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A collection of financial records, membership rolls, church directories, and the floor plan of this Methodist church in Birmingham, Alabama.
Ledger contains minutes of the Board of Physicians and Surgeons of the Montgomery City Infirmary. Through the years the members discussed issues such as visiting hours, expanding the operating room, controlling patient behavior, and finding a resident physician to work nights and therefore assist with patients in the maternity ward.
This collection consists of twelve letters from Boatwright, an Ordnance officer in the Confederate Army, stationed at Savannah Georgia, to his wife in Columbia, South Carolina, although the letters suggest that the Boatwrights were from Virginia. The earliest letter is dated 22 December 1863, the last 14 May 1864. The contents are largely personal; Boatwright was deeply devoted to his wife and in virtually every letter states how much he misses her. The strain of separation was doubtless increased by Mrs. Boatwright's pregnancy (see in particular letter of 1 May 1864). Occasionally Boatwright mentions the situation at Savannah and the course of the war; on 26 April 1864, for example, he alludes to the Army's financial straits. The letter of the following day states that "we are making the grandest of efforts in the world to frustrate the plans of the Yankees this spring" and that "Every Regiment from this place except one has been ordered to the front." There is also a fragment of a letter, possibly to Boatwright, from a J. W. Magill, referring to ammunition, no date.
Correspondence between family and friends of the Bobb, Raymond, and Meyers families of Pennsylvania, Illinois, and Iowa. The letters date from 1873-1922, and most of them are written to Susie L. Meyers Bobb, who was likely also Susie L. Raymond.
This collection consists of two letters to Private Andy Bobenmoyer, France, from his sister, Estella Mills, and his niece, Violet (Estella's daughter), New Madison, Ohio. Both of the envelopes, dated June 4, 1918 and July 21, 1918, are stamped, "Deceased -- Verified."
An amalgam of genealogical research done by Bodine into the Bodine and Pate families, and a copy of a letter of Alabama Governor Guy Hunt, dated 21 March 1987, claiming damages of "about 160 A[cres] and one billion dollars" owing to a "stragedy" [sic] concocted by "Big Jim" [Fulsom?] and Franklin Roosevelt "to help the nation with my family's resources."
Letter from a woman in Cuddllebackville, New York, dated May 1865, discussing the departure of the preacher, Mr. Winter, a Copperhead. There is also a fabric swatch (brown with blue striping) pinned to a two-inch disc.
A letter from M. Boggs to his son, Lemuel, giving investment advice on the sale of cattle in Illinois.
A miscellany of materials related to the Bogy and Smith families. The former were French immigrants of the early nineteenth century who appear to have settled, variously, in the Vine and Olive Colony of Alabama (Demopolis), around Arkansas Post, and around New Madrid, Missouri, the latter were the families of Steven and Mary Jane Pitt Smith of Green and Choctaw Counties, Alabama, and Ivy Furman Smith and Mary Jane Morrison Smith of Green and Marengo Counties, Alabama.
Correspondence, receipts, mortgages, wills, indentures, and other materials concerning the property and affairs of the Boling and Saffold families of Hayneville, Lowndes County, Alabama.
Receipts for purchases and letters about bills. Two letters were sent to Lena Bolton from a friend discussing their daily life, the health of family members, and a request for money.
The document by which W. N. Smith was guaranteed as a bonded constable for the Snow Hill Precinct of Wilcox County, Alabama, as well as Smith's signed oath of allegiance to the Confederate States of America.
Copy of hand-written description of childhood, marriage, and motherhood in Virginia.
This collection contains the constitution, membership lists, articles of faith, rules of decorum, records of church activities 1843-1904, and church register, 1862-1935, giving lists of members and of pastors of this Methodist church in Northport, Alabama.
Thermo-fax copy of letter dated 19 October 1958 by Bonner to Professor James H. Newman, executive vice-president University of Alabama, summarizing Bonner's trip to England, also a brief letter dated 21 October by Newman to W.S. Hoole, to whom he forwarded Bonner's letter.
Scrapbook of poems and short stories clipped from unidentified newspapers, circa 1845.
Correspondence, scrapbooks, litigation papers, speeches, editorials, etc., of this Pulitzer Prize winner and long-time Tuscaloosa News editor.
Letters to and from members of the Booth family. Family and friends write about their experiences farming and raising livestock in Missouri, Ohio, Illinois, and Iowa from 1857 to 1883.
Joseph Booth of Carroll County, Ohio wrote to his brother Jeremiah Booth, of Arlington, Illinois, discussing the death of their mother and other personal issues.
The collection consists of one ledger containing court records of cases relating to bootlegging and illegal distillery operations. Although one of the crimes took place in north Alabama, there is no indication of where other crimes took place or where these cases were prosecuted.
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