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William F. Vermilion Papers
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PERSONAL MATERIALS

 

Family Correspondence

box 1, folder 1

Correspondence 1853 - 1863

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13 leaves.
box 1, folder 2

Correspondence 1870 - 1874

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51 leaves.
box 1, folder 3

Correspondence 1881 - 1882

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10 leaves.
box 1, folder 4

Correspondence 1883

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81 leaves.
box 1, folder 5

Correspondence 1884

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112 leaves.
box 1, folder 6

Correspondence

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Ca. 1883-1884, C.W. Vermilion to W.F. Vermilion, 11 leaves.
box 1, folder 7

Correspondence 1885 - 1897

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38 leaves.
 

Land Deeds

box 1, folder 8

Land conveyed by W.F. Vermilion 1886 - 1890

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12 leaves.
box 1, folder 9

Land conveyed to C.W. Vermilion 1891 - 1900

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8 leaves.
box 1, folder 10

Land conveyed to W.F. Vermilion 1860 - 1875

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22 leaves.
box 1, folder 11

Land conveyed to W.F. Vermilion 1878 - 1892

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35 leaves.
 

Legal Documents

box 1, folder 12

Lease on Vermilion farm

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February 13, 1864, 1 leaf.
box 1, folder 13

Power of attorney

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W.F. Vermilion and Kate B. Vermilion appoint Reason R. Vermilion, February 2, 1887, 1 leaf.
box 1, folder 14

Pre-nuptial agreement between W.F. Vermilion and Kate B. Day

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December 9, 1884, 1 leaf.
 

Memorabilia and Ephemera

box 2, folder 1

Calling cards of friends and relatives

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10 leaves.
box 2, folder 2

Diary by C.W. Vermilion 1883

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This diary by W.F. Vermilion's son, Willie, begins two days before the death of his mother.
box 2, folder 3

Directory of the Law Class of '90 - University of Michigan 1893

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1 leaf.
box 2, folder 4

Forty-sixth Commencement, De Pauw University 1885

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C.W. Vermilion's university, 1 leaf.
box 2, folder 5

Free Mason's Certificate for W.F. Vermilion for the Degree of Master Mason

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April 2, 1853, 1 leaf.
box 2, folder 6

Funeral notice card for Mrs. Mary A.C. Vermilion

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William F. Vermilion's first wife, died January 3, 1883, 4 leaves.
box 2, folder 7

Letter of recommendation for Lee Simmons

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Draft, 1 leaf.
box 2, folder 8

Mrs. L.A. Montgomery's Boarding House

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Note card, 1 leaf.
box 2, folder 9, oversize MC04903

Newspaper clippings

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A published letter by Abraham Lincoln on the issue of slavery, April 4, 1864, three poems and two oversize newspaper pages, 3 leaves.
box 2, folder 10

Obituary newspaper clipping and funeral notice for W.F. Vermilion 1894

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3 leaves.
box 2, folder 11

Photograph of C.W. Vermilion as a boy

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Tintype that was once cased, 1 leaf.
box 2, folder 12

Photograph of Fletcher Vermilion Wright

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Age 3 years, 8 months, 28 days - Carte de visite print, 2 leaves.
box 2, folder 13

Poem - "To a Poet"

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2 leaves.
box 2, folder 14

Railroad passes

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11 leaves.
box 2, folder 15

University of Michigan. CLASS DAY

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June 25, 1889, 3 leaves.
 

CIVIL WAR MATERIALS

 

Correspondence

box 2, folder 16

Correspondence, undated

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23 leaves. [Reel 1, Frame 1]
box 2, folder 17

Correspondence 1862

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46 leaves. [Reel 1, Frame 40]
box 2, folder 18

Correspondence - 1863, January

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21 leaves. [Reel 1, Frame 155]
box 2, folder 19

Correspondence - 1863, February

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35 leaves. [Reel 1, Frame 226]
box 2, folder 20

Correspondence - 1863, March

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33 leaves. [Reel 1, Frame 314]
box 2, folder 21

Correspondence - 1863, April

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36 leaves. [Reel 1, Frame 391]
box 3, folder 1

Correspondence - 1863, May

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45 leaves. [Reel 1, Frame 477]
box 3, folder 2

Correspondence - 1863, June

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41 leaves. [Reel 2, Frame 1]
box 3, folder 3

Correspondence - 1863, July

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35 leaves. [Reel 2, Frame 111]
box 3, folder 4

Correspondence - 1863, August

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39 leaves. [Reel 2, Frame 211]
box 3, folder 5

Correspondence - 1863, September

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37 leaves. [Reel 2, Frame 326]
box 3, folder 6

Correspondence - 1863, October

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42 leaves. [Reel 2, Frame 436]
box 4, folder 1

Correspondence - 1863, November

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28 leaves. [Reel 2, Frame 557]
box 4, folder 2

Correspondence - 1863, December

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4 leaves. [Reel 2, Frame 628]
box 4, folder 3

Correspondence - 1864, January

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5 leaves. [Reel 2, Frame 638]
box 4, folder 4

Correspondence - 1864, March

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1 leaf. [Reel 2, Frame 651]
box 4, folder 5

Correspondence - 1864, April

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7 leaves. [Reel 2, Frame 656]
box 4, folder 6

Correspondence - 1864, May

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25 leaves. [Reel 3, Frame 1]
box 4, folder 7

Correspondence - 1864, June

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22 leaves. [Reel 3, Frame 75]
box 4, folder 8

Correspondence - 1864, July

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23 leaves. [Reel 3, Frame 145]
box 4, folder 9

Correspondence - 1864, August

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15 leaves. [Reel 3, Frame 216]
box 4, folder 10

Correspondence - 1864, September

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11 leaves. [Reel 3, Frame 262]
box 4, folder 11

Correspondence - 1864, October

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9 leaves. [Reel 3, Frame 298]
box 4, folder 12

Correspondence - 1864, November

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20 leaves. [Reel 3, Frame 329]
box 4, folder 13

Correspondence - 1864, December

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14 leaves. [Reel 3, Frame 378]
box 5, folder 1

Correspondence - 1865, January

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15 leaves. [Reel 3, Frame 409]
box 5, folder 2

Correspondence - 1865, February

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16 leaves. [Reel 3, Frame 443]
box 5, folder 3

Correspondence - 1865, March

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17 leaves. [Reel 3, Frame 488]
box 5, folder 4

Correspondence - 1865, April

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15 leaves. [Reel 3, Frame 540]
box 5, folder 5

Correspondence - 1865, May

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13 leaves. [Reel 3, Frame 576]
box 5, folder 6

Correspondence - 1865, June

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12 leaves. [Reel 3, Frame 618]
box 5, folder 7

Correspondence - 1865, July

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11 leaves. [Reel 3, Frame 653]
box 5, folder 8

Correspondence - 1865, August

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9 leaves. [Reel 3, Frame 683]
 

Company Administrative Documents

box 5, folder 9

Blank forms

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11 leaves.
box 5, folder 10, oversize FB18301

Company Morning Reports, May 1864 - August 1865

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Bound volume.
box 5, folder 11, oversize MC04902

Muster Roll of Capt. William F. Vermilion's Company F

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36th Regiment of Iowa Volunteer Infantry, October 31, 1863 - December 31, 1863, 1 leaf.
box 5, folder 12

Company documents - undated

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3 leaves.
box 5, folder 13

Company documents - 1862

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23 leaves.
box 5, folder 14

Company documents - 1863

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56 leaves.
box 5, folder 15

Company documents - 1864, January - June

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49 leaves.
box 6, folder 1

Company documents - 1864, July - December

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53 leaves.
box 6, folder 2

Company documents - 1865

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50 leaves.
 

Miscellaneous Materials

box 6, folder 3, oversize FB18302

Certificates

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Commission as Captain of Company F, October 4, 1862; Promotion to Major of Company F, May 11, 1865; Discharge from the Army, August 24, 1865, 3 leaves.
box 6, folder 4

Diary

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December 30, 1862 to April 21, 1864. Includes observations of daily weather conditions and events.
box 6, folder 5

Diary of Capt. W.F. Vermilion's Co. F, 36th

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February 24, 1863 - March 10, 1863.
box 6, folder 6, oversize MC04903

Newspaper clipping from THE LOYAL CITIZEN

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Letter from W.F. Vermilion, November 8, 1864, 1 leaf.
box 6, folder 7

Office Supt. Vol. Recruiting Service

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And Chief Muster'g and Dis'Bg Officer for Iowa. November 28, 1863. Printed circular, 1 leaf.
box 6, folder 8

Photograph of W.F. Vermilion in uniform - tintype

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5 leaves.
 

POLITICAL MATERIALS

box 6, folder 9, oversize FB18303

List of men by city in Iowa

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Printed broadside, 1 leaf.
box 6, folder 10

Notebook

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Contains lists of men for the townships of Independence, Lincoln, Franklin and Udall.
box 6, folder 11

Thirteenth General Assembly

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List of Senators and Representatives (State Legislature). W.F. Vermilion is listed as senator from Appanoose County, 1 leaf.
box 6, folder 12

Political correspondence 1869 - 1871

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Includes requests for political support, 60 leaves.
 

BUSINESS MATERIALS

 

Account Books

box 6, folder 13

In account with Walker and Vermilion. Campbell and Company, Bankers 1884 - 1889

box 6, folder 14

Notebook of accounts

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November 26, 1881 to June 16, 1883.
 

Business Correspondence

box 6, folder 15

Business correspondence - undated

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15 leaves.
box 6, folder 16

Business correspondence 1864 - 1868

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7 leaves.
box 6, folder 17

Business correspondence 1869 - 1879

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72 leaves.
box 7, folder 1

Business correspondence 1881 - 1884

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84 leaves.
box 7, folder 2

Business correspondence 1885 - 1889

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50 leaves.
box 7, folder 3

Business correspondence 1890 - 1898

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63 leaves.
 

Cancelled Checks

box 7, folder 4

C.W. Vermilion 1900

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2 leaves.
box 7, folder 5

E.C. Haynes 1875

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17 leaves.
box 7, folder 6

E.C. Haynes 1876

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39 leaves.
box 7, folder 7

E.C. Haynes 1877

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33 leaves.
box 7, folder 8

J.M. Walker and Vermilion 1883

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21 leaves.
box 7, folder 9

J.M. Walker and Vermilion 1884

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13 leaves.
box 7, folder 10

Vermilion and Vermilion 1882

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Also includes J.M. Walker, 28 leaves.
box 7, folder 11

Vermilion and Vermilion 1883

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20 leaves.
box 7, folder 12

Vermilion and Vermilion 1884

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29 leaves.
box 7, folder 13

W.F. Vermilion - undated

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2 leaves.
box 7, folder 14

W.F. Vermilion 1869

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5 leaves.
box 7, folder 15

W.F. Vermilion 1875

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93 leaves.
box 7, folder 16

W.F. Vermilion 1876

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15 leaves.
box 7, folder 17

W.F. Vermilion 1880

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24 leaves.
box 8, folder 1

W.F. Vermilion 1881

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103 leaves.
 

Certificates

box 8, folder 2, oversize FB18304

Certificate of Admission - W.F. Vermilion - U.S. Circuit Court, District of Iowa

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May 15, 1877, 1 leaf.
box 8, folder 3, oversize FB18305

Certificates of Appointment of Notary Public - W.F. Vermilion

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County of Appanoose, Iowa, 1861, 1868 and 1872, 3 leaves.
box 8, folder 4, oversize FB18306

Certificates of Appointment of Notary Public - Reason R. Vermilion 1876 - 1882

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County of Appanoose, Iowa, 1876, 1879 and 1882, 3 leaves.
 

Land Deeds

box 8, folder 5

Land deeds 1866 - 1893

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23 leaves.
box 8, folder 6, oversize FB18307

Land deeds - oversize 1855 - 1869

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3 leaves.
 

Miscellaneous Materials

box 8, folder 7

Bradstreet Company

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Credit reporting forms, 5 leaves.
box 8, folder 8

Business card of Vermilion and Haynes, Attorneys at Law

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1 leaf.
box 8, folder 9

Business cards - attorneys

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44 leaves.
box 8, folder 10

Business cards - general

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95 leaves.
box 8, folder 11

Chicago and South Western Railroad Company 1869 - 1876

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Promissary notes and other documents, 151 leaves.
box 8, folder 12

Chicago and South Western Railroad Company 1872 - 1875

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Stock certificates, 11 leaves.
box 8, folder 13

COMPLETE DIRECTORY OF IOWA ATTORNEYS 1895

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Council Bluffs: New Nonpareil Company.
box 8, folder 14, oversize FB18308

DAILY TRADE BULLETIN

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Edgerton and Winans, Receiving Commission Merchants, May 6- June 3, 1893, 18 leaves.
box 8, folder 15

GRAIN AND PROVISION STATISTICS 1896

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Chicago: Financial Publishing Company. Contains holograph entries.
box 8, folder 16

Mills and Company, Publishers, Manufacturing Stationers and Lithographers 1874 - 1876

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Business cards and receipts, 8 leaves.
box 8, folder 17

MITCHELL PATENT COAL TIPPLE

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Promotional brochure and list of parts and suppliers, 1 leaf.
box 8, folder 18

Notes on a legal case

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Probably notes by C.W. Vermilion, 4 leaves.
box 8, folder 19

Property tax receipts 1858 - 1869

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105 leaves.
box 8, folder 20

SPECULATION AND HOW TO TRADE

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Pamphlet for investors.
box 8, folder 21

SULLIVAN DIAMOND PROSPECTING DRILL

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Promotional brochure, 1 leaf.
 

Miscellaneous Business Documents

 

Microfilm of Civil War Correspondence

box 9, folder 1

User Copy, Reel 1

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Civil War Correspondence--undated to June 1863.
box 9, folder 2

User Copy, Reel 2

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Civil War Correspondence: June 1863 to May 1864.
box 9, folder 3

User Copy, Reel 3

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Civil War Correspondence: May 1864 to September 1865.
box 9, folder 4

Interlibrary Loan Copy, Reel 1

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Civil War Correspondence: undated to June 1863.
box 9, folder 5

Interlibrary Loan Copy, Reel 2

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Civil War Correspondence: June 1863 to May 1864.
box 9, folder 6

Interlibrary Loan Copy, Reel 3

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Civil War Correspondence: May 1864 to September 1865.