Astor, John Jacob, 1763-1848; Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815; Madison, James, 1751-1836; United States. President (1809-1817 : Madison); Russia; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Booksellers' catalogs; Collecteana files
Typed description; In reference to fitting out a ship to carry the exiled French General Moreau to Russia, Astor writes to Daschkoff that he would like to follow his wishes, however Astor points out several flaws in his correspondent's strategies. ...
Typed transcription of Bierce's letter to Robertson. In the letter, Bierce encourages her to continue writing short stories, but advises her to stop writing plays until she has more theatrical experience.
Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890; Collecteana files
A short pamphlet advertising the book of the same name by Ernest Wiltsee. The main focus of the book is the "California activities of John Charles Frémont" and resultant "unending controversy" that Wiltsee hopes to clear up.
Jellicoe, John Rushworth Jellicoe, Earl, 1859-1935; Letters
In this short letter, Jellicoe writes to a Mr Bainbridge, declining to help with his correspondent's book due to his own "acquaintance with War Council Proceedings" which would "make it improper of me to express opinions of the subject."
Johnston, Joseph E. (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Two short newspaper articles, dated in pencil as 1936 May 30. The first discusses casualties in the Civil War, especially among those under 21 years old. The second describes life among Union soldiers during the Civil War.