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Box 635

 Container

Contains 13 Collections and/or Records:

Contract

 Item — Box: 635, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains a contract dated 20 April 1950, with Charles Scribners Sons for her book, No Odds - No Victory.
Dates: 1950 April 20

Letters

 File — Box: 635, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains two letters, written by Wilhelmine M. Easby-Smith, dated 9 and 15 June 1896, to James H. Fitts, regarding a portrait of her husband, William Russell Smith, given to the University of Alabama.
Dates: 1896 June 9, 15

Vouchers

 File — Box: 635, Folder: 0486.01
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains three early 19th century British documents relating to the recovery and awarding of prize money. The first document is a Power of attorney, dated 4 December 1809, authorizing Charles Rivington Broughton, Alexander Cockburn, and Gottlieb Christian Rupurte to act for Capt. William Howe Mulcaster, for the recovery of any prize money, etc. owed. The other two documents are drafts, dated 10 August 1816 and 28 October 1816, for prize money for John Wegener, for the capture...
Dates: 1809-1816

Deed

 File — Box: 635, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains a conveyance of land in Montgomery, Alabama, dated 3 May 1823, from John Falconer to Jonathan Mayhew.
Dates: 1823 May 3

Papers

 File — Box: 635, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains miscellaneous correspondence, mostly among members of this Tuscaloosa County farm family. The collection includes an 1876 grade report from Alabama Central Female College.
Dates: 1853-1898

Deed

 File — Box: 635, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains a conveyance of land by Zachariah Fields, in Montgomery, Alabama, dated 3 March 1833, to Jonathan Mayhew and George Whitman.
Dates: 1833 March 2

Letter

 File — Box: 635, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains typescript copies of a lengthy and detailed letter to his wife from Vicksburg, Mississippi, begun before communications were cut off and continued at intervals throughout the siege (June 1863) until the city's surrender to Union forces on 4 July 1863.
Dates: 1863 June 20

Letterbook

 File — Box: 635, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The 1871-1872 letterbook of a firm in Richmond, Dallas County, Alabama.
Dates: 1871-1872

Booklet

 File — Box: 635, Folder: 0493.01
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection consists of a handmade, handwritten booklet of arithmetic problems and answers. It includes problems in simple and compound subtraction, measurements, vulgar fractions, barter, foreign exchange, and simple and compound interest.
Dates: 1856-1857

Photograph of William H. Ely's tomb

 File — Box: 635, Folder: 484.04
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains correspondence from William H. Ely while in Alabama, between February 1820 and June 1821, to his family and business associates in Hartford, Connecticut, while he acted as commissioner of the Connecticut Asylum for the Deaf and Dumb. In 1819, the Congress of the United States, under a motion made by Henry Clay, gave to the school twenty-three thousand acres of public land, and with the proceeds of the sale of this land, suitable grounds were secured, buildings were...
Dates: 1820-1821

Correspondence - Outgoing, Business, 4 April 1820 - 20 April 1821

 File — Box: 635, Folder: 484.01
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains correspondence from William H. Ely while in Alabama, between February 1820 and June 1821, to his family and business associates in Hartford, Connecticut, while he acted as commissioner of the Connecticut Asylum for the Deaf and Dumb. In 1819, the Congress of the United States, under a motion made by Henry Clay, gave to the school twenty-three thousand acres of public land, and with the proceeds of the sale of this land, suitable grounds were secured, buildings were...
Dates: 4 April 1820 - 20 April 1821

Correspondence - Incoming, 17 May 1818

 File — Box: 635, Folder: 484.03
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains correspondence from William H. Ely while in Alabama, between February 1820 and June 1821, to his family and business associates in Hartford, Connecticut, while he acted as commissioner of the Connecticut Asylum for the Deaf and Dumb. In 1819, the Congress of the United States, under a motion made by Henry Clay, gave to the school twenty-three thousand acres of public land, and with the proceeds of the sale of this land, suitable grounds were secured, buildings were...
Dates: 17 May 1818

Correspondence - Outgoing, Personal, 20 February 1820 - 2 July 1821

 File — Box: 635, Folder: 484.02
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains correspondence from William H. Ely while in Alabama, between February 1820 and June 1821, to his family and business associates in Hartford, Connecticut, while he acted as commissioner of the Connecticut Asylum for the Deaf and Dumb. In 1819, the Congress of the United States, under a motion made by Henry Clay, gave to the school twenty-three thousand acres of public land, and with the proceeds of the sale of this land, suitable grounds were secured, buildings were...
Dates: 20 February 1820 - 2 July 1821