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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.

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A letter to Martie Lucas from Ned Lucas. The handwriting is quite illegible and very small. Dated: July 4th, 1883. LetterA0819
A letter to Martie Lucas from her mother. She writes that she went to church today and everyone there was asking about Martie and her baby Sarah. She also writes that her father is not doing well and will not live much longer. June24th, 1883. LetterA0820
A letter to Martie Lucas from her friend M.G. Peebles. It seems that Martie's father has died, because Mrs. Peebles writes that she is sorry for Mr. Noyes and she could barely keep back her tears. December 19th, no year. LetterA0821
A letter to Martie and Sarah Lucas from Ned Lucas. In the first part of his letter he explains to Martie that it has been terribly hot. The second half of the letter to Sarah is illegible. Dated: July 19th, 1882. LetterA0901
Letter from Ned to Martie using his business paper (Lucas & Merritt). July 19th, 1882.LetterA0901
Letter to Lucas and Merritt Coal Co., N.Y. from A. L. Brown explaining delay in delivery of telegram to Big Flats. June 14, 1881.LetterA0902
A letter to the Lucas and Merritt Coal Co. of New York from A.L. Brown. He explains why the delivery is late because of a false telegram. Dated: January 14th, 1887. LetterA0902
A letter to Ned Lucas from C.E. Overbaugh. The letter is in regards to the guns that Ned sent to his company to be cleaned and fixed up. Dated: February 2nd, 1886. LetterA0903
Letter to Ned from C. E. Obutaugh?? February 2, 1886.LetterA0903
A letter to Martie Lucas from Ned Lucas. From New York. He writes that he is very excited to leave in a week to see her and Sarah. Dated: March 10th, 1882. LetterA0904
Letters from Ned to wife Martie. 1882.LetterA0904-17
A letter to Martie Lucas from Ned Lucas. From New York. He writes that he has not heard from her in a couple days. He mentions that he met her cousin, Mrs. Luddington, yesterday. He also mentions that he hopes the "babies" are doing well. Have they had a second child? Dated: April 4th, 1882. LetterA0905
A letter to Martie Lucas from Ned Lucas. From New York. He writes that he received the letter from her mother. He also again hopes that the babies are doing well. He also says that the weather recently has been very cold. Dated: March 8th, 1882. LetterA0906
A letter to Martie Lucas from Ned Lucas. From New York. He writes that he is glad to hear that little Martie and the other babies have started to do better. This means they must have had twins after Sarah. Dated: June 13th, 1883. LetterA0907
A letter to Martie Lucas from Ned Lucas. From New York City. He writes that he hopes the babies are doing well. He also writes that his friend Joe has invited him to Brooklyn for the night, but doesn't know if he will accept. Dated: August 2nd, 1882. LetterA0908
A letter to Martie Lucas from Ned Lucas. From New York City. He writes that it was ninety-eight degrees today and will be even hotter the next day. He hopes the family is well, and writes he received a letter from her father yesterday. Dated: July 11th, 1882. LetterA0909
A letter to Martie Lucas from Ned Lucas. From New York City. He writes that she should not worry about him, he is as well as well can be. He wishes he could see her and the family, but doesn't know when the next time that will be. Dated: April 7th, 1882. LetterA0910
A letter to Martie Lucas from Ned Lucas. From New York City. He writes about how hot and unbearable the weather has been recently. He is glad that the babies are not suffering through this heat. Dated: July, 13th, 1882. LetterA0911
A letter to Martie Lucas from Ned Lucas. From New York City. He must have been visiting someone in Elmira, because he says that he arrived in NYC from there at around five o'clock. Dated: May 16th, 1882. LetterA0912
A letter to Martie Lucas from Ned Lucas. From New York City. He writes that he is glad that the twins have allowed her to get some sleep and that he is happy to hear that her and Sarah do not think he has changed over the time in which he has been away. Dated: April 8th, 1882. LetterA0913
A letter to Martie Lucas from Ned Lucas. From New York City. The handwriting is quite illegible. Dated: March 16th, 1882. LetterA0914
A letter to Martie Lucas from Ned Lucas. He writes that his friend Kenny Wells visited him last night. He also writes that he misses his family very much. Dated: April 1st, 1882. LetterA0915
A letter to Martie Lucas from Ned Lucas. He writes that he wishes he could see his family, and that he went to the doctor today, and was told to come back the next day. Dated: April 5th, 1882. LetterA0916
A letter to Martie Lucas from Ned Lucas. From New York City. He writes that he misses all of them dearly and says that it seems like ages ago that he saw her. Dated: June 7th, 1882. LetterA0917
Letter to Martie from husband Ned. June 13, 1883.LetterA0918
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