Box Small Collections Box 57
Contains 33 Results:
November 18, 1886 letter from Alexander Hugh Holmes Stuart to Rev. Richard Kainer. Written from Staunton, VA, Stuart explains that he took charge of the US Department of the Interim about September 12, 1850 and continued until the close of (President) Mr. Fillmore's term on March 4, 1853. Signed by Stuart.
In a mat frame with a brass label, "Alexander Hugh Holmes Stuart, Student 1824-1825, Secretary of the Interior 18500-1853, Member of Congress."
Letter, 27 January 1887, from John Ruskin to Eva Layton concerning a visit by Layton; photograph of "Brentwood," Coniston, Eng.; photograph of John Ruskin; and a typescript concerning Constance Layton and Eva Layton.
Bond between William Angell and Francis Angell for the performance of covenants. Names mentioned in the bond are William Montague, the elder and Richard Mar(?) of Suffolk. Witnesses are Nich. [illegible], Ben: Nedham and Jo. Floyd. June 21, 1687.
This collection consists of letters from supervisors or sponsors to Minnie A. Hill, a northern female teacher, who was in Norfolk and then Petersburg, Virginia teaching at freedmen’s schools in the late 1860s.
Instructions for shipping of clothing, discussion of appropriations, mentions need to consult with Barnes? on legal matter, requests reply, mentions need for M. Whiting? to consult the Committee.
Letter accompanying check for $60; one months salary and two months rent, mentions correspondences with other teachers, provides instructions for shipment of readers and other school supplies, discusses possible shortage in funding.