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Contains 84 Results:

James Lyons, Richmond, to Isabella Harrison, Brandon, 1844 December 24

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 134
Identifier: id87933
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Lyons' regrets that he cannot accept the harrison's invitation to join them for a Christmas dinner. 1 p. ALS.

Dates: 1844 December 24

E[liza] Lawrence, Philadelphia, to Isabella H. Harrison, Brandon., 1849 June 13

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 135
Identifier: id87936
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Safe arrival in Philadelphia; expression of "heartfelt thanks" for the hospitality recieved at Brandon; interest in Thomas Ritchie's health; appretiation of Jenny's flowers; love to everyone at Brandon. 4 pp. ALS.

Dates: 1849 June 13

Eliza Lawrence, Philadelphia, to Isabella H. Harrison, Brandon, 1849 October 21

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 136
Identifier: id87938
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Receipt of a pitcher by Isabella; invitation to visit Brandon; death of Captain Mallory; best wishes to Anne Eliza; Robert Ritchie's decision to settle near Brandon; health of Isabella Ritchie; Mrs. Parker to Washington for the winter. 4 pp. ALS.

Dates: 1849 October 21

Belle Harrison, Brandon, to Isabella H. Harrison, Brandon, 1851 October 4

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 137
Identifier: id87939
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Present of "a pair of Cuff Pins" from Belle to her mother. 1 p. AL.

Dates: 1851 October 4

E.A. Rutherfoor, Richmond, to Isabella H. Harrison, Brandon, 1852 May 12

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 138
Identifier: id87940
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Invitation for Isabella and her daughter to stay with the Rutherfoords during the convention in Richmond. 4 pp. ALS.

Dates: 1852 May 12

Charles Carter, Philadelphia, to Isabella Harrison, Richmond, 1859 October 10

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 139
Identifier: id87941
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Inedible figs that arrived from Richmond; problems encountered by Mr. Volmar over covering a chair; Robert Ritchie's health; included are some pencil sketches and notes on the envelope. 4 pp. ALS.

Dates: 1859 October 10

Charles Carter, Philadelphia, to [?], 1859 October 22

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 140
Identifier: id87943
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Receipt of a box at the Adams Express office; spectacles to be mailed; landing of Bella's furniture at the wharf; "outrage of "the Harper's Ferry affair" arrest of Capt. Cooke at Carlisle; belief that "the whole party...ought to be executed whether insane or not"; George Harrison's new carriage. 2 pp. ALS.

Dates: 1859 October 22

Charles Carter, Philadelphia, to Isabella F. Harrison, Richmond, 1859 November 1

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 141
Identifier: id87944
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Material used by Mr. Vollmar to cover Isabell's furniture; shipping arrangements for the furniture; purchase of a piano; love to members of the family. 2 pp. ALS.

Dates: 1859 November 1

Lucy [?], Richmond, to George Harrison, 1861 August 20

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 142
Identifier: id87946
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Arrival in Richmond and meeting with George's sister; "trip to Christiansburg after army horses"; mention of Bull Run; Yankee prisoners in the hospital; health of Sister Annie; news about various friends; included also is a letter undated from Isabella H. Harrison to George Harrison re statement from Mr. Cross; Sale of wheat; material for the servants' clothing. 8 pp. ALS.

Dates: 1861 August 20

"Taffy", [?], to [Miss Belle Harrison?], 1863 November 18

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 143
Identifier: id87947
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Anticipation of letters in the mail; reference to a mutual friend Rich. S. Scriveller; dinner "with Lady Ward, mother of the Earl of Dudley"; ride on an "English Cavalry Charger"; discussion of the British politics; request for a photograph; wedding in Paris. 8 pp. ALS.

Dates: 1863 November 18

W. Carvel Hall, Baltimore, to Isabella H. Harrison, 1865 November 25

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 144
Identifier: id88094
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Check recieved from Isabella; bill from Forbes; mention of kindnesses done by Isabella; successful reception for 400-500 persons. Included also is a letter 27 November 1865, Isabella H. Harrison, Washington, to Doctor [Robert R. Ritchie], Brandon Re; total amount required for repairs; purchase of cows; advertisement for servants; Belle to the dentist; news about two marriages; hiring of white laborers. 4 pp. ALS.

Dates: 1865 November 25

Rev. W. Pinkney, Washington, to Belle Harrison, Brandon Point, Virginia, 1868 January 3

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 145
Identifier: id88095
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49 verses composed by Pinkney about Brandon. 14 pp. ALS.

Dates: 1868 January 3

Evelyn M. Perkins, Paris, France, to Isabella H. Harrison, 1869 January 29

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 146
Identifier: id88096
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Details of Laulie Eustis' death; grief og J.W. Corcoran; Perkins' vacation to Switzerland and Germany; description of the Perkins' life in Paris;"no intercourse between the Northern & Southern people" in Paris; news concerning a number of common acquaintances. 8 pp. ALS.

Dates: 1869 January 29

Frederick S. Shenstone, Sutton Hall, Sussex, England, to Isabella H. Harrison, Brandon, 1873 January 6

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 147
Identifier: id88097
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Announcement of Shenstone's engagement to August Emma Grace Knapp of the Brownrigg family. 4 pp. ALS.

Dates: 1873 January 6

Committee of H. C. Britton, Geo. T. Darracott, Jas. A. Williams, J. W. Lucas, Garysville, Virginia, to "the members of the Brandon Household", Lower Brandon, 188[?]

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 148
Identifier: id88098
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Invitation to attend the annual picnic of "the Sunday School at Brandon Church". 1 p. ALS.

Dates: 188[?]

L. Gilleg. [berger?], U.S. Flagship "Trenton", Trieste, Austria, to Belle R. Harrison, Brandon, 1881 July 20

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 149
Identifier: id88099
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appreciation of news from Brandon; "bringing the representatives of the Lafayette family to the Yorktown Celebration in the Trenton"; invitation to Belle to visit the "Trenton" when it docks at Hampton Roads; "certain degree of regret" felt upon leaving Europe; description of the Charms of Nice; places visited along the Mediterranean--Touion, Marseilles, Genoa, Elba, Corsica, Straights of Messina, etc. 8 pp. ALS.

Dates: 1881 July 20

Parker L. Poin[dexter?], "Anchorage", to Mann Page., 1881 August 21

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 150
Identifier: id88100
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Parker's thanks to Page for some service rendered; charges for hauling a boat. Included also is a letter 25 Aug, 1881 from Isabella H. H[arrison, Washington, to [Belle R. Harrison], [New York]. 4 pp. ALS.

Dates: 1881 August 21

Mary Warren Schiffer, Philadelphia, to [?], Brandon, 1888 December 5

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 151
Identifier: id88101
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Photograph given to "Mr. Laughlin's friends at Brandon"; description of the photograph; mention of the "many kindnesses...shown to my son's friends". 2 pp. ALS.

Dates: 1888 December 5

Mary Warren Dorr Schiffer, Philadelphia, to [?], Easter Eve 1891

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 152
Identifier: id88333
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"Easter friends at Brandon"; present of bookmarks to thank for a box of ivy sent by Mr. Jefferson Harrison. 3 pp. ALS.

Dates: Easter Eve 1891

B. Chrisman, Philadelphia, to Belle Harrison, Baltimore, 1891 October 27

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 153
Identifier: id88334
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Reminescennces about Belle and her mother; pleasent company at Massanitto last summer; desire to hear from and about the Harrison family; questions about Harrison genealogy; possible descent of Benjamin Harrison from "john Harrison adjutant General of Cromwelles army". 2 pp. ALS.

Dates: 1891 October 27

"'Ole Miss' cutting the Holly Berries"., 1892 Christmas

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 154
Identifier: id88335
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References to Isabella Ritchie Harrison. Ms. Poem. 2 pp.

Dates: 1892 Christmas

William L. Sheppard, Richmond, to Belle Harrison, Brandon, 1893 February 23

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 155
Identifier: id88336
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Invitation to Sheppard "to come to Brandon and make a copy of the portrait of Colonel Byrd"; Sheppard's "duties as a teacher at the Mechanics Institute" in Richmond; desire to have certain measurements of the portrait noted on a piece of transparent paper; difficulties encountered in making a full length portrait of Byrd from Belle's picture; sketch of Byrd included in the letter. 3 pp. ALS.

Dates: 1893 February 23

["Judge"] S. Bassett French, Manchester, Virginia, to Belle R. Harrison, Brandon, 1895 Easter

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 156
Identifier: id88337
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Blessings to the Harrisons for thier remembrance of French at Easter; French's health and celebration of his 75th birthday; love to everyone at Brandon. 1 p. ALS.

Dates: 1895 Easter

Mary Dorr Schiffer, Philadelphia, to [?] Ritchie, Brandon, 1897 June 14

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 157
Identifier: id88338
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Pictures from Mary's "dear Brandon friends"; brief visit in Philadelphia before returning to the Pacific Coast; "heartfelt thanks" to Miss Ritchie and Mrs. Isabella Harrison. 4 pp. ALS.

Dates: 1897 June 14

Charles Erben, Richmond, to [?] Ritchie, Brandon, 1897 December 2

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 158
Identifier: id88339
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Inquiry about Isabella Harrison's health; Charles' suffering due to "consumption of the jaw"; "idea of putting the Cabin Point organ in the Claremont Church"; offer to acquire an organ or piano for the new school house; anticipation of "a weeks shooting in January down on the James River". 2 pp. ALS.

Dates: 1897 December 2