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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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New York Jockey Club enrollment form (not filled out) to Mr. T. H. Kock (Secretary of the Jockey Club). 1890.DocumentsA0509
Postal card to Bristol R.I. January 11, 1879.PostcardA0510
A letter to Ned Lucas from Martie Noyes. The letter is very long and it is in praise of their relationship and Ned's success. Dated: June 16th, 1878. LetterA0510 (6 pgs.)
Letter from Martie to Ned regarding shopping in Elmira, sickness and sleep. November 21, 1878LetterA0511
A letter to Ned Lucas from Martie. She writes that she and her mother will be traveling to Jersey City and then to Bristol from there. She also writes that the hammock, backgammon, and croquet set have yet to be used. Dated: July 2nd, 1878. LetterA0511 (4pgs.)
A letter to Ned Lucas from Martie. She writes that she went out that morning to get fresh air and she noticed a runaway horse and wagon. She also writes that they need to get started on wedding invitations. Dated: November 12th, 1878. LetterA0512
Letter from Martie to Ned. 1878LetterA0512-16
a letter to Ned Lucas from Martie. She writes that she has started wedding invitations, and that they need to write a list of presents that would be useful to both of them. Dated: November 21st, 1878. LetterA0513
A letter to Ned Lucas from Martie. She writes that the wedding invitations will be Tiffany and they will be honeymooning in Watkins Glen and then to Albany. Dated: November 10th, 1878. LetterA0514 (5 pgs.)
A letter to Ned Lucas from Martie. She writes that the wedding is in three weeks and she is now sending the invitations out. Dated: November 14th, 1878. LetterA0515
A letter to M. P. Noyes from an unknown person. They question Miss Noyes if she is attending the wedding. Dated: January 9th, 1878. LetterA0516
A letter to M.P. Noyes from an unknown person. The letter congratulates her on her daughters marriage to Ned Lucas. Dated: November 4th, 1878. LetterA0517
Letter from Martie to Ned regarding their marriage in three weeks. November 14th, 1878.LetterA0517
Letter to Martie from unknown. RSVP for wedding. January 9, 1878.LetterA0518
A letter to Ned Lucas from O. Milnec. He writes that he is thankful for the wedding invitation and is planning to attend. Dated: November 26th, 1878. LetterA0518
Letter to Miss M. P. Noyes congratulating Martie's expected marriage to Ned. November 4, 1878LetterA0519
A letter to Martie Lucas from Fanny Brooke. She writes that the wedding was very successful and had a very good time. She also writes about a girl who made a fool out of herself at the wedding. Dated: December 9th, 1878. LetterA0519 (5 pgs.
A letter to Ned Lucas from Martie Lucas. She writes that she wants Hazlewood to be the Lucas home and that she took the train to Fair Haven to meet Lillie and Harry. Dated: December 1st, 1878. LetterA0520
Letter to Ned from O. Milner thanking him for the wedding invitation. November 26, 1878.LetterA0520
A document written for Ned Lucas from the Fall River Royal Arch Chapter. The note states that they are requesting his presence to elect new officers and to par his due of 75 cents. Dated: November 13th, 1876.DocumentsA0521
Letter from Fanny Brooks to Martie regarding wedding and George's troubles. December 9, 1878.LetterA0521
A letter to Martie Noyes from Clarence Knapp. He writes that he will be down to wish her family a merry Christmas if he is not otherwise engaged. Dated: December 22nd, 1875. LetterA0522
Letter from Martie to Ned. October 1, 1878.LetterA0522
A letter to Martie Lucas from her cousin George Rankin. He writes that he will traveling to Newbridge for the railroad and that Terry will be gone. Dated: December 6th, 1875. LetterA0523
Fall River Royal Arch Chapter Annual Convocation receipt for payment of $.75 from E. F. Lucas. November 10, 1876.RecieptsA0523
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