Gary Alonzo Barranger
Found in 63 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: SC 01386
Content Description Two page letter from Amelia Court House, Virginia regarding the need for a loan in order to pay for debts. Tinsley does not go into great detail as to why he has fallen on such hard times except to blame the war for his embarrassing situation. He also informs his recipient that he cannot put up any sort of collateral against his loan except his honor.
Identifier: SC 01407
Content Description Seven page letter from Gordon Luck to his love interest, Leonora. Luck is a Private in the Army working at General Field Hospital #16 in France. Luck is a doctor who dispenses medications within the hospital. In his letter he informs Leonora that he was promoted to First Class Private which will increase his pay by $3.60 per month. Luck reports on his work, dealings with colleagues, and discourages Leonora for wanting to be in the war as it is not as glorious of an endeavor as she may...
Collection — Folder: 1689 Coin
Identifier: SC 01641
Scope and Contents Silver three pence coin from Great Britain depicting the bust of William III and Queen Mary. A hole was drilled into the coin, possibly done after Mary's death to evil spirits could exit the coin and render it safe for use. The Jeton has 20 stamped on it with an image of Queen Victoria on the verso. It, like the 3 pence coin, has a similar hole drilled into it at the crown of the Queen's head.
Identifier: SC 01393
Content Description Williams writes to her sister in Charlottesville, Virginia, to inquire about their father's ailing health and to give an update on the health of her own family. Her son Robert is the sickest, taken with the summer complaints, which a doctor diagnoses as dysentery. She also writes about the rental or purchase of a summer home and begs her sister to respond directly with her opinions on the matter.
Identifier: SC 01647
Scope and Contents One page letter from Norfolk, VA. She reports that there are twelve negroes guarding a bridge in close proximity to her and it unsettles her as a result. She does not think much of the African American guards. The remainder of her letter is in regard to the receipt and sending of correspondence between herself and the recipient.
Identifier: SC 01358
Content Description Law suit filed in Warren County in the state of Mississippi for the June term of the circuit court in 1866. The plaintiffs of the case were John C. and George Wilson Humphreys. Their complaint was against the company of Wells and Green. Their charge is that an agreement was made in January of 1864 for the sale and delivery of 8,000 cypress logs but that the logs were never delivered. The plaintiffs were seeking damages in the sum of $100,000.00.
Identifier: SC 01489
Scope and Contents Letter to niece Lena about family and health, talking about raising chickens and the price of feed, an illness that results in cramps and severe pain every 16-18 day, asking for genealogical information to write a family tree, and various sewing and crocheting projects.
Identifier: SC 01399
Content Description Series of letters addressed to Jesse Figula A private in the Army who was stationed at the Panama Canal Zone, from various individuals dated 1933-1945. Two of the authors are his brothers, Bill and George, who also join the armed forces during World War, II. Louie, another brother who is serving in the US Navy, also writes to Jesse. In one letter dated 1937, Bill describes a Union strike at the steel mill in their town.
Identifier: SC 01397
Identifier: SC 01391