Ledger, 1849-1850, scrapbook, 1867-1868, and scrapbook of the murder trial of Frank C. Almy, 1891-1892. This volume was originally a ledger, 1849-1850, of what seems to be a general store in New Hampshire. An unknown person then pasted in newspaper clippings, 1867-1868, relating to politics, such as the presidential campaign of Ulysses S. Grant, as well as poems and stories. There are then clipping, 1891-1892, relating to the murder trial of Frank C. Almy in New Hampshire.
Photostat made in 1965 of a letter from Robert E. Lee, West Point, to Winfield Scott, congratulating Scott on his appointment as lieutenant-general and describing a dinner that Lee gave to celebrate the appointment. February 14, 1855.
Letter to Harry Stacy from "Henry" concerning the planting of onion seeds, sugar beets, and corn. Discusses the rainy weather and how "it takes us a year to get familiar with climate." Mentions how he will be lucky to "break even" financially. Stacy also shares local news, his mistrust of an individual, and his "leave clearance" presumably from the military.
Letter from John Tayloe Lomax, Williamsburg, Va. to Robert Beverley, Georgetown, [D.C.] about financial and legal matters plus the estate of William A. Washington. 13 April 1812.
This collection consists of about approximately thirty letters written by Sergeant Lou Onofrio to his "sweetheart" Colette Cantwell of Bradford, Pennsylvania. Onofrio was an American soldier and the letters were written in 1916-1919 from camps in America and from France. The majority of the letters are from 1918 and 1919. The letters primarily document the relationship of the two correspondents.