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Welcome to the Booth Library manuscript index. 

The manuscript index contains links to finding aids for the collections of the Booth Library.  Each finding aid has a description of that collection along with a listing of the items within that collection.  The Booth Library staff and volunteers are updating the index daily in order to make your research experience more productive.

The Manuscript Index is arranged alphabetically by collection name.  To access a finding aid, please click on its name.

To search the Manuscript Index for a specific research topic, please enter the term into the Search Library Box below. 


Please keep in mind that many collections have not been inventoried while others are currently in progress.  If you have any questions regarding the Finding Aids or the Index, please contact the archivist at archivist@chemungvalleymuseum.org

Collection TitleMC 43 Hoffman FamilyCreator
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Letter from D. Jones to William M. Hoffman regarding the purchase of a new hat, January 5, 1832.LetterA0501
List of Persons enrolled and liable for military duty in the district.BookA
Lecture Notes, Physics, William A. AnthonyBookA
English Reader: Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Lindey Murray.BookA
Letter from H C Hoffman to E. O. Beers. Dedication of the new cemetery takes place 10/9/1858. LetterA0101
Title page of: How Marcus Whitman Saved Oregon. By Oliver W. NixonBookA0201
Letter from J. W. Hoffman to his brother LetterA0202
Letter from J.W. Hoffman to his brother, explaining the road to Oregon, July 12th 1847. LetterA0203 (3 pages in length)
Letter from Joseph S. Meck to G. W. Hoffman informing him of his brothers death at the massacre of Malla Walla. Dated: June 6th 1848. LetterA0204 (2 pgs.)
Letter from Jacob Hoffman to his brother George. LetterA0205 (3 pgs.)
Letter from J.W. Hoffman to his brother, explaining the road to Oregon, July 12th 1847. LetterA0206 (3 pgs.)
Letter from Jacob Hoffman to brother George. He is now 300 miles outside Oregon City and plans to travel to California in the next year. Date: October 17th 1847. LetterA0207 (3 pgs.)
Letter from Jacob Hoffman to his bother George. It explains that he is outside Independence Missouri and has been taken in by a very pleasant family in exchange for the use of his one oxen. Date: May 18th 1847. LetterA0208 (2 pgs.)
Letter to the family of Jacob Hoffman. Explains how Hoffman was killed by Indians outside of Oregon City. Dated: April 1st 1848.LetterA0209 (8 pgs.)
Letter from H.H. Spalding to Mrs. Jacob Hoffman addressing the death of her husband and the nature of his remaining possessions. Dated: December 22nd, 1851.LetterA0210 (4 pgs.)
Letter from George W. Hoffman to H.H. Spalding addressing him on what to do with the money and possessions that Jacob owned before the massacre. Dated: November 6th, 1848.LetterA0211 (2 pgs.)
Letter to George Hoffman from Joseph S. Meck accepting Hoffman's brother Jacobs land in Oregon City. Dated: June 22nd, 1848.LetterA0212
Last will and statement of Joseph Hoffman who died Sept. 16, 1878.WillA0301(20 pgs.)
Hand book of the constitution and by-laws of the Southern Tier rifes, of Elmira. Belonging to George W. Hoffman. Adopted: September 7th, 1857.BoolketA0302
List of names given by Frederick Falent to Cpt. George Hoffman concerning payment of fines. No date.PetitionA0303
List of persons enrolled or liable for military duty in the town of Southport. Being a part of company 6 the 59th regiment of the New York state militia. Year 1850.LetterA0304 (21pgs.)
List of persons enrolled or liable for military duty in the town of Southport. Being a part of company 6 the 59th regiment of the New York state militia. Year 1850.DocumentsA0305 (20+ pgs.)
Letter to Sgt. Isaac Briggs from Joseph Hoffman concerning the names on the list and the fines due. Not dated.LetterA0306
Incomplete list of persons enrolled or liable for military duty in the town of Southport. District 6, Regiment 59. 1850.LetterA0307
Letter to Joseph Hoffman concerning fines.LetterA0308
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