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Box 1112

 Container

Contains 7 Collections and/or Records:

Bylaws

 File — Box: 1112, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: The bylaws of this Perryville, Alabama, Grange organization. The collection also includes several chapters of a short story, written in the back of the book.
Dates: 1876

Papers

 File — Box: 1112, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: This collection includes short biographical clippings, a letter dated 1873 regarding photographs, an 1875 claim against the U.S. government for services worth $24 provided in 1856, and a letter to the Forney Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy in 1903, thanking them for honoring him with an award.
Dates: 1873-1903

Papers

 File — Box: 1112, Folder: 12
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains copies of the 100th Anniversary invitation and letters pertaining to this academic honor society at the University of Alabama.
Dates: 1851-1913

Papers

 File — Box: 1112, Folder: 15
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains correspondence from Israel Pickens, one of the letters contains information about selecting of the University of Alabama seal after its incorporation.
Dates: 1822-1825

Journal

 File — Box: 1112, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: Diary of a Pennsylvania minister and agent of the American Tract Society, while in New Orleans and Greenville, Louisiana. It includes notes on yellow fever epidemics, battles with "consumption" (tuberculosis), weather, and accounts of travels by boat in 1839 and 1846, both by ocean and up the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers, then by canal to Pennsylvania and Massachusetts.
Dates: 1837-1847

Letters

 File — Box: 1112, Folder: 16
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: Letters written from Colbert Shoals and Florence, Alabama, to a business partner about digging canals around shoals on the Tennessee River. Petrie discusses sickness, heavy rains, high water, and lack of funding.
Dates: 1831, 1833