Letter; Leeser, Isaac; Kursheedt, Gershom; New Orleans, Louisiana, United States; 1853 May 3 - Colenda Digital Repository
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Letter; Leeser, Isaac; Kursheedt, Gershom; New Orleans, Louisiana, United States; 1853 May 3

Title:
Letter; Leeser, Isaac; Kursheedt, Gershom; New Orleans, Louisiana, United States; 1853 May 3
Date:
1853-05-03
Description:
Leeser, Isaac and Kursheedt, Gershom. New Orleans, LA, A four page letter written by Gershom Kursheedt in New Orleans to Isaac Leeser in Philadelphia. The first part of the letter is a unique insight as to how Kursheedt "handles" Judah Touro when asking for funds and Touro's expected reaction. The second is a surprising discussion on the Jews in China. The remainder is Kursheedt's concern as to his personal lack of funds to further help Jews and then his observations on the local scene with the Reform
Identifier:
2006.12.26.03597; {67970B15-602D-4E3D-937A-4FA76296DCE8}
Language:
English
Type:
Letters
Personal Name:
Leeser, Isaac; Kursheedt, Gershom
Geographic Subject:
United States -- Louisiana -- New Orleans; United States -- Louisiana
Rights:
http://rightsstatements.org/page/NoC-US/1.0/?
Call Number:
Arc.MS.56
Collection:
Arnold and Deanne Kaplan Collection of Early American Judaica (University of Pennsylvania)