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Small Collections Box 36

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 36
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Collection of papers and a commonplace book belonging to Thomas Kelso Davis who lived in Washington, D.C. prior to and after the Civil War. The papers include: receipts; 1856 note to William Macgill;  July 6, 1857 and June 1858  thoughts on “Boyhood Friendship” and a March 22, 1864, written from Washington, D.C.  A hand copy of a letter to President Grant by Thomas K. Davis where Davis writes that Grant’s response to a letter Davis had sent him was confusing and incomprehensible, possibly...

Small Collections Box 36

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 36
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Diary of Hanah More. Several sheets have been torn out. There is transcription on the reverse pages that may or may not have been produced by More. The main subject of her writings is that of cultivating women.

Diary, circa 1800

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 36, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Diary of Hanah More. Several sheets have been torn out. There is transcription on the reverse pages that may or may not have been produced by More. The main subject of her writings is that of cultivating women.

Small Collections Box 36

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 36
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Ledger, 1874-1881, of the Pawcatuck Prohibition Club of Stonington, Connecticut. The beginning of their constitution, which is included in the ledger, states "Believing that the Transportation, Manufacture, Sale, and Use of Intoxicating Liquors as a beverage is morally wrong; therefore we, the under signed form ourselves into a Society for the purpose of suppressing these evils..." Includes meeting minutes, expenditures of the club, events sponsored by the club, members of the club, location...

Small Collections Box 36

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 36
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Account book, 1832-1842, of Shadrach Gill and Thomas Fawcett, textile manufactueres in Montgomery County, Maryland. Includes records of materials purchased and work performed, with prices for both. Work performed includes carding and fulling of wool as well as weaving of carpets, blankets, cloth, and flannel. Most of the weavers were men and many performed their work at their own homes.

Small Collections Box 36

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 36
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Ledger, 1769-1811, of Seth Stowers of Hingham, Massachussetts. Includes entries for the sale of tobacco, fish, shoes, cloth, vineagar, and other household products. Also includes entries about the hiring out of day laborers, plowing, glazing, and making barrels. There are also entries of Elijah Stowers during the Revolutionary War, including for an ounce of tea in a hospital. Finally, there is one page of entries in a separate hand that date from 1808 to 1811.

Membership Ledger, 1843-1877

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 36, Folder: 1
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Membership ledger, 1843-1877, of the Clinton Commandery Encampment #5 of Mt. Vernon, Ohio. This group is a member of the Knights Templar, itself a member of the York Rite of Freemasonry, and can therefore be considered as a part of the general Freemasonry movement.

Diaries, 1886-1890

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 36, Folder: 1
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Diaries, 1886-1890, of Rosa C. Uebner of Gloversville, New York. Uebner was a servant and housekeeper for the family of Tallmadge Parson. Her diaries describe her daily life, including cleaning that she performed, sewing, laundry, and other activities. Also includes a drawing of a formal dress.

Minute Book, 1874-1881

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 36, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Ledger, 1874-1881, of the Pawcatuck Prohibition Club of Stonington, Connecticut. The beginning of their constitution, which is included in the ledger, states "Believing that the Transportation, Manufacture, Sale, and Use of Intoxicating Liquors as a beverage is morally wrong; therefore we, the under signed form ourselves into a Society for the purpose of suppressing these evils..." Includes meeting minutes, expenditures of the club, events sponsored by the club, members of the club, location...

Papers and Commonplace Book, 1855-1888

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 36, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Collection of papers and a commonplace book belonging to Thomas Kelso Davis who lived in Washington, D.C. prior to and after the Civil War. The papers include: receipts; 1856 note to William Macgill;  July 6, 1857 and June 1858  thoughts on “Boyhood Friendship” and a March 22, 1864, written from Washington, D.C.  A hand copy of a letter to President Grant by Thomas K. Davis where Davis writes that Grant’s response to a letter Davis had sent him was confusing and incomprehensible, possibly...