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Collection — Box: BW 44, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16682
This collection consists of one printed invitation to Lieut. M. L. Rouse for a public reception of Vice-Admiral Farragut given by the Citizens of Norfolk and Portsmouth, Virginia on March 31, 1865. The invitation reads "You are respectfully invited to attend a Public Reception of Vice-Admiral Farragut, to be given by the Citizens of Norfolk, and Portsmouth and vicinity, on the evening of Monday, the 3rd inst., at Mechanics' Hall, commencing at 7 1/2 o'clock" The invitee's name is printed in...
March 31, 1865
Collection — Box: BW 9, Folder: 1 [X031589313]
Identifier: MSS 16206
Scope and Contents
Naval Commander Louis Goldsborough letter to Lieutenant Commander Alexander Murray of the USS Sebago on June 5, 1862, 0.03 cubic feet, is an autograph letter signed by Goldsborough, as the Commander of the North Atlantic Blockading Squadron and on U. S. Flagship "Minnesota" letterhead about munitions and supplies. Also included is a handwritten note from Alexander Murray on the verso.
1862 June 5
Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16527
Identifier: MSS 7223
This collection of James Kirke Paulding MSS 7223, -a,-b,-c,-d contains manuscripts of the poems, "The Backwoodsman," and "Where are Women Angels?" There are also typed manuscripts of two poems by John Quincy Adams and one of an untitled poem to Adams by James Kirke Paulding. Also included is a fragment of "The Rights of War and Peace."Most of the correspondence in the collection discusses the Department of Navy business. There is a document appointing Paulding as Navy Agent in...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16103
Scope and Contents
Henry Andrew Peckham letters from 1944-1946, 0.015 cubic feet, consist of transcripts of his letters to his parents during his service in the United States Navy.
Item — Ledger: 1
Identifier: MSS 15684
Scope and Contents Note
The photo album (circa 1880s-1910s; 0.15 cubic feet) contains scenes of ships in Hampton Roads including the U.S.S. San Francisco, U.S.S. Brooklyn, the Cape Charles light ship, the Princess Anne, and the St. Louis. There are scenes of the seashore at Virginia Beach and Richmond. Beyond Virginia, scenes include monuments in Baltimore, Maryland, various streets and historical sites in New York City, and the United States Capitol. The album consists of a total of 50 pages, 8 of...