University of Notre Dame


1904 May 2
Trenaman, J. C.: Hamilton, Ontario
 to (James F. Edwards: Notre Dame, Indiana)

He sends a copy of the front page of an old book which he has, and would be pleased to learn if Edwards has a copy. The book cannot be found in any museum.

(Note: The copy is enclosed.).

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1904 May 3
(Rhodius), George: (Indianapolis, Indiana)
 to J(ames) F. (Edwards: Notre Dame, Indiana)

He is greatly tempted to return to his former way of living. No young man has had better opportunities in Indianapolis than he and now his fondest hopes are dashed by some unknown influence with Mother. She lacks the confidence—then why deny himself of the pleasures he is giving up in order to please others.

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1904 May 3
Sanford, Benj(amin) C.: Doniphan, M(issouri)
 to (James F.) Edwards: (Notre Dame, Indiana)

The girl in question is a good sensible girl, not one of these society girls with frills, but one who will make a good wife. He has now the largest orchard for one single man in the state. The fishing is fine; he has two large ponds on the place. He will send some pictures of his place.

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

1904 May 4
Folk, J. A(lbert): Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
 to J(ames) F. Edwards: Notre Dame, Indiana

He leaves for Fort Resolution May 10th. Everything is fine and he hopes to make a good start in the next 18 months.

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1904 May 4
Lodge, H(enry) C(abot): (Washington, District of Columbia)
 to Father Daniel E. Hudson, (C.S.C.): (Notre Dame, Indiana)

Lodge asks Hudson to send him copies of the Ave Maria with Charles Warren Stoddard's article on Tuckernuck.

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1904 May 5
Duffy, Francis P.: Yonkers, N(ew) Y(ork)
 to Father (Daniel E.) Hudson, (C.S.C.): (Notre Dame, Indiana)

Duffy appreciates Hudson's kind and flattering estimate of his letter to the Sun. He has been holding back from writing for publication on the ground that he is not yet sufficiently prepared.

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

1904 May 5
Hebirg, Edward C.:
 to J(ames) F. Edwards: Notre Dame, Indiana

He thanks Edwards for his kind treatment while he was visiting Notre Dame. He is afraid the pictures are not printed very well as he made a mistake in developing them. He supposes Edwards still makes the rounds in Corby Hall and has his little lunches. The boys were very glad to see "Jimmy" come to their rooms.

P.S. He gave a Mr. Wright a letter of introduction to Edwards.

XI-2-g - A.L.S. - 7pp. - 12mo. - {1}

1904 May 5
Thomas, Bridget A.: Loretto, P(ennsylvani)a
 to Father Daniel E. Hudson, C.S.C.: (Notre Dame, Indiana)

Thomas tells how her daughter's scalp condition was cured after she prayed before the statue of Father (Demetrius Augustine) Gallitzin. Their hearts have been made sore by a recent writing on Gallitzin. None of his people could have used the words "arbitrary" and "ambition" in connection with his name. Mrs. Thomas describes his funeral.

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(19)04 May 7
Halle, Marie: Paris, (France)
 to Father (Daniel E. Hudson, C.S.C.): (Notre Dame, Indiana)

Halle is sending "A Sister of Charity in China." She is also sending some photographs in case Hudson ever illustrates an article. Halle will try one of the American firms Hudson mentions for her "Life of Mary of Modena." She finds they have a mutual friend in Geraldine O'Meara. Halle's niece Cecile Nouffland(?) married President Grant's grandson, Algernon Sartoris, of whose conversion Hudson has doubtless read.

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1904 May 7
Herr & Herr, Drs.: South Bend, Ind(iana)

LibraryNotre Dame, (Indiana)


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1904 May 7
Mottu, Rodolphe H.: Baltimore, (Maryland)
 to Father Daniel E. Hudson, C.S.C.: Notre Dame, Ind(iana)

Mottu read in the Ave Maria that President Loubet was not received at the Vatican when he visited Rome. Mottu understands that he visited the King of Italy and that there was no question of his visiting the Vatican. A cut from the Baltimore News is enclosed.

X-4-e - T.L.S. - 1p. - 4to. - {2}

1904 May 9
(Huffer), Estelle: (Paris, France)
 to (James F. Edwards: Notre Dame, Indiana)

They have been passing through two months of the greatest anxiety. Mary was operated on for appendicitis. All passed off very well. She had no idea of what a fund of moral courage the dear child possessed. Herman came from Bremen and remained ten days. She has been reading the articles in "Correspondent", published by the Abbe (Felix) Klein, giving an account of his visit to Canada and America; his description of Notre Dame is excellent. Everything looks bad for the Church. The poor Passionist Fathers have been sent away from their chapel. They fear the government will confiscate the property even though all taxes have been paid.

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1904 May 11
MacManus, Seamus: Mountcharles, (Ireland)
 to (Father Daniel E. Hudson, C.S.C.): Notre Dame, Indiana

MacManus sends for Hudson's consideration a story of his wife (Ethna Carberry). It was published six months ago in a Belfast monthly called "The Shan Van Vocht." On second thought he sends three of her tales.

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1904 May 12
Seton, Archibshop (Robert): Rome, (Italy)
 to (James F.) Edwards: (Notre Dame, Indiana)

He loves Edwards and his brother William Seton more than any one else in the world. He encloses a letter of his sister so he only writes a note. This slip of paper has his arms archiepiscopally arranged. All his little things he wants to go to Memorial Hall. He has no family.

XI-2-g - A.L.S. - 1p. - 16to. - {2}

1904 May 15
Christitch, Elisabeth O'B(rien): Belgrade, (Serbia)
 to Father D(aniel E.) Hudson, (C.S.C.): (Notre Dame, Indiana)

Christitch received Hudson's remittance of $31. It is particularly welcome now when she is straining to contribute to her daughter's support. She leaves there in fifteen days for the London examination. Although her father only suspects their intentions he is always making covert allusions to renegades. Christitch just had the sorrow to lose her mother in Ireland. Annie Christitch sometimes steals into the Church for early mass, but her son never enters. The bitterness of thinking that only at her death will her son be again free to enter the Church! Christitch's secret hope is that her husband will relent and let her daughter (Annie) return to her. Christitch has been busy lately owing to the Russian disasters and their consequences in the Balkans, for Japanese agents are busy in Macedonia. Queen Nathalia is attacked as the last remnant of the Obrenovitch dynasty and as the betrayer of the Servian national faith. Christitch encloses the verses she wrote on hearing of her mother's death.

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1904 May 16
Klein, Father Peter: Paris, (France)
 to (James F. Edwards: Notre Dame, Indiana)

He sends the numbers of the Correspondant which contain his articles. But as the price of these articles equals the subscription for six months, he sends the magazine from the month of March until the end of August.

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(19)04 May 16
O'Kennedy, Father R(ichard): Fedamore, Ireland
 to Father (Daniel E.) Hudson, (C.S.C.): (Notre Dame, Indiana)

O'Kennedy sends a bundle of letters. Lady Betty Balfour is granddaughter of Bulwer Lytton, daughter of first Lord Lytton, and wife of Gerald Balfour. The death of her eldest son is the long dark shadow for Lady Mounteagle. O'Kennedy heard one of (Mary T.) Waggaman's stories praised.

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 On the other side of the paper: 

1904 May 6
Plunkett, Horace: Dublin, (Ireland)
 to Lady Monteagle: (Ireland)

Father (Richard) O'Kennedy's generosity to this heretic is a splendid example to Christians of all denominations. Plunkett wishes Lady Monteagle would write all that is in her mind about the book. He does not know anyone more intimately in touch with Irish problems.

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(1904) May 4
(Monteagle, Lady) Ellen(?): (London, England?)
 to Father (Richard) O'K(ennedy): (Fedamore, Ireland)

She thinks Hudson's review is the best she has seen. She hopes Hudson won't mind her sending the second copy to Sir Horace.

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1904 May 14
Monteagle, Lady E(llen?): (London, England)
 to Father (Richard) O'K(ennedy): (Fedamore, Ireland)

Monteagle sends letters to show how much O'Kennedy's review was appreciated.

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1904 May 9
Balfour, Lady B(etty): Woking, (England)
 to (Lady Ellen Monteagle): (London, England)

She wants to copy out a passage for Vic, (Lord Lytton) from O'Kennedy's article before returning it to Monteagle. If all the priests in Ireland had taken the book in that spirit H(orace) P(lunkett) would have nothing to complain of.

- A.L.S. - 2pp. - 16mo. -

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(190)4 May 16
Taunton, Father Ethelred L.: (London, England)
 to Father (Daniel E.) Hudson, (C.S.C.): (Notre Dame, Indiana)

Taunton's health is the cause of the delay in sending the miss. He thinks his attack was brought on by Canon Law. He will try to send the Ave Maria something.

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1904 May 17
(Foley), Byrd: (Chicago, Illinois)
 to (James F.) Edwards: (Notre Dame, Indiana)

She is delighted that Edwards is coming to Chicago. Edwards knows how highly she prizes his friendship.

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1904 May 18
Bertrand, Paul: Ensenada, (Mexico)
 to (Father Daniel E. Hudson, C.S.C.): Notre Dame, (Indiana)

Bertrand sends $2 to renew the subscription to the Ave Maria of Father Domingo Scarpetta. Scarpetta was moved by Hudson's contribution of $141. Some day Bertrand might write more particularly about Mexico.

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(19)04 May 18
Newton, Father George: (London, England)
 to Father (Daniel E. Hudson, C.S.C.): (Notre Dame, Indiana)

This is but a thinly populated parish within twenty minutes car ride of the center of London. The peculiar work there is what they call St. Augustine's House. It was found that those who left the seminary were forced to start getting a livelihood at a great disadvantage. The Archbishop of Westminster (Francis) Bourne, seeing their difficulty built a separate house in their parish adjoining the sanctuary end of the church. The home is for the reception of young men in business. The work of the classes is to prepare the young man in Latin and logic for entrance into the seminary. They get a fair notion of a parish priest's duties. The present Bishop (Peter Emmanuel) Amigo has chosen Newton as his successor as director of the seminary. It is very hard and Newton is new at this sort of thing. They sent their first batch to the seminary last year. He was sorry to learn that Hudson was an invalid(!)

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1904 May 19
(Sweeney), Frank: (Chester, Pennsylvania)
 to (James F. Edwards: Notre Dame, Indiana)

He will do his level best to see Edwards at Commencement and also to see the annual Regatta. The priest in Chester wants some information about the C. E. course at Notre Dame. "Barrakcs" come off next week, a pure military week. He is very proud of having been a student at Notre Dame.

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1904 May 20
Seton, Archbishop Robert: Rome, (Italy)
 to (James F.) Edwards: (Notre Dame, Indiana)

Yes, he would like to see the pamphlet on Religious Orders in the United States. When he has gone to his Etternal Rest, it will be sent back to Notre Dame with lots of other things. The brief making him Prothonotary Apostolic, the first American ever raised to the Roman Prelature, was given by him to the New York Historical Society of which he is a life member. Edwards must ask to see it.

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1904 May 22
Beshelany, Father Stephen: Salima, Lebanon
 to Father (Daniel E. Hudson, C.S.C.): (Notre Dame, Indiana)

Beshelany published some Ave articles in the Scientific Review published by the Jesuits of Beyrouth. He hopes to send some copies of this review.

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1904 May 24
F(elicia, C.S.C.), Sister M.: (Jacksonville, Illinois)
 to (James F.) Edwards: (Notre Dame, Indiana)

She often thinks of Edwards and prays for him many times a day. She will never forget his kindness to dear Mother. She hopes the Sisters are good and kind to Edwards. He was always so good to them. It makes her very lonely when she thinks of all the dear ones that are gone. Sister Genevieve often speaks of Edwards.

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1904 May 24
Griffin, Martin I. J.: Philadelphia, (Pennsylvania)
 to (James F. Edwards: Notre Dame, Indiana)

He offers Catholic Directory 1846 for $5. He sold some at $10 each.

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

1904 May 25
Harson, M. J.: (New York, New York)
 to (James F.) Edwards: (Notre Dame, Indiana)

He leaves today for Chicago to pay Edwards his long promised visit. He will arrive at Notre Dame on Friday and may remain until Sunday.

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1904 May 26
Sanford, L(ouise) B.: (St. Louis, Missouri)
 to (James F.) Edwards: (Notre Dame, Indiana)

She will be glad to have Edwards with her next week, as most of her friends prefer to come in the fall. The Fair is not completed, but there is much to interest one. She should have been pleased to have Father Morrissey, but feels he will have a more delightful time with the Archbishop.

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1904 May 27
Stanfield, Flora L.: (South Bend, Indiana)
 to (James F.) Edwards: (Notre Dame, Indiana)

It mortifies her to think that Edwards must conclude that she is never at home. It is lovely of Edwards to come to see her father. He knows he is nearing the better country and is most gentle and amiable. At night he always expresses his thanks to God.

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1904 May 28
Ball, Father (J): Ars-sur-Formans, (France)
 to Father (Daniel E. Hudson, C.S.C.): (Notre Dame, Indiana)

Ball thanks Hudson for the check sent for expenses of the beatification of the Cure d'ars. He promises to send a relic when the tomb is opened. They are preparing for the beatification.

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1904 May 30

Psychological Review, The Princeton, N(ew) J(ersey)
Lemonnier LibraryNotre Dame, Ind(iana)


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1904 May 31
Willer, H. E.: Chicago, Illinois
 to J(ames) F. Edwards: Notre Dame, Ind(iana)

He thanks Edwards for the invitation to be present at the commencement.

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1904 May 31
Seton, Archbishop (Robert): (Rome, Italy)
 to (James F. Edwards: Notre Dame, Indiana)

There was Mass and General communion at the High Altar in St. Augustine's Church in Rome on that day.

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