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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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Letter from Fall River Mass. to sister. May 23, 1879.LetterA0317
A letter to Ned Lucas from Martie Lucas. She writes that she misses him dearly and that she wishes he would be sitting there with her in the sitting-room. She also writes that she is worried that he is not wearing dry socks and she hopes he does not catch a cold. Dated: September 16th, 1879. LetterA0318
Letter from Martie to Ned. 1879LetterA0318-21
A letter to Mrs. E.F. Lucas from Mrs. R.H. Wilcox, Clairvoyant Physician. It states that Mrs. Lucas has been suffering from irritations of throat, chest, head, and kidneys. She needs to continue the wash as ordered before. Dated: January 18th, 1879. LetterA0319
A letter to Martie Lucas from her mother. She write to Martie telling her that her father is doing better and is much healthier. Dated: July 7th, 1879. LetterA0320
A letter to Ned Lucas from Martie Lucas. She writes that she has visited with Mr. And Mrs. Bickwell. She says she had a good time and though he may be one of the smartest men she has ever met, she has never met anyone so dependant upon his/her spouse. Dated: September 28th, 1879. LetterA0321
A letter to Ned Lucas from Martie Lucas. She writes of romantic times in the past that they have shared and explains how dearly she misses him and those times. Dated: August 7th, 1879. LetterA0322
Diagnosis report of Mrs. E. F. Lucas from Mrs. R. H. Wilcox on January 18th, 1879.DocumentsA0322
A Western Union telegram addressed to Ned Lucas from Martie Lucas. The telegram states that she has arrived in Elmira, New York and that her mother met her. Dated: May 29th, 1879.TelegramA0323
Letter to Martie from mother. July 7, 1879.LetterA0323
Letter to Ned from Martie. September 28th, 1879.LetterA0324
A letter to Ned Lucas from his brother John Lucas. John is looking to borrow money from Ned again to pay for the hay bill. He tells Ned he needs to pay for other ones and cannot afford the hay bill. Dated: May 16th, 1879. LetterA0324
Letter from Martie to Ned. August 7th, 1879.LetterA0325
A letter to Ned Lucas from Martie Lucas. She writes that she is visiting her parents in Big Flats, New York and that they are all well and have been asking of him. Dated: March 7th, 1879. LetterA0325
Western Union Telegraph to Mr. E. F. Lucas from M. P. N. Lucas. May 29, 1879.LetterA0326
A letter to Ned Lucas from H.B. Noyes. The letter explains that he is grateful for the coal that he is burning from Ned's firm. Dated: April 7th, 1879 LetterA0327
A note to Ned Lucas from a Mr. Merrill. The letter says that a client has not paid yet, and wants to go to his home to collect the money. Dated: April 9th, 1879. LetterA0327
Letter to Ned from his brother. May 16, 1879LetterA0327
A letter to Ned Lucas from Martie Lucas. She explains how said she was to see him leave one half hour ago, but she states that her cousin Josephine enjoyed his company. Dated: April 23rd, 1879. LetterA0328
Letter to Ned from Martie. March 7, 1879.LetterA0328
A letter to Ned Lucas from Martie Lucas. She explains that her father came to visit her in Bristol, R.I., from Worcester. She states that he seemed well and happy. Dated: September 13th, 1879. LetterA0329
Letter from Martie to Ned. May 29, 1879.LetterA0329
Letter to E. F. Lucas from H. B. Noyes. April 7, 1879.LetterA0330
A letter to Ned Lucas from Martie Lucas. Ned's cousin Lizzie has died, and she is sending her thoughts and her condolences to Ned. She states how grateful she was of her for being so welcoming and pleasant to her. Dated: September 25th, 1879. LetterA0330 (2 pgs.)
A letter to Mrs. E.F. Lucas from Clairvoyant Physician, Mrs. R.H. Wilcox. Ned's mother has been sick, and this is a diagnosis, stating that she should be careful when walking up steps and also when taking long walks. Dated: April 23rd, 1879. LetterA0331
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