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Box Small Collections Oversize Box 5

 Container

Contains 7 Collections and/or Records:

Thomas Green Photograph Album

 File — Box: Small Collections Oversize Box 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: id314644
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Photograph album created by Thomas "Tommy" Matthew William Green, Jr. who served in the United States Army during World War II.  He was a second generation African American soldier, his father, Thomas M. W. Green was a Sargent- Cavalry Detachment in the Army and is buried at West Point Military Academy Cemetery.  Green was part of a segregated unit and his album features photos of his friends and family along with other soldiers with whom he served.  The photographs along with some of his...

Letter, circa 1798-1807 Jan. 14

 File — Box: Small Collections Oversize Box 5, Oversize Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letter, n.y. January 14, Dolley P. Madison [Richmond, Va.] to Margaret Lowther Page (Mrs. John Page), Rosewell, York [County, Va.]. Written before John Page's death in 1808. James Madison served in the Virginia House of Delegates in 1799 and 1800 and the letter is postmarked Richmond. Discusses her disappointment that she and her husband missed seeing the Pages and the Bishop James Madison. Entreats the Pages to spend the next summer with the Madisons in Orange; hopes Mrs. McClane will...

Writ, 1809 November 28

 File — Box: Small Collections Oversize Box 5, Oversize Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Writ from the King's Court in Dublin, Ireland, to the Sheriff of the County of Carlow, Ireland, 28 November 1809, ordering that John Trustouthy relinquish possession of Thomas Loveland's farm and pay 100 pounds for damages, signed by H. Butler and Robert Hobart, 4th Earl of Buckinghamshire, Clerk of the Pleas of Exchequer, with affidavit signed by John Cornwall, Sheriff, testifying that conveyance of the farm was carried out on verso.

Photograph Album, circa 1900

 File — Box: Small Collections Oversize Box 5, Oversize Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection: Photograph album of a trip to Japan consisting of 37 photographs. Many of them are labeled with such places as Namba, Sumiyuski Shrine, and Ohama Park. There are also photographs of rail cars, landscapes, monks, Japanese competing in athletic events, and beach scenes. Two photographs are labeled Natives of Honolulu, 1898. One photograph is a cabinet card and the back is labeled Aunt Lena Schwamb? and Aunt Hilda Luckner.

Letter

 File — Box: Small Collections Oversize Box 5, Oversize Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letter written to "Katy" (Catherine Bammen), poem and resolution written about the death of a dog.

Ledger, 1825-1836

 File — Box: Small Collections Oversize Box 5, Oversize_Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Medical ledger of James Keen, a physician in Mecklenburg County, Virginia. Notes about visits to patients which include treatments, medicines dispensed, prescriptions, notes, calculations, and payment records. There are over 60 entries for the treatment of enslaved individuals and several are named. One entry notes the removal of a tumor from a "Negro Woman." The last page of the ledger lists births of foals and their lineage.A handwritten note is on page two, “James...

Land grant for 80 acres in Ohio to James McCormick, 1837 April 18

 File — Box: Small Collections Oversize Box 5, Oversize Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Land grant for 80 acres in Ohio to James McCormick. Signed by A. Van Burke for Martin Van Buren