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MSS History of the 1st Baptist Church of Pella, Marin County, Iowa

By: ANONYMOUS.

Price: $95.00

Book Number: 17192


ANONYMOUS. MSS History of the 1st Baptist Church of Pella, Marin County, Iowa. The Church was organized in 1844. 20.4 x 25.4cm. 7 sheets written in old pen on both sides making 13 numbered pages plus a blank page, 2 holes punched with thin thread through holes holding pages together. Some cross-outs in the text, but quite readable. The first leaves are a sermon on Numbers 23:23, re Balak & Balaam. The author then proceed in the final 7 pages with the History of the... View more info

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The Book of the Times or a History of the War. Understandest thou what thou readest? Philip. How can I except some men should guide me? Eunuch. A e i o u l m n r.

By: ANONYMOUS.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Manuscript--A Clever roman à clé in the Style of the O.T. re a Church in Philadelphia, circa 1810 [Methodist? Episcopal?]: 1810

Book Number: 17782

Condition: Good


ANONYMOUS. The Book of the Times or a History of the War. Understandest thou what thou readest? Philip. How can I except some men should guide me? Eunuch. A e i o u l m n r. Manuscript, one volume, 44 pages [Philadelphia area, circa 1810?] 16.8 x 19.9cm. $400.00 This is an exceedingly clever roman à clé done in the style of the Old Testament scripture. Divided into three "books" of multiple chapters, it documents the turbulent differences within a religio... View more info

MSS LETTER, undated, from S. L. Boardman of South Norridgewock, ME, ad

By: BOARDMAN

Price: $17.50

Book Number: 1900


BOARDMAN, SAMUEL LANE. MSS LETTER, undated, from S. L. Boardman of South Norridgewock, ME, addressed to the editor of the "Eastern Star: Concerns the "ravages" of the cankerworm to the elm & apple trees of Kennebunk and York, ME. Letter is 3+ pp, not signed, & appears to be unfinished. Boardman(1836-1914) agricultural journalist with the Country Gentleman & the Main Farmer (editor for 16 years). Elected Secretary of the Maine State Bd. of Agriculture in 1873. View more info

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A love letter with plans for property and marriage and a trip to Ohio

By: Cecil

Price: $45.00

Publisher: 1916

Book Number: 17784


Manuscript love letter re plans for property in Ohio & marriage, WV[?] Feb 8, 1916A love letter with plans for property and marriage and a trip to Ohio. Three sheets of linen style paper 16.3 x 26.2cm folded 2 ways. In gray neat hand. Some light foxing. Dated Feb. 8, 1916. $45.00 The letter starts with "Hellow Monchere Feb. 8,-1916. My Dear Dear Lover:" It commences with a lengthy apology for not writing sooner then reco... View more info

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Manuscript Diary of George W. Finley, Romney, WV, covering years 1884-1885.

By: FINLEY, GEORGE W.

Price: $875.00

Publisher: Diary 1884-85, of George W. Finley--Went over the Wall beside Armistead at Gettysburg, then as POW, one of the 'Immortal 600;" Presbyterian minister in Romney, WV: 1884-85

Book Number: 17805

Condition: The journal is bound in black morocco leather with a fold-around flap to protect pages when carried in a pocket. Small gilt oval on flap that reads "Standard Diary No. 159. Small metal piece on back cover that reads "Patented June 29, 73." Leather at bottom of spine and bottom of edges is starting to fray or tatter, leather split along bottom 5cm of rear hinge, rubbed at all edges, pencil notes on endpapers, pages are lightly tanned but in good condition.


FINLEY, GEORGE W. Manuscript Diary of George W. Finley, Romney, WV, covering years 1884-1885. 6 x 15.5cm. George Williamson Finley (1838-1909) First Lieutenant, 56th Virginia Infantry, one of the few men who crossed the stone wall beside Gen Lewis Armistead at Gettysburg during Pickett's charge. Finley was beside Armistead as the general lost consciousness on the battlefield. He was taken prisoner, spending the next two years in Unions prisons including at... View more info

Typed, signed letter on the letterhead of The Board of Education of

By: HODGE

Price: $30.00

Book Number: 16683


HODGE, EDWARD B. Typed, signed letter on the letterhead of The Board of Education of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Dated Philadelphia, Mar. 15, 1899. 20.5 x 26.7cm. Letter addressed to Mr. J.L.M. Curry, Room 3, Kellogg Bldg., Washington, D.C. Signed: "Edward B. Hodge" Corres. Secty. "As you ask particularly as to the location of schools for the colored race in the south, I would refer you for detailed information to the Rev. E.P. Cowan, D.D., #516 Market Str... View more info