Several letters, 1869-1870, relate to Arthur Acland's student days at Christ Church College, Oxford. Mc Bride, both members of the 1st North Carolina Cavalry stationed near Richmond. deputy marshal in Louisville, Kentucky, and in administrative and special agent positions with the Departments of the Interior and the Treasury, and as a member of various fraternal organizations.
Letter, 1785, seeking information on William Pitt's legislative proposals for Irish commerce; and letters, 1830, seeking appointment to the embassy at Vienna and discussing Adair's embassy there in 1806-1808. Topics include Mc Bride's recovery from a head wound in Winder Hospital, scouting on the Potomac, camp life, and the scarcity of food and clothing. The cases he investigated included pension frauds, smuggling, and timber frauds in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana. Laprade to Professor John Martin Vincent concerning a graduate thesis in history.
The Hayne letters are addressed to Julia Caroline (Ripley) Dorr and contain comments on her poetry and on contemporary writers.
Hearn's letters were written from Japan to his publishers.
Perkins Library, Duke University does not contain complete information on the holdings of the David M. Additional access to the Library's holdings may be found in the the Library's Finding Aids, the Duke University Libraries Online Catalog, or by contacting the Library.
consist of materials formed around a person, family, organization, or subject.
The library may require up to 48 hours to retrieve these materials for research use. Printed material consists of programs for various Florida postal organizations' conventions, 1927-1947, including the Florida State Convention of the National Association of Letter Carriers and National Federation of Post Office Clerks, the Florida Postal Groups, the Joint Convention of Florida Postal Organizations, the Florida Federation of Post Office Clerks, and the Florida State Convention of the National Federation of Post Office Clerks.
Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the David M. Letters to James Loch, member of Parliament, including comments on political affairs in Britain and Ireland, with references to the Corn Laws, landlord-tenant relationships, the political activities of Robert Peel, Trinity v.
Letters by members of the Adams family discussing personal and business matters; camp life, diseases, substitutions and discharges during the War of 1812; alleged crimes by Negroes; and the purchase of slaves. Jane (Cockrell) Adams, commenting on the 19th general conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South; J. Kilgo's illness; and the selection of a new president for Southern Methodist University.
Included is a letter, 1901, of John C Kilgo, president of Trinity College, discussing his legal affairs; and a letter of Mrs. Business papers, probably of a smallscale planter, including promissory notes, tax and other receipts, bills, and one letter from the commission firm of William R.
For more information, consult the copyright section of the Regulations and Procedures of the David M. Papers of a well-to-do farmer including several documents relating to the evaluation of damage done to his property by C. Typed copies of letters of Thomas Willis White, Paul Hamilton Hayne, Lafcadio Hearn, Du Bose Heyward, Richard Malcolm Johnston, John Pendleton Kennedy, William Gilmore Simms, and Alice French (pseud. The originals are the property of the Abernethy Library of Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont.
The White letters contain occasional references to Edgar Allan Poe [partially published: Arthur Hobson Quinn, (New York, 1941)].
Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library to use this collection. Baliol, effects of universal suffrage in America, ecclesiastical affairs in Scotland, the Poor Laws, Lord Carlisle's health, Lord John Russell's Reform Bill, Daniel O'Connell, currency and banking regulations, the conditions of labor, the report of the Railroad Commission of the Board of Trade, and reminiscences of William Pitt.