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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.

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A letter to Ned Lucas from Martie Lucas. She writes that she received his latest letter and is sorry to hear that one of his closest friends betrayed his trust. She writes that she and her mother went to church that morning and hopes that he did as well. Dated: September 8th, 1878. LetterA0426
A letter to Ned Lucas from Martie Lucas. She writes that she is very tired. She also says that before dinner, she, her mother and Harry Brooke went shopping downtown and were able to go to some shops they had never been in. Dated: November 14th, 1878. LetterA0427
A letter to Ned Lucas from his Aunt Emily. She writes that she received his letter and way very pleased to hear from him. She also writes that she will be traveling to Boston in a week to visit with a friend for a few days. Dated: March 6th, 1878. LetterA0428
A letter to Martie Noyes from her cousin George H. Rankin. He writes that he visited Ned in Bristol last week and the weather was beautiful and they had a very good time together. Dated: June 1st, 1877. LetterA0429
Letter to Martie from cousin G. A. Rankin. 1877.LetterA0429-30
A letter to Martie Noyes from her cousin George H. Rankin. He apologizes for not writing earlier. He also writes that he become very good friends with Mr. Lucas, her sweetheart. Dated: May 2nd, 1877. LetterA0430
A letter to Martie Noyes from a G.H. Knapp. The handwriting is awful and is very unreadable. Dated: June 19th, 1876. LetterA0431
Letter to Miss Noyes from friend C. H. Knapp, January 19, 1876.LetterA0431
Letter from Tos to Ned. December 1, 1878.LetterA0432
A letter to Ned Lucas from his cousin Thomas. He writes that he is expecting to be in New York within the next two weeks and would like to see Ned. Dated: December 1st, 1878. LetterA0432
Member tickets and brochure to Boston Yacht Club for a dance to E. J. Lucas (and two ladies). September 26, 1877.DocumentsA0501
A sailors guide to the concluding race at the Boston Yacht Club and a ticket to the Boston Yacht Club Regatta Entertainment. Assigned to E.F. Lucas and two ladies to accompany him. Dated: September 26th, 1877.DocumentsA0501
A document from the Bristol County Savings Bank. Notifying Martha, and Susan Lucas of a meeting of the Board of Trustees. No date.DocumentsA0502 (3 pages)
Bristol County Savings Bank Board of Trustees vote results for the bank to refuse to receive any deposit from any person from and after November 17, 1900. November 17th 1900.NoticeA0502-04
An invitation sent to Edward Lucas to attend the wedding of Charlotte Middleton to Edward Wolf. Dated: October 23rd, 1878.InvitationA0503
A receipt from the New York News Publishing Co. States the E.F. Lucas has paid for eight lines worth of advertising. Dated: February 27th, 1879.RecieptsA0504
Wedding invitation to Mr. Edward Lucas for Charlotte Helen Middleton and Edward P. De Wolf on October 23, 1878.InvitationA0505
A receipt from the Warwick Yacht Club. States that E.F. Lucas has paid the dues for the years 1879-1880. Dated: June 12th, 1880.RecieptsA0505
Receipt for payment of $2.40 to The New York News Publishing Co. from Mr. E. F. Lucas. February 27, 1879.RecieptsA0506
A telegraph sent to Ned Lucas. It states that the person will attend the funeral if possible. The signature is illegible and there is no date.TelegramA0506
Receipt for payment of $10 for Yacht Club dues from E. F. Lucas. 1880RecieptsA0507
A letter to T.H. Kock of the New York Jockey Club. It is a request to join the club, but there is no name and no date. LetterA0507
A postcard addressed to an H. Usher of Bristol, R.I. The postcard is from WM. O. McDowell and states that certain bonds have changed and shareholders will be paying a five per cent assessment. Dated: January 11th, 1879PostcardA0508
Telegram to Ned, signature illegible. Regards a funeral. No date.TelegramA0508
A letter to Ned Lucas from Martie Noyes. The letter states that she received the package from him and is grateful for his present. She writes that her father is not doing very well, but her mother is. Dated: November 21st, 1878. LetterA0509
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