Letter written on December 4, 1781 from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania by Baron de Watergeul Boom to "Mon Cher Ami" concerning celebration on board French ship after Yorktown Campaign. He writes poetry about the party, particularly talking of bachelorhood. Baron de Watergeul Boom may be a pseudonym. Includes poem with classical allusion which is annotated. Original letter is written in French, but English transcription is included.
Letter by Elizabeth Gardner Bouguereau, Paris, France, to an art critic at the Lisson thanking him for his critique of her work, "L' Appel d'en Haut." English translation included. June 27, 1906.
This collection contains information about the College of William and Mary from the Eighteenth Century to the present. Included in the collection are faculty lecture notes from a variety of classes, scrapbooks, research notes, correspondence, textbooks used at the College of William and Mary, minute and account books, poetry books, student notebooks, a literary manual, and various other miscellaneous bound volumes.
Land transfer from Claude-Pierre Pecaudy de Contrecoeur, with mention of St. Michael and St. Martin provence, probably in Canada. August 18, 1730.
Letter from [Jean-Francois] Coste, Paris, [France] to "dear and old colleague" about the Council of Health and personnages: [Baron Nicolas] Heurteloup, [Antoine Augustin] Parmentier and Bucher, deputy head of the Bureau of Personnel. Gives his assurances that the feared invasion will not happen, peace will be negotiated and the recipient may enjoy "tranquility at Arles." June 24, 1815. Typescript translation included.
Papers of Sergeant June A. Dowling, consisting of a diary, 1917-1919, photographs, postcards, a French magazine, and a travel permission, all documenting Sergeant Dowling's World War I tour of duty in France.