There are several letters concerning the difficulties of organizing Civil War troops and the experiences of Northern soldiers in the South. Appleton's continuing interest in international fairs and expositions is shown in a number of letters, including his correspondence on the Paris Exposition, for which he served as commissioner. Appleton received letters in the s from Anson Burlingame, Charles B.
Norton, and Francis W. Rice, among others, on the prospects for a Central American interoceanic canal, and there are many letters on various international business affairs from people such as Henry S. Gillig, Charles Bowles, and Charles B.
Appleton's long-term interest in the Grand Army of the Republic is reflected in his correspondence with John Palmer, a commander-in-chief of the Grand Army of the Republic, and a number of prominent generals. These documents, written in French, concern the voyage of the brigantine Les Bons Amis, which was stopped by both English and French corsairs as it returned with a cargo of sugar from Saint Domingue to Cadiz. The papers include a list of the cargo brought from Europe and a report on the voyage written by the captain.
Photocopy of a diary kept while on a river boat trip up the Magdalena River in Colombia. Contains detailed descriptions of the people, towns, and wildlife Arbouin encountered. Letters from Arbuthnot to the Foreign Office written while Arbuthnot was ambassador extraordinary at Constantinople. In the letters he discussed the financial arrangements and burdens of his embassy.
A facsimile letter from Arch appealing on behalf of the National Agricultural Union and a letter stating Arch's opinion on financial compensation for members of the House of Commons.
Photostatic copies of original papers in the British Museum, pertaining to the Province of Carolina, most of which fall within the administration, , of Governor John Archdale , and include many of his letters. The collection concerns the enticing of German colonists into the province; the establishment of the Church of England; dissension in the Caro linas; living conditions in the colonies; religious dissension in regard to qualifi cations for office-holding and representation in the assembly; freedom of religion; rights and privileges of aliens; mistreatment of the Indians; and sales of land.
Included are a speech by Governor John Archdale to the assembly and various commissions; a descrip tion of North Carolina and St. Augustine, Florida; a marriage license for a member of the Archdale family; petitions in behalf of the French settlers; patent grants; maps of the Charleston, South Carolina, settlement and of the eastern North Carolina seaboard and a copy of Culpeper's draft of the Ashley River.
Correspondence of Fletcher H. Archer b. Letters and papers relating to Confederate army life in Alabama and Virginia. Letters of a lawyer, U. One item comments on the political situation in and criticizes Polk's administration. Letter and a schedule dealing with the value of Confederate and state currency in and Numerous volumes kept by pupils, according to general practice, containing rules and illustrative examples of various arithmetical processes, extending in general from simple addition to arithmetical progressions.
The twenty-six arithmetics, as follows, were sometimes part of a collection but more often are separate items. Flagg, n. Pegram, , , Guilford County, North Carolina, 2 vols. Smaw, n. Letter book containing the incoming and outgoing correspondence of the commanding colonel of the 3rd Regiment of Artillery, United States Army. The letters deal mainly with routine military matters such as courtsmartial, supplies, recruitment, and reports. Legal papers concerned with the settlement of estates and debts.
Includes a letter, , from General C. Markle stating that his father would not consider becoming a candidate for governor and a letter, , concerning the settlement of George Remaly's estate. Letters concerning land claims, speculations, and litigation in Tennessee; and a benefit lottery for Oxford N. Letters of a merchant whose business consisted largely of the sale of shingles and lumber. Letters are also concerned with borrowing money from the Bank of the Cape Fear. Some family letters are included, and there is a land deed from Thomas Armstrong to Bennett Armstrong of Tyrrell County.
Letters from two Confederate soldiers, Robert T. Cullars and George W. Normans, describing campaigning in Virginia, particularly under General George B. Correspondence of a British poet and journalist, for the most part of a very general nature but indicative of his associations and acquaintances. The correspondence includes a series of letters, , from Takaaki Kato, the Japanese ambassador in London; Sir George Birdwood's recommendation for the European colonization of Northern Burma, ; U. Ambassador Thomas F. Bayard's comments on Anglo-American relations, ; H. Dharmapala's letter, , about the restoration of Buddh Gaya; Joseph Chamberlain's response to the government's critics during the Boer War, ; John Mason Cook's reaction to his first trip to Japan, ; and various inquiries and responses to articles Arnold had done for the Daily Telegraph.
Correspondence, financial records, and account books, generally written in German, of a general goods merchant, including prices for many commodities, principally alcoholic beverages and foodstuffs. With these papers is a diary of a train trip from Texas to Nashville, Tennessee, which appears to be connected with a Whitsett family.
DeRuyter Birth & Baptism Records. US Dutch Reformed Church Records ( ). An index to and digital images of , records of baptism, marriage. Throughout our history, the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society Because New York State vital records are so hard to find, religious records are . Staten Island Church Records, Richmond, Various, Wright, Tobias Alexander.
There is also an undated map of the route in Atascosa County of the Chicago, St. Louis, and Texas Air Line Railroad. Business papers of Richard Arnold, who operated a blacksmith shop. The numerous itemized accounts reveal the trend of prices during the Civil War period. Papers of a physician, including a diary, scrapbook, receipt book, and account book.
The papers are almost entirely business and professional correspondence. Filed with the papers is Arnold's diary for the years , which reflects his experience as a young physician in Savannah, and describes various aspects of the city's social life. The diary contains a lengthy account of a duel and describes a visit by General Winfield Scott. The indexed scrapbook is made up almost entirely of newspaper clippings on a variety of subjects such as local and national politics, railroads and taxation, health and medicine, opera and drama, and Civil War subjects.
The receipt book shows both household and medical expenditures for , and the account book contains the records of estates for which Arnold was an administrator. This collection is comprised, for the most part, of letters written to Sallie Arnold between and by Union soldiers and friends. The correspondence is personal, but there is a description of a train trip from McConnellsburg, Pennsylvania, to Peoria City, Illinois, in , and a description of a Dunkard camp meeting, also in The individual items in this collection concern Arthur's family and farm.
The volumes are financial records and membership lists of St.
Paul's African Methodist Episcopal Church, 4 vols. Papers of Chester A. Arthur, sign painter and labor union official of Virginia, include information on labor legislation; wages; strikes; employment; labor newspapers; the American Federation of Labor; the Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America the Sign and Pictorial Painters Local Union, especially during the period when Arthur served as financial secretary. Correspondents include William Green, Harry F.
Byrd, and William Z. In addition to correspondence, there is a substantial volume of labor publications. This collection consists of invitations for political functions, two letters, Christmas greeting cards, a Baylor University commencement program, and newspaper clippings relating to President John F. Kennedy's visit to Texas in and his assassination. The earlier letters portray the developing characters of the young men, both educated at the U.
Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, and the writers comment on naval affairs. Included also are photographs of both as young men. Correspondence of a wholesale merchant, relating to orders, collection of debts, and sales. Letters of a physician describing a trip from Richmond to Columbus in and discussing Locofocoism in Columbus, cholera epidemics, and family affairs. Business letters of a Revolutionary lieutenant of militia dealing with the problems of raising troops, securing money for their payment, and obtaining adequate military equipment and food supplies.
Three letters from William Meade Addison, United States district attorney for Maryland, to Ashmead, United States district attorney for Pennsylvania, claiming jurisdiction in the case of the mutiny on the Garmany.
Gladstone and discussing the future of the Liberal Party, ; Lady Frances Balfour speculating about the election of ; Ramsay Macdonald on unpreparedness and the worries of his situation, ; Austen Chamberlain reacting to the government's handling of the Hoare-Laval Pact, ; King George VI praising Neville Chamberlain and expressing doubt that the war would come, ; and the Archbishop of Canterbury on Franklin D. Roosevelt's peace appeal to Hitler and Mussolini, Papers representing three generations of the Atkinson family, including correspondence of Dr.
Burwell Atkinson, cotton planter, giving details of cotton marketing and prices, ; of Alexander S. Atkinson, dealing with his law practice and the execution of claims, ; and of Judge Samuel C. Atkinson, Business letters to A. Smith wrote of notes due, stock sold, and curatives for Buford's perennial invalidism. Minute book of the board of directors, , and a stock transfer book, Office files, comprising the bulk of the collection, provide information on the economic life of the area served by the Atlantic and Western between Sanford and Lillington in Lee and Harnett counties, particularly on the production of lumber and agricultural goods, and show the effect of World Wars I and II on the operation of the road, especially in the negotiations with the U.
Railroad Administration, There are correspondence, printed material, advertisements, and pictures of railway equipment, supplies, and rolling stock, including many drawings and specifications for locomotives, both steam and diesel, and for gasoline-powered railroad motor cars used after There are also minutes, 2 vols. Letters, for the most part from brother to sister, dealing with family matters.
Two letters, and , were written by an uncle, John H.