carry around on his stations.

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1880 Jan. 30
Oechtering, Father A(ugust) B.: Mishawaka, Ind(iana)
 to Father D(aniel) E. Hudson, C.S.C.: Notre Dame, Indiana

Oechtering thanks Hudson for the copy of the Cleveland Universe. English papers are filled with the pitiful conditions of Ireland, which does not make pleasant reading. He plans to spend two days at Notre Dame to make a retreat in preparation for lent. Oechtering offers condolances to Hudson on the death of his father.

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1880 Jan. 31
Elder, Joseph E.: Chicago, Ill(inois)
 to Father D(aniel) E. Hudson, C.S.C.: Notre Dame, Indiana

Elder directs Hudson's attention to an article in "Freeman's Journal" of Jan. 31, "Rev(eren)d Mr. Abell" which was taken originally from the "Louisville Advocate." He suggests inserting the same in the Ave Maria as many western subscribers would be interested in it. He thanks Hudson for the Ave Maria. He has received the college catalog from Father Corby and hopes that it will have the intended effect of bringing a young lad to the college.

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1880 Jan. 31
Emery, Susan (L.): Dorchester, (Massachusetts)
 to Father (Daniel E.) Hudson, (C.S.C.): (Notre Dame, Indiana)

Miss Emery has received the book Hudson sent. She returns the proof and discusses it with Hudson. She did not think of Sister Clare's life as being too old for a review. Miss Emery received a note from Father Granger about the water of Lourdes and today the Express Co. had a package for her. She thanks Hudson for his kindness and asks for his prayers.

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1880 Jan. 31
Jenkins, (Father) T(homas) J.: Hardinsburg, K(entuck)y
 to Father D(aniel E.) Hudson, C.S.C.: (Notre Dame, Indiana)

Jenkins believes Hudson has overlooked his late proposal, of selecting short, little known extracts from English Catholic Poets of this century. With Hudson's permission, he would supplement with a sample from respectively French, German, Spanish and Italian poets. It is 2nd and 3rd class poets they have to call from in English, while the masters may speak for us in the Catholic tongues of Europe. He asks Hudson to lend him a number of books that he lists.

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1880 Jan. 31
Kemper, Philip A.: Dayton, O(hio)
 to Father Daniel E. Hudson, C.S.C.: (Notre Dame, Indiana)

Kemper received the proof of the notice Hudson intends to publish. Kemper asks Hudson to add a sentence to the notice. He does not know how to repay Hudson for the favor but will have two Masses said by his Reverend brother, one for Hudson, one for the prosperity of Notre Dame.

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