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Identifier: Mss. 99 M95
Scope and Contents
Poetry, ca. 1840-1900, of Jonathan G. Murphy, a farmer at Northumberland County, Va. Murphy's single volume of handwritten poetry tells about the lives of people of the Wicomic District of Northumberland County following the Civil War and about the Murphy family. Collection also contains typescripts of Murphy's poetry, a photograph of Murphy, and a family history paper done on Murphy by his descendant, with the same name, Jonathan G. Murphy. Use of original poetry volume is prohibited...
- Subject: Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
- Subject: Manuscripts (document genre)
- Subject: Poets, American--19th century