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Box Small Collections Oversize Box 8

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Bond

 File — Box: Small Collections Oversize Box 8, Oversize_Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Printed issued bond number 9434 authorized by the act of Congress of the Confederate States for the amount of $500 in order to fund the treasury of the Confederacy. The interest notes, of seven percent, were due semi-annually to the bond holder beginning Jan 1, 1865. At the center of the bond is a drawing of an encamped Confederate soldier and the bottom depicts a steamship and locomotive, with the company Archer & Dely, Richmond, Va.

Dates: 1863 February 20

Letter and Bill of Lading

 File — Box: Small Collections Oversize Box 8, Folder: 1
Identifier: cuid33
Content Description From the Collection:

One page letter informing Peter Goelet that William Neate had passed away and that, as the executor's of his Last Will and Testament, they would settle the accounts maintained by him and owed to Mr. Goelet in the sum of 100 pounds. Also a bill of lading of sundry goods sent from John Grosvenor in Liverpool, England to Peter Goulet in New York City on March 12, 1802. Goods include utensils, cooking irons, tools, trunks, and clocks.

Dates: May 22, 1775; March 12, 1802

Scrapbook

 File — Box: Small Collections Oversize Box 8, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Scrapbook containing newspaper clippings, mostly in Spanish, from Panama highlighting the career of Marcos Justine Fernandez. The front of the scrapbook indicates that the book highlights his career for 1985- 1986 as he served as the G-4 Sub Chief of Staff Defense forces, a position he held under the dictatorship of Manuel Noriega until Noriega's ouster by invading U.S. Forces during Operation Just Cause in 1989. David Zimmerman, an Army soldier who participated in Operation Just Cause,...
Dates: 1985-1986

Papers, 1764, 1766

 File — Box: Small Collections Oversize Box 8, Oversize_Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

The collection consists of two love letters written by George Ellis to Ursula Pleasants and their marriage contract.

The marriage contract states that George Ellis is the son of John and "Cathrine" Ellis of "Old England," and that Ursula Pleasants is the daughter of John and Susanna Pleasants of Henrico County, Virginia. It is dated July 10, 1766 and signed by 26 members of the Quakers of Virginia.

Dates: 1764, 1766

Record Book, 1879-1889

 File — Box: Small Collections Oversize Box 8, Oversize_Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection consists of a monthly report book for Rupert School No. 4, South Bend District (Armstrong County, Pa.) for the years 1879-1889. On the front cover, the school is also referred to as "Clayton or Girty." it appears to have been a one-room school with roughly 50 students between 5-15 years old. Recorded are student names, attendance, books used, teacher salary payments, visitors, and statistics.An undated exhibit label, glued into the volume (November...
Dates: 1879-1889

Commission, 1803 November 25

 File — Box: Small Collections Oversize Box 8, Oversize_Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Commission of Nicholas Fitzhugh as assistant Circuit Court judge for the District of Columbia (Washington, D.C.). It is signed by U. S. President Thomas Jefferson and Secretary of State James Madison. The collection also includes a contemporary copy of the document.

Dates: 1803 November 25

Document, 1574 November 6

 File — Box: Small Collections Oversize Box 8, Oversize_Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Handwritten document written in Latin, dated November 6, 1574.  First line begins with a hand drawn picture of Queen Elizabeth.  Top border is decorated with drawings of lions, flowers and dragons.  Broken seal is attached to the bottom.

Dates: 1574 November 6