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Augustine Prescott letters

 Collection — Box: 68
Identifier: MS-SC1213
Scope and Contents Letters mostly to his mother discuss the activities of his regiment stationed mainly in Virginia with many references to actions with "the rebs", picket duty and "in the trenches at the front" at Petersburg, Virginia. In Washington, D.C. mentions seeing Lincoln as he reviewed the troops. Last letters come from the Hampton hospital where he was a patient and then worked. He writes of his religious conversion and frequently discusses his faith. A few letters to other family including his "Uncle...
Dates: Created: 1864 - 1865

Henry Bascom Rankin publications

 Collection — Box: 69
Identifier: MS-SC1234
Scope and Contents Includes signed typescript of his article "Comments and Corrections on "The Lincoln Life Mask and How It Was Made." Written in response to an article by Leonard Volk which appeared in Century Magazine, Dec. 1881. Typed manuscript of "I Come: A Study of Life Through Dreamland's Open Door" an unpublished article written in memory of his wife, Alma Hurd Rankin(1863-1915). Gives an account of a dream in which Rankin finds himself within the presence of Jesus.Also includes bound copy of...
Dates: Created: 1915 - 1916

Isham Reavis biographical sketch of Logan Urian Reavis

 Collection — Box: 69
Identifier: MS-SC1244
Scope and Contents Short biographical sketch of Reavis tells of his early life circumstances and education, his work as an editor, his love of St. Louis, his opinion of Gladstone, and his spiritual beliefs and doubt re: the divinity of Christ.
Dates: Created: March 1906

Noyes W. Miner papers

 Collection — Box: 60
Identifier: MS-SC1052
Scope and Contents Two essays, each 11 pages, handwritten. The first concerns healing through prayer and faith and offers two examples. The second is a "vindication" of Mary Todd Lincoln and is a memoir of experiences he had with Mrs. Lincoln that he uses to deny negative portrayals of her character and actions.
Dates: Created: Undated