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Creator:Black, Robert M. (Robert Middleton), 1811-1878
Title:Robert M. Black docket book
Date(s):1869-1887
Call No:MSS 0098, F0150
Abstract:This handwritten book contains a listing of 565 civil and criminal cases, numbered 5824 to 6386, brought before Robert M. Black, Justice of the Peace for Pencader Hundred, Delaware. [...] Each case is described with a charge, verdict, court costs, and other relevant information. Occasional receipts for fines are attached. Primarily, the cases involved disputes related to business and employment transactions.
Subjects:Pencader Hundred (Del.)--History--19th century | New Castle County (Del.)--History--19th century
Creator:Layton, C. S. (Caleb Sipple), 1798-1882
Title:Caleb S. Layton papers
Date(s):1845-1881
Call No:MSS 0098, F0147
Abstract:Consists of ten letters, one receipt, and one account book belonging to nineteenth-century Delaware attorney, legislator, and judge Caleb S. Layton (1798-1882), reflecting his legal career and personal life and[...] finances.
Subjects:Lawyers--Correspondence | Lawyers--Delaware--History--19th century | Lawyers | Georgetown (Del.)--History--19th century | More Subjects
Creator:Kirk, James
Title:James Kirk papers
Date(s):1871-1872
Call No:MSS 0098, F0145
Abstract:One autograph letter from Thomas N. Lidiard to Delaware printer James Kirk regarding a subscription to The Delawarean and a receipt signed by Kirk for consignment of goods by Collins[...] and M. Lester from Dover, Delaware, to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on the Philadelphia, Wilmington, and Baltimore railroad.
Subjects:Dover (Del.)
Creator:Bayard, Thomas F. (Thomas Francis), 1828-1898
Title:Thomas Francis Bayard letters
Date(s):1829-1896
Call No:MSS 0098, F0005
Abstract:Two handwritten letters from Thomas Francis Bayard, written on letterhead of the Embassy of the United States, London; one thanking "Ginn & Co" for a copy of a book, [...] the other about Bayard's interest in George Washington. Also included is a photcopy of a letter discussing Bayard's upcoming travel plans and thanking and acknowledging the receiver's recent hospitality.
Subjects:New Castle County (Del.)--History--19th century
Creator:Biggs, Benjamin T. (Benjamin Thomas), 1821-1893
Title:Benjamin T. Biggs papers
Date(s):1849-1917
Call No:MSS 0098, F0063
Abstract:U.S. Representative and Governor of Delaware Benjamin T. Biggs wrote a temperance speech, two love poems, and a letter to an editor which are all included in the collection. Also[...] accompanied is a bill from the Portsmouth, Virginia, Y.M.C.A. to a B.T. Biggs in 1917.
Subjects:New Castle (Del.)
Creator:Friends' Social Lyceum (Wilmington, Del.)
Title:Excursion of the Friends' Social Lyceum of Wilmington to Elysian Fields
Date(s):1870
Call No:MSS 0098, F0020
Abstract:Printed brochure describing the program and travel arrangements for the literary society's group trip to a local grove, Elysian Fields, on June 4, 1870.
Subjects:New Castle County (Del.)--History--19th century
Creator:Auchincloss, W. S. (William Stuart), 1842-1928
Title:William Stuart Auchincloss letter to Wistar Morris
Date(s):1876
Call No:MSS 0098, F0024
Abstract:A handwritten letter from Jackson & Sharp Company Vice President William Auchincloss to Philadelphia lawyer Wistar Morris, regarding an enclosed write up by Auchincloss on his trip to South America.
Subjects:New Castle County (Del.)--History--19th century
Creator:University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Title:Gove Saulsbury document for James B. Bell
Date(s):1870
Call No:MSS 0098, F0048
Abstract:A printed document signed by American physician and Delaware Governor Gove Saulsbury appointing James B. Bell of Boston, Massachusetts, to be a Commissioner for the state of Delaware on January[...] 28, 1870.
Subjects:Delaware
Creator:Wright, Curtis W., - 1874 (Wright, Curtis Wise)
Title:Curtis W. Wright letter to James Kirk
Date(s):1870
Call No:MSS 0098, F0138
Abstract:One handwritten letter on official letterhead by Delaware Secretary of State Curtis W. Wright to James Kirk regarding a subscription to The Delawarean for Thomas Barker of Millsborough, Sussex County,[...] Delaware, dated July 6, 1870.
Subjects:Dover (Del.)
Creator:Costen, John
Title:John Costen real estate advertisement
Date(s):1871
Call No:MSS 0098, F0142
Abstract:One autograph draft of a real estate advertisement for properties in Kent County, Delaware, near Marydel, Delaware, sent to several newspapers by John Costen of Dover, Delaware, on December 16,[...] 1871.
Subjects:Kent County (Del.)
Creator:Episcopal Divinity School
Title:Episcopal bishops of Delaware letters
Date(s):1878-1973
Call No:MSS 0098, F0148
Abstract:An autograph collection of letters signed by several Episcopal bishops of Delaware, compiled by the Episcopal Theological Seminary (predecessor to Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, Massachusetts) librarian. Bishops represented in[...] the collection: J. Brooke Mosley, Jr., Philip Cook, Arthur R. McKinstry, William H. Mead, Frederick Joseph Kinsman, Alfred Lee, and Leighton Coleman. Also included are images of Bishop McKinstry and Kinsman, clipped from periodicals.
Subjects:New Castle County (Del.)--History--20th century