United States--Jewish History
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Group A; Papers of Moses Myers, and his sons Samuel Myers (1790-1829) lawyer in Norfolk and Pensacola, Fla. and John Myers (1787-1830) merchant of Norfolk. Includes papers of Barton Myers (1853-1927), mayor of Norfolk, Va. and his family.
Letters written to Gustavus A. Myers, lawyer in Richmond, Va. Includes letters, 1858-1861, from John Augustine Washington, concerning his sale of "Mount Vernon" to Mount Vernon Ladies' Association; and Washington's Civil War service. The collection includes letters written by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Park Benjamin, and Conway Robinson.
Manuscript Hebrew lexicon, circa 1860's, by Rabbi Isaac B. Seixas, owned by (?) Doggett, Richmond, Virginia. Hebrew words listed in one column with English synonyms in another one.
Handwritten note in front of book, "John M. Doggett, Richmond, Va....1888." and "this MS Vocabulary (which I found among the ruins of my dear father's library)...seems to have been presented to him by Rabbi Seixas the author at a time when such works were hard to get in slave-holding Virginia."