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The Civil War diary of Richard Colburn, an enlisted soldier of the 12th Infantry of the United States Regular Army attached to the Army of the…
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While Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil was marketed until the 1940s and 1950s, the particular trade card in this collection most likely dates to the late…
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A rare piece of Prohibition-era cocktailiana, presenting recipes for 72 concoctions listed alphabetically from Alexander to Woodstock, in a"slide…
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Children of Henry H. Wilson + their girlfriend. Taken at 907 Front St., Harrisonburg, PA, on June 1, 1930.
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Letter, Sherwood Anderson to Llewellyn Jones, October 3 [1918]
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Letter, Sherwood Anderson to Llewellyn Jones, December 14, 1924
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Envelope, Sherwood Anderson to Llewellyn Jones, December 14, 1924
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Recipe book written in England in 1731. At least two authors-names unknown. Recipes focus largely on delicacies, not on staple meals, and home remedies.
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February 18, 1783, Letter from Walker Daniel, at Col. Floyd's, to a French Merchant concerning commercial conditions on the wester Kentucky Frontier…
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The collection consists of a manuscript map survey of land in Montgomery County, Virginia, belonging to Philadelphia merchant Levi Hollingsworth. The…
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Coade's Lithodipyra or Artificial Manufactory Trade Card, probably printed about 1784. The Coade stone business was started by Eleanor Coade in 1769…
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The Hertford Receipt Book is a recipe book written in Hertford, England (a county town of Hertfordshire) from 1800 to 1833. The recipes were…
Ms2002_022_BarnettJames_Inventory1811a.jpg

A list of free Negroes and Mulattoes, compiled by James Barnett, district commissioner of revenue, Montgomery County, Virginia. The list includes…
TX717.K6_1823.pdf

484 pages
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Includes 1835: Accounts from Wythe County, Leather-bound volume: 12" x 8", 1832-1846.
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The Sarah Buchanan Preston Land Deed collection consists of a manuscript copy of a land transfer indenture statement for lands in Russell, Tazewell,…
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Invitation to Miss Virginia T. Preston to the Grand Inauguration Ball of Zachary Taylor (U.S. President) and Millard Filmore (Vice-President), March…
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This collection contains a letter written by Virginia House of Delegates member William Vinson to his wife and children in Wayne County, (West)…
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Spanning from 1856 to July of 1873, this journal provides an autobiography describing Woods' family and life from childhood. It also contains poetry,…
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November 5, 1857, Letter to Nelson from Shier Wilie in Boston, (Re: 'The Bight' (a house), taxes $175, business transactions, discuss rent and…
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July 1, 1858, University of Virginia announcement (Re: Final exercises, best debater, Charles Stringfellow, sent by Bennett Taylor)
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The collection includes a broadside advertising a land auction in Floyd County, Virginia, to be held on August 5, 1859. The auction was ordered by the…
Ms2013_036_BurnellHenry_Diary_1859-1865_Frontcover.jpg

The diary of Private Henry L. Burnell, Co. "I," 8th Maine Volunteer Infantry, 1859 - 1865. Burnell served in the Union Army from September 7, 1861…
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