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Stuart, John A. account book, 1885 - 1900

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Account book of John A. Stuart of Conklin, Broome County, New York for 1885 through 1900. Records daily household and farm expenses. Stuart (about 1814 - 1903) was born in Scotland; his entry in the 1900 federal census indicates that he emigrated from Scotland in 1852. By 1855 he was farming in Conklin, and remained there until his death. He is buried in Corbettsville Cemetery, Conklin.

Dates: 1885 - 1900

Van Atta, William E. letters as treasurer of David Bernstein Congressional campaign, 1970

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Scope and Contents Letters and memos to and from William E. Van Atta in his capacity as treasurer of David Bernstein's campaign for the 33rd New York Congressional district in 1970. Most of the letters are acknowledgments of donations received; there is also an undated memo from Van Atta to David Bernstein asking how to acknowledge a donation from a Mr. Hale; an April 20, 1970 letter confirming rental arrangements for a campaign office; a May 5, 1970 memo from Bernstein's secretary to Van Atta with documents...
Dates: 1970

Dopp, Esther, writing book, 1830 - 1831

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Scope and Contents Writing book of Esther Dopp of Rome, Oneida County, New York. Volume is an eighteen-leaf unlined writing book published by Mack & Chapman of Oxford, Chenango County, New York in 1830. The front cover gives the title "Writing Book," beneath which is printed "Good Penmanship is the neatest accomplishment of the Scholar" and a quote about penmanship from Chesterfield. The line reading "The Property Of" is filled in with "Miss Esther Dopp, Rome, 1831." Beneath this is a woodcut vignette of a...
Dates: 1830 - 1831

Garvan, Francis Patrick, notes on criminal investigations and cases, 1900 - 1906

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Scope and Contents Typescript notes made by or for Francis Patrick Garvan (1875 - 1937) in his capacity as Assistant District Attorney in New York City, a position he held from 1900 to 1910. The notes included here include the years 1900 through 1906. Level of detail varies, but there is typically a brief synopsis of the case, sometimes references to press coverage, and a note on the disposition of the case. Note: there are no materials included here related to the trials of Harry Thaw, Nan Patterson, Roland...
Dates: 1900 - 1906

Niles, Willard Smith diary, April - August 1832

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Scope and Contents Diary of Willard Smith Niles for April through August 1832. Volume is a twenty-leaf unlined writing book published by Knowlton & Rice, Booksellers & Stationers, Watertown, New York. The front cover gives the title "Writing Book," beneath which is printed a woodcut vignette of military accoutrements. The border is of alternating bunches of grapes and roses, with two small houses and a tree at top center and two manicules at lower center. The back cover features a similar border with...
Dates: April - August 1832

Le Roy, Daniel account book, 1807 - 1812, with later additions through at least 1833

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Account book of Daniel Le Roy for roughly 1807 to 1812, with many later additions in various hands. These include sermon notes, poems, recipes, commonplace-style notes, pen trials, etc., some written in blank spaces around the account entries and others on unused leaves. The accreted material makes the volume fairly difficult to parse.

Dates: 1807 - 1812, with later additions through at least 1833

Dibble, Diana Adelia Calkins diary, 1868

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Scope and Contents Diana Adelia Calkins Dibble’s 1868 diary volume measures three inches by four and one-half inches, with three days for each page. Diana Adelia writes entries for each day of the week. She occupies most of her day with sewing and quilting, occasionally going to the village to purchase cloth and sewing supplies. She describes the weather and writes of her loneliness, not feeling well, and about corresponding with friends and family in Pennsylvania. She occasionally receives letters from home....
Dates: 1868

Webb, Adelaide Davis diary, 1917

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Identifier: BUSC-2020-002

This collection contains one diary from 1917 belonging to Adelaide (Addie) Davis Webb of Sherburne, Chenango County, New York.

Dates: 1917

Clark, Erastus L. letters to Francis E. Clark, 1846 - 1867

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Ten letters from Erastus L. Clark to his cousin Francis E. Clark, 1846 - 1858. In these letters Clark passes along family news and updates, discusses his education and early jobs as a teacher and newspaper editor, and records his reaction to reading "Uncle Tom's Cabin."

Dates: 1846 - 1867

Henry, Elven letter to Mary H. Harwood, March 5, 1843

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Scope and Contents Letter from Elven Henry of Durhamville, Oneida County, NY to his sister Mary H. Harwood in Barre, Massachusetts. Dated March 5, 1843, Henry's letter describes his six-month-old daughter Mary Amelia Henry, discusses various family visits, his intentions to visit Barre, the cost of railroad travel, and the state of business in his area. He describes "the subjects which excite the public mind this winter" as "protracted meetings, Animal Magnetism and Millerism," reporting recent debates between...
Dates: March 5, 1843