Reade gives a detailed account of his travels to Newfoundland, Cape Verde Islands, Italy, Spain, Portugal and the Colony of Virginia. He mentions a storm in the English Channel that nearly destroyed the ship, social customs and fishing in Newfoundland, and the wine and women of Italy
Union cavalryman's account of the December,1864, "Hicksford Raid" [on the Weldon Rail Road] prepared for a reunion of the 24th New York Cavalry. In the account Brown notes that "Negro slavery has disapperaed ... [and] we now have the voluntary and more degrading white slavery of labor unions" and warns against the "discontent, ignorance and bigotry ... flooding our country from the bogs and fens and Anarchial centers of monarchial Europe.".
"Highlights in the Life of Mary Ann Humble Case," unpublished memoirs (completed in 1951) of a Mormon blacksmith's daughter of Mt. Emmons, Utah. Mrs. Case, who married a farmer and homesteader, tells of their efforts to settle in various places in Utah, her loneliness when her husband was away, her encounter with Indians, the births of eight of her nine children "... without benefit of doctor or midwife...", her work in the Mormon Church, and her visit to the Salt Lake Temple
Carbon typescript of a memoir by Raymond David Rex that includes information about the Douglas Shire and the town of Mossman. Much of the memoir is devoted to a description of the early settlers and the locations of their properties