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Flahavan & Willcox letterbook

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030066025]
Identifier: MS-0211
Overview Flahavan & Willcox was a Philadelphia firm established for the import/export trade in 1784. The collection consists of one holographic letterbook of the company containing letters over the period April 14, 1784 to November 16, 1792.

Francis Lieber papers

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Identifier: MS-0071
Overview Francis Lieber was a publicist, educator, and political philosopher born in Berlin on March 18, 1800. The Lieber Papers span the years from 1829 to 1873 and include correspondence; interleaved copies of Lieber's books; a small number of original manuscripts; printed speeches, lectures, articles and poems; administrative materials, printed briefs and manuscript decisions for the United States and Mexican Claims Commission (1868-1872).

George Washington letters

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Identifier: MS-GAR-021
Overview This collection includes six letters, two printed certificates, and an inscribed set of two volumes of Buffon's Natural History Abridged, all signed by George Washington between 1776 and 1798.

Miscellaneous manuscripts collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0034
Abstract This is a collection of single item manuscripts or small groupings of materials, 1730s-1983 and undated. This collection includes signatures of Francois Rene de Chateaubriand, Charles Carroll of Carrollton, John Hancock, and Thomas Jefferson; letters from Jefferson Davis, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Gustave Flaubert, James Madison, James Monroe, George Moore, Edgar Allen Poe, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Roger Brooke Taney, Queen Victoria, George Washington, and Woodrow Wilson. There are photostats of...

Thirty Six Essays/Sermons by Robert Gray

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030134492]
Identifier: MS-0708
Overview Copied from dealer description: The essays themselves are extremely well written displaying an impressive command of the English language; the idealistic nature of the essays strongly suggests the supposition that Gray was a minister and used these essays as the basis for weekly sermons. The range of subject matter is equally impressive; Gray moves effortlessly from a celebration of the life of George Washington to an Emersonian-like appreciation of Nature: "There is a visible consonance in all...