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Box Small Collections Box 102

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Letters

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 102, Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection:

Two letters from D.C. Russell, a lawyer from Albany, New York who is visiting Houston, Texas to his wife, Hattie. In the second letter, Russell reports that he fell ill and was cared for by a very kind black nurse who claimed she was once a slave owned by President Monroe. He reported that he was able to make a full recovery due to the attentiveness of this woman but that her care and the business dealings with others cost him a great deal of money.

Letters

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 102, Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection:

Ten letters written to Michael Paro, a private in the United States Army serving in Vietnam, mostly from his love interest, Barbara Jensen. In most of the letters, she discusses life after his time in Vietnam and plans for their future. A picture of Barbara is included with one of the letters.

Letters

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 102, Folder: 2
Content Description From the Collection:

Ten letters written to Michael Paro, a private in the United States Army serving in Vietnam, mostly from his love interest, Barbara Jensen. In most of the letters, she discusses life after his time in Vietnam and plans for their future. A picture of Barbara is included with one of the letters.

Letters

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 102, Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection:

Collection of letters from Dorothy to her husband, Richard, a Reservist in the Army during World War II. He was stationed with the 59th Training Group in Squadron 598 V at Keesler Field, Mississippi.

Letters

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 102, Folder: 2
Content Description From the Collection:

Collection of letters from Dorothy to her husband, Richard, a Reservist in the Army during World War II. He was stationed with the 59th Training Group in Squadron 598 V at Keesler Field, Mississippi.

Letters

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 102, Folder: 3
Content Description From the Collection:

Collection of letters from Dorothy to her husband, Richard, a Reservist in the Army during World War II. He was stationed with the 59th Training Group in Squadron 598 V at Keesler Field, Mississippi.

Letter

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 102, Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection:

Three page letter detailing Richard's opinion of brother Tayloe's plans to become a country merchant. Richard also sends news of other family members in his correspondence such as Uncle Dick's lottery and exchange business, Vene's rejection of an engagement proposal, and George and Very McCleary's engagement despite George not having the funds to support a spouse.

Letter

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 102, Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection: Five page letter to George Blow from his father dated July 8, 1850. In it, he discusses the utter failure of a band saw purchased for his saw mill which cost a great many days of work to his mill and subsequent loss of revenue. He also details a business agreement with a gentleman over the building of a ship. He particularly makes a comment over the choice of labor hands used in its construction arguing that his negro labor, is just as hard working and costs less money than the proposed...

Letters

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 102, Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection:

About 40 letters from George Beasley to his sweetheart, Rosa L. Johnson written between June 1941 and May 1945. Beasley was a Sergeant in the Army stationed at Fort Knox, Kentucky, Camp Rucker, Alabama, and then overseas in France and Belgium. He served with the 3rd and 4th Battalion of the Armed Force Replacement Training Center, a segregated African American unit.

Letters

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 102, Folder: 2
Content Description From the Collection:

About 40 letters from George Beasley to his sweetheart, Rosa L. Johnson written between June 1941 and May 1945. Beasley was a Sergeant in the Army stationed at Fort Knox, Kentucky, Camp Rucker, Alabama, and then overseas in France and Belgium. He served with the 3rd and 4th Battalion of the Armed Force Replacement Training Center, a segregated African American unit.

Letters

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 102, Folder: 3
Content Description From the Collection:

About 40 letters from George Beasley to his sweetheart, Rosa L. Johnson written between June 1941 and May 1945. Beasley was a Sergeant in the Army stationed at Fort Knox, Kentucky, Camp Rucker, Alabama, and then overseas in France and Belgium. He served with the 3rd and 4th Battalion of the Armed Force Replacement Training Center, a segregated African American unit.

Letters

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 102, Folder: 4
Content Description From the Collection:

About 40 letters from George Beasley to his sweetheart, Rosa L. Johnson written between June 1941 and May 1945. Beasley was a Sergeant in the Army stationed at Fort Knox, Kentucky, Camp Rucker, Alabama, and then overseas in France and Belgium. He served with the 3rd and 4th Battalion of the Armed Force Replacement Training Center, a segregated African American unit.

Letter, 1841 Dec. 21

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 102, Folder: 1
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Letter written by John Jordan Crittenden to John Bell, dated Dec. 21, 1841. Acknowledges receiving Bell's recent letter, states that Bell should not withdraw from politics because his services" and also talks about U. S. President John Tyler.

Certificate, 1846 May 19

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 102, Folder: 1
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Certificate issued by the Governor of Florida commissioning Jackson Morton Brigadier General of the First Brigade of the Florida Militia, May 19, 1846.

Letter, 1853 Dec. 4

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 102, Folder: 1
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Letter written by Philip Taliaferro to an unnamed nephew dated Dec. 4, 1853. He's replying to the nephew's assertion that Taliaferro doesn't want his mother to live in her "old home at Belle Ville." Taliaferro goes into great detail to explain what he actually said and why and discusses his mother's age and health.

Papers, 1832, 1842

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 102, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains two items. The first is Feb. 6, 1832 and was written at the the U. S. Navy Yard in Gosport to Richard Smith, cashier of the US Bank in Washington, regarding remission of the interest on a loan. Below that, Warrington write a private note to Smith about the bad behavior his nephew is exhibiting on the Navy Yard and the disciplinary actions Warrington has doled out. The second item is a letter dated April 11, 1842 and written to Commander George Read,...

Ledger

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 102, Folder: 1
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Accounts of textile and fabric goods sold by the merchants, Richard Warner Jones and Henry A. Wise from 1816-1817. Mary fanntleroy Jones is also listed in the ledger. Locations of recordings include Murfreesboro, NC, Petersburg, VA, and Norfolk, VA.

Letter

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 102, Folder: 1
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One page letter concerning the death of a servant man who died while working on the fortifications around Richmond, VA for the Confederacy.

Appraisal Form

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 102, Folder: 1
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Official form from the Confererate States to Blair Burwell for the appraisal and sale of his property, a horse, for the use of the Confederate government. The horse was appraised at $900, but the officer in charge disapproved the assessed value and reassigned the horse a value of $400.

Stock and Resolution Documents

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 102, Folder: 1
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A proclamation and list of names who professed to subscribe and pay the shares they committed to the Baltimore and West Point Steam Packet Company, March 1, 1856. The resolution was based on a meeting of the board of the Baltimore and West Point Steam Packet Company in Gloucester Court House. The board chose to disapprove the actions of President, W. R. Smart related to his appeal to the district court based on their ruling on the case of the Steamer Gladiator.

Letter

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 102, Folder: 1
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Three page letter concerning the local people around a boarding house and the subsequent building of a barn for the use as a studio for artistry work.

Letter

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 102, Folder: 1
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One page letter informing Tate of the activities of peoeple he knew before going off to fight for the Confederacy. He reports that one person made a profession of religion and was baptized and another has volunteered for the war. Fury write on behalf of some of his friends reports that and all support the Southern Confederacy, send their regards, and pray for his safe return from war.

Letter

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 102, Folder: 1
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Three page letter addressed to his sons giving them advice concerning religion, living, and happines in life. Kennon intends this to be his last words to his sons which they will read after he is dead. He lists requests on how they should live, treat their families, and their friends. He also gives a specific request on where to be buried.

Minutes and Resolutions

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 102, Folder: 1
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Two meeting minutes and accompanying resolutions concering the activities of the Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Potomac Railroad Company dated April 17, 1841. Additionally, document dated 23 October 1854 conforming a reolution composed and adopted at the annual meeting of stockholders on May 31 of that same year.

List

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 102, Folder: 1
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One page sheet listing the first name of african american slaves, their ages, and their value in dollars. A note on the bottom states that the valuation was determined as divided among themselves.