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Barnabas Dorr Palmer personal papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P111
Overview

The papers include (1) a testimony to his recent left-handness sworn before Douglas County Clerk in 1867, (2) a manuscript titled "A sketch of my military history" which he entered in a penmanship contest, sponsored by William Oland Bourne, editor of the "Soldier's Friend", (3) a letter from General U.S. Grant awarding Palmer first prize in the contest, and (4) letter awarding Palmer a $50 prize.

Dates: 1867 - 1868

Civil War letters

 Collection
Call Number: MS 290
Overview

Letters by a variety of authors connected with the United States' Civil War. Topics include the daily lives of soldiers, military campaigns, request for supplies and aid, issues with desertion, court-martial decisions, soldiers reporting for duty, and officers issuing orders.

Dates: 1852 - 1913

Letters of Sallie J. Williams

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P188
Overview

Letters written to Sallie Williams from a daughter, her husband J.F. Williams, and other various relatives.

Dates: 1873 - 1896