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Creator:Trustees of the New Castle Common. Education Committee
Title:Meeting minutes of the education committee of the Trustees of the New Castle Common
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0093
Abstract:This manuscript volume contains the meeting minutes for the New Castle Common Trustees’ education committee from 1851-1853 and 1868-1875. The minutes focus on the establishment and maintenance of the New[...] Castle Institute.
Subjects:Education--Curricula--History--19th century | Education--Delaware--History--19th century | School superintendents--Delaware--History--19th century | Women--Education--United States--History--19th century | More Subjects
Creator:Holcomb, Chauncey P., 1803-1855
Title:Chauncey P. Holcomb farm diary
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0166
Abstract:This volume is a farm diary kept by Chauncey P. Holcomb of New Castle County, Delaware, between 1843 and 1850. Holcomb recorded information related to his crops and livestock,[...] as well as references to the weather, his health, and his involvement in agricultural reform.
Subjects:Agriculture--Delaware--History--19th century | Climatology--Observations--History--19th century | Agriculture--Societies, etc | Health--History--19th century | More Subjects
Creator:Adams, Daniel J.
Title:Daniel J. Adams letter
Call No:MSS 0098, F0001
Abstract:Letter from Daniel Adams to Walter Stone, Financier's office, Philadelphia, concerning the collection of rent from a tenant, personal details about the health of Adams' family members, as well as[...] Adams' interest in procuring wholesale produce from the West Indies.
Subjects:New Castle County (Del.)--History--18th century
Creator:Bayard, James A. (James Asheton), 1767-1815
Title:James Asheton Bayard receipts
Call No:MSS 0098, F0003
Abstract:Receipts and letters related to services and materials rendered by Wilmington, Delaware, merchants to James Asheton Bayard, Senior and Junior, and the Wilmington Whaling company.
Subjects:New Castle County (Del.)--History--19th century
Creator:Peterson, Henry
Title:Henry Peterson court summons
Call No:MSS 0098, F0004
Abstract:Official document detailing a suit against Henry Peterson for non-payment of one hundred and fifty pounds owed to John and James Bayard.
Subjects:New Castle County (Del.)--History--18th century
Creator:Bayard, Thomas F. (Thomas Francis), 1828-1898
Title:Thomas Francis Bayard letters
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:Gray, Elizabeth
Title:Elizabeth Gray laudanum notes
Call No:MSS 0098, F0008
Abstract:Small handwritten notes from Newark, Delaware, resident Elizabeth Gray to the village storekeeper requesting refills of a laudanum (opium-based painkiller) bottle.
Subjects:Narcotics | New Castle County (Del.)--History--19th century
Creator:Hastings, Daniel Oren, 1874-1966
Title:Daniel O. Hastings speech
Call No:MSS 0098, F0009
Abstract:Typescript of a speech delivered by former U. S. Senator Daniel Hastings (R-Delaware) to the Wilmington Club at its one hundred eight annual meeting, celebrating the life of attorney William[...] S. Hilles.
Subjects:New Castle County (Del.)--History--20th century
Creator:Mulderick, Frank Gerald
Title:The Delta Phi Literary Society at Delaware College from 1834 to 1859 : Essay
Call No:MSS 0098, F0011
Abstract:Consists of a handwritten essay by University of Delaware student Frank Mulderick for a course on Delaware History.
Subjects:New Castle County (Del.)--History--20th century
Creator:Armitage, James
Title:New Castle County, Delaware, citizens petition
Call No:MSS 0098, F0012
Abstract:Petition by multiple citizens of New Castle County, Delaware, noting the activities of French and Spanish privateers in Delaware Bay and requesting the remove of vital records to a house[...] at Christiana Bridge for safekeeping.
Subjects:New Castle County (Del.)--History--18th century
Creator:United States. Selective Service System
Title:Summary and list of men inducted into national Army by local board division #4, Wilmington, Delaware
Call No:MSS 0098, F0015
Abstract:Ledger showing date of induction and assignment for all men called by local board division #4, Wilmington, Delaware, into the national Army. Also includes a list of volunteer enlistments.
Subjects:World War, 1914-1918--Delaware | New Castle County (Del.)--History--20th century
Creator:Herdman, William
Title:Bill of sale for Caleb Cox
Call No:MSS 0098, F0017
Abstract:Legal document stating that a slave, named Caleb Cox, has been sold by Mary and William Herdman, administrators of the state of John Herdman, to John Thompson of New Castle,[...] Delaware.
Subjects:Slavery--Delaware--History--19th century | New Castle County (Del.)--History--19th century
Creator:Wilmington Public Schools (Del.)
Title:Rules for the government of the public schools of Wilmington, Del.
Date(s):approximately 19th century
Call No:MSS 0098, F0018
Abstract:Consists of a list of rules for parents with children attending public schools in Wilmington, Delaware, including rule on student absences, student behavior, and school holidays.
Subjects:New Castle County (Del.)--History
Creator:Letherbury, W. S.
Title:Odessa & Middletown Railway schedule of cars
Call No:MSS 0098, F0019
Abstract:Printed card listing the arrival and departure schedule for the Odessa & Middletown Railway effective November 28, 1904.
Subjects:New Castle County (Del.)--History--20th century
Creator:Friends' Social Lyceum (Wilmington, Del.)
Title:Excursion of the Friends' Social Lyceum of Wilmington to Elysian Fields
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:Tine, Isaac
Title:Isaac Tine last will and testament
Call No:MSS 0098, F0023
Abstract:One handwritten will and testament composed and signed by New Castle, Delaware, resident Isaac Tine.
Subjects:New Castle County (Del.)--History--17th century
Creator:Auchincloss, W. S. (William Stuart), 1842-1928
Title:William Stuart Auchincloss letter to Wistar Morris
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:Coleman, Leighton, 1837-1907
Title:Right Reverend Leighton Coleman letter to L. W. Wells
Call No:MSS 0098, F0026
Abstract:One handwritten letter by Frances E. Coleman, on behalf of Right Reverend Leighton Coleman, Bishop of the Delaware Diocese, concerning Leighton's illness and the denial of a request by a[...] Mr. Betts to use one of the diocese's churches.
Subjects:New Castle County (Del.)--History--19th century
Creator:Du Pont, Alice, 1863-1937
Title:Alice Coleman du Pont letter to Ellen C. du Pont Meeds
Call No:MSS 0098, F0029
Abstract:A typed letter from Alice Coleman du Pont to her daughter, Ellen du Pont Meeds, concerning an enclosed book on the geneaology of the Du Pont family.
Subjects:New Castle County (Del.)--History--20th century
Creator:Enoch, Benjamin
Title:Land deed between Benjamin Enoch, Mary Enoch, and John Stapler
Call No:MSS 0098, F0030
Abstract:One handwritten land deed between Benjamin Enoch, his wife, Mary Enoch, and John Stapler for a tract of land in New Castle County, Delaware.
Subjects:New Castle County (Del.)--History--18th century
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