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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Alexander B. Meek letter, 1859 June 10

 File — Box WSC001: [1006241611], Folder: W0129.09
Scope and Contents The collection contains a letter from Alexander B. Meek to Miss Addie A. Harris in June 1859. Miss Harris had written Meek requesting an autographed piece of silk for a quilt she was making. Meek not only sent her the autograph, he sent a beautiful four-line poem to add to his inscription on the quilt.
Dates: 1859 June 10

Michael Miley check, 1879 January 31

 File — Box WSC001: [1006241611], Folder: W0129.05
Scope and Contents This collection contains one check signed by Civil War photographer Michael Miley. The check, issued by the Bank of Lexington (Lexington, Virginia) is signed by Miley and made out to John Sheridan for the value of $12.40 and dated January 31, 1879. The check is endorsed by Sheridan.
Dates: 1879 January 31