Box Small Collections Box 109
Contains 16 Results:
One page letter addressed to James H. Sheldon in Portland, OR. Kendall was a Second Lieutenant in the Army and his letter reports that he was wounded in the back of the head by a bullet that struck his upper vertebrae. His letter is from Spasskoe, Siberia and given the date, it is inferred that he is writing after engaging in the Battle of Romanova against the anti-Bolshevik revolt of the area. This Army regiment was in the area during the Allied Intervention after World War I.
Four page letter addressed to Benjamin Coates in Philadelphia, PA. In the letter, King introduces himself and explains how he heard of Coates while studying at college in Liberia. Knowing Coates' sentiment toward the African race and his support of colonization of Liberia, King asks Coates for funding to build a sugar mill in Harrisburg along the St. Paul's River near the capital of Monrovia in Liberia.
Ledger sheet from a blacksmith, Robert North Cainan of Baltimore County who presented charges for services he rendered to the estate of Jacob Knight, now deceased. Among the multitude of services listed is one which charges the Knight estate for "taking a collar of a negro" of the 23rd of September in 1797.