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    • 1859 Florida Court Indictment

    • 1859-01-21
    • 1859 Florida Court Indictment reads: "To J. N. Butler, We recommend you to appear before the Judge of our Circuit Court for the County of Jackson, in the Western Circuit of the State aforesaid, at the Court House in Marianna, on the first Monday in...
    • A proclamation

    • 1862
    • A Proclamation by President of the United States. Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation issued on January 1, 1863. "Whereas, on the twenty-second day of September, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-two, a...
    • An Early Breakfast on a Dinah (Postcard)

    • 1861
    • Postcard sent to Mr. Harry Cummings, Mc Alevys Fort, Penna. Consisting of front & back. The front: Color illustration "An Early Breakfast on a Dinah," with handwriting: "(Ha Ha Ha) hello. Harry, how would you like to take an early breakfast." The...
    • Ballou's pictorial Vol. IX., No. 25, December 22, 1855

    • 1855
    • Ballou's Pictorial, Boston, Saturday, December 22, 1855. Loose leaf from Vol. IX., No. 25 (Whole No. 233). The back of the leaf shows page number "386." Leaf includes an emblematical picture of the great State of Louisiana and a novel written by...
    • Ballou's Pictorial: Scenes in New Orleans

    • 1855
    • Loose leaf from Ballou’s Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion, the illustrated weekly periodical published in Boston, MA from 1800s. Consists of 4 pages (253-254, 285-286). Issue number unknown. Features engravings and sketches by Mr. F. Bellew,...
    • Colonization

    • 1863
    • Speech on Colonization, anonymous, ca. 1863. A speech delivered on the efficacy and possibilities of emancipation with colonization, suggesting the expatriation of American slaves to the Caribbean upon emancipation (Figures 9 & 10.) A fascinating...
    • Cosas de los Estados Unidos

    • 1864
    • The author Simón Camacho wrote the book under the pseudonym "Nazareno." Edited by James Durand. It contains letters and sketches covering the years 1856 to 1863. Includes the author's portrait, engraved by J.A. O'Neill from a photograph by...
    • Drummer Jackson

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    • Postcard consisting of 2 pages (front & back). Front: Black and white photograph, the Drummer boy Jackson, former slave and then drummer for the Union Army in the 79th U.S. Colored Troops in Louisiana. Back has text: 'Drummer Jackson' 79th United...
    • Harper's History of the Great Rebellion, May, 1865

    • 1865-05
    • Loose leaf from the newpaper Harper's Weekly. Consisting of 2 pages. The first page features "Harper's History of the Great Rebellion," with illustration "Camp of Confederate Prisoners at Elmira, New York." The other page is an illustration titled...
    • I'm off for Charleston

    • 1850
    • Sheet music of "I'm off for Charleston." Consisting of 5 pages. Also includes the latest music for sale by Firth, Pond & Co.
    • Invoice, 1864

    • 1864-03-01
    • An invoice issued by Mrs. J. C. Coleman at Canton Mississippi to J.S. Mosby on March 1st, 1864 for plantation supplies including slave shoes, sole leather, and Choice brown sugar.

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