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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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Collection TitleMC 01 Francis Hall PapersCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByCarol Knowlton
Extent1 linear foot
AbstractInventory still in progress

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Letter dated Ellington,June 11,1872 to Robert Hall from his Brother Edward offering sympathy on the illness of his Wife.LetterB0703
Dated Elmira, June 11, 1872("near midnight")from Frederic Hall to Robert Hall, offering sympathy and advice rearding the illness of Robert's wife.LetterB0704
Letter dated June 19,1872 to Robert Hall from his brother L.W.Hall,offering sympathy and medical advice regarding the illness of Robert's wife,with letterhead envelope.LetterB0705
Small note with envelope,dated April 17, 1873,NYC, advising Mr.Hall that tea would be preferable to coffee,signed C.E.(S?) Brown Leguard(?).LetterB0706
Letter dated Wilkesbarre,August 15, 1874 from Brother Ben to Robert Hall regarding a proposed visit to him(Robert).LetterB0707
Letters dated Scranton August9,1885,March 22,1890 & December 24,1891 to Robert Hall,mostly about family matters ,from his Brother Ben, two postmarked envelopes as well.LettersB0708
Letter from Julia Hall to her father.LetterB0709
Letter dated December 31,1879,a request by Robert A. Hall acknowledged by Department of the Interior for a Military Pension.DocumentB0801
Letter from Adelaide Hall to her mother.LetterB0802
Letter from Fanny Hall to Gus & Rob, no date.LetterB0803
Letter from Rob Hall to his family, December 27, no year.LetterB0804
From Robert Hall to his wife Gussie about Alfred's illness, dated October 11th, no year.LetterB0805
Letter from Robert Hall to Gussie, July 22,1866.LetterB0806
Letter from Robert Hall to Gussie, August 26,1866.LetterB0807
Love letter and envelope from Robert Hall to Gussie Pratt, November 6,1866. LetterB0808
Letter addressed to "Dear Sister" from "Leuofouspler," January 1877.LetterB0809
Letter to Gussie Hall from Ben, September 8, 1877.LetterB0810
Letter and envelope to Gussie Hall from her brother Ben, March 20,1878.LetterB0811
Letters and envelopes to Gussie and Robert Hall from Brother Ben, dated July 28, Sept. 8, October 7 & 10, November 18, 1878.LettersB0812
Collection of letters to Gussie Hall and family from Brother Ben, February 27. 1879 through May 28,1885.LettersB0901
Two letters to Gussie Hall from her brother Ben Pratt, July 5 & 15, 1895.LettersB1001
Letter to Gussie Hall from her niece Fanny, August 2, 1885.LetterB1002
Letter to Gussie Hall from her brother Ben Pratt, March 8, 1886.LetterB1003
Letters to Gussie Hall from her brother Ben Pratt dated March 2,1885; November 17 & 29, 1886.LettersB1004
Four letters to Gussie Hall from Brother Ben Pratt dated August 1, 1890; February 25th & 28th, March 13, 1896.LettersB1005
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