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Box Small Collections Box 57

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Contains 29 Results:

Scrapbook, 1860, 1947-1948

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 57, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Scrapbook, 1947-1948, of Mona Jean Breit, documenting her girl club activities with the Hollywood-Willshire Camp Fire Girls. Included are notes on training and rules, honors activities, programs, drawings, clippings, napkins, certificates.

Also included is a 1860 marriage certificate for S.M. Griffin and L.A. Simpson of Jefferson County, Pennsylvania.

Papers, 1884-1887

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 57, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

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, 1687 June 21

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 57, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

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.

Letter, 1886 Nov. 18

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 57, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

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."

Composition Book, 1838-1843

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 57, Folder: 1
Identifier: id64799
Scope and Contents Scope and Contents The following list of the individual compositions was provided by the seller: "1). "On Taste" 2). "On the Fourth of July" 3). "the House of death" 4). "The close of the season" 5). "On Autumn" dated Oct. 11, 1839; 6). "A Few Weeks in the Country." 7). "The Rewards of Diligence." 8). "The history of a knitting sheath." 9). "Our pride" Nov. 8th, 1839 10). "On the landing of the Pilgrim fathers," 11). "Jerusalem" 12). "Pictures in human life." 13), "Character of Mrs. Judson,...

Papers, 1792-1799

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 57, Folder: 1
Identifier: id2128
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Papers, 1772-1799, of Anglican minister William Selden (1741-1783) and his wife Mary Ann Hancock Selden (1745-1789) of Elizabeth City County, Virginia. These papers are primarily financial in nature and document the Selden family's management of the Elizabeth City Parish, the family estate, slave holdings, and the hire of estate slaves to local plantation owners. These papers consist of receipts, labor contracts, financial summaries, and a small leather financial ledger. The labor contracts...

Littlebury Mason Law License, 1775 June 10

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 57, Folder: 1
Identifier: id211030
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

License for Littlebury Mason to practice law in the county courts of Virginia, signed by George Wythe and John Randolph.  James City County Court. June 10, 1775.

Two letters written by Oscar Shewmake, professor in the Marshall-Wythe School of Government and Citizenship, to Carrie B. Mason and John Y. Mason thanking Miss Mason for depositing the law license of Littlebury Mason to the College of William and Mary.

Papers, 1930-1932

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 57, Folder: 1
Identifier: id58980
Scope and Contents Diary: The following transcription was provided by the seller: "my first day in San Francisco…saw Mr. Pinckney this morning…Captain von Newenhausen instructed Jack & I on some of the mysteries of sailing…He’s been around the world 14 times. Jack & I are invited to Mr. Pinckney’s. July 21: M/S Crown City. Capt Winston is a wonderful fellow…We are junior officers & known as cadets…have a keen stateroom with double deck bunks…tomorrow the stevedores will finish...

Papers, 1865-1869

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 57, Folder: 1
Identifier: id72286
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

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.

C.A. Bloomer, Buffalo, NY, to M.A. Hill, no place, 1865 March 13

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 57, Folder: 1, Item: 1
Identifier: id29348
Scope and Contents

Responding to previous correspondence, pledge of assistance (books, papers, etc.), mention of compensation, description of church.