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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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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…
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A list of free Negroes and Mulattoes, compiled by James Barnett, district commissioner of revenue, Montgomery County, Virginia. The list includes…
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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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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…
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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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cash book maintained by Confederate Captain Charles L. C. Minor from 1860 to 1864. Also contained within the cash book's pages are diary entries of…
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Lynchburg, Statement of assumption of command of the Virginia Volunteers mustered into service in Lynchburg. Col. R.C.W. Radford will take charge of…
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Head Quarters, Virginia Volunteers, Lynchburg. Orders, Collection of the votes of all persons in the military service of the State regarding the…
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Camp Lee, Reminder to those applying to at the Head Quarters of the commandant, Regiment is reminded office hours are strictly limited to times noted…
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Head Quarters, Va. Volunteers, Order No. 8, Instructions that Capt. Jordan's and Hughes' companies are no longer attached to Col. Robert Preston's…
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Order No. 10, Instructions for the camp to be ready to march out at 4 o'clock tomorrow morning. By order of Col. Robert T. Preston, May 26, 1861.
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From: Head Quarters, Department of Alexandria, Camp Pickens. General Orders: List of eighteen regulations observed in this camp without variation…
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From: Head Quarters, Department of Alexandria, Camp Pickens. General Orders: List of eighteen regulations observed in this camp without variation…
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From: Head Quarters, Department of Alexandria, Camp Pickens. Special Order: List of men temporarily detailed on extra duty in the Quarter Masters.…
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A journal maintained by Frances A. 'Fannie' Murdoch, a young woman living on a Mississippi plantation during the Civil War. Containing approximately…