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  • Manuscript Lecture on Temperance by Dr. B. Burwell 

    Burwell, B. (n.d.)
    Manuscript lecture on temperance by Dr. B. Burwell, n.d. The seven-page lecture addresses the question of “Why do men who have acquired the habit of drinking intoxicating liquor continue still to use them, notwithstanding ...
  • Travel log dated August 13, 1848 

    Unknown author (1848-08-13)
    Travel log dated August 13, 1848 describing the writer’s attendance at the Free Soil convention in Buffalo. He describes in detail his travels, including a two-page account of his trip to Niagara Falls, where he landed ...
  • Letter from James Glenny to William H. Glenny, 22 May 1864 

    Glenny, James (1864-05-22)
    A letter to William Glenny from his cousin James. There is much mentioned in regards to the war, "Nothing at present seems to engross the minds of the people so much as the War, and Grant, last Sunday the greatest excitement ...
  • Letter from B.B. Glenny to William H. Glenny, 16 May 1864 

    Glenny, Bryant B. (1864-05-16)
    A letter from Bryant B. Glenny to William H. Glenny that discusses life at home and mentions the American Civil War. "Does not thy heart swell with gratitude to God and our noble army." Bryant Glenny also mentions "P.S. ...
  • Letter from B.B. Glenny to William H. Glenny, 13 November 1864 

    Glenny, B.B. (1864-11-13)
    The letter refers to the recent election and how "the people have shown themselves to be what true americans always were and always will be: true to their country and true to their Government. It must be a proud moment ...
  • A letter to B. Burwell, M.D., Buffalo, from J.W. Clark, 15 January 1838 

    Clark, J.W. (1838-01-15)
    A letter addressed to B. Burwell, M.D., Buffalo, from J.W. Clark, dated January 15, 1838. The letter describes the events around Navy Island during the aftermath of William Lyon McKenzie’s failed rebellion in Upper Canada, ...
  • Letter from William Glenny to his Father, 3 April 1865 

    Glenny, William (1865-04-03)
    A letter from William Glenny to his Father while studying at Yale. He mentions the war that surrounds him, "As I write the cannons are firing, bells ringing flags flying and every-body is rejoicing over the capture of ...