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Barranger & Company, Inc.

 Organization

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Baptismal records of enslaved and emancipated Cubans

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01636
Scope and Contents

Four separate letters directed to Catholic Priests in various localities in Cuba asking for the Baptism of children of enslaved individuals. One letter asks for Baptism from an emancipated man by the direction of Public Works for the state. Translations provided.

Brooks and Company letter to Bernaden and Sons merchants, Havana, Cuba

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01656
Scope and Contents

Two-page letter sending condolences regarding the loss of Captain Davis. The letter also addresses trade negotiations, as they pertain to sugar, and the attempt to ensure that their arrival into ports does not negatively impact the value of the various ship's goods.

Richard E. Byrd, Jr, Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00288
Scope and Contents

Correspondence to Richard Byrd, Jr. from various federal and state officials. Most of the letters relate to official business, Byrd's father, Admiral Richard Byrd who did extensive research in Antarctica.

Confederate States of America $500 Bond

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01627
Scope and Contents

Printed issued bond number 9434 authorized by the act of Congress of the Confederate States for the amount of $500 in order to fund the treasury of the Confederacy. The interest notes, of seven percent, were due semi-annually to the bond holder beginning Jan 1, 1865. At the center of the bond is a drawing of an encamped Confederate soldier and the bottom depicts a steamship and locomotive, with the company Archer & Dely, Richmond, Va.

Donald MacDonald letter from 'Minnees Hill," Virginia to parents

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01633
Scope and Contents Four page letter informing his parents of his well being and fine accommodations at his encampment. As part of the 141st New York Infantry regiment and stationed among its headquarters, MacDonald states that the shelter and food is as fine as anyone could enjoy or expect. He reports that he heard news of his regiment moving in to Washington, D.C. to protect the city for the winter months and delights at that potential. Lastly, he reports on packages sent to other soldiers and the high...

German postal covers collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00287
Scope and Contents

115 envelopes, postcards, and letters from Germany with cancelled postage stamps. The chronology of the cancelled postage illustrates the hyperinflation Germany experienced, especially immediately following World War I.

Letter from Cincinnati, Ohio, to Miss Robie A. Phiney, Cazenovia, New York

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01631
Scope and Contents Four page letter from an unnamed author to her sister. In it, she references family or friends who are under orders to march, anticipating a battle soon as a result. She also references the battle at Fort Donelson. Other portions of her letter refer to visits and communication with mutually known individuals, a literary club begun by women in her area in which she participates, and her dismay at the notion that her sister wants to buy wine glasses as she prefers her sibling to be a...

Manuscript Qur'an

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01629
Scope and Contents

193 page Qur'an bound in tooled leather. Date is unknown but probably 19th Century or earlier.

Laura J. Noblit letter to Eliza, Attica, Ohio

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01632
Scope and Contents

Four page letter directed to a friend to inform her of her new situation as a house maid for a wealthy family. The house in which she works seems the finest in the town of Attica, according to Noblit. Additionally, she writes that the townspeople are celebrating constantly, especially since many of the soldiers have returned from battle. Other parts of the letter reference church services and winter weather.

Notice of sale of enslaved man, Manuel

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01635
Scope and Contents

Cuban document that confirms the sale of Manual from Antonio Maria Hernandez to D. Vacemcelo, signed in the city of Alacranes. Translation of document included in the collection.

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American Civil War, 1861-1865 3
Legal documents 2
Slavery -- Cuba 2
Arctic region and Antarctica issues and research 1
Baptism 1