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Diary, 1912-1913

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 26, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Diary, 1912-1913, of August Sommer a Lutheran minister of Niagara Falls, New York. Primarily concerns his ministry, his studies at Concordia Seminary in Illinois, beer, his contraction of typhoid fever and its treatment, and his teaching of school. There is also information about his daily activities, including people with whom he meets.

Dates: 1912-1913

Diary, 1934

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 26, Folder: 1
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Diary, 1934, of Marie Rifenburg of Rhinebeck, New York. Primarily concern her day to day activities, which often take place with a person named Elmer. She mentions many trips "after supper" to a place called The Hill Top. Many entries also concerns various movies which Rifenburg went to see, often including their names, the names of actors and actresses in the movie, as well as her opinions on them. There are also three advertisements for movies that were clipped out of local newspapers.

Dates: 1934

Postcard, 1918 May 24

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 26, Folder: 1
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Postcard, 1918, written by both Mary Roche and George B. Roche. Mary Roche originally sent the postcard to George, a solider in France during World War I, on May 24 1918. The postcard includes a poem entitled "To My Lad in Khaki." On 4 July 1918, George Roche wrote a note to Mary on the same postcard and sent it back to her.

Dates: 1918 May 24

Editorial, circa 1842-1848

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 26, Folder: 1
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Draft of an editorial praising Old Point Comfort, Virginia by an unknown writer.  Mentions seabathing, food, walking and the pleasant soldiers and veterans, particularly Colonel Walback. Written between August 1842 and July 1848.

Dates: circa 1842-1848

Chancery Lawsuit, 1769, 1791

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 26, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Legal documents concerning the estate of Philip Johnson of Williamsburg and James City County, Virginia. Investiture of Bruton Parish, James City County land to Philip Johnson to eventually become part of the City of Williamsburg at the Court of St. James, dated November 1763. Chancery lawsuit, 1791, written to the Honorable George Wythe Judge of the High Court of Chancery, concerning a trust agreement made in 1769 with Peyton Randolph, Lewis Burwell, Robert Carter Nicholson, and Philip...
Dates: 1769, 1791

Land Investiture, 1763

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 26, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Legal documents concerning the estate of Philip Johnson of Williamsburg and James City County, Virginia. Investiture of Bruton Parish, James City County land to Philip Johnson to eventually become part of the City of Williamsburg at the Court of St. James, dated November 1763. Chancery lawsuit, 1791, written to the Honorable George Wythe Judge of the High Court of Chancery, concerning a trust agreement made in 1769 with Peyton Randolph, Lewis Burwell, Robert Carter Nicholson, and Philip...
Dates: 1763

Letters, 1868, 1877

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 26, Folder: 1
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Two letters from Robert Ould to Nathaniel Beverly Tucker.

The 1868 letter, written from Richmond, Virginia, is four pages and refers to the punishment being meted out to Southern rebels, especially Jefferson Davis. (Ould was the Confederate chief of the Bureau of the Exchange of Prisoners.)

The 1877 letter is two pages and concerns Ould's son who was on trial for a shooting.  Ould attended the proceedings.

Dates: 1868, 1877

Letter, 1812 August 23

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 26, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: One letter written by Robert Stevens, Jr. to his parents in Newport, Rhode Island concerning an attempted slave revolt and a devastating storm in New Orleans, Louisiana on August 19, 1812. The first part of the letter concerns a plan by a white man, with the help of several slaves, to set fire to the town, rob the banks and inhabitants, and murder those that stood in their way. The attempt was discovered before it was carried out and those involved were taken to prison. The rest of the...
Dates: 1812 August 23

Letter, 1817 February 15

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 26, Folder: 1
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Letter, 15 February 1817, of William Poole, Brandywine, Delaware, to Isaac Hicks of Westbury, New York. Discusses the effect of that the abolition of slavery would have on the economy of the United States and England. Also discusses Poole's opposition to slavery and the kidnapping of free African Americans to be put into slavery.

Dates: 1817 February 15

Diary, 1931

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 26, Folder: 1
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Diary, 1931, of Dorothy Vick, a sixteen year old woman living in Alta Vista, Iowa. Vick attended a Catholic school and attends her local church most Sundays. Entrires are typically a few sentences long and deal with the events of that day. Includes entries about dances which she attended, going to confession at her church, movies that she saw, and her relationships. Vick often writes that she wishes that she could write what she truly thinks and that she wishes she could lock her diary.

Dates: 1931

Account Book, 1808-1841

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 26, Folder: 1
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Account book, 1808-1839, kept by Calvin Hobart, a cabinet maker, grain mill builder, and craftsman. Hobart moved from Vermont to Ohio in 1821, and then on to Schuyler County, Illinois in 1822. Listed in the account book are transactions recording payment for tables, chair frames, cradles, agricultural produce, horse pasturage, and labor. The book begins with approximately 40 pages of accounts, then the next 50 pages are blank, and the remaing section of the book contains more accounts.

Dates: 1808-1841

Letter, 1808 January 22

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 26, Folder: 1
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Printed letter about the Chesapeake-Leopard affair, dated January 22, 1808 and written in Washington, D.C.  Letter is from G.W. Campbell to Isaiah Midkiff (?) of Rutledge, Tennessee and was franked by Campbell.  G.W. Campbell gives details about the Affair, the president's response and his opinion about the affair.

Dates: 1808 January 22

Letter Book, 1863-1864

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 26, Folder: 1
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This collection is a typed carbon copy of the letterbook of Captain Daniel Messinger, Provost Marshall of Portsmouth, dated November 9, 1863 to June 27, 1864. It contains correspondence between Messinger and various military personell including Brigadier General Wild, Brigadier General Barnes, General Butler, Colonel Shaffer, Colonel Holman, as well as Portsmouth's Mayor Collins. Photographs are included in the copy. It was transcribed by Jno. C. Emmerson, Jr. in 1946.

Dates: 1863-1864

Letters and News Clipping, 1805

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 26, Folder: 1
Identifier: id179589
Scope and Contents Scope and Contents The following information including summary information and partial transcriptions was provided by the seller and has been verified by Special Collections staff. Note that these are only partial transcriptions: [REWARD ADVERTISEMENT FOR CAPTURE OF SLAVE]. Original clipped newspaper advertisement from the Kentucky Gazette. From historical records, Warren Hall appears to be Sims' brother-in-law. The ad is the only time that the "Negro" is named. His ill-health and poor care...
Dates: 1805

Small Collections Box 26

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 26
Scope and Contents From the Collection: One letter written by Robert Stevens, Jr. to his parents in Newport, Rhode Island concerning an attempted slave revolt and a devastating storm in New Orleans, Louisiana on August 19, 1812. The first part of the letter concerns a plan by a white man, with the help of several slaves, to set fire to the town, rob the banks and inhabitants, and murder those that stood in their way. The attempt was discovered before it was carried out and those involved were taken to prison. The rest of the...
Dates: 1812 August 23

Small Collections Box 26

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 26
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Two letters from Robert Ould to Nathaniel Beverly Tucker.

The 1868 letter, written from Richmond, Virginia, is four pages and refers to the punishment being meted out to Southern rebels, especially Jefferson Davis. (Ould was the Confederate chief of the Bureau of the Exchange of Prisoners.)

The 1877 letter is two pages and concerns Ould's son who was on trial for a shooting.  Ould attended the proceedings.

Dates: 1868, 1877

Small Collections Box 26

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 26
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Draft of an editorial praising Old Point Comfort, Virginia by an unknown writer.  Mentions seabathing, food, walking and the pleasant soldiers and veterans, particularly Colonel Walback. Written between August 1842 and July 1848.

Dates: circa 1842-1848

Small Collections Box 26

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 26
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Printed letter about the Chesapeake-Leopard affair, dated January 22, 1808 and written in Washington, D.C.  Letter is from G.W. Campbell to Isaiah Midkiff (?) of Rutledge, Tennessee and was franked by Campbell.  G.W. Campbell gives details about the Affair, the president's response and his opinion about the affair.

Dates: 1808 January 22

Small Collections Box 26

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 26
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Diary, 1931, of Dorothy Vick, a sixteen year old woman living in Alta Vista, Iowa. Vick attended a Catholic school and attends her local church most Sundays. Entrires are typically a few sentences long and deal with the events of that day. Includes entries about dances which she attended, going to confession at her church, movies that she saw, and her relationships. Vick often writes that she wishes that she could write what she truly thinks and that she wishes she could lock her diary.

Dates: 1931

Small Collections Box 26

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 26
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Postcard, 1918, written by both Mary Roche and George B. Roche. Mary Roche originally sent the postcard to George, a solider in France during World War I, on May 24 1918. The postcard includes a poem entitled "To My Lad in Khaki." On 4 July 1918, George Roche wrote a note to Mary on the same postcard and sent it back to her.

Dates: 1918 May 24

Small Collections Box 26

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 26
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Letter, 15 February 1817, of William Poole, Brandywine, Delaware, to Isaac Hicks of Westbury, New York. Discusses the effect of that the abolition of slavery would have on the economy of the United States and England. Also discusses Poole's opposition to slavery and the kidnapping of free African Americans to be put into slavery.

Dates: 1817 February 15

Small Collections Box 26

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 26
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains three letters and a newspaper clipping regarding a fugitive slave named Adam that belonged to William Sims of Union County, South Carolina. The clipping, dated 1805 July 20, gives a description of Adam and offers a two hundred dollar reward for his caputure. The three letters describe the capture and release of Warren Hall whom Adam was last seen with. A transcription of the material found in this collection provided by the seller can be found in the Finding Aid/ Box...
Dates: 1805

Small Collections Box 26

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 26
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Account book, 1808-1839, kept by Calvin Hobart, a cabinet maker, grain mill builder, and craftsman. Hobart moved from Vermont to Ohio in 1821, and then on to Schuyler County, Illinois in 1822. Listed in the account book are transactions recording payment for tables, chair frames, cradles, agricultural produce, horse pasturage, and labor. The book begins with approximately 40 pages of accounts, then the next 50 pages are blank, and the remaing section of the book contains more accounts.

Dates: 1808-1841

Small Collections Box 26

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 26
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Diary, 1912-1913, of August Sommer a Lutheran minister of Niagara Falls, New York. Primarily concerns his ministry, his studies at Concordia Seminary in Illinois, beer, his contraction of typhoid fever and its treatment, and his teaching of school. There is also information about his daily activities, including people with whom he meets.

Dates: 1912-1913

Small Collections Box 26

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 26
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Legal documents concerning the estate of Philip Johnson of Williamsburg and James City County, Virginia. Investiture of Bruton Parish, James City County land to Philip Johnson to eventually become part of the City of Williamsburg at the Court of St. James, dated November 1763. Chancery lawsuit, 1791, written to the Honorable George Wythe Judge of the High Court of Chancery, concerning a trust agreement made in 1769 with Peyton Randolph, Lewis Burwell, Robert Carter Nicholson, and Philip...
Dates: 1761-1791