This is an artificial collection of materials purchased or found by James Jeffrey behind a wall panel in a Huntington, WV apartment. The series of letters was found behind said wall panel and the financial ledger was purchased from Lilley’s Bookshop in Parkersburg, WV.
The letters are broken down as follows:
“Ima Turdlet (?)” to “The Right Hon. Mr. E. C. Hatfield Esq”, undated. This is a scathing seven-page letter regarding the breakup or divorce of the writer’s relationship with Hatfield.
Reba Ann to J. Alden Goodno on August 15, 1926 about her experience in 4-H Camp in Ona, WV.
Reba Ann to J. Alden Goodno on August 16, 1926 about her experience in 4-H Camp in Ona, WV.
Reba Ann to J. Alden Goodno, undated, about her experience in 4-H Camp in Ona, WV.
Reba to J. Alden Goodno in November 25, 1928 about a book she read.
Unknown to J. Alden Goodno in December 24, 1928, a Christmas card.
The financial ledger belonged to John A. Smith of Mansfield, Ohio and covers the period 1868-1882. The ledger covers bills and purchases made for his carpentry business, with emphasis on moldings, table legs, and other various accoutrements.
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Access and Use
For more information or to use any of these collections, contact:
Special Collections, Morrow Library
One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755
James K. Jeffrey Collection, 1868-1928, Accession No. 1980/08.0309, Special Collections Department, Marshall University, Huntington, WV.