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Box Small Collections Box 19

 Container

Contains 65 Collections and/or Records:

Papers, 1934-1938

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 19, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Includes letters to Spingarn, president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People from Lowell Thomas, Sumner Welles, Edward Steichen, Charles A. Beard, Henry F. Du Pont, H. L. Mencken, and Owen Roberts concerning horticultural matters. Also includes correspondence, 1938, of Congressman Hamilton Fish, Jr., Walter White, and Springarn concerning remarks made by William E. Borah concerning lynching. Much of the correspondence deals with gardening.  He sends clematis seeds...

Letter, 1872 Mar. 13

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 19, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letter from Gerrit Smith In Petersboro, New York  to Asher Tyler.  Concerns sending money to a mutual friend and the infirmities of Smith's old age. March 13, 1872.

Letter, 1850 Oct. 17

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 19, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letter from J. W.  Smith in Baltimore, Maryland to "My Dear Friend" about buying cotton for his friend; mention of Mr. McAllister being in Baltimore.  October 17, 1850.

Disbursement, 1801 July 25

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 19, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: List of disbursements for the ship "Susan" signed by Moses Myers, Norfolk, [Virginia].  July 25, 1801.

Small Collections Box 19

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 19
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letter from Hugh Nelson, Chamber of the House of Representatives, Washington, D.C.,  to an unidentified recipient recommending his nephew Thomas N. Carter for admission to the United States Naval Service.   March 3, [ca. 1811-1823].

Affidavit, 1774 June 15

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 19, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Thomas Nelson, Jr. , York County [Virginia] Merchant, affidavit for the sale of a negro slave, Frank [11 years old],  to John Carter, Williamsburg [Virginia].  Witnessed by George Riddell and [illegible].  June 15, 1774.

Letter, 1939 Sept. 7

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 19, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letter from Jerome Myers, Studio 912, Carnegie Hall, New York, New York to Alexander Kruse, Brooklyn, New York where he states that he "regrets going into that "den of carrols" which was a revalation [sic] of the lowest kind of art traffic."  September 7, [1939].

Letter, 1781 Dec. 11

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 19, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letter, 1781 December 11, Francois Anselme de Saint-Victor, York in Va. to [?] d'Eyroux [d'Eiroux] Pontevez [Ponteves], Simiane, France. 1 p. ; 7 1/2 cm. Regrets the death of the recipient's son, [Marie Jean Balthazar d'Eiroux Ponteves] in an accident and commenting that he was mourned by the entire regiment which had fought earlier in the Battle of Yorktown. Also mentions a debt of the son.

Letter, 1892 Jan. 9

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 19, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letter from Johnson Sands to Lyman B. Wharton about the Powder Magazine in Williamsburg, Virginia.  January 9, 1892.

Collection, 1766-1813

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 19, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Autographs of Virginians including Robert Andrews, Mann Page, Johnny Watts, John Carter, and Benjamin Powell. Several signatures are receipts for the purchase of slaves.