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Box 9

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Contains 10 Results:

Minshall Painter, "Memorandums", 1845-1862

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Memoranda primarily on horticulture, noting bloom time, especially early spring

Dates: 1845-1862

Minshall Painter, "Observations", 1854-1855, 1856

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"Observations on natural History and Phenomenon," 2 bound small notebooks

Dates: 1854-1855, 1856

Minshall Painter "Observations", 1856-1859

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"Observations on Natural History and Phenomenon," daily entries on weather with some notes on crops, farm, etc. He noted at the end of 1856 that his abstract had been forwarded to the Smithsonian Institution. A copy of his report (n.d) on plants and animals loose at end of volume

Dates: 1856-1859

Minshall Painter Diary, 1861-1870

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Day book entries begin June 1861, succeeds a preceding volume, notes on weather, farm

Dates: 1861-1870

Minshall Painter Diary, 1870 - 1873

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Day book entries begin July 1870, notes on weather, farm. Ends August 1, 1870.

Dates: 1870 - 1873

Jacob Painter travel account and incomplete journal, 1844

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Fragment, account of leaving Philadelphia for New York, May 1, 1844. Minshall's day book notes that Jacob and Ann went on a nearly three month Western tour, leaving April 29, returning July 26. Small bound volume has occasional notes.

Dates: 1844

John J. Tyler, "My trip to Florida", 1879 – 1880

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Journal of a trip to Florida in the winter of 1879-1880. He travelled through Virginia and South Carolina and notes the deep resentment that he expects will last several generations. Includes descriptions of poor whites, black Baptist church service, Spanish influence in St. Augustine, and a visit to Mount Vernon on his return trip.

Dates: 1879 – 1880

John J. and Laura Tyler's trips to Canada and Europe, 1883, 1900

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Trip to Canada via NYC and New England in the summer of 1883. In same volume, trip to Europe in summer of 1900. Clipping pasted at end of volume of a published travel journal of a trip to Europe in 1872 by J.J.T.

Dates: 1883, 1900