Box Small Collections Box 75
Contains 29 Results:
Theodore Dwight Weld, Walnut Hills, Ohio to Elizur Wright, 1834 January 24
Gerrit Smith, Peterboro, New Hampshire to "my dear Uncle" Daniel Cady Esq., Johnstown, Fulton County, New York, 1839 October 10
Received DC's letter; hopes DC will be able to commerce proceedings in the Case of the Deleware Lot (?). Hopes a speedy settlement with the representatives of R.M. Campbell and John E. Smith; business is poor and Gerrit Smith has not had a paying customer in 8 days.
Henry Grew, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, "to the Friends of Righteousness and humanity to convene at West Chester on the 25th inst.", 1861 October 23
James Miller McKim, Pennsylvania a Freedmen's Relief Association, No. 424 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to "my dear May", 1865 March
Relates establishment of the American Freedman Aid Commission; Judge Berd is president and Wendall Phillips lawson is acting Secretary, a "grand" Anniversary will be marked by addresses by Phillip Brooks, Henry Ward Beecher, General Saxton and (?) Andrew; requests advice on choosing an editor.
H.G. Stone, Framingham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts to William Lloyd Garrison, 1876 February 4
Thanks William Lloyd Garrison for his memorial card; expresses sympathy for the loss of his wife; hopes that he is recovering from his illness because his services to the country are still needed; Southern Rebels are finding cause with power hungry Northern partisans.
Elizabeth L. Miler, 7 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York to "my dear friend" William Lloyd Garrison, 1876 February 20
Sends sympathy for his great loss of Mrs. Garrison.
Mary S. Stetson for her father, Brooklyn County, New York, to "Dear Friend" William Lloyd Garrison, 1876 May 11
Written for her father, who expresses sympathy for Mrs. Garrison's death; he knew her as a child in 1825. Bears a short personal condolence from Mary herself.
Parker Pillsbury, Concord, New Hampshire, to "My dear friend May", 1884 July 2
Mr. Phillips and the Wallcots have passed away and Parker Pillsbury feels that there is nothing left that is dear to him; William Lloyd Garrison is hospitable; one thousand of his books have sold and he still has one thousand left that he cannot sell; he is in relatively good health. Stationery is an advertisement for Parker Pillsbury's book, Acts of the Anti-Slavery Apostles.
Photograph of Mary Grew, undated
2 1/4", 3 5/8", black and white, head and shoulders view. Photograph.
Letters, 1924 June 7, 1934 July 26
Letter, 1859 October 30
Topics include life in Williamsburg, Virginia, the engagements of local men including professor Edwin Taliaferro to Bland Tucker, the Williamsburg Female Academy, and the loss of George T. Wilmer as rector of Bruton Parish Church.
Photographs of the July 18,1921 attack on the cruiser Frankfurt. (3 items).
Photographs of the July 20-21,1921 attack on the battleship Ostfriesland (4 items).
Photographs of the September 23-26,1921 attack on the decommisioned U.S.S. Alabama (6 items).
Typed signed copy of the poem "Jack Jouett's Ride."
Minute book of the North River Circle, Ware Parish, of the King's Daughters, Gloucester County, Virginia. It is the first minute book of the organization. Includes citations to the Circle for seventy-five and eighty years of service and a typescript history. "History of the North River Circle of the King's Daughters and Sons, International 1895-1973" by Christine Dutton Harper, 1971.
Notes, 1943 October
Contains a selection of brief handwritten notes from numerous United States Army soldiers undergoing basic training at Camp Roberts, California. They are all written to a fellow soldier at Camp Roberts. Many name the recipient as "Bob." Written during October of 1943, the letters are informal and consist of reminiscences and well-wishes, as the soldiers were about to graduate and go their separate ways.
Letter, 1861 June 24
Letter written from Camp Hamilton (or Fort Monroe) by Col. William H. Allen, 1st New York Infantry, to Captain J. Frederick Pierson regarding the arrest of a husband and wife on suspicion of treason. The following is a transcription of the letter: "You will at once proceed to the residence of Mr. Mussey residing within these lines & search his house and arrest himself and wife or any others whom you may have just cause to suspect of conveying information to the enemy".
Letter, 1865 January 12
Letter, 1865 January 12, from William W. Silvis, Oakland Crossroads, Westmorland County, Pennsylvania to Samuel Steel. In the letter, Silvis talks about the health of Steel's family, the halt of rail roading as a result of the cold weather, wonders if Steel has been in any fights while in the Union Army, and notes that there will be a draft in February if the quota of soldiers is not met. The letter was given by Katrina Garrison in honor of Elizabeth Yeates.
Four letters written by German soldiers to their families, discussing mostly private matters. The soldiers were stationed on army bases in Germany. All of the letters are written in German and three are in Suetterlin script.
Letter, 1945 May 7
This collection contains a single letter, written immediately after the announcement of the surrender of Germany by a mother in Connecticut to her son, Private First Class Carl Holmberg, who had been wounded. The letter discusses the arrival of V-E Day, the continuing fighting in the Pacific, and advice to not continue serving.
Account book, 1844-1849
This collection consists of a medical account book written by Dawson Warren, M.D. (????-1850), who practiced medicine at Surry County, VA. This account book spans the period of 1844 to 1849 and contains information on patient visits (including slaves), charges for services rendered, payments made, and bonds payable to Dr. Warren.