Barranger & Company, Inc.
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
- American Civil War, 1861-1865 3
- Legal documents 2
- Slavery -- Cuba 2
- Arctic region and Antarctica issues and research 1
- Baptism 1
- Bonds 1
- Cargo ships 1
- Fort Donelson, Battle of, Tenn., 1862. 1
- Inflation (Finance) 1
- Inflation (Finance) -- Germany 1
- Peru--History--17th century 1
- Postage stamps 1
- Prohibition--United States--History 1
- Quran--Manuscripts, Arabic 1
- Shipping 1
- Slave bills of sale 1
- Suffrage--United States--1910-1920 1
- Temperance 1
- Temperance--History--19th century 1
- United States -- History, Political 1
- Women household employees 1
- Wren Building (Williamsburg, Va.) 1 ∧ less