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Miscellaneous American History Collection [manuscript] 1828-1918

Clack, John H; Smyth, Harold
Format
Manuscript/Archive
Language
English
Summary
A letter, 1828, from Anne Searle to the Rev. Absalom Peters of the American Home Missionsary Society, discusses the sending of Isaac Orr as a missionary to free African Americans in Washington, D. C., noting the opinion of Ralph R. Gurley and mentioning a letter of introduction to Stephen Bloomer Balch.
A letter, 1829 December 27, Joshua Howard, Fortress Monroe, to H. W. Griswold, discusses his desire to join the Ordnance Dept., and deprecates proposed candidate John Hills.
Lynchburg druggest Howell Davies acknowledges an invoice from Seth Low & Co., of New York, 1833 January 11, and places an order for bottles syringes, snuff boxes and factory lamps.
A letter, 1845 July 25, Rebecca Timmonds, a teacher in Rappanhannock County, Va., to Annie McLaughlin, Patapsco Female Institute, Ellicott's Mills, Md., describes life at her new school and comments on news from Patapsco.
A letter, 1847 March 31, Joshua Peterkin, Frederick Md., to Thomas Hammond, Frrederick Co., Md., inquires about property in Allegheny Co., Md., belonging to the estate of a Col. Beall.
A letter, 1848 Nov. 3, Emily A. Rutherfoord, Richmond, Va., to her brother John Coles Rutherfoord, Frankfort, Ky., relates news of family and friends and mentions the marriage of William Cabell Rives to Grace Sears.
Gordon & Snapp, Winchester, orders 3 tons of pig iron from Joseph Marston & Company, Shenandoah Co., Va., 1852 February 5.
James S. Griscom, Petersburg, Va., writes to Rene E. DeRussy [Old Point Comfort], 1854 May 29, regarding navigational improvements on the Appomattox River.
[F. W. Risger?], Washington, D. C., writes to William G. King, New York, N.Y., 1858 May 28, concerning Capt. [J. L.]Cathcart's steam propeller boat and a Chesapeake and Ohio canal break.
"Bee" writes to "Mollie" 1863 Sep 21, from behind federal lines conveying news of family and friends separated by war and describing a trip to Montgomery County, Md., and Washington, D. C.
Letters written during the seige of Petersburg by John McGill, 1864 Aug 1 and [Mrs. A. J. Leavenworth?] 1864 Nov 17 discuss the purchase of property and scarce goods including shoes with a brief reference to the Battle of the Crater.
[Pension agent?] Henri Bayard writes to his wife, 1888 Sep 4, describing pension day at the National Soldier
A printed form letter from the State Central Committee of the Democratic Party of West Virginia is a call to action against the proposed 14th amendment and a solicitation for contributions. A handwritten list of signers and contributions is appended.
Two letters from Edward D. Neill to Charles Deane, 1869 Sep 13 and Nov 12 on details in his History of the Virginia Company and expresses appreciation for Deane's colonial research.
In a letter 1871 Mar 28 General Willliam F. Barry requests Secretary of War W. W. Belknap to make an official visit to the Artillery School at Fort Monroe.
[Pension agent?] Henri Bayard writes to his wife, 1888 Sep 4, describing pension day at the National Soldiers Home, Virginia, and being mistaken for her deceased father by a young child.
Five letters from George N. Schuster to his sister Mary, Jul 1918-Jan 1919, humorously describe life in France and Germany, with a brief reference to the great flu epidemic.
The collection also contains a document, signed by Harold Smyth, Wythe Chancery District Court Marshal, 1829 January 15, appointing Cornelius Baldwin Eskridge a deputy Marshall; a Baltimore Life Insurance Company application accomplished and signed by John H. Clack, with a forwarding letter to president J. J. Donaldson from agent Duncan Robinson,1835; two copies of an "Application of brothers and sisters for arrears of pay and other allowances," 1879 Jul 14, pertaining to the service of Albert Allmand on the U. S. Cyane and William H. Allmand on the U. S. Cumberland; and a printed postcard, 1909, describing and depicting Southern Seminary in Buena Vista, Va.
Description
28 items.
Cite as
Miscellaneous American History Collection, 1828-1918, Accession #14356, Special Collections, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Byrd Fund, 2008/2009.
Technical Details
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    a| A letter, 1828, from Anne Searle to the Rev. Absalom Peters of the American Home Missionsary Society, discusses the sending of Isaac Orr as a missionary to free African Americans in Washington, D. C., noting the opinion of Ralph R. Gurley and mentioning a letter of introduction to Stephen Bloomer Balch.
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    a| A letter, 1829 December 27, Joshua Howard, Fortress Monroe, to H. W. Griswold, discusses his desire to join the Ordnance Dept., and deprecates proposed candidate John Hills.
    520
      
      
    a| Lynchburg druggest Howell Davies acknowledges an invoice from Seth Low & Co., of New York, 1833 January 11, and places an order for bottles syringes, snuff boxes and factory lamps.
    520
      
      
    a| A letter, 1845 July 25, Rebecca Timmonds, a teacher in Rappanhannock County, Va., to Annie McLaughlin, Patapsco Female Institute, Ellicott's Mills, Md., describes life at her new school and comments on news from Patapsco.
    520
      
      
    a| A letter, 1847 March 31, Joshua Peterkin, Frederick Md., to Thomas Hammond, Frrederick Co., Md., inquires about property in Allegheny Co., Md., belonging to the estate of a Col. Beall.
    520
      
      
    a| A letter, 1848 Nov. 3, Emily A. Rutherfoord, Richmond, Va., to her brother John Coles Rutherfoord, Frankfort, Ky., relates news of family and friends and mentions the marriage of William Cabell Rives to Grace Sears.
    520
      
      
    a| Gordon & Snapp, Winchester, orders 3 tons of pig iron from Joseph Marston & Company, Shenandoah Co., Va., 1852 February 5.
    520
      
      
    a| James S. Griscom, Petersburg, Va., writes to Rene E. DeRussy [Old Point Comfort], 1854 May 29, regarding navigational improvements on the Appomattox River.
    520
      
      
    a| [F. W. Risger?], Washington, D. C., writes to William G. King, New York, N.Y., 1858 May 28, concerning Capt. [J. L.]Cathcart's steam propeller boat and a Chesapeake and Ohio canal break.
    520
      
      
    a| "Bee" writes to "Mollie" 1863 Sep 21, from behind federal lines conveying news of family and friends separated by war and describing a trip to Montgomery County, Md., and Washington, D. C.
    520
      
      
    a| Letters written during the seige of Petersburg by John McGill, 1864 Aug 1 and [Mrs. A. J. Leavenworth?] 1864 Nov 17 discuss the purchase of property and scarce goods including shoes with a brief reference to the Battle of the Crater.
    520
      
      
    a| [Pension agent?] Henri Bayard writes to his wife, 1888 Sep 4, describing pension day at the National Soldier
    520
      
      
    a| A printed form letter from the State Central Committee of the Democratic Party of West Virginia is a call to action against the proposed 14th amendment and a solicitation for contributions. A handwritten list of signers and contributions is appended.
    520
      
      
    a| Two letters from Edward D. Neill to Charles Deane, 1869 Sep 13 and Nov 12 on details in his History of the Virginia Company and expresses appreciation for Deane's colonial research.
    520
      
      
    a| In a letter 1871 Mar 28 General Willliam F. Barry requests Secretary of War W. W. Belknap to make an official visit to the Artillery School at Fort Monroe.
    520
      
      
    a| [Pension agent?] Henri Bayard writes to his wife, 1888 Sep 4, describing pension day at the National Soldiers Home, Virginia, and being mistaken for her deceased father by a young child.
    520
      
      
    a| Five letters from George N. Schuster to his sister Mary, Jul 1918-Jan 1919, humorously describe life in France and Germany, with a brief reference to the great flu epidemic.
    520
      
      
    a| The collection also contains a document, signed by Harold Smyth, Wythe Chancery District Court Marshal, 1829 January 15, appointing Cornelius Baldwin Eskridge a deputy Marshall; a Baltimore Life Insurance Company application accomplished and signed by John H. Clack, with a forwarding letter to president J. J. Donaldson from agent Duncan Robinson,1835; two copies of an "Application of brothers and sisters for arrears of pay and other allowances," 1879 Jul 14, pertaining to the service of Albert Allmand on the U. S. Cyane and William H. Allmand on the U. S. Cumberland; and a printed postcard, 1909, describing and depicting Southern Seminary in Buena Vista, Va.
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    a| Miscellaneous American History Collection, 1828-1918, Accession #14356, Special Collections, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
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    a| SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Byrd Fund, 2008/2009.
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    a| Allmand, Albert, d| d. 1857.
    600
    1
    0
    a| Almand, William H.,dd. 1864.
    600
    1
    0
    a| Balch, Stephen Bloomer, d| 1747-1833.
    600
    1
    0
    a| Cathcart, J. L., d| fl. 1858.
    600
    1
    0
    a| Eskridge, Cornelius Baldwin, d| fl. 1829.
    600
    1
    0
    a| Gurley, Ralph Randolph, d| 1797-1872.
    600
    1
    0
    a| Hills, John, d| d. 1835.
    600
    1
    0
    a| Neill, Edward D. q| (Edward Duffield), d| 1823-1893. t| History of the Virginia Company of London.
    600
    1
    0
    a| Orr, Isaac, d| fl. 1828.
    600
    1
    0
    a| Rives, Grace Winthrop Sears, d| 1828-
    600
    1
    0
    a| Rives, William Cabell, d| 1825-1889.
    610
    1
    0
    a| United States. b| Army. b| Ordnance Department
    610
    1
    0
    a| United States. t| Constitution. n| 14th Amendment.
    610
    2
    0
    a| American Home Missionary Society.
    610
    2
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    a| Baltimore Life Insurance Company.
    610
    2
    0
    a| Cumberland (Frigate)
    610
    2
    0
    a| Cyane (Sloop of war)
    610
    2
    0
    a| Democratic Party (W. Va.)
    610
    2
    0
    a| National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers.
    610
    2
    0
    a| Patapsco Female Institute.
    610
    2
    0
    a| Southern Seminary (Buena Vista, Va.)
    650
      
    0
    a| Free blacks z| Washington (D.C.)
    650
      
    0
    a| Girls' schools z| Virginia z| Rappahannock County.
    650
      
    0
    a| Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919.
    650
      
    0
    a| Iron foundries z| Virginia z| Shenandoah County.
    650
      
    0
    a| Life insurance x| History y| 19th century.
    650
      
    0
    a| Petersburg Crater, Battle of, Va., 1864.
    650
      
    0
    a| Pharmacists z| Virginia z| Lynchburg.
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    0
    a| Appomattox River (Va.)
    651
      
    0
    a| Chesapeake and Ohio Canal (Md. and Washington, D.C.)
    651
      
    0
    a| Lynchburg (Va.) x| History.
    651
      
    0
    a| Rappahannock County (Va.) x| History.
    651
      
    0
    a| United States x| History y| Civil War, 1861-1865 v| Personal narratives, Confederate.
    651
      
    0
    a| Washington (D.C.) x| Description and travel.
    651
      
    0
    a| Washington (D.C.) x| History y| Civil War, 1861-1865.
    651
      
    0
    a| Wythe County (Va.) x| History.
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    a| Application forms. 2| aat
    655
      
    7
    a| Circular letters. 2| aat
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    7
    a| Letters (Correspondence) 2| aat
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    7
    a| Postcards. 2| aat
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    1
      
    a| Barry, William F. q| (William Farquhar), d| 1818-1879, e| correspondent.
    700
    1
      
    a| Bayard, Henri, d| fl. 1888, e| correspondent.
    700
    1
      
    a| Belknap, William W. q| (William Worth), d| 1829-1890, e| recipient.
    700
    1
      
    a| Clack, John H., d| b. 1792.
    700
    1
      
    a| Davies, Howell, d| b. 1795, e| correspondent.
    700
    1
      
    a| Deane, Charles, d| 1813-1889 e| recipient.
    700
    1
      
    a| De Russy, René Edward, d| 1790-1865, e| recipient.
    700
    1
      
    a| Donaldson, J. J., d| fl. 1835, e| recipient.
    700
    1
      
    a| Griscom, James S., d| fl. 1854, e| correspondent.
    700
    1
      
    a| Griswold, H. W., d| d. 1834, e| recipient.
    700
    1
      
    a| Hammond, Thomas, d| fl. 1847, e| recipient.
    700
    1
      
    a| Howard, Joshua, d| d. 1868, e| correspondent.
    700
    1
      
    a| King, William G., d| fl. 1858, e| recipient.
    700
    0
      
    a| McGill, John, d| fl. 1864 e| correspondent.
    700
    1
      
    a| Neill, Edward D. q| (Edward Duffield), d| 1823-1893, e| correspondent.
    700
    1
      
    a| Peterkin, Joshua, d| 1814-1892, e| correspondent.
    700
    1
      
    a| Peters, Absalom, d| 1793-1869, e| recipient.
    700
    1
      
    a| Robertson, Duncan, d| fl. 1835, e| correspondent.
    700
    1
      
    a| Rutherfoord, Emily A., d| fl. 1848, e| correspondent.
    700
    1
      
    a| Rutherfoord, John C. q| (John Coles), d| 1825-1866 e| recipient.
    700
    1
      
    a| Schuster, George N., e| correspondent.
    700
    1
      
    a| Schuster, Mary, e| recipient.
    700
    1
      
    a| Searle, Anne, d| fl. 1828, e| recipient.
    700
    1
      
    a| Smyth, Harold, d| fl. 1828.
    710
    2
      
    a| Gordon & Snapp, e| correspondent.
    710
    2
      
    a| Joseph Marston & Co., e| recipient.
    710
    2
      
    a| Seth Low & Co. e| recipient.
    999
      
      
    a| MSS 14356 w| ALPHANUM i| X030270115 l| STACKS m| SPEC-COLL t| MANUSCRIPT

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