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Box 63

 Container

Contains 19 Collections and/or Records:

John Newport papers

 Collection — Box: 63
Identifier: MS-SC1100
Scope and Contents Two letters, 1881, discuss the railroad and family business. The remaining letters 1895-1900, refer to the sinking of a coal mine in Farmington and politics. Several letters from John Moorehead of the Madison Coal Company of which the last spells out the requirements of the land to sink the mine. Several letters from James M. Truitt, an attorney in Hillsboro, Ill. discuss the 1900 election campaign, with opinions on Yates, Walter Reeves, Senator Cullom and John Tanner. Letters from Reeves and...
Dates: Created: 1818 - 1907

New York

 Collection — Box: 63
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 1102
Dates: Created: Date missing

New York & Boston Illinois Land Company indenture

 Collection — Box: 63
Identifier: MS-SC1103
Scope and Contents Indenture between the land company and Calvin A. Warren and Mark Aldrich of Hancock County, Ill. Signed by John Tillson. Agreed payments were to be made at Quincy, Ill.
Dates: Created: December 5, 1838

Biographical sketches of the 24th New York Cavalry Regiment

 Collection — Box: 63
Identifier: MS-SC1104
Scope and Contents Sketches of several members of the 24th New York Cavalry including: Allen Gifford Potter Brown whose war wound caused deafness and who became president of the Silent Army Deaf Soldiers, Sailors and Marines based in Brooklyn, New York, also several letters from him to Newberry; Stephen E. Chandler with a description of actions winning him the Medal of Honor; Richard L. Hill, a businessman in Corning and New York, New York; and Albert Thomas, a portrait painter. Copy of an 1883 letter from...
Dates: Created: 1883 - 1901

New York City Night Watchers Club journal

 Collection — Box: 63
Identifier: MS-SC1105
Scope and Contents A nightly entry by the various volunteers gives a report on the patients. Sometimes giving details of their history, illness and care. They also communicate with each other in a friendly and sometimes jesting manner and keep tabs on the cat that roams the hospital during the night. They also remark on the war.
Dates: Created: 1863 - 1865

Reverend Samuel J. Niccolls sermon

 Collection — Box: 63
Identifier: MS-SC1106
Scope and Contents Handwritten manuscript of sermon given April 23, 1865 on the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln.
Dates: Created: April 23, 1865

John G. Nicolay letters

 Collection — Box: 63
Identifier: MS-SC1107
Scope and Contents Document signed, 1854, as Assistant School Commissioner of Pike County verifying qualifications of teacher, Jeptha Hobbs. April 1864 letter to Jackson Grimshaw discussing the political situation prior to Lincoln's second nomination. March 1865 letter to C.A. Dana requesting pass for nephew of Thomas Cross "a colored servant in the Executive Mansion." Feb. 1878 letter to Frank W. Ballard of the New York Evening Mail re: allegation of Almquist as Lincoln secretary. March 1866 letter to Ben W....
Dates: Created: 1854 - 1899

Nathaniel Niles letters

 Collection — Box: 63
Identifier: MS-SC1108
Scope and Contents Letter, April 15, 1891, to General Henry M. Cist, Secretary of the Society of the Army of the Cumberland in Cincinnati, Ohio re: Colonel John B. Reid, Colonel of the 130th, details about Reid and the regiment at the Battle of Sabine Cross Road near Mansfield, Ark. and his imprisonment at Tyler, TX. Letter, March 10, 1898 to Albert, concerning how Niles felt the weight of his years, literary quotations in favor of a life of action, a denial of a statement by Joe Gillespie that Niles wrote part...
Dates: Created: 1891, 1898

Madison G. Nixon papers

 Collection — Box: 63
Identifier: MS-SC1109
Scope and Contents Commission from Governor Yates. Order to join the 6th Regiment in Mississippi signed by Isham Haynie. Transportation orders, medical reports and discharge.
Dates: Created: 1862 - 1865

Northwest Territory legislation

 Collection — Box: 63
Identifier: MS-SC1110
Scope and Contents Five original bills and amendments concerning the territory northwest of the Ohio River re: the formation of governments and constitutions to allow for statehood; preemption for persons contracted with John Cleves Symmes for certain lands; and formation of a boundary to preserve properties of those who served in the Revolutionary War.
Dates: Created: 1801 - 1802