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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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Statement - Monthly staement of the Medical Offices of the First North Carolina Colored Volunteers, September, 1863.StatementD0621
Document - A list of patients sent from the 112th Regiment, New York Volunteers to General Hospital at Beaufort, South Carolina, October 21, 1863.DocumentD0622
Statement - Monthly statement of medical offices of the 1st North Carolina Colored Volunteers, October, 1863.StatementD0623
Letter - To: Captain Holmes From: Dr. Morrison regarding the distribution of lime and lemon juice, October 31, 1863.LetterD0624
Document - A list of the sick of the 103rd Regiment, New York Volunteers, sent to General Hospital, Beauford, South Carolina, November, 1863.DocumentD0625
Letter - To Surgeon J. B. Morrison, Chief Medical Officer From S. L. McHenry, November 14, 1863, sending Certificates of Disability for signatures and requesting their return.LetterD0626
Letter - From: Dr. Morrison, Chief Medical Officer To: General Voydes, November 14, 1863, asking that Marion Brady, Co. C. 89th New York Volunteers be detailed as Mounted Orderly for this office.LetterD0627
Document - Locust Spring Hospital, Joseph E. Keedy, October 8, 1862 - January 8, 1863, showing horse teams dispatched for hauling.DocumentD0628
Letter - From Surgeon Morrison, U.S. Army Medical Director, Department South, November 19, 1863, asking for information about what duty has been in the General Hospital.LetterD0629
Document - Folly Island, South Carolina, North End. A listing of names, ranks, and where they are stationed.DocumentD0630
Document - A list of medicines and hospital stores received of Dr. Squire, Surgeon, 89th New York Vols, in charge of Post Hospital, Folly Island, South Carolina by J. Pillichody, on November 19, 1863.DocumentD0631
Letter - From F. W. Seward, Assistant Secretary, Department of State, Washington, January 27, 1864 to F. H. Squire, Surgeon of the 89th New York Vols, Folly Island, South Carolina.LetterD0632
Thesis - An Inaugural Thesis on Cerebro Spinal Meningitis Epidemic, submitted to the examination of the Trustees and Faculty of Medicine of the College of Physician and Surgeons Medical Department of Columbia College, submitted by Chartles Squire, March 4, 1874.ThesisD0633
Document - Treasure's Report of the Academy, August 1, 1882.DocumentD0634
Letter - From R. M. McDowell, Vice-President of Coal Companies, to Dr. C. L. Squire, April 26, 1893. Thanking Dr. Squire for his care of Mrs. McDowell and requesting his continued care with no expense for effort spared in an endeavor to save her life.LetterD0637
Letter - To: Dr. Squire, From: Mr. Boyd, May 12, 1893, regarding the patient Lena; and since Dr. Loomis is not responding to our pleas, I suggest a far better man to call in for consultation is Dr. T. E. Satterthwaite.LetterD0638
Letter - To: Dr. T. E. Satterthwaite From: Dr. C. L. Squire, asking him to come to Elmira to consult in a medical case.LetterD0639
Telegram - From: C. L. Squire To: Dr. T. E. Satterthwaite, May 19, 1893 requesting Dr. Satterthwaite come as requested by letter.TelegramD0640
Document - Dr. C.L. Squire discussing a left knee joint injury to Michael Holleran, and his treatment of said injury on November 18, 1892. This document was written in Elmira, New York on September 14, 1893.DocumentD0641
Letter - From: R. M. McDowell To: Dr. C. L. Squire, May 26, 1893, thanking him for his counsel and advice regarding his terminally ill wife.LetterD0642
Document - Made by Charles B. Penrose, Locust Spring Hospital, November, 1862, an Abstract of Provisions. DocumentD0643
Document - From the Medical Director's Office, Frederick City, Maryland, December 4, 1862, J. J. Milhan, about hospital attendance, to Surgeon Squire at Locust Springs.DocumentD0644
Letter - From Meredith Clymen, Chief of General Hospitals, to Surgeon Wirtz, October 24, 1863, in regard to the neglect of the observance of Number 1252 Revised Regulations for the Army, and the condition of many of the sick and wounded on the "Cosmopolitan".LetterD0645
Letter - To: Dr. Charles Squire, From: Dr. Arthur Besemer, January 14, 1897, regarding patient Syman Basker. It describes the wound, treatment, and results.LetterD0646
Document - Pledge Card for the Chemung County War Chest Association, Inc., Elmira, New York, for July 1,1918 - June 1, 1919.DocumentD0647
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