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     MANUSCRIPTS and ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

Box BW 19

 Container

Contains 3 Collections and/or Records:

Medieval manuscript leaf

 Collection — Box: BW 19, Folder: 1 [X031589475]
Identifier: MSS 16390
Scope and Contents Note The medieval manuscript leaf (circa1300-1500; 0.03 cubic feet) the text is not identified. It may be from a martyrology. Contains a chapter concerning Pope Callixtus I. Later used in a bookbinding perhaps. The margins have been trimmed, dampstained. It is on vellum and is rubricated in red.
Dates: circa 1300-1500

James Shop papers

 Collection — Box: BW 19, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS-16473
Content Description This collection consists of two documents related to John Shop, a freedman from Connecticut who served in the Continental Army. One item is a Connecticut pay-table committee document authorizing payment to Shop for his army service. This was signed by James Hart on December 15, 1870 in Hartford, Connecticut. The other is a one page letter certifying Shop's service in the 2nd Regiment of the Connecticut line of the Continental Army. In the letter he is identified as a freedman from the town of...
Dates: 1780

Manuscript leaf with a miniature of St. Margaret

 Item — Box: BW 19, Folder: 1 [X031674500]
Identifier: MSS 16355
Scope and Contents Leaf from a manuscript Book of Hours in Latin with a miniature of St. Margaret, France, late 15th century.
Dates: circa 1450-1500