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Wayland F. Dunaway historical research collection, 1765-1928.

Author: Wayland Fuller DunawayAndrew Gregg CurtinJohn DickinsonJohn White GearyBenjamin Henry LatrobeAll authors
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
Database:WorldCat
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This Pennsylvania history collection includes miscellaneous letters to or from prominent local and state citizens including Andrew Gregg Curtin (two letters from 1857 and 1877), John Dickinson, Benjamin Latrobe, Noah Webster, Edward Shippen of Lancaster, and John Geary; a will; General Order No. 9 of Robert E. Lee surrendering the Army of Virginia; church cemetery records; a Pennsylvania German manuscript account  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Account books
Church records
Circulars (fliers)
Letters (correspondence)
Orders (military records)
Patterns (design elements)
Postcards
Wills
Correspondence
Sources
Named Person: Andrew Gregg Curtin; John Dickinson; John White Geary; Benjamin Henry Latrobe; Edward Shippen; Noah Webster; Sylvester F Wilson
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Wayland Fuller Dunaway; Andrew Gregg Curtin; John Dickinson; John White Geary; Benjamin Henry Latrobe; Edward Shippen; Noah Webster; Sylvester F Wilson; Robert E Lee; People's Union Ticket Office (Philadelphia, Pa.)
OCLC Number: 772530596
Notes: In Historical Collections and Labor Archives, University Libraries, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802 (#MG 78).
Description: 0.20 cubic feet.

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This Pennsylvania history collection includes miscellaneous letters to or from prominent local and state citizens including Andrew Gregg Curtin (two letters from 1857 and 1877), John Dickinson, Benjamin Latrobe, Noah Webster, Edward Shippen of Lancaster, and John Geary; a will; General Order No. 9 of Robert E. Lee surrendering the Army of Virginia; church cemetery records; a Pennsylvania German manuscript account book; and a U.S. Army sock pattern. There are also a number of printed circulars documenting Sylvester F. Wilson's attempt to create the American Ticket Brokers' Union in about 1881, as a move against the "monopolistic practices if the Pennsylvania Railroad." Also included is a rate sheet amd postcard for Wilson's People's Union Ticket Office in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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