Original certificate, partially printed and completed by hand, which records Private Pierce's discharge from service in the Light Artillery Delaware Company. Contains a physical description of Pierce, place of birth (Christiana Hundred, Del.), and his occupation. At the head of the document is a newspaper clipping of the obituary for Pierce.
Collection of the genealogical writings, notes and correspondence amassed by the Rev. Joshua Wyman Wellman during the creation of the Wellman genealogy. Includes original deeds, wills, vital records, accounts, receipts, town and church records, diaries, military records, photographs and copper printing plates. Writings detail religious views, controversies in Sutton, Mass., and Cornish, N.H. Personl records reflect the barter economy of Massachusetts and New Hampshire and contain many societal records of Cornish, N.H.
Collections contains a 1854 letter from Andrew O'Kane to Catherine (O'Kane) Fitzgerald (the second wife of James Fitzgerald Sr.); a 1855 letter from the children of Andrew O'Kane to Catherine (O'Kane) Fitzgerald; five letters written by Thomas Fitzgerald (a son of James Sr.) while serving as a Union soldier in Company A 16th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers; and seven letters written to or from James Fitzgerald Jr., a U.S. Marine. Four of the letters by Thomas Fitzgerald were written to his family in Cambridge, MA while his regiment was at Camp Hamilton, Fort Monroe, VA, and one letter was written to his brother James Jr. The letters by Thomas concern his health, activities, and detail camp life including brief description of the punishment for an unidentified soldier caught sleeping on picket duty. The two letters written by James Fitzgerald Jr. to his father were written from the Gosport Navy Yard in Portsmouth, NH and while on the USS Constellation at Naples, Italy. There are ... Read More
Cover has "Ledger an(o) 1671" below which is "Robt Sedgwick??? 1642" with a line through it below which is "Eben(r) Learned's book July 1770" [Ebenezer Learned lived in Medford, Mass. circa 1782]. Entries concern the provisions, crew and cargo of the ships Unicorn of London and the Sarah of Boston. There are many entries circa 1672 concerning the sale of medical supplies obtained from Spencer Piggott of London, apothecary.
Handwritten record of the money distributed to the officers and crew. Entries are arranged by rank and include the men's names, signatures (only some of the men signed), witness and amount. Includes 13 p. transcription of the original document.
Ten handwritten or typescript letters with envelopes (1918 August 2, August 22, September 1, September 24, October 9, November 3, December 7, December 29; 1919 January 14, January 21) and two postcards (1918 July 16, 1918 undated) addressed to Miss Bernice Ford, or to her mother, Mrs. F.S. Ford, or to Mrs. E.V. Ford. Ludwick served in France during World War I, and his censored communications discuss his travels, daily living conditions in the army, some activities, and personal matters.
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