Uriah Hunt Painter papers, 1859-1890

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Collection Title: Uriah Hunt Painter papers, 1859-1890

Collection Number: Ms. Coll. 174

Dates of Collection: 1859 – 1890, bulk 1859-1872.

Box Numbers: 29 boxes, 1028 folders. 13.5 linear feet.

Repositiory: Chester County Historical Society, West Chester, Pennsylvania 19380

Language: English

Project Archivist: Margaret Miles Baillie

Information For Researchers:

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  • Preffered Citation:
    Preferred Citation: 
    Uriah Hunt Painter papers. Ms. Coll. 174. Chester County Historical Society Library, West Chester, Pennsylvania.
  • Acquisition Information:
    Acquisition Information: 
    It is believed that the telegrams were part of a donation by Uriah’s daughters, Mrs. Ellen P. Cunningham and Mrs. Elise P. Thornburg, in 1948.
  • Processing History:
    Processing History: 
    Processing and finding aid prepared using DACS by Margaret Miles Baillie, 2009.

Collection Contents:

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Collection Contents: 

Box 1 – Telegraph Company Correspondence and Business Papers 1859-1890.

(See also: Box 28)

Folder 1 – Blank Telegraph Forms, West Chester Telegraph Line 1860s.  Envelope. 12  items.

Folder 2 – Western Union Telegraph Co. Tariff Rates to and from Canada. October 1864. 1 item.

Folder 3 – Error Sheets and Correspondence regarding errors. 1865. Check Audit March 1865. Envelopes 8 items.

Folder 4 – Western Union Telegraph Co. Property return, inventory & requisition. June, September 1870. 2 items.

Folder 5 – Billing Error Inquiry and Correspondence. April 1885. 5 items.

Folder 6 – Report of Receipts and Expenditures. March – June, November 1865. 6 items.

Folder 7 – Financial Records, Bank drafts. 1864-1887. 8 items.

Folder 8 – Financial Records, Bills, Expenses, Receipts, etc. 1860s. 6 items.

Folder 9 – Financial Records, Bills, Expenses, Receipts, etc. May 1881, May1882. 2 items.

Folder 10 – Financial Records, Bills, Expenses, Receipts, etc. 1880-1890. 29 items.

Folder 11 – Financial Records. A Comparison of 1885 and 1886. 1 item. (Fragile).

Folder 12 – Domestic Bill of Lading. Adams Express Co. 1870-1872. 48 items.

Folder 13 – Correspondence between H. Wood and U. Painter on Wood’s “Raid” on West Chester. November 5-7, 1878. 14 items.

Folder 14 – Application for Office of W. H. Jackson, West Chester. 1885. 4 items.

Folder 15 – Correspondence regarding a Public Grain & Stock Exchange wire. November   1886-January 1887.  31 items.

Folder 16 – Telegraph ticker tapes with message regarding Public Grain & Stock    Exchange wire. December 1886. 4 original tapes and photocopies.

Folder 17 – Telegrams regarding Public Grain & Stock Exchange wire. November- December 1886.  16 items. (Fragile)

Folder 18 – Telegram message delivery book. January – March 1871 & 1872. 1 item.         (Fragile)

Folder 19 – Free Message Reports. June, September, December 1870; January 1871. 4 items.

Folder 20 – Letter to H. K. Smith and memo from J. Merrihew. 1878. 2 items.

Folder 21 – Letters from Western Union Telegraph Office, J. Merrihew. Order to Painter to destroy telegrams. May, June 1879. 2 items.

Folder 22 – Correspondence from the Pennsylvania Railroad West Philadelphia and Altoona offices to U. Painter. September and November 1879. 4 items.

Folder 23 – Correspondence regarding Western Union Rio. September 1886. 1 item.

Folder 24 – Inter-Office correspondence. January – December 1884. 33 items. Resignation of Harry W. Taylor, correction of errors, etc.

Folder 25 – Inter-Office correspondence to James from L. P. Ash. 1885. 7 items.

Folder 26 – Inter-Office correspondence regarding Delay in raising West Chester for test service from W. Gill, and others. 1885.  15 items.

Folder 27 – Inter-Office correspondence. Miscellaneous. 1885. 23 items.

Folder 28 – Guarantee Bond for L. P. Ash. November 1885-November 1886. 1 item.

Folder 29 – Inter-Office correspondence.  January-May 1886.  30 items.

Folder 30 – Inter-Office correspondence.  June-November 1886.  15 items.

Folder 31 – Inter-Office correspondence. 1887. 23 items.

Folder 32 – Inter-Office correspondence. 1888. 2 items.

Folder 33 – Miscellaneous Telegrams. Circa 1864-1865. From U. Painter. 24 items.

Folder 34 – Correspondence from Albert Painter to his mother Ann (Vickers) Painter. 1886, 1887. Also a Hoyt’s Perfume Card. 18 items.

Box 2 – Telegraph & Telephone Company Correspondence and Business Papers;  Personal Papers 1861-1889.

(See also: Box 28)

Folder 35 – Western Union Telegrams sent/received. February 1881. 1 item.

Folder 36 – Western Union Monthly Report. October 1884-April 1885. 8 items. (Fragile)

Folder 37 – Western Union Monthly Report. June-July 1870. 3 items.

Folder 38 – Western Union Monthly Report. August 1870, February 1871. 2 items.

Folder 39 – Western Union Messages/Office Check form. Lancaster to West Chester. October 1878. 1 item.

Folder 40 - Western Union Monthly Report Blank Forms. Circa 1880s. 23 items.

Folder 41 – Charles H. Rose – Telegrams and Correspondence. 1884. 9 items.

Folder 42 – Charles H. Rose – Error Sheets and Correspondence. 1883 -1884. 19   items.

Folder 43 - Western Union Error Sheets. May – June 1884. 2 items.

Folder 44 - Monthly Report. May – December 1885. 15 items. (Fragile)

Folder 45 – Western Union Monthly Report. January – December 1886. 17 items. (Fragile)

Folder 46 – Western Union Monthly Report. January – December 1887. 12 items. (Fragile)

Folder 47 – Western Union Monthly Report. January – December 1888. 12 items. (Fragile)

Folder 48 – Western Union Monthly Report. January – June 1889. 10 items. (Fragile)

Folder 49 – Delaware and Atlantic Telegraph and Telephone Company. Remittance Sheets and Correspondence. 1884. 7 items. Contains a charge for phones for       Westtown School.

Folder 50 - Delaware and Atlantic Telegraph and Telephone Company. Remittance Sheets and Correspondence.  January 1885. 23 items.

Folder 51 - Delaware and Atlantic Telegraph and Telephone Company. Remittance Sheets and Correspondence. February 1885.             6 items.

Folder 52 – Delaware and Atlantic Telegraph and Telephone Company. Remittance Sheets and Correspondence. March – April   1885.  17 items.

Folder 53 – Delaware and Atlantic Telegraph and Telephone Company. Remittance Sheets and Correspondence. May – June 1885. 11 items.

Folder 54 - Delaware and Atlantic Telegraph and Telephone Company. Remittance Sheets and Correspondence. July 1885.  16 items.

Folder 55 - Delaware and Atlantic Telegraph and Telephone Company. Remittance Sheets and Correspondence. August – September 1885. 10 items.

Folder 56 - Delaware and Atlantic Telegraph and Telephone Company.  Remittance Sheets and Correspondence. October – December 1885. 20 items.

Folder 57 - Delaware and Atlantic Telegraph and Telephone Company.  Remittance Sheets and Correspondence. January – April 1886. (February envelope only). 39      items.

Folder 58 - Delaware and Atlantic Telegraph and Telephone Company.  Remittance Sheets and Correspondence.  May – July 1886. 15 items.

Folder 59 - Delaware and Atlantic Telegraph and Telephone Company. Remittance Sheets and Correspondence. August – September 1886. 3 items.

Folder 60 – Telephone Company. Christman Affair. Inter-office memos, testimonies, correspondence. January – May 1886. 58 items.

Folder 61 – Delaware and Atlantic Telegraph and Telephone Company. Inter-office memos, financial items and correspondence regarding move of West Chester office and management of the office by Uriah Painter not H. Painter. 1886. 44 items.

Folder 62 – Delaware and Atlantic Telegraph and Telephone Company.  Correspondence on telephone wires on U. H. Painter’s Poles at West Chester, PA. January – March 1887.  11 items.

Folder 63 – Personal Papers.  Receipt from Samuel M. Painter to Isaac Thomas. Payment of interest .1859. 1 item.

Folder 64 – Personal Papers. Miscellaneous telegrams to/from U. Painter. March 1865.

Folder 65 – Personal Papers. Correspondence from John Sherman. October 15, 1865. 1 item.

Folder 66 – Personal Papers. Miscellaneous telegrams to/from U. Painter. 1866. 12 items.

Folder 67 – Personal Papers. Telegrams to Howard Painter, mining engineer, from various people. 1875. 9 items.

Folder 68 – Personal Papers. U. H. Painter. Personal Business. Miscellaneous correspondence.  Includes letters to/from The Edison Electric Light Company, Denver & Rio Grande Railway Company, Northern Pacific Rail Road Company,   Letter to Western Union Telegraph Company in New York regarding laying Atlantic cables, US GPO Bindery, and the Bureau of Navigation regarding experiments with electric lights. August – September 1882. 50 items.

Folder 69 – Telegraph Company. Report of Receipts and Expenditures of West Chester Office.  For the months ending December 1, 1852 – January 1, 1861. 94 items.

Folder 70 - Telegraph Company. Report of Receipts and Expenditures of West Chester Office. Receipts and Expenditures for the Bankers & Brokers Telegraph Co. West Chester:  April 1865 – June 1866.  B & B:  January – May 1866. 20 items. 

Box 3 – Selected Telegrams and Election Results to 1872. Telegrams to July 1863

Folder 71 – Telegram to W. Townsend from U. H. Painter (?) regarding Abraham   Lincoln coming out in secession papers over his own signature.  Washington,    D.C. 24 (no month or year).  Document is torn. 1 item.

Folder 72 – Telegram to Abraham Lincoln from Wayne McVeigh regarding election returns.  Copy to Hon. E. M. Stanton. Washington, D.C. 8 (no month or year, possibly 1864). 1 item.

Folder 73 – Telegrams. Civil Rights Bill of 1866. March – April 1866. 4 items.

Folder 74 – Telegrams and tally sheets. Gubernatorial Election Returns. October 1863. Curtin vs. Wood. Includes Philadelphia Election Returns and one telegram to New York Tribune and telegrams on contested early returns results.  97 items.

(See also: Folder 1027)

Folder 75 – Telegrams. Presidential Election Returns. November 8, 1864. 34 items.

Folder 76 – Telegrams.  Election Returns. October 1865. (or possibly 1873). 23 items.

Folder 77 – Telegrams. Election Returns. October 1865 (or possibly 1872). 23 items.

Folder 78 -  Telegrams. Gubernatorial Election Results. 1866. 27 items.

Folder 79 – Telegrams. Election Returns of 1872. 2 items.

Folder 80 – Telegrams. Undated. Two to/from Dave Christman. Two regarding railroad business.  41 items.

Folder 81 – Telegrams. Undated. One to Gen. S. W. Crawford. 10 items.

Folder 82 – Telegrams. Undated. Some July. One telegram to Stephen Gibbs of Co. B. 13 items.

Folder 83 – Telegrams. Undated. One June 20. Some iron gall damage. 6 items.

Folder 84 – Telegrams. Undated. One from Abel Griffith regarding his wound. 18 items.

Folder 85 – Telegrams. Undated. One in regards to Col. Smith. 5 items.

Folder 86 -  Telegrams. Undated. One dated October 30 from Darlington & Co. and one dated July 18 from F. C. Hooton.  26 items.

Folder 87 – Telegrams. May 1860s.  18 items.

Folder 88 – Telegrams. November 7-8, 1860s. 16 items.

Folder 89 – Telegrams. 1860s. One dated August 16. 21 items.

Folder 90 – Telegrams. Undated. 2 items and fragments.

Folder 91 – Telegrams. January 16, 1861. 6 items.

Folder 92 – Telegrams. August, 1861. 1 item.

Folder 93 – Telegrams.  May 1, 1863. 16 items.

Folder 94 – Telegrams. June 1863. 2 items.

Folder 95 – Telegrams.  June 29-30, 1863. 38 items.

Folder 96 – Telegrams.  July 1, 1863. One telegram regarding 200 paroled prisoners. 24 items.

Folder 97 – Telegrams. July 2, 1863. 20 items.

Folder 98 – Telegrams. July 3, 1863. 23 items.

Folder 99 – Telegrams. July 4-5, 1863. One telegrams giving a report on battle and 2000 paroled prisoners.  Two telegrams reporting the death of Fred Taylor.    One from the Rev. James Trickett.  32 items. 

Folder 100 – Telegrams. July 2-5, 1863. Undated. 22 items.

Folder 101 – Telegrams. July 6-7, 1863. 58 items.

Folder 102 – Telegrams. July 8, 1863. 22 items.

Folder 103 – Telegrams. July 9, 1863. One reporting on A. Rupert’s injury. 20 items.

Folder 104 – Telegrams. July 10, 1863. 24 items.

Folder 105 – Telegrams. July 11, 1863. 22 items.

Folder 106 – Telegrams. July 12, 1863. 8 items.

Folder 107 – Telegrams. July 13, 1863. One telegram ordering Capt. Elder to return to Parole Camp.  22 items.

Folder 108 – Telegrams. July 14, 1863.  Telegram to Frederick Douglass from Fulton Hall, Lancaster. 1 item.

Folder 109 – Telegrams. July 14, 1863. 28 items.

Folder 110 – Telegrams. July 15, 1863. 19 items.

Folder 111 – Telegrams. July 16, 1863. 8 items.

Folder 112 – Telegrams. July 17, 1863. 25 items.

Folder 113 – Telegrams. July 18, 1863. 15 items.

Folder 114 – Telegrams. July 19-21, 1863. 17 items.

Folder 115 – Telegrams. July 22-23, 1863. 54 items.

Folder 116 – Telegrams. July 22-25, 1863. Daily Report to Col. J. B. Fry. 4 items.

Folder 117 – Telegrams. July 24-25, 1863. 59 items.

Folder 118 – Telegrams. July 26-27, 1863. 35 items.

Folder 119 – Telegrams. July 28-29, 1863. One telegram from Wayne McVeagh to Thomas Webster.  39 items.

Folder 120 – Telegrams. July 27-31, 1863. Daily Report to Col. J. P. Fry.  4 items.

Folder 121 – Telegrams. July 30-31, 1863. 19 items.

Box 4 –  Telegrams:  August 1863 – September 1863

Folder 122 – Telegrams. August 1, 1863. Daily Report to Col. J. P. Fry. 1 item.

Folder 123 – Telegrams. August 1, 1863. 14 items.

Folder 124 – Telegrams. August 2, 1863. 22 items.

Folder 125 – Telegrams. August 4, 1863. 11 items.

Folder 126 – Telegrams. August 5, 1863. 14 items.

Folder 127 – Telegrams. August 3-5, 1863. Daily Report to Col. J. P. Fry. 3 items.

Folder 128 – Telegrams. August 3-5, 1863. Undated. 9 items.

Folder 129 – Telegrams. August 6, 1863 and undated. 13 items.

Folder 130 – Telegrams. August 7, 1863. 11 items.

Folder 131 – Telegrams. August 8, 1863. 14 items.

Folder 132 – Telegrams. August 10, 1863. 28 items.

Folder 133 – Telegrams. August 6-11, 1863. Daily Report to Col. J. B. Fry and Lt. Col.    Bumford. 7 items.

Folder 134 – Telegrams. August 11, 1863.  15 items.

Folder 135 – Telegrams. August 12, 1863. 19 items.

Folder 136 – Telegrams. August 12-13, 1863. Daily Report to Col. J. B. Fry. 2 items

Folder 137 – Telegrams. August 13-14, 1863. 16 items.

Folder 138 – Telegrams. August 12-13, 1863 undated. 22 items.

Folder 139 – Telegrams. August 14, 1863. 34 items.

Folder 140 – Telegrams. August 15, 1863. One telegram to Ohio Gov. Tod from paroled   prisoner of the 75th Reg. Ohio Volunteers. Another regarding the State Central   Committee of the Union Party of Pennsylvania. 16 items.

Folder 141 – Telegrams. August 17, 1863. 17 items.

Folder 142 – Telegrams. August 18, 1863 and undated. 20 items.

Folder 143 – Telegrams. August 19, 1863. 21 items.

Folder 144 – Telegrams. August 14-19, 1863.  Daily Report to Col. J. B. Fry. 5 items.

Folder 145 – Telegrams. August 20, 1863. 18 items.

Folder 146 – Telegrams.  August 21, 1863. 14 items.

Folder 147 – Telegrams. August 22, 1863. One telegram from Capt. B. Granger to Capt. J. H. Gilman. One telegram from Maj. General Couch to Maj. G. Shockley. 13 items.

Folder 148 – Telegrams. August 24, 1863 and undated. 20 items.

Folder 149 – Telegrams. August 25, 1863.  25 items.

Folder 150 – Telegrams. August 20-25, 1863.  Daily Report to Col. J. B. Fry.  6 items.

Folder 151 -  Telegrams. August 26, 1863. 19 items.

Folder 152 – Telegrams, August 27, 1863. 10 items.

Folder 153 – Telegrams, August 28, 1863. 10 items.

Folder 154 – Telegrams, August 29, 1863. One in regards to Rev. Sabine. 17 items.

Folder 155 – Telegrams, August 31, 1863. One from G. Guss to Maj. Gen. Stahel regarding giving Stiles an order from the Secretary of War. 35 items.

Folder 156 – Telegrams.  August 27-31, 1863. Daily Report to Col. J. B. Fry.  3 items.

Folder 157 – Telegrams. September 1, 1863. One to Capt. A. Boyd from Capt. James R. Hosmer regarding twenty-four paroled men arriving at Media and to be sent to Baltimore. 34 items.

Folder 158 – Telegrams. September 2, 1863. One to Adj. Gen. Russell from W. Haines regarding detail from Capt. Beale’s Army to guard commissary stores. One from Capt. James R. Hosmer to Lt. Col. Ambrose Thompson.  15 items.

Folder 159 – Telegrams. September 3, 1863. One in regards to Bone Black.  Two   between Maj. John S. Schultz and Capt. James R. Hosmer. One to Col. George Andrews, Superintendent of the Soldiers Home, Cincinnati, Ohio. 12 items.

Folder 160 – Telegrams. September 2-3, 1863. Undated. 6 items.

Folder 161 – Telegrams. September 4, 1863.  One in regards to Capt. Hosmer. 12 items.

Folder 162 – Telegrams. September 5, 1863. One in regards to Captain Beale’s company. One in regards to Jay Cooke & Co. “Five-Twenty” Bonds. 11 items.

Folder 163 – Telegrams. September 4-5, 1863. Undated. 8 items.

Folder 164 – Telegrams. September 6-7, 1863. One to J. Little at the Wisconsin Institute for the Education of the Blind from Jesse Temple.  One in regards to Capt. Hosmer.  Two to Female School at Norristown and Elmira Female College. One     to Matthew Maury. 14 items.

Folder 165 – Telegrams. September 8, 1863. One to the Female Seminary at Bethlehem. Report regarding rumor about Col. Baker. 10 items.

Folder 166 – Telegrams. September 9, 1863. One to Maj. Gen. Couch from U. Painter regarding Capt. Elder and “Camp Parole.”  One from John H. Sweney regarding teams to be in Wilmington. One from A. Lambe to Col. Hyatt.  26 items.

Folder 167 – Telegrams. September 10, 1863. One in regards to Capt. Capt. Hosmer. One regarding death of  John Dickinson. Report on Capt. Chisholm and Morris Island. 13 items.

Folder 168 – Telegrams. September 11, 1863 and undated. One telegram to two parents regarding desertion of their sons from Pennsylvania Military Academy.15    items.

Folder 169 – Telegrams. September 12, 1863. One telegram to a parent regarding desertion of their son from Pennsylvania Military Academy. 6 items.

Folder 170 -  Telegrams. September 14-15, 1863. 26 items.

Folder 171 – Telegrams.  September 16, 1863. 7 items.

Folder 172 – Telegrams. September 17, 1863. 8 items.

Folder 173 – Telegrams.  September 18, 1863. One from F. Townsend to S. Townsend reads “The books and tree reach Phila at 1 p.m.” 3 items.

Folder 174 – Telegrams. September 19, 1863. 4 items.

Folder 175 – Telegrams.  September 20-21, 1863.  16 items.

Folder 176 – Telegrams. September 22, 1863. One to Benj. Sleeper from Anne Pyle. One from Capt. Setters to Capt. Christman requesting furlough for men. 6 items.

Folder 177 – Telegrams. September 23, 1863. 11 items.

Folder 178 – Telegrams. September 26, 1863. One from David Field to Henry Lindenbaum. 1 item.

Folder 179 – Telegrams. September 29-20, 1863. One from N. Lewis, West Chester, PA, to Rev. Charlton Lewis, Cincinnati, OH. 13 items.

Folder 180 – Telegrams. September 1863 Undated. One from [Thomas?] Wright to Taylor Ingram or John Griffith with orders to arrest John Tomp[son?] for deserting,was in the rebel army, etc. 9 items.

Folder 181 – Telegrams. September 1863. Daily Reports to Col. J. B. Fry. 16 items.

Box 5 - Telegrams:  October 1863 – November 1863

Folder 182 – Telegrams. October 1-3, 1863. Also an envelope. One from D. Field to Harry Lindenbaum.  One telegram regarding Alfred  Rupert. 28 items.

Folder 183 – Telegrams. October 5, 1863. One from D. Brinton, Surgeon in Chief, 2nd Div. 11th Corps. U.S. Vols. to Adj. Gen. U.S. Army. 20 items.

Folder 184 – Telegrams.  October 6, 1863. 7 items.

Folder 185 – Telegrams. October 6, 1863. Two telegrams on reverse of Cartes de Viste of Officers in the Army and Navy by A. Winch, Philadelphia. Lists names of images available and prices. 1 item.  

Folder 186 – Telegrams. October 7, 1863. One from J. B. Jefferies to T. E. Garrett. 12  items.

Folder 187 – Telegrams. October 8-9, 1863.  One in regards to the death of Rev.    Chambers. One from W. Barber to Hon. R. Parke regarding J. A. Thomson speaking at the Cochranville meeting.  13 items.

Folder 188 – Telegrams. October 10, 1863. One to Shober & Co., from J. Marshall. One   From Col. T. Hyatt to W. Roberts regarding desertion of son from P.M.A. 11 items.

Folder 189 – Telegrams. October 6-12, 1863. Undated. Three telegrams from L. A. Painter.  One from U. Painter to W. Westervelt regarding an operator.  One from    W. McVeagh regarding Curtin’s train. 8 items.

Folder 190 – Telegrams. October 12, 1863. One from George B. McClelland to Maj. Hodgson Jeffers regarding his political views.  Three on sale of Capt. Sand’s   house to U. Painter. One to W. Harding from U. Painter indicating “ ‘Steele’ will   send on Monday and hereafter.  28 items.

Folder 191 – Telegrams. October 13, 1863. Two for a pass to allow a soldier to vote. More on Capt. Sand’s house. One from Capt. E. Christman to G. Taylor to arrest Colin.  13 items.

Folder 192 – Telegrams. October 13, 1863. Warning of False Telegram circulating regarding McClelland’s opinion of Gubernatorial candidate Wood. 1 item. (see also Folders 74 and 190).

Folder 193 – Telegrams. October 14-15, 1863. 16 items.

Folder 194 – Telegrams. October 14-15, 1863. Undated. 20 items.

Folder 195 – Telegrams. October 16-17, 1863. One from D. Field to Mrs. Field. One regarding the death of Mary L. Pyle  24 items.

Folder 196 - Telegrams. October 19, 1863. 9 items.

Folder 197 – Telegrams. October 21, 1863. One in regards to the death of Elijah Dallett. One in regards to Mr. Brady of Wheeling, Virginia, from W. McVeagh to SykesChadwick & Co. 13 items.

Folder 198 – Telegrams. October 22, 1863. 6 items.

Folder 199 – Telegrams. October 23, 1863. 6 items.

Folder 200 – Telegrams. October 26-27, 1863. One from Capt. J. Hosmer to Maj. Shultze regarding Elder claims. 10 items.

Folder 201 – Telegrams. October 28, 1863. One in regards to Gottschalk’s Concert. One   to Thomas Beecher from S. Clark.  One in regards to testimony on the Livingston case. 17 items.

Folder 202 – Telegrams. October 26-30, 1863. Undated. One in regards to Mr. Covode. 7 items.

Folder 203 – Telegrams. October 30-31, 1863. 10 items.

Folder 204 – Telegrams.  October 1863. Daily report to Col. J. B. Fry. 2 items.

Folder 205 – Telegrams. November 2, 1863. One in regards to Haupt.  One reporting the death of Joseph Hines. One directing a Mrs. Frank Crosby to meet “Blind C.” 17 items.

Folder 206 – Telegrams. November 3-4, 1863. 16 items.

Folder 207 – Telegrams. November 5-6, 1863. 14 items.

Folder 208 – Telegrams. November 5-7, 1863. Undated. 10 items.

Folder 209 – Telegrams. November 7-9, 1863. One in regards to the death of Patrick [Finegan?] 20 items.

Folder 210 – Telegrams.  November 9-10, 1863.  Regarding the body of Cpl. Horace D. Cheever, Co. F. 147th NYS Vols. 3 items.

Folder 211 – Telegrams.  November 10-11, 1863.  13 items.

Folder 212 – Telegrams.  November 12, 1863.  6 items.

Folder 213 – Telegrams. November 13-14, 1863. One in regards to Jane W. Barker.  One regarding Susanna H. Lent. 18 items.

Folder 214 – Telegrams. November 15, 1863. Regarding Engine House fire. 4 items.

Folder 215 – Telegrams. November 16, 1863. Two regarding Harry Collier. 12 items.

Folder 216 – Telegrams. November 17, 1863.  7 items.

Folder 217 – Telegrams.  November 13-17, 1863. Undated.  14 items.

Folder 218 – Telegrams. November 18, 1863. One from W. P. Foulke to W. Crowell regarding copy of Forsythe’s survey. 20 items.

Folder 219 – Telegrams. November 19, 1863.  Two regarding gold. One in regards to an election report. 7 items.

Folder 220 – Telegrams.  November 20, 1863. One in regards to the arrest of Harrison, a deserter. Two regarding dress uniforms for the P.M.A.  11 items.

Folder 221 – Telegrams. November 21, 1863. One a birth announcement of Dr. Frazer’s son. 10 items.

Folder 222 – Telegrams. November 18-21, 1863. Undated. One from R. Smedley regarding a sick child.  One in regards to the death of Sarah Massey. 18 items.

Folder 223 – Telegrams. November 23-24, 1863.  One to D. Hunter for commission to the Gulf Squadron from A. Hunter.  One to J. Sweney from J. Wells stating that he and four men will be coming to roof the engine house.  Two regarding tickets to the Opera and to Forrest.  28 items.

Folder 224 – Telegrams.  November 25, 1863. One Lookout Mountain and Missionary Ridge Report. One death announcement of grandmother to Mary Gheen. 9 items.

Folder 225 – Telegrams.  November 25-27, 1863. Three regarding stolen horse.  One to Mattie Rushton at the Philadelphia Program Office from Albert Fer[__] asking her to meet him at the Photograph Saloon.  14 items.

Folder 226 – Telegrams. November 26-28, 1863.  Four telegrams to/from D. Field. Two regarding a “key.” 27 items.

Folder 227 – Telegrams.  November 30, 1863. 17 items.

Box 6 – Telegrams: December 1863

Folder 228 – Telegrams. December 1, 1863. One in regards to Engine House fire.  One regarding Cpl. Otto Smedley’s mother. 11 items.

Folder 229 – Telegrams. December 2-3, 1863. 11 items.

Folder 230 – Telegrams. December 3-8, 1863. Telegrams regarding David Fields. 7 items.

Folder 231 – Telegrams. December 4, 1863. 10 items.

Folder 232 – Telegrams. December 1-4, 1863. Undated. One in regards to Curtin raising troops. 10 items.

Folder 233 – Telegrams. December 5 and 8, 1863. Regarding Henry Evans request to President Lincoln for copy of message. 2 items.

Folder 234 – Telegrams. December 5, 1863. From T. Hyatt, P.M.A. to P. Wilson at gun   store. 1 item.

Folder 235 – Telegrams. December 5-6, 1863. One in regards to Rev. John Bolton.  Two regarding a military case. 7 items.

Folder 236 – Telegrams. December 7, 1863. One in regards to a robbery at Miller’s Clothing  Store in Chester, PA. 10 items.

Folder 237 – Telegrams. December 7, 1863. Regarding T. Hyatt, P.M.A., and W. Foulke. 2 items.

Folder 238 – Telegrams. December 8, 1863.  8 items.

Folder 239 – Telegrams. December 9, 1863. One in regards to the death of Peter Reed. 21 items.

Folder 240 – Telegrams. December 11-12, 1863. One in regards to the arrest of Otto and Bill Lynch. 33 items.

Folder 241 – Telegrams. December 14, 1863. Two regarding Schuylkill Coal. 10 items.

Folder 242 – Telegrams. December 15, 1863. One in regards to employment of William L. James. Two regarding evidence needed for a case. 2 regarding gold. 18 items.

Folder 243 – Telegrams. December 16, 1863. 8 items.

Folder 244 – Telegrams. December 14-16, 1863. Two on Martha Aldrich. 11 items.

Folder 245 – Telegrams. December 17-18, 1863. One from Frank Taylor to Thomas Webster instructing him to send elephants. 13 items.

Folder 246 – Telegrams. December 18-19, 1865. From/to H. E. Gray and A.K. Corel regarding forces going to Tennessee. 2 items.

Folder 247 – Telegrams. December 19, 1863. Two regarding Jacob Stones’ funeral. 10  items.

Folder 248 – Telegrams. December 21, 1863. Two regarding Mr. Kessler and Parkesburg R.R. Station. 8 items.

Folder 249 – Telegrams. December 20, 1863. 2 items.

Folder 250 – Telegrams. December 17-20, 1863. 7 items.

Folder 251 – Telegrams. December 22, 1863. Letter from Emma Hunter to unknown and envelope. 2 items.

Folder 252 – Telegrams. December 22, 1863. 12 items.

Folder 253 – Telegrams. December 23, 1863. Two regarding the ice crop. 14 items.

Folder 254 – Telegrams. December 22-23, 1863. All regarding the P.M.A. 7 items.

Folder 255 – Telegrams. December 23-29, 1863. Three regarding Engine No. 147. 6 items.

Folder 256 – Telegrams. December 24, 1863. Two regarding machinery from Jacob Lodge.  14 items.

Folder 257 – Telegrams. December 24-25, 1863. 9 items.

Folder 258 – Telegrams. December 26, 1863. Two regarding the death of James Ralston. Two regarding P.M.A. 11 items.

Folder 259 – Telegrams. December 22-26, 1863. Undated. 13 items.

Folder 300 – Telegrams. December 28, 1863. 10 items.

Folder 301 – Telegrams. December 29, 1863. 9 items.

Folder 302 – Telegrams. December 28-30, 1863. Undated. 10 items.

Folder 303 – Telegrams.  December 30, 1863. One in regards to D. Field. One in regards to Jerry Hendricks murder charges. 10 items.

Folder 304 – Telegrams. December 31, 1863. One in regards to the death of Anthony Kirk. 13 items.

Folder 305 – Telegrams. Miscellaneous Dates April and July 1863 or 1864. One regarding telephone poles. One “confidential” to Capt. McMullen from J. B. Everhart (dated the “14th”). 66 items.

Box 7 – Telegrams: January – February 1864

Folder 306 – Telegrams. January 1, 1864. 9 items.

Folder 307 – Telegrams. January 2-3, 1864. 11 items.

Folder 308 – Telegrams. January 4, 1864. One in regards to M. Elliott, deserter. One to W. J. Rogers regarding Colored School in Philadelphia. One in care of D. Field. 25 items.

Folder 309 – Telegrams. January 5, 1864. One in regards to D. Field. 9 items.

Folder 310 – Telegrams. January 6-7, 1864. 10 items.

Folder 311 – Telegrams. January 8, 1864.12 items.

Folder 312 – Telegrams. January 9, 1864. One in regards to Sarah O’Neill illness. 7 items.

Folder 313 – Telegrams. January 1-9, 1864. Undated. One in regards to a horse and dearborn stolen. One requesting meeting of Col. G. F. Smith and Adj. Wilson of the 61st PA. 26 items.

Folder 314 – Telegrams. January 10-11, 1864.   One to  Fannie Field. One to Sophia McCormick. One in regards to the death of Sarah O’Neill. 26 items.

Folder 315 – Telegrams. January 12, 1864. Two regarding the arrest of Lindenbaum. One from Capt. Christman to J. H. Thorp. 22 items.

Folder 316 – Telegrams. January 11-12, 1864. 9 items.

Folder 317 – Telegrams. January 11-12, 1864. To/From Emma Hunter and U. Painter regarding getting an order from a judge to produce dispatches. 2 items.

Folder 318 – Telegrams. January 13-14, 1864. One in regards to the tracing of D. Field. One informing H. Bartlett that child is dieing. One in regards to charge for Philadelphia Inquirer by E. Peters. 26 items.

Folder 319 – Telegrams. January 15-16, 1864. One in regards to Phillips in prison. One requesting furlough from P. Holmes. One telling H. Bartlett that child is dead. One from J. Booth to Miss J. Shannon asking her to a ball in Parkesburg. 40 items.

Folder 320 – Telegrams. January 17 – 18, 1864. Two regarding Field’s family. 15 items.

Folder 321 – Telegrams. January 19-20, 1864. Three regarding the stakeout of the Fields family. Two to/from Frederick Harris and W. Wyers regarding his son’s running away from school.  31 items.

Folder 322 – Telegrams.  January 21-22, 1864. One to C. Hanway regarding the death of his wife.  Two regarding Mrs. Francis Field. Two to/from W. Worthington. Three from W. Sperry. 38 items.

Folder 323 – Telegrams. January 23, 1864. One in regards to William Barnard’s funeral. Two regarding Robert Moffatt’s mother. 10 items.

Folder 324 – Telegrams. January 24-25, 1864. One in regards to Sarah Tussey’s funeral. Four regarding Mr. Goldsmith. One in regards to Downingtown’s Odd Fellows   Hall.    One in regards to Paul Bolney going to New Orleans. One in regards to a    counterfeit five dollar note on the Union Bank of Philadelphia.  15 items.

Folder 325 – Telegrams. January 26-27, 1864.  One in regards to death of Henry Fenegan. Four regarding the James H. Bull Court Case.  Two regarding Mr. Harbaugh’s son and P.M.A.  Two regarding the death of James Mulligan.  One in regards to Samuel F. Carmalt’s funeral. 25 items.

Folder 326 – Telegrams.  January 28-29, 1864.  One to R. Moffatt from Lydia Pyle requesting a good baker. One to R. Bardin, M.D. 13 items.

Folder 327 – Telegrams. January 22-29, 1864. Undated. One in regards to Samuel Martin’s house burning down.  One in regards to James Mulligan dying. 20 items.

Folder 328 – Telegrams. January 30-31, 1864. Two regarding the death of Isaac and Emily Wilson’s son. One in regards to bounty for those avoiding the draft. 16 items.

Folder 329 – Telegrams. February 1, 1864. Two regarding P.M.A. One in regards to Capt. Struthers mother. Five regarding bounty paid in Chester and Lancaster County.  One in regards to the burial of Joseph B. Everman. One from J. Pyle to   R. Moffatt.  One stating “not safe to muster men yet.” 17 items.

Folder 330 – Telegrams. February 2-3, 1864.  One from L. Pyle to A. Seidle regarding a baker. One from W. Sperry to Mr. Matlack, Tailor. One in regards to A. Carr’s funeral. Two teachers for W. Wyers school. 29 items.

Folder 331 – Telegrams. February 4-5, 1864. One on Broomall’s speech. 22 items.

Folder 332 – Telegrams. February 3-5, 1865. All regarding P.M.A. including five boys who deserted the Academy. 12 items.

Folder 333 – Telegrams. February 2-5, 1864. Undated. One to. T. H. Richey  in Montreal from James Duffett.  17 items.

Folder 334 – Telegrams. February 6, 1864. Regarding P.M.A. 2 items.

Folder 335 – Telegrams. February 6, 1864. One in regards to D. Field.  One in regards to   a stolen horse and tack. 6 items.

Folder 336 – Telegrams. February 8, 1864. Three telegrams regarding Henry Wallings. One to Samuel Guss from H. C. Willis regarding his team. 22 items.

Folder 337 – Telegrams. February 9, 1864. One in regards to the death of Rebecca McMinn Clark. One to F. F. Davis from F. Hickman regarding commissioners.

9 items.

Folder 338 – Telegrams. February 10, 1864. One in regards to the passage of the bounty bill from P.F. Smith to J. S. Futhey.  One to Capt. Turnbell regarding car of horses.  19 items.

Folder 339 – Telegrams. February 6-10, 1864. Undated. Four regarding Death of Mary Whitaker. One from W. Apple to Trainer & Mercer requesting pipe.  One telegram to S. B. Holley, Sunbury, PA from Mary Y. Miles.  20 items.

Folder 340 – Telegrams. February 11, 1864. Two regarding amounts paid for bounty. One to Alderman Beitler from W. McVeagh. One G. Baker to O. Baker stating to come immediately and bring a saddle. 10 items.

Folder 341 – Telegrams.  February 12, 1864. Two regarding Horticultural Hall and Joseph Vesey concert. One from a Mr. Brady to W. McVeagh. One from C. Clumny to A. R. Pennington requesting hay. One in regards to the recruitment of 75 men for the Cavalry by S. R. Hall. 14 items.

Folder 342 – Telegrams. February 13-14, 1864. One to W. Cheyney at Franklin Institute from T. Cheyney. Two regarding grain shipped by S. Guss. One to Mrs. Field from Duffett. 11 items.

Folder 343 – Telegrams. February 15, 1864. One in regards to the P.M.A.’s chevron. Two regarding questions about the bounty. 19 items.

Folder 344 – Telegrams. February 16, 1864. One from F.C. Hooton to S. Thomas. One to Eliza Hamilton, Miss McDevitt regarding the conviction of her brother of murder. One from J. Price to B. Seibert regarding Delaware County Commissioners bounty payment. 19 items.

Folder 345 – Telegrams. February 17, 1864. 16 items.

Folder 346 – Telegrams. February 11-17, 1865. 5 items.

Folder 347 – Telegrams. February 17, 1864. One in regards to a pump. Two regarding the arrest of Mrs. Fields. 16 items.

Folder 348 – Telegrams.  February 11-17, 1864. Regarding P.M. A.  5 items.

Folder 349 – Telegrams. February 11 -17, 1864. Undated. One in regards to J. W. Williamson, deserter. Two regarding bounty. 43 items.

Folder 350 – Telegrams.  February 17-18, 1864. One to Altemus Couzens. 7 items. (Fragile – ink damage.)

Folder 351 – Telegrams. February 18, 1864. One in regards to A. J. Foose, deserter. 8 items.

Folder 352 – Telegrams. February 19, 1864. One in regards to the death of Anthony Hayman. One in regards to the underage enlistment of George Charters. 14 items.

Folder 353 – Telegrams. February 18-20, 1864. Undated. One in regards to Saunder’s Institute. One to Col. L . B. Pierce. One to Chaplain George Hammer. 23 items.

Folder 354 – Telegrams. February 20, 1864. One in regards to the death of John Trainer. One in regards to the death of Lizzie Harvey.  4 regarding P.M.A. 22 items.

Folder 355 – Telegrams. February 21-22, 1864. 29 items.

Folder 356 – Telegrams. February 23-24, 1864.  57 items.

Folder 357 – Telegrams. February 25, 1864. Several regarding outside parties enlisting men. One from F. Field to Mr. Duffett. One to Reuben Bernard from Pvt. Andrew       Mitchell regarding deception by Meconky.  28 items.

Folder 358 – Telegrams. February 26-27, 1864. One from Reuben Bernard from Pvt. Andrew Mitchell. One to Mr. Shister from Capt. Rudolph. 24 items.

Folder 359 – Telegrams. February 27-29, 1864. One from Duffett to Mrs. Field. Two from  Jane Gibbons regarding her mother’s paralysis. One in regards to the burial of Patrick Baret. 34 items.

Box 8 - Telegrams: March – May, 1864.

Folder 360 – Telegrams. March 1-2, 1864.  Two regarding the enlistment of Cecil R. Bank. Five regarding David Field. 31 items.

Folder 361 – Telegrams. March 3, 1964. One in regards to coroner’s inquest on Harley. One to Reuben Bernard. 12 items.

Folder 362 – Telegrams. March 4-5, 1864.  Three regarding David Field. Three regarding   the death of W. Neild’s brother, Lt. Nield. One on the death of W. Smathey’s father. 23 items.

Folder 363 – Telegrams. March 6-7, 1864.  2 regarding David Field. 12 items.

Folder 364 – Telegrams. March 8, 1864. One in regards to the death of John Cleary’s child.   Two regarding D. Field. One in regards to Emmon Lamborn. 17 items.

Folder 365 – Telegrams. March 9-10, 1864. One in regards to the death of Willie    Townsend. 23 items.

Folder 366 – Telegrams. March 3-10, 1864. Undated. One in regards to Amos Farlan’s      child. One in regards to the death of John Morgan’s father. 25 items.

Folder 367 – Telegrams. March 11-14, 1864. Two to Reuben Bernard. 42 items.               

Folder 368 – Telegrams. March 15 -17, 1864. Two regarding the death of Frank and          Sallie [James?] sent to Francis James and Capt. William L. James. Two regarding             the release of David Field’s wife. 33 items.

Folder 369 – Telegrams.  March 18-19, 1864. One in regards to the death of Joseph           Taylor. One to William Crichton from W. Sperry regarding important information            from Black. 22 items.

Folder 370 – Telegrams. March  15-19, 1864. Undated. Four regarding telephone poles.    14 items.

Folder 371 - Telegrams. March 20-21, 1864. One to Dr. Rothrock. Two regarding the        death of Margaret Pearce.  19 items.

Folder 372 – Telegrams. March 22-23, 1864. Three regarding the death of Levis Paxson.    One in regards to the death of Leona [Paxson?]. 23 items.

Folder 373 – Telegrams. March 20-23, 1864. One to Col. T. Sweeney from Ned. 20 items.

Folder 374 – Telegrams. March 24, 1864. One to R.J. Halderman from Harry regarding     Anna’s death. Two regarding the death of John Bennett’s father. One from W.   Couzens to Altemus Couzens. Several regarding “getting more men.” 25 items.

Folder 375 – Telegrams. March 25-26, 1864. One from John Frioce regarding the death                 of Lavinah. One to Lt. J. Hunter from [Rev.?] S. W. Kurtz regarding the death of Frank. 28 items.

Folder 376 – Telegrams. Three regarding illness of Margaret Evans. One from Kate            Kempf to J. Maier regarding the death of Jacob. One in regards to the death of     Mrs. McDevitt. One in regards to the arrest of Rush (Bush?). One from Capt.       Christman to Col. J. B. Fry regarding payment of bounty. 22 items.

Folder 377 – Telegrams. March 29-31, 1864. Two regarding the death of Harry      [Speakman?].  One from D. Haines to D. Field regarding release of Mrs.                                     Field. One in regards to reservation of Agricultural Hall.  25 items.

Folder 378 – Telegrams. April 12-13, 1864. Two regarding the death of  George W.                       Pearce. One to Acty. Asst. Surgeon Joseph W. Newcomer from Gideon                            Wells, Secy of the Navy. 20 items.

Folder 379 – Telegrams. April14-15, 1864. 31 items.

Folder 380 – Telegrams. April 16-18, 1864. 20 items.

Folder 381 – Telegrams. April  19-20, 1864. One from J. Hemphill to H. Dallett    regarding Bill.  8 items.

Folder 382 – Telegrams. April 21-22, 1864. One in regards to the death of William             Preston. One in regards to the Battle of Pleasant Hill. 16 items.

Folder 383 – Telegrams. April 21-25, 1864. Regarding the death of James A. Miles                        from W. Howard King, Surgeon 21stPA Cav. and Rachel Miles. 3 items.

Folder 384 - Telegrams. April 23-25, 1864.  7 items.

Folder 385 – Telegrams. April 26-28, 1864. One in regards to search and arrest of William Hoopes from R. Welsh, Sheriff.  One note with news on the Sanitary Fair   and the Schooner Flash. 22 items.

Folder 386 – Telegrams. April 29-30,1864. Two regarding illness and death of Elizabeth                Stott. One in regards to bill passing senate from J. Hickman to J. Hemphill.

16 items.

Folder 387 – Telegrams. May 2-3, 1864. One from W. McVeagh to Rebecca Boyle. One               from E. Christman to U. Painter regarding his brother Jeff at Douglas Hospital.               One in regards to death of Matthew Leavy. One in regards to cattle shipment . 25 items.

Folder 388 – May 4-6, 1864. One in regards to the Internal Revenue Act of 1864.  One     to Rev. W. Nields from C. Nields regarding mother dieing. 14 items.

Folder 389 – May 7, 1864. One in regards to the death of Mrs. Nields. Three regarding     the Battle of the Wilderness. One in regards to George’s wound from P. F.        Smith. 15 items.

Folder 390 – May 9-11, 1864.  Five from/to H.S. Evans regarding the wounding of Maj.                Darlington and Presidential proclamation congratulating victory. One to Maj.   Brady. 30 items.

Folder 391 – May 4-11, 1864. Undated. One in regards to rebel pickets’ surrender. 12 items.

Folder 392 – Telegrams. May 12 -16, 1864. One from W. Waddell to J. Bullitt.  One to     Mr. W. H. Wanamaker from A. Little. 41 items.

Folder 393 – Telegrams. May 17-19, 1864. One to Maj. Gilliand from R. Frame    regarding Sgt. Gillespie at the Carver Hospital. One to S. B. Seaman from Mrs.                Seaman. 33 items.

Folder 394 – Telegrams. May 20-22, 1864. Two with report of wounded and killed. One              regarding the Steamer Dictator.  One report on Wm. Brinton’s Division. One         to W. Shepperd reporting death of Robert. One from E. F. James for an order of                type from L. Johnson & Co. 25 items.

Folder 395 – Telegrams.  May 20-24, 1864. Undated. One to J. Doulin at Lincoln                          General Hospital. One on the Ship Tuscarora.  Two regarding a horse for W.                      McVeagh to use in order to “beat depot.” 12 items.

Folder 396 – Telegrams. May 23-24, 1864. One in regards to Styhl wounded and the         death of T. Russell’s father. Four regarding Anne [Kirk’s] illness. Seven   regarding Johnson baby dieing and Ellen’s illness. 34 items.

Folder 397 – Telegrams. May 25-26, 1864.  One reporting Capt. F. Guss wounded. One               regarding Galusha Pennypacker. Three regarding Ann being sick.  11 items.

Folder 398 – Telegrams. May 27, 1864. One in regards to a cloth order by J. W. Van         Meter. 10 items.

Folder 399 – Telegrams. May 28, 1864. One in regards to caps for the P.M.A. Two          regarding Major Pennypacker at Chesapeake Hospital. 11 items.

Folder 400 – Telegrams. May 30-31, 1864. Five regarding G. Pennypacker, Lt. Able                     Griffith, Nathan Downey, Cpl. G. Guss and Mr. Murphy. 15 items.

Folder 401 – Telegrams. May 25-31, 1864. Undated. One in regards to the Brandywine                Guards. 7 items.

Box 9 - Telegrams: June – July, 1864.

Folder 402 – Telegrams. June 1-3, 1864. One in regards to death of Thomas Johnson.        One from E. Christman to Maj. Gilbert. 17 items.

Folder 403 – Telegrams. June 4-6, 1864. One in regards to Phil Price and Robert Hooton.              One report on Cold Harbor, VA. One in regards to the Bucktails. 17 items.

Folder 404 – Telegrams. June 7-9, 1864. Three regarding Mott Hooton, One in regards to              death of Jackson Bailey. One in regards to the death of Kathy Hamill. One in             regards to the 1864 National Union Convention. One in regards to Bottom’s          Bridge. 22 items.

Folder 405 – Telegrams. June 1-9, 1864. One in regards to Lt. Parke and Pvt. Gardiner.     Two regarding wounded. 18 items.

Folder 406 – Telegrams. June 10-11, 1864. One in regards to actions by a detachment        under   Gen. Gilmer(?).  One in regards to Gen. Sherman. One in regards to toys            from Henry Sims to Mrs. Hickman.  One in regards to Joe being cleared from the   draft. One from H. Jewett. 31 items.

Folder 407 – Telegrams. June 12-13, 1864. Three regarding Pyle’s machine being   shipped from Graham, Emlen & Passmore. One in regards to payment in the                   form of a saddle and bridle. 15 items.

Folder 408 – Telegrams. June 14-15, 1864. One in regards to the funeral of Ann Reben      Cass. Two regarding the continued sickness of Ann [Kirk]. 19 items.

Folder 409 – Telegrams. June 14-15, 1864. Regarding the Sanitary Fair and P.M.A. 8 items.

Folder 410 – Telegrams. June 16, 1864. One in regards to blacksmith tools. 14 items.

Folder 411 – Telegrams. June 17, 1864. Regarding the death of Anna M. Kirk. 9 items.

Folder 412 – Telegrams. June 17-19, 1864. One in regards to the draft. One to Gen.           McCall. One in regards to the death of Elizabeth Southwood. 18 items.

Folder 413 – Telegrams. June 20-21, 1864. One in regards to the death of Sarah Jane          Entriken. One to John Imhoff of Chestnut St. Theatre Restaurant. One to John    Gillespie at Carver Hospital. 14 items.

Folder 414 – Telegrams. June 22-21, 1864. Three regarding the death and body of              George Mills. 9 items.

Folder 415 – Telegrams. June 23-24, 1864. One in regards to the death of James Sheets.    14 items.

Folder 416 – Telegrams. June 20-24, 1864. Regarding P.M.A. end of term and beginning                of next. 29 items.

Folder 417 – Telegrams. June 25, 1864 and Undated. One in regards to death of Rebecca               Williams. One in regards to death of John Lincoln. One in regards to dispatch to             Auditor General. 24 items.

Folder 418 – Telegrams. June 27-28, 1864. Two regarding the death of Ellen Brady’s                    father. Four regarding substitutes. One in regards to payment of Eshleman’s men.             16 items.

Folder 419 – Telegrams. June 29-30, 1864. One in regards to men to depart. One in           regards to a negro client for J.J. Pinkerton. 17 items.

Folder 420 – Telegrams. June 27-30, 1864. Undated. 12 items.

Folder 421 – Telegrams. July 1, 1864. One in regards to Senator Fessenden. 17 items.

Folder 422 – Telegrams. July 2, 1864. One for an order of rockets. 13 items.

Folder 423 – Telegrams. July 3-5, 1864. One to Capt. Shipman from S. Blazier.                             15 items.

Folder 424 – Telegrams. July 6-7, 1864. One in regards to the Secret Service. 19 items.

Folder 425 – Telegrams. July 1-7, 1864. Undated. 14 items. One in regards to the restriction of dispatches pertaining to the position or number of troops. 14 items.

Folder 426 – Telegrams. July 8-9, 1864. Two regarding the price of substitutes. 25 items.

Folder 427 – Telegrams. July 10, 1864. Two regarding colored troops. One report on                    battle with Union retreating to Baltimore and Gen. Tyler captured. 10 items.

Folder 428 – Telegrams. July 11, 1864. One in regards to recruiting. One in regards to        Hon. F. E. Spinner, Treasurer.  19 items.

Folder 429 – Telegrams. July 12, 1864. One in regards to an attack of 15000 rebels. One               regarding colored troops.  One report mentions Bridesburg. 22 items.

Folder 430 – Telegrams. July 13, 1864. One ordering 1000 muskets. One in regards to       colored troops.  Battle reports. Two to Hon. Broomhall attaching Del. Co. Cos.              To the Cowel Regiment. Several have iron gall ink damage.  33 items.

Folder 431 – Telegrams. July 14-15, 1864. One in regards to Gen. Franklin’s return after               capture and escape. 8 items.

Folder 432 – Telegrams. July 7-15, 1864. Undated. One in regards to the Rebel privateer               Florida off the coast of Cape May. One reporting on the capture and escape of a                       night operator with information on rebels.  Two battle reports. 18 items.

Folder 433 – Telegrams. July 16, 1864. One report of Gen. Slocum. One in regards to        Mott Hooton.  9 items.

Folder 434 – Telegrams. July 19-20, 1864. 24 items.

Folder 435 – Telegrams. July 21-22, 1864. One in regards to the death of Grace Caroline               Mix. One in regards to the funeral of Rev. Dunn (?). One in regards to Bill Raul.            One regarding the capture of Sloop off the Mosquito Coast. 19 items.

Folder 436 – Telegrams. July 16-22, 1864. Undated. One in regards to sick “Charly”                     Hayes (?). One report of Gen. Sherman holding road from Atlanta to Richmond,             etc. 6 items.

Folder 437 – Telegrams. July 23, 1864. One in regards to the death of  Charlotte Markley.                        Three regarding the death of Israel Hill. 10 items.

Folder 438 – Telegrams. July 23-26, 1864. One in regards to the death of Mrs. John          Smith.  Two regarding a broken telegraph connection. 22 items.

Folder 439 – Telegrams. July 27, 1864. One from M. Stiles to Mrs. Thomson regarding                a dress.  18 items.

Folder 440 – Telegrams. July 28-29, 1864. 23 items.

Folder 441 – Telegrams. July 30, 1864. One from Francis J. Keefer. One report of                         informant regarding Baltimore. Two regarding Gen. Hunter and the burning                       of Chambersburg. 10 items.

Folder 442 – Telegrams. July 30, 1864.  Two regarding Lincoln’s nomination. 25 items.

Box 10 – Telegrams: August – September, 1864.

Folder 443 – Telegrams. August 1-2, 1864. 46 items.

Folder 444 – Telegrams. August 3, 1864. 21 items.

Folder 445 – Telegrams. August 4-5, 1864. One telegram to Congress Hall, Cape May.                 10 items.

Folder 446 – Telegrams. August 6, 1864. One to Dr. Painter, Camp Curtin. 17 items.

Folder 447 – Telegrams. August 7-8, 1864.  15 items.

Folder 448 – Telegrams. August 1-8, 1864. Undated. 25 items.

Folder 449 – Telegrams. August 9-10, 1864. 16 items.

Folder 450 – Telegrams. August 11-12, 1864. 28 items.

Folder 451 – Telegrams. August 13-14, 1864. 11 items.

Folder 452 – Telegrams. August 15-16, 1864.  One in regards to the death of Nimrod                     Strickland.  One in regards to Christman refusing certification. Two regarding    dysentery. 20 items.

Folder 453 – Telegrams. August 9-15, 1864. Undated. One report of the order to raise                   100,000 men. One in regards to the funeral of John Miles. 11 items.

Folder 454 – Telegrams. August 17-18, 1864. Two war reports regarding Pensacola and                Perdido Bay. Two war bulletins one in regards to Gen. Hancock, colored troops         and Privateer Tallahassee. One in regards to Mobile Bay. 53 items.

Folder 455 – Telegrams. August 19, 1864. One receipt of W.H. Wilson, Chief engineer,                 Altoona. One in regards to the wounding of H. Pennock. Three regarding the                 wounding of Adjt. Carruthers. 18 items.

Folder 456 – Telegrams. August 20-21, 1864. Two regarding John Fulmer. 23 items.

Folder 457 – Telegrams. August 22-23, 1864. One in regards to death of S. Shafer. One                 war report on Weldon Road. One reports rebel captured. Two regarding the death                     of H. Pennock. One in regards to the W&R R.R.  One war report regarding a          captured officer, cotton and New Orleans. 27 items.

Folder 458 – Telegrams. August 24, 1864. One in regards to a train accident. One from F. C. Hooton. 16 items.

Folder 459 – Telegrams. August 20-25, 1864. War Reports. Some torn. 5 items.

Folder 460 – Telegrams. August 20-25, 1864. Undated. 17 items.

Folder 461 – Telegrams. August 25-26, 1864. Four regarding the body of Adjt.                              Carruthers. 21 items.

Folder 462 – Telegrams. August 27-29, 1864. One bulletin to the Inquirer regarding                       Gen. Grant’s Army. 38 items.

Folder 463 – Telegrams. August 30, 1864. 28 items.

Folder 464 – Telegrams. August 31, 1864. 34 items.

Folder 465 – Telegrams. September 1, 1864. 19 items.

Folder 466 – Telegrams. September 2-5, 1864.  One in regards to stolen horse. 49 items.

Folder 467 – Telegrams. September 6-9, 1864. 61 items.

Folder 468 – Telegrams. September 10-13, 1864. One in regards to the death of Charles                 Fraker. One in regards to a purchase of cattle from G. Noble to R. B. Campbell.                   One in regards to run away from P.M.A. Two regarding nomination of J.    Broomall for congress. One in regards to 99 PA and 20 Indiana. 47 items.

Folder 469 – Telegrams. September 14, 1864.  26 items.

Folder 470 – Telegrams. September 15, 1864. 29 items.

Folder 471 – Telegrams. September 16-17, 1864. 27 items.

Folder 472 – Telegrams. September 18-19, 1864. 29 items.

Folder 473 – Telegrams. September 20-21, 1864. 40 items.

Folder 474 – Telegrams. September 22-23,1864. 56 items.

Folder 475 – Telegrams. September 24, 1864. 31 items.

Folder 476 – Telegrams. September 26, 1864. 37 items.

Folder 477 – Telegrams. September 27-28, 1864. 41 items.

Folder 478 – Telegrams. September 29, 1864.  One dispatch from Gen. Grant regarding     the movement of forces against Richmond. 23 items.

Folder 479 – Telegrams. September 30, 1864. One in regards to the furlough of Joseph                  A. Thompson. 23 items.

Box 11 – Telegrams:  October – November, 1864.

Folder 480 – Telegrams. 1864 Election – Report to Political Party Chairmen, October 8, 1864. 1 item.

Folder 481 – Telegrams. 1864 Election – Ballots and Telegraph Station List. 6 items.

Folder 482 – Telegrams. 1864 Election – Results Local & National.  Includes a       newspaper clipping from Ohio. 48 items.

Folder 483 – Telegrams. October 1-2, 1864. 16 items.

Folder 484 – Telegrams. October 3-4, 1864. Includes election returns.  39 items.

Folder 485 – Telegrams. October 5-6, 1864. 35 items.

Folder 486 – Telegrams. October 7-9, 1864. Three regarding the body of Joseph [Beck]     from Ft. Monroe. 27 items.

Folder 487 – Telegrams. October 10, 1864. 16 items.

Folder 488 – Telegrams. October 11, 1864.  Includes election results. 39 items.

Folder 489 – Telegrams. October 12-13, 1864.  One requesting a good Alto player to be    sent. One in regards to the purchase of Taylor property. 18 items.

Folder 490 – Telegrams. October 14-15, 1864. One in regards to the price of the Taylor                property. 32 items.

Folder 491 – Telegrams. October 17, 1864. One from W. Barber to U. Painter stating                    that “The Captain” came home to vote. Two regarding shipment of sheep.

19 items.

Folder 492 – Telegrams. October 18-19, 1864. 31 items.

Folder 493 – Telegrams. October 20-22, 1864. One in regards to the death of Joseph         Cloud. 49 items.

Folder 494 – Telegrams. October 23-24, 1864. One in regards to the body of George          Thomas. Two regarding the shipment of pigs. One from W. Wyers to Rev.             Travelli.  Two regarding 150 mechanics from Chester County going to Atlanta by train and staying until after the election. 27 items.

Folder 495 -  Telegrams. October 25-26, 1864. 26 items.

Folder 496 – Telegrams. October 27-29, 1864.  One requesting Simple Codeia                                from Wyeth & Brothers. One requesting Lt. Lemuel Reeves as a speaker.

37 items.

Folder 497 – Telegrams. October 30-31, 1864. Articles regarding the Union Campaign       Club meeting were Gov. Chase spoke and a meeting at Oxford were Gov. Curtin                    and Major White spoke. 43 items.

Folder 498 – Telegrams. November 1-2, 1864. 41 items.

Folder 499 – Telegrams. November 3, 1864. 18 items.

Folder 500 – Telegrams. November 5-8, 1864. One election results report. One telegram    from R. Irwin to Mary Irwin. 19 items.

Folder 501 – Telegrams. November 9, 1864. 18 items.

Folder 502 – Telegrams. November 10-11, 1864. Three regarding the death of J. L. Jones. One in regards to the death of Emma [Boyer?]. 40 items.

Folder 503 –Telegrams. November 12-14, 1864. 24 items.

Folder 504 – Telegrams. November 4-14, 1864. Undated. 5 regarding “Wood” and the                   telegraph company. One in regards to the misspelling of Morrison Coates name                       on tickets and the cost to correct it. 13 items.

Folder 505 – Telegrams. November 15-16, 1864. 17 items.

Folder 506 – Telegrams. November 17-18, 1864. 18 items.

Folder 507 – Telegrams. November 19, 1864.  7 items. One in regards to Phoenix Iron       Company. 7 items.

Folder 508 – Telegrams. November 21-22, 1864. One in regards to Phoenix Iron     Company.Two regarding Maris Chandler. One to John Dunn from W. Foulke             requesting three carriages to meet the train. 23 items.

Folder 509 – Telegrams. November 24-25, 1864. 10 items.

Folder 510 – Telegrams. November 26-28, 1864. Two regarding police messages.

23 items.

Folder 511 – Telegrams. November 29-30, 1864. One to Capt. Mott Hooton from                         John Barber. 26 items.

Folder 512 – Telegrams. November or December 1864. Telegram to Master Thomas                      Lincoln, care of the President from Gus Gum____ regarding Lt. Col. E. Lewis.                1 item plus transcript.

Box 12 – Telegrams: December 1864.

Folder 513 – Telegrams. December 1-3, 1864. One from the police telegraph asking R.R.               conductor if two boys by the name of Pierce got off the train. 28 items.

Folder 514 – Telegrams. December 5-6, 1864. 21 items.

Folder 515 – Telegrams. December 7-9, 1864. One to the police regarding five boxes of      tobacco marked U.S. Navy.  24 items.

Folder 516 – Telegrams. December 10-12, 1864. One in regards to the death of Higgins      baby.  One in regards to burial of Joshua Pusey. One in regards to the line down.             17 items.

Folder 517 – Telegrams. December 13-15, 1864. 28 items.

Folder 518 – Telegrams. December 16-19, 1864. One in regards to measurements and        location for a grave. Mentions death of Carolin (sp.) Smith and to let Washington            Bostick know. 24 items.

Folder 519 – Telegrams. December 20-21, 1864. 11 items.

Folder 520 – Telegrams. December 22-23, 1864. 16 items.

Folder 521 – Telegrams. December 24-27, 1864. 26 items.

Folder 522 – Telegrams. December 28-31, 1864. Two regarding Henry Evans payment to             John Vagan, Venango County. 29 items.

Folder 523 – Telegrams. December 21, 30, 1864 (?). 3 items.

Folder 524 – Telegrams. 1864. Undated. 11 items.

Box 13 – Telegrams: January – 1865

Folder 525 – Telegrams. January 2-5, 1865. One in regards to condition of ice. 6 items.

Folder 526 – Telegrams. January 6-9, 1865. 17 items.

Folder 527 – Telegrams. January 10-13, 1865. 19 items.

Folder 528 – Telegrams. January 14-15, 1865. One in regards to recruits that were             refused. One in regards to the death of Hon. Edward Everett. 15 items.

Folder 529 – Telegrams. January 24-28, 1865.  Two regarding the enrollment of James      Webster of Sadsbury. One in regards to skates. One to James Watson regarding        the body of his son. 31 items.

Folder 530 – Telegrams. January 29-31, 1865. One in regards to “Field” in jail. 25 items.

Folder 531 – Telegrams. February 1, 1865. One in regards to bail for D. Field. 12 items.

Folder 532 – Telegrams. February 2-4, 1865. One in regards to bail for D. Field. 20 items.

Folder 533 – Telegrams. February 6-8, 1865. One in regards to an oil spill. 18 items.

Folder 534 – Telegrams. February 9-12, 1865. Three regarding shares of Government        Oil. 33 items.

Folder 535 – Telegrams. February 13-14, 1865. One from U. Pennypacker to H. Guss                  regarding the best surgical treatment. One in regards to the death of Mr. Gilpin.               One in regards to case of Ridgley vs. Grason. One mentions sleighing. 32 items.

Folder 536 – Telegrams. February 15-17, 1865. One in regards to lost knapsack labeled     J.H.S. which belongs to a colored soldier. One in regards to a secret order. 30           items.

Folder 537 – Telegrams. February 18-20, 1865. One in regards to a Senate bill. One                       regarding a withdrawal of protest against Holton (sp.?). Couple regarding                                 deaths. 30 items.

Folder 538 – Telegrams. February 21, 1865. Several regarding men reporting and quotas.               19 items.

Folder 539 – Telegrams. February 22, 1865. One in regards to Phoenix Iron Company       Senate bill. 15 items.

Folder 540 – Telegrams. February 23, 1865. One in regards to the death of Philip   Eisenbeis (?).  One in regards to shares of St. Nicholas Oil. 13 items.

Folder 541 – Telegrams. February 24-25, 1865. One to David Andrews, Recorder of                     Deeds. Couple regarding gold.  Couple regarding new recruits. 25 items.

Folder 542 – Telegrams. February 26-28, 1865. One in regards to Camp Cadwallader.

20 items.

Folder 543 – Telegrams. February 1865. Undated. One in regards to Senate bill. 25 items.

Folder 544 – Telegrams. April 1-4, 1865. One in regards to the occupation of Richmond.               One in regards to the arrest of a pickpocket. 33 items.

Folder 545 – Telegrams. April 11-14, 1865. One in regards to an Internal Revenue case.     Couple regarding new recruits. One from J. Ashmead regarding “Joe’s”                                    funeral. 30 items.   

Folder 546 – Telegrams. April 14-18, 1865. Telegrams regarding Lincoln’s Assassination, W. Seward and J. W. Booth. 8 items.

Folder 547 – Telegrams. April 14-19, 1865. One in regards to the death of Mr. Dobson.    One from L. Fenner to Capt. Redding regarding a “principle.” One in regards to         sickness of Mrs. Guss. One from Thomas Hall to John B. Knapp. 32 items.

Folder 548 – Telegrams. April 20-24, 1865. One from Aitken & Sergeant ordering              varnish and turpentine. One from J. Kelly regarding “Lincoln’s on hand.”                          One from F. Barnum to Col. Guss regarding the General. 17 items.

Folder 549 – Telegrams. April 25-29, 1865. One in regards to the death of Mary Aarnett.                         One in regards to the license for the boat Holly. One to T. Haines of the Ladies                       Aid Society. 16 items.

Folder 550 – Telegrams. May 1-5, 1865. One to H. Gus regarding a horse with      farcey/glanders. One to A. Sticknet at the Juvenile Asylum Station M. 33 items.

Folder 551 – Telegrams. May 6-9, 1865. 16 items.

Folder 552 – Telegrams. May 10-13, 1865. 28 items.

Folder 553 – Telegrams. May 15-19, 1865. Three regarding boys running away from         P.M.A. 36 items.

Folder 554 – Telegrams. May 20-23, 1865. 27 items.

Folder 555 – Telegrams. May 24-27, 1865. One in regards to the death of Andrew             Johnson. 13 items.

Folder 556 – Telegrams. May 29-31, 1865. Three regarding the arrest of Pennell King.       30 items.

Folder 557 – Telegrams. June 1-3, 1865.  One in regards to the death of C. Curey’s            mother. 17 items.

Folder 558 – Telegrams. June 5-8, 1865.  One to D. Jones regarding Abram’s injury by     horse at Ringwalt’s Mill. 16 items.

Folder 559 – Telegrams. June 9-10, 1865. 10 items.

Folder 560 – Telegrams. June 12-13, 1865. Three regarding F. Painter’s detachment from  the Tuscarora.  17 items.

Folder 561 – Telegrams. June 14-16, 1865.15 items.

Folder 562 – Telegrams. June 17-19, 1865. Two regarding D. Field court case. 12 items.

Folder 563 – Telegrams. June 20-21, 1865. One to Gen. Granger, Canandaigua, NY.           16 items.

Folder 564 – Telegrams. June 22-23 1865.  20 items. Two regarding the requested absence of T. Larkin from P.M.A. 20 items.

Folder 565 – Telegrams. June 24-30, 1865. One to A. Loweland from J. Whitman              regarding the death of Sallie. 18 items.

Box 14 – Telegrams: July – December 1865.

Folder 566 – Telegrams.  July 25-26, 1865. 5 items.

Folder 567 – Telegrams. August 1-4, 1865. One in regards to money of Capt. Briggs. 18 items.

Folder 568 – Telegrams. August 5-7, 1865. One from Mrs. Hewes to Mr. Hewes requesting the baby’s tub. 22 items.

Folder 569 – Telegrams. August 8-10, 1865. One in regards to funeral of Johnny    (Wright?). 16 items.

Folder 570 – Telegrams. August 11-12, 1865. One from D. Mason to E. Mason stating     that they would join them in Milwaukee. 18 items.

Folder 571 – Telegrams.  August 14-15, 1865. One in regards to F. F. Wright at     Shrewsbury, MD camp meeting. 19 items.

Folder 572 – Telegrams. August 16-20, 1865. One to Annie Watson regarding power of    attorney. 26 items.

Folder 573 – Telegrams. August 21-22, 1865. One in regards to order from Sharples &      Hall to Morris, Wheeler & Co. 20 items.

Folder 574 – Telegrams. August 23-24, 1865. Three regarding a poisoning case. 21 items.

Folder 575 – Telegrams. August 25-26, 1865.  One in regards to Michael McCartney’s                 mother.  14 items.

Folder 576 – Telegrams. August 28-31, 1865. 27 items.

Folder 577 – Telegrams. September 1-4, 1865. One in regards to the death of Ann Taylor.             26 items.

Folder 578 – Telegrams. September 1-5, 1865. Undated. 11 items.

Folder 579 – Telegrams. September 5-7, 1865. One in regards to a stolen horse and            reward.  One in regards to the reunion of the 97th Regiment of the PA Vols. and a            dinner given in honor of Col. H. Guss and other officers. 32 items.

Folder 580 – Telegrams. September 8-9, 1865. Three regarding stolen horse and reward.                27 items.

Folder 581 – Telegrams. September 11-13, 1865.  One in regards to the death of Sarah       Hamill.  31 items.

Folder 582 – Telegrams. September 14-16, 1865. Several regarding the ongoing problem                 of retrieving a trunk for Dean Cooper of Louisville from W. Wyers. 22 items.

Folder 583 – Telegrams. September 17-20, 1865.  Two regarding the death of G. Boyle’s son. One in regards to the death of John Pickering. 28 items.  

Folder 584 – Telegrams. September 21-24, 1865. One in regards to Nathan Jones’ mustering out.  One in regards to C. Langstroth’s mother. 28 items.

Folder 585 – Telegrams. September 25-27, 1865. Two regarding an order for a 20   volume Cyclopedia. 29 items.

Folder 586 – Telegrams. September 28-30, 1865. 39 items.

Folder 587 – Telegrams. September 17-30, 1865. Undated. 3 regarding a stolen pony.                    13 items.

Folder 588 – Telegrams. October 1-3, 1865. Four regarding the death of Marian Leech.                  26 items.

Folder 589 – Telegrams. October 4-5, 1865. Two regarding order to J. Langworthy to                    report to Paymaster General for duty. 16 items.

Folder 590 – Telegrams. October 6-8, 1865. One in regards to Union meeting at     Horticultural Hall with John Cessna as speaker. 25 items.

Folder 591 – Telegrams. October 9-10, 1865. One in regards to the death of Louisa                        Henry’s grandmother, Coatesville, from John Thompson. 22 items.

Folder 592 – Telegrams. October 11-12, 1865. Three regarding election. 15 items.

Folder 593 – Telegrams. October 13-16, 1865.  One in regards to death of Morton             Garrett. One in regards to election. One in regards to an order for a beaver frock coat. 40 items.

Folder 594 – Telegrams. October 17-18,1865. 17 items. One in regards to the death of       Morton Garrett.  One in regards to cattle. 17 items.

Folder 595 – Telegrams. October 19-22, 1865. One to Rev. W. Moore, Pine St.      Presbyterian Church, Phila. 20 items.

Folder 596 – Telegrams. October 23-24, 1865. Two regarding the death of Paxson                          Vickers. 21 items.

Folder 597 – Telegrams. October 25-26, 1865. Four regarding the death of Grandmother                Whitehall. 24 items.

Folder 598 – Telegrams. October 27-29, 1865. Three regarding cattle. One in regards to     death of Grandfather Miner. 20 items.

Folder 599 – Telegrams. October 30-31, 1865. Two regarding the case against William                   Moran and the case against McCullough. 21 items.

Folder 600 – Telegrams. November 1-4, 1865. Three regarding the death of Harry Adsit. 37 items.

Folder 601 – Telegrams. November 6-7, 1865. 18 items.

Folder 602 – Telegrams. November 8-9, 1865. 22 items.

Folder 603 – Telegrams. November 15-16, 1865. 16 items.

Folder 604 – Telegrams. November 17-20, 1865. One from A. Rothrock instructing           that dearborn be sent down for Mrs. Rothrock. 12 items.

Folder 605 – Telegrams. November 21-24, 1865. One in regards to an order for 9 yards                 of cashmere. 18 items.

Folder 606 – Telegrams. November 25-28, 1865. Two regarding the death of Dr. William               Worthington. One from A. Curtin to W. McVeagh regarding a court case and his              soon departure for Cuba. 23 items.

Folder 607 – Telegrams. November 29-30, 1865. Two regarding a change of date by                       arbitrates. 7 items.

Folder 608 – Telegrams. December 1-3, 1865. 18 items.

Folder 609 – Telegrams. December 4-6, 1865. 13 items.

Folder 610 – Telegrams. December 7-10, 1865. 17 items.

Folder 611 – Telegrams. December 7-10, 1865. One from T. Appleby to J. Stevenson                   stating that the Chester Club was victorious. One from J. Rutter to W. Foutain              regarding purchase of Maryland farm. 17 items.

Folder 612 – Telegrams. December 11-13, 1865. One in regards to the body of Amos        McFarland who was killed. 21 items.

 Folder 613 – Telegrams. December 14-19, 1865. One from Allyn the Wizard to the agent             at Horticultural Hall. 18 items.

Folder 614 – Telegrams. December 20-26, 1865. One in regards to the death of Dr. J.         Rossitter.  23 items.

Folder 615 – Telegrams. December 27-30, 1865.  One in regards to the death of Ellen         Henry. One in regards to an order from Cooper & Walters snuff mill. 23  items.

Box 15 – Telegrams: January – June 1866.

Folder 616 – Telegrams. January 1-2, 1866. 2 items.

Folder 617 – Telegrams. January 3-4, 1866. 7 items.

Folder 618 – Telegrams. January 5-6, 1866. One to Bridget Loury from Patrick Loury                   regarding her sick mother. 9 items.

Folder 619 – Telegrams. January 8-9, 1866. One in regards to frozen river and pig shipment. 5 items.

Folder 620 – Telegrams.  January 10-13, 1866. 12 items.

Folder 621 – Telegrams. January 19-31, 1866. 15 items.

Folder 622 – Telegrams. January 1-31, 1866. Undated. 12 items.

Folder 623 – Telegrams. February 1-5, 1866. One in regards to the death of Mrs.               Sharp. Four regarding the explosion of the USS Miami. 22 items.

Folder 624 – Telegrams. February 6-8, 1866. Two regarding the death of Mrs. W. H.         Irwin. 24 regarding the theft of W. Stewart’s horse and wagon.  One in regards to         the theft of George (Ubil?)’s horse. Two regarding the funeral of H. Stoufer’s         mother.  42 items.

Folder 625 – Telegrams. February 9, 1866. 7 items.

Folder 626 – Telegrams. February 10-14, 1866. Two regarding the Republican       Convention. 24 items.

Folder 627 – Telegrams. February 5-17, 1866. One list of telegraph offices and charges.                 28 items.

Folder 628 – Telegrams. February 19-22, 1866. One in regards to Woodward’s will.  One regarding shipment of potatoes. 18 items.

Folder 629 – Telegrams. February 23-28, 1866. Two regarding Henry Palling and Mr.       Miller as teachers for W. Wyers school. 20 items.

Folder 630 – Telegrams. March 1-4, 1866. 18 items.

Folder 631 – Telegrams. March 5-8, 1866. Three on Clymer’s nomination and the             convention. One order to the Pottsville Chief of Police to arrest George Smith.

            17 items.

Folder 632 – Telegrams. March 9-10, 1866. 8 items.

Folder 633 – Telegrams. March 12-13, 1866. 17 items.

Folder 634 – Telegrams. March 14-15, 1866. 13 items.

Folder 635 – Telegrams. March 16-17, 1866. 10 items.

Folder 634 – Telegrams. March 19-23, 1866. One to George Vanneman regarding                           the death of mother. One in regards to the death of Sarah Whitford. One                                     regarding the death and funeral of Henry Guss, St. 33 items.

Folder 635 – Telegrams. March 24-27, 1866. One order from S. Hood to stay                                proceedings. 22 items.

Folder 636 – Telegrams. March 28-31, 1866. 21 items.

Folder 637 – Telegrams. April 1-5, 1866. One in regards to stolen horse. One in regards     to an order from Hoopes, Bro. & Thomas to F. C. Maxwell & Bro., Geneva, NY.                  22 items.

Folder 638 – Telegrams. April 6-10, 1866. One in regards to the death of Phebe                             Parry. One in regards to the death of Allie Tate. Three regarding a meeting of             the Right Hon. Legion of Veterans of Chester & Delaware Counties. 27 items.

Folder 639 – Telegrams. April 11-13, 1866. One in regards to the death of Sarah Griffith.              One in regards to the arrest of Anton [Probst], murderer of the Deering Family.                        One in regards to the death of Leonard Ricker’s little girl. 25 items.

Folder 640 – Telegrams. April 14-19, 1866. 28 items.

Folder 641 – Telegrams. April 20-24, 1866. 29 items.

Folder 642 – Telegrams. April 25-27, 1866. One in regards to the baseball game of the       Brandywine Baseball Club vs. the Media Club. One in regards to the death of     Mary Kay. 12 items.

Folder 643 – Telegrams.  April 28-30, 1866. One in regards to death of Joseph Durnall.                 One order to Capt. B. Haney for oysters from H. Coward. 20 items.

Folder 644 – Telegrams. May 1-7, 1866. 22 items.

Folder 645 – Telegrams. May 8-12, 1866. 17 items.

Folder 646 – Telegrams. May 14 -16, 1866. One to J. Cochran, East Liberty, from J.                     Noble reserving Davis’ steamboat for a shipment of cattle and sheep. 16 items.

Folder 647 – Telegrams. June 1-8, 1866. One in regards to the nomination of J. J. Creigh               to the US Assessor of the district. One in regards to the death of Phebe from                F. S. Hickman. 16 items.

Folder 648 – Telegrams. June 9-13, 1866. One in regards to the death of Lindley from                   C. Pyle. 28 items.

Folder 649 – Telegrams. June 14-16, 1866. One in regards to the death of Mr. Pool.19 items.

Folder 650 – Telegrams. June 18-22, 1866. One in regards to forged votes. One in regards to the death of Jesse Shank. 39 items.

Folder 651 – Telegrams. June 23-26, 1866. One to W. Wyers regarding the death of  two               of the students’ brother Edmund [Curtiss]. Nine regarding the death and funeral               of Wayne McVeagh’s Aunt Sarah. Two regarding the death of Wendall       Hambleton. 38 items.

Folder 652 – Telegrams. June 27-30, 1866. Two from J. Sweney and G. Ellinger. Two                   regarding Sarah’s death announced by N. Stickland. Couple regarding sale of                      gold. 31 items.

Box 16 – Telegrams: July – September 1866.

Folder 653 – Telegrams. July 2-4, 1866. 38 items.

Folder 654 – Telegrams. July 5-8, 1866. 27 items.

Folder 655 – Telegrams. July 9-16, 1866. One in regards to the death and funeral of                       John from Mary Wilkins. 43 items.

Folder 656 – Telegrams. July 17-21, 1866. 28 items.

Folder 657 – Telegrams. July 23-26, 1866. One reporting that “George passed with                       honor” from J. Robinson. One in regards to a stolen horse and wagon. One in      regards to the death of Mrs. Sweney. Two regarding the death of Mr. Williamson.             Two regarding the death of Mrs. Wells.  43 items.

Folder 658 – Telegrams. July 27-31, 1866. 24 items.

Folder 659 – Telegrams. August 1-4, 1866. Five on the meeting of the Copperheads at                  Horticultural Hall. One in regards to the death of Mrs. Jordan.  One in regards to       the Athletics playing. 20 items.

Folder 660 – Telegrams. August 7-10, 1866. One in regards to Geary convention in NY.  41 items.

Folder 661 – Telegrams. August 11-16, 1866. One Spanish telegram from Louisa to                       Mrs. Ludlam. One from T. Gable regarding death of baby. One from Miss Mink             to Mrs. C. Sheiler regarding accidental death of brother-in-law. 41 items.

Folder 662 – Telegrams. August 18-21, 1866. One in regards to mare found. 21 items.

Folder 663 – Telegrams. August 22-25, 1866. One in regards to the death of Alice Williams. One requesting Horticultural Hall by J. H. Mulligan. One in regards to        the arrest of James McConnell. One in regards to The Mechanic Club. 23 items.

Folder 664 – Telegrams. August 27, 1866. One in regards to the death of Adam Hoffman.             16 items.

Folder 665 – Telegrams. August 28-29, 1866. Press Release regarding the Union Men of               Chester County Nominating Convention. 19 items.

Folder 666 – Telegrams. September 1-4, 1866. 26 items.

Folder 667 – Telegrams. September 5-7, 1866. One to Oliver Hingle, Principal of                           Colored School from Mrs. Wm. Ball. One in regards to the death of S. Rossiter’s              mother.    One requesting detectives from Philadelphia to come examine two safes              that were blown open. 36 items.

Folder 668 – Telegrams. September 8-11, 1866. One from U. Painter discussing trip with              wife to Mansfield. Two regarding Fame Fire Company to J. B. Johnson, steam               engine builder.42 items.

Folder 669 – Telegrams. September 12-14, 1866. Three regarding stolen horse and             buggy.  One in regards to the death of Mrs. Criley. 44 items.

Folder 670 – Telegrams. September 15-16, 1866. Three regarding stolen horse. One                       regarding U. Painter’s trip to Mansfield.  One to Rev. Moore regarding a                               postponed wedding. 21 items.

Folder 671 – Telegrams. September 17-19, 1866. One stating horse and thief found. One               regarding election of NJ senator. 26 items.

Folder 672 – Telegrams. September 20, 1866. Two from J.B. Johnson, steam engine                      builder. Two regarding J. Raynor, veterinarian surgeon. Two regarding lost      telegram message. 12 items.

Folder 673 – Telegrams. September 21-22, 1866. One in regards to shipment of 1400        cattle from the west. 23 items.

Folder 674 – Telegrams. September 22, 1866. Emancipation Proclamation Anniversary                 Celebration “by the colored people of this and other counties.”  Mentions                          Rev. Henry Highland Garnet as speaker and Hon. John Hickman’s statement                     on Negro suffrage. 1 item.

Folder 675 – Telegrams. September 24-25, 1866. Three on derailment of a caboose. Two               regarding a band. One in regards to the P.M.A. band to J. Sweney. One on Union                       Hall Reps meeting . One in regards to death of C. McClure. One article which                    mentions Hon. Broomall, Beaver Valley Mills Girls and Fisherville Female                  Glee Club. 38 items.

Folder 676 – Telegrams. September 26-27, 1866. One to Hon. McCullough regarding                     the appointment of L. Ashmead as Surveyor of the Port of Philadelphia. 25 items.

Folder 677 – Telegrams. September 28-29, 1866. One in regards to a shipment of 1500                  cattle from the west. One in regards to W. Eckey having scarlet fever. One                    regarding four points for a potato plow. 27 items.

Folder 678 – Telegrams. September 30, 1866. 2 items.

Folder 679 – Telegrams. September 1866. Article on Republican Meeting at Union                        League House. 2 items.

Folder 680 – Telegrams. September 1866. Undated. 87 items.

Box 17 – Telegrams. October-November 1866.

Folder 681 – Telegrams. October 1-3, 1866. 56 items. Three regarding a torch light             procession for Republicans which included the Philadelphia Invincibles. 56 items.

Folder 682 – Telegrams. October 4-5, 1866. 37 items.

Folder 683 – Telegrams. October 6-7, 1866 5 items.

Folder 684 – Telegrams. October 8-9, 1866. One in regards to the death of G. Taggart’s     baby. 34 items.

Folder 685 – Telegrams. October 10-11, 1866. Two regarding Geary’s majority. 41 items.

Folder 686 – Telegrams. October 12-13, 1866. 25 items.

Folder 687 – Telegrams. October 14-15, 1866. 15 items.

Folder 688 – Telegrams. October 16-18, 1866. One in regards to the death of John Russel             to brother Joseph at Franklin Factory, Cincinnati, OH. Two orders to Hoopes Bros   and Otto & Achelis. 13 regarding the theft of Ruth Johnson’s carriage. 66 items.

Folder 689 – Telegrams. October 19, 1866. Five regarding the theft of a horse from G.       Cope’s stable. One order to Van Amburgh Gardner & Co. regarding the shipment                        of an elephant to a museum. Two regarding the Philadelphia Invicibles. 17 items.

Folder 690 – Telegrams. October 20, 1866. Three regarding S. Darlington’s illness.                         18 items.

Folder 691 – Telegrams. October 1-21, 1866. Undated. 40 items.

Folder 692 – Telegrams. October 1-21, 1866. Undated. 25 items.

Folder 693 – Telegrams. October 22-24, 1866. One from Violetta Nixon to Georganna                   Whitaker, Colored. Two regarding the death of Mrs. Henderson. One in regards to             the death of Mr. Mendenhall. One to Rev. J. Bolton. 38 items.

Folder 694 – Telegrams. October 25-27, 1866. 31 items.

Folder 695 – Telegrams. October 28-30, 1866. 29 items.

Folder 696 – Telegrams. October 31, 1866. 24 items.

Folder 697 – Telegrams. November 1-3, 1866. 29 items.

Folder 698 – Telegrams. November 4-5, 1866. 21 items.

Folder 699 – Telegrams. November 6-8, 1866. One in regards to the opening of a new                    telegraph office in Georgia and information on tariffs, etc. 21 items.

Folder 700 – Telegrams. November 9-10, 1866. Three regarding Brinton’s Mill collapse.               28 items.

Folder 701 – Telegrams. November 11-13, 1866. 35 items.

Folder 702 – Telegrams. November 14-16, 1866. 21 items.

Folder 703 – Telegrams. November 17-29, 1866. 15 items.

Folder 704 – Telegrams. November 1-19, 1866. undated. One in regards to telegraph          office hours during Thanksgiving.  Two regarding telegraph checks. 38 items.

Folder 705 – Telegrams. September 18, 1868. Letter to the Philadelphia Inquirer editor      from W. McVeagh regarding a correction in the paper. 1 item.

Box 18 – Telegrams: June-September 1869.

Folder 706 – Telegrams. June 1, 1869. 33 items.

Folder 707 – Telegrams. June 1, 1869. Pennsylvania Reserve Association Meeting. 9 items.

Folder 708 – Telegrams. June 2-3, 1869. 42 items.

Folder 709 – Telegrams. June 4-5, 1869. 41 items.

Folder 710 – Telegrams. June 7-8, 1869. One in regards to Chester County Republican      Nominating Committee. One in regards to the arrival of the Deutschland at                        Southampton. One in regards to the death of A. Davis. 53 items.

Folder 711 – Telegrams. June 9-10, 1869. One in regards to the Delaware County                          Delegate Convention. One in regards to wedding congratulations. One in regards           to burial of A. Davis. 31 items.

Folder 712 – Telegrams. June 11-13, 1869. One in regards to an order of bananas. 34 items.

Folder 713 – Telegrams. June 14-15, 1869. One on cattle market. One on purchase of                    Africa 500 superiors 96 and interest. 46 items.

Folder 714 – Telegrams. June 16-17, 1869. 45 items.

Folder 715 – Telegrams. June 18-19, 1869. 50 items.

Folder 716 – Telegrams. June 20-22, 1869. One in regards to stolen horse. Two regarding              Painter’s trip to California. 42 items.

Folder 717 – Telegrams. June 23-24, 1869. One to J. B. Johnson of Boston. One   regarding gas and coal from H. Guss. 40 items.

Folder 718 – Telegrams. June 25-26, 1869. One to Mrs. M Alexander of President                                    Square, Washington, D.C. 45 items.

Folder 719 – Telegrams. June 27-28, 1869. One requesting Dr. Ray or Dr. Hartshorne                   to see J. Hedley. 28 items.     

Folder 720 – Telegrams. June 29-30, 1869. One to I. Yearsley from Windle & Eyre            regarding a machine order.  35 items.

Folder 721 – Telegrams. August 1869.  One order for 1000 oysters from A. Smith to                     J. W. Mears and Sons. 1 item.

Folder 722 – Telegrams. September 1-2, 1869. 37 items.

Folder 723 – Telegrams. September 3-5, 1869. One to Rev. J Pendergast. One to R. J.       Thatcher. 47 items.

Folder 724 – Telegrams. September 6-7, 1869. One in regards to guano. One from J. Pyle              regarding the death of Sallie. 63 items.

Folder 725 – Telegrams. September 8-9, 1869. One from Wawaset Baseball Club to                       Brandywine Baseball Club regarding game schedule. One to Mrs. C. Cope                     requesting a suit of infant’s clothes. 43 items.

Folder 726 – Telegrams. September 10-11, 1869. 51 items. Four regarding the death of      Ellen Swann’s father. One to P. Morgan from P. Williams stating the Sallie Ann              is dead. Two regarding Col. Horney. 51 items.

Folder 727 – Telegrams. September 13-14, 1869. One in regards to shipment of lumber     by Morton Blake & Bros. to U. Painter. One to J. Valentine, Asst. District Attorney from C. Valentine regarding a name. 42 items.

Folder 728 – Telegrams. September 15-16, 1869.  One to Downingtown National Bank.    Request for horse and carriage at the train by A. Hoopes.  One in regards to stolen          horse. 47 items.

Folder 729 – Telegrams. September 17-18, 1869. One order for oysters from M. Chandler            to J. English. One in regards to the death of Patrick Rogers. 50 items.

Folder 730 – Telegrams. September 19-21, 1869. Two regarding cattle.  One to Rev.          Pendergast from P. Pendergast regarding the death of Margaret’s father. 44 items.

Folder 731 – Telegrams. September 22-23, 1869. One in regards to Dr. Massey     examining David Paiste. One in regards to shipment of pigs.  Three regarding sale   of gold. 54 items.

Folder 732 – Telegrams. September 24-25, 1869. Three to J. Hulley, Oxford, regarding      the death of his uncle Edwin.  One in regards to stolen horse and buggy.  64 items.

Folder 733 – Telegrams. September 27-28, 1869. One to Mrs. P. Blood, Portland, NY       from H. Bailey. One from W. Elaton, 7th Ward Grammar School, Newark, NJ.    One in regards to death of W. Davis’ father. 54 items.

Folder 734 – Telegrams. September 29-30, 1869. One in regards to an order of 4 tons                    of phosphate from C. Taylor. One to E. Landis from L. Miller regarding a                    groomsman. One order to buy Pennsylvania R.R. 53 items.

Folder 735 – Telegrams. September 1869. Undated. From J. McClellan to J. Parker.          2 items. (both torn)

Box 19 - Telegrams: December 1869.

Folder 736 – Telegrams. December 1-2, 1869. 38 items.

Folder 737 – Telegrams. December 3-4, 1869. One in regards to check not received.                                   46 items.

Folder 738 – Telegrams. Dec. 6-7, 1869. 29 items.

Folder 739 – Telegrams. Dec. 8-9, 1869. One to J. Sweney. One to Rev. J. Hall. 44 items.

Folder 740 – Telegrams. Dec. 10-11, 1869. Four corresponding with R. S. Cassatt             regarding the death of Mary Gardner. . 56 items.

Folder 741 – Telegrams. Dec. 12-14, 1869. Four regarding the death of Joseph Garrett.                  One to A. Rupert. One in regards to property of French Creek Mining Co.

52 items.

Folder 742 – Telegrams. Dec.15-16, 1869. One in regards to the death of “Frame.” 28 items.

Folder 743 – Telegrams. Dec. 17-18, 1869. One in regards to the sailing of the Spanish      Fleet. One to L. Cassatt from R.Cassatt. One in regards to the burial of I. Frame.                   57 items.

Folder 744 – Telegrams. Dec. 20-21, 1869. One from J. Roberts regarding death of             sister Jenny. One request for Horticultural Hall from E. Rupert. One in regards to                     poultry. 45 items.

Folder 745 – Telegrams. Dec. 22-23, 1869. One order for barrel of Havanas and box                       sour oranges from L .Pyle to G. Boyer. One in regards to a Christmas tree.

39 items.

Folder 746 – Telegrams. Dec. 24-25, 1869. Two regarding the death of E. M. Stanton. 48 items.

Folder 747 – Telegrams. Dec. 28-29, 1869. One request from D. Hertzog for the    Principal Hall. 35 items.

Folder 748 – Telegrams.  Dec. 30-31, 1869. One in regards to Senator Graham. One           regarding Cuban sympathizers. 52 items.

Box 20 – Telegrams:  April – July 1870.

Folder 749 – Telegrams. April 1-2, 1870. 54 items.

Folder 750 – Telegrams. April 4-5, 1870. 54 items.

Folder 751 – Telegrams. April 6-7, 1870. 51 items.

Folder 752 – Telegrams. April 8-10, 1870. 50 items.

Folder 753 – Telegrams. April 11-12, 1870. 52 items.

Folder 754 – Telegrams. April 13-14, 1870. 66 items.

Folder 755 – Telegrams. April 15-18, 1870. 72 items.

Folder 756 – Telegrams. April 19-20, 1870. 70 items.

Folder 757 – Telegrams. April 21-22, 1870. 43 items.

Folder 758 – Telegrams. April 23-25, 1870. 57 items.

Folder 759 – Telegrams. April 26-27, 1870. 41 items.

Folder 760 – Telegrams. April 28-30, 1870. 57 items.

Folder 761 – Telegrams. May 2, 1870. 27 items.

Folder 762 – Telegrams. May 3-4, 1870. 42 items.

Folder 763 – Telegrams. May 5-6, 1870. 36 items.

Folder 764 – Telegrams. May 7-9, 1870. One in regards to a stolen horse and market         wagon. 48 items.

Folder 765 – Telegrams. May 10-11, 1870. 50 items.

Folder 766 – Telegrams. May 12-13, 1870. 38 items.

Folder 767 – Telegrams. May 14-16, 1870. 53 items.

Folder 768 – Telegrams. May 17-18, 1870. One in regards to an order to Goodyear           Rubber Works. 54 items.

Folder 769 – Telegrams. May 19-20, 1870. 54 items.

Folder 770 – Telegrams. May 21-23, 1870. 45 items.

Folder 771 – Telegrams. May 24-25, 1870. 42 items.

Folder 772 – Telegrams. May 26-27, 1870. 37 items.

Folder 773 – Telegrams. May 28-30, 1870. One in regards to Decoration Ceremonies at                Longwood including Taylor Post No. 19.  One in regards to Decoration Day                  Ceremony which includes McCall Post No. 31 and Shaw Post No. 80. 57 items.

Folder 774 – Telegrams. May 31, 1870. Includes monthly report. 21 items.

Folder 775 – Telegrams. June 17-18, 1870. 50 items.

Folder 776 – Telegrams. June 22, 27, 1870. One reporting Red Stockings vs. Athletics                   score. 50 items.

Folder 777 – Telegrams. July 4, 13, 1870. 30 items.

Folder 778 – Telegrams. July 15-16, 1870. Two regarding the Franco-Prussian War.                      55 items.

Folder 779 – Telegrams. July 20, 24-25, 1870. One in regards to a stolen horse. 63 items.

Folder 780 – Telegrams. July 28, 1870. Two regarding Urbana bonds. 22 items.

Folder 781 – Telegrams. July 29, 1870. Three to/from Dr. J. Wood who advises use of                  tobacum. 34 items.

Box 21 – Telegrams: August 1870.

Folder 782 – Telegrams. August 1-2, 1870. 41 items.

Folder 783 – Telegrams. August 3-4, 1870. One from Rosanna Gillen to William                            regarding baby dieing. 37 items.

Folder 784 – Telegrams. August 5-6, 1870. 45 items.

Folder 785 – Telegrams. August 8-9, 1870. 52 items.

Folder 786 – Telegrams. August 10-11, 1870. Notice of Eliza Smith’s burial from George              Smith. 64 items.

Folder 787 – Telegrams. August 12-13, 1870. One from J. Barber stating bridge washed                out. 68 items.

Folder 788 – Telegrams. August 15-16, 1870. 64 items.

Folder 789 – Telegrams. August 17-18, 1870. 51 items.

Folder 790 – Telegrams. August 19-20, 1870. One in regards to a correction in a     newspaper about “O’Neil’s case” vs. Creely case. 51 items.

Folder 791 – Telegrams. August 22-23, 1870. 41 items.

Folder 792 – Telegrams. August 24-25, 1870. One to Moses Heburn from A. Brown         stating that the “umpire cheated us out of the game.” 47 items.

Folder 793 – Telegrams. August 26-27, 1870. One asking for delegates and choices for                   congress and senate. 61 items.

Folder 794 – Telegrams. August 29-30, 1870. Four regarding the death of Levis Hoopes’               child. 56 items.

Folder 795 – Telegrams. August 31, 1870. 18 items.

Box 22 – Telegrams: September 1870.

Folder 796 – Telegrams. September 1-2, 1870. Several regarding the value and sale of                     properties between B. Farrar and F. A. Dick.  One notice of Margaret’s death by                       G. Stern. 49 items.

Folder 797 – Telegrams. September 3, 1870. One order for a barrel of alum. 29 items.

Folder 798 – Telegrams. September 5, 1870. One in regards to the death of Judge   Hammell. 53 items.

Folder 799 – Telegrams. September 6-7, 1870. 48 items.

Folder 800 – Telegrams. September 8-9, 1870. 46 items.

Folder 801 – Telegrams. September 10-12, 1870. 77 items.

Folder 802 – Telegrams. September 13-14, 1870. 56 items.

Folder 803 – Telegrams. September 15-16, 1870. One from J. A. Aldridge to Rev. Peterson regarding funds to attend Lincoln University.  Three regarding                                    Pennock Manufacturing Co. 46 items.

Folder 804 – Telegrams. September 17-18, 1870. 20 items.

Folder 805 – Telegrams. September 19-20, 1870. 41 items.

Folder 806 – Telegrams. September 21-22, 1870. 31 items.

Folder 807 – Telegrams. September 23-24, 1870. Two regarding Morgan Kulp. 54 items.

Folder 808 – Telegrams. September 26-27, 1870. Three regarding Nellie and J. C.   Morris. 50 items.

Folder 809 – Telegrams. September 28, 1870. 1 from Grave Silver Willard & Co., to                      Hoopes, Brother & Co. 32 items.

Folder 810 – Telegrams. September 29, 1870. Two regarding speakers for the Colored                   Mass Meeting at Coatesville. 32 items.

Folder 811 – Telegrams. September 30, 1870. Included monthly report. 46 items.

Box 23 – Telegrams: October and December 1870.

Folder 812 – Telegrams: October 1, 3, 1870. Five regarding M. F. Vallette. Two     regarding J. T. Massey. Three regarding J. Forsythe.  76 items.

Folder 813 – Telegrams. October 4-5, 1870. Three regarding M. F. Vallette. Two                           regarding a stolen horse and its thief. Two regarding J. Guthrie. 63 items.

Folder 814 – Telegrams. October 6-7, 1870. 52 items.

Folder 815 – Telegrams. October 8-10, 1870. One in regards to Patrick Nolan’s                              naturalization papers. 65 items.

Folder 816 – Telegrams. October 11, 1870. Election Results. 79 items.

Folder 817 – Telegrams. October 12, 1870. Some regarding election results. One                             regarding a check drawn on Corn Exchange Bank. 45 items.

Folder 818 – Telegrams. October 13-14, 1870. 56 items.

Folder 819 – Telegrams. October 15-16, 1870. 25 items.

Folder 820 – Telegrams. October 17, 1870. 37 items.

Folder 821 – Telegrams. October 18-20, 1870. 49 items.

Folder 822 – Telegrams. October 21-22, 1870. One from C.C.Taylor to his wife saying                 “kiss the baby” for him. 32 items.

Folder 823 – Telegrams. October 23-25, 1870. One in regards to stolen horse and   carriage. 36 items.

Folder 824 – Telegrams. October 26, 1870. Celebration of the Adoption of the 15th            Amendment. 3 items.

Folder 825 – Telegrams. October 26-27, 1870. 35 items.

Folder 826 – Telegrams. October 28-31, 1870. 83 items.

Folder 827 – Telegrams. December 2-5, 1870. One in regards to a horse stolen from the                 stable of Israel Peterman. 50 items.

Folder 828 – Telegrams. December 8-9, 1870. 27 items.

Folder 829 – Telegrams. December 13-15, 1870. 40 items.

Folder 830 – Telegrams. December 18-20, 1870. Two regarding Christmas Trees. 46 items.

Folder 831 – Telegrams. December 23, 1870. 25 items.

Folder 832 – Telegrams. December 29, 1870. One to Rev. T. Fox, St. Philippi Church,                  from N. Cantwell. 1 item.

Box 24 – Telegrams: January – February 1871.

Folder 833 – January 2-3, 1871. Three regarding the death of Jesse Esbin, Jr. Two             regarding illness and death of Jordan from G. Meehan.  45 items.

Folder 834 – January 4-5, 1871. One in regards to the arrest of Leonard Fresholn. 55 items.

Folder 835 – January 6-7, 1871. 50 items.

Folder 836 – January 9-10, 1871. One in regards to the death of Ann Baily.  One in           regards to the death of Sarah Chrisman. Two regarding the release of prisoner      Boyd from Chester County to Cecil County.  60 items.

Folder 837 – January 11-12, 1871. 28 items.

Folder 838 – January 13–14, 1871. One in regards to the purchase of O. Stedman’s patent            no. 82,656. One book order from A. Rupert. 55 items.

Folder 839 – January16-17, 1871. 42 items.

Folder 840 – January 18-19, 1871. 38 items.

Folder 841 – January 20-21, 1871. 43 items.

Folder 842 – January 23-24, 1871. 42 items.

Folder 843 – January 25-26, 1871. 27 items.

Folder 844 – January 27-28, 1871. 48 items.

Folder 845 – January 30-31, 1871. One requesting repair of a Hoe three revolution            single cylinder press. Two regarding Father Borden. 50 items.

Folder 846 – February 1-2, 1871. 36 items.

Folder 847 – February 3-4, 1871. One order for a barrel of pretzels from F. Lauer,                         Reading, PA. Three regarding a train off the tracks. 28 items.

Folder 848 – February 6, 1871. 23 items.

Folder 849 – February 7-8, 1871. 51 items.

Folder 850 – February 9-10, 1871. 36 items.

Folder 851 – February 11-13, 1871. 65 items.

Folder 852 – February 14-16, 1871. 68 items.

Folder 853 – February 17-19, 1871. 67 items.

Folder 854 – February 21-22, 1871. 36 items.

Folder 855 – February 23-25, and 27-28,  1871. One from A. Rupert ordering “four new   Lute Zion.”  Two regarding the death of Lizzie Gould. 129 items.

Folder 856 – February 1871. D.H. Business for February 1871. 30 items.

Box 25 – Telegrams: March – April 1871.

Folder 857 – March 1, 1871. 24 items.

Folder 858 – March 2, 1871. 20 items.

Folder 859 – March 3, 1871. One in regards to an opening at the Green Tree School.                      17 items.

Folder 860 – March 4-5, 1871. 22 items.

Folder 861 – March 6, 1871.  One in regards to the will of E. Marshall’s father. 32 items.

Folder 862 – March 7, 1871. One to J. Charles, Sioux City, Iowa, regarding Col.    Englebert.  24 items.

Folder 863 – March 8, 1871.  21 items.

Folder 864 – March 9, 1871. 15 items.

Folder 865 – March 10, 1871. 21 items.

Folder 866 – March 11-12, 1871. 15 items.

Folder 867 – March 13, 1871. 17 items.

Folder 868 – March 14, 1871.  23 items.

Folder 869 – March 15, 1871. 25 items.

Folder 870 – March 16, 1871. 18 items.

Folder 871 – March 17, 1871. 15 items.

Folder 872 – March 18-19, 1871. 24 items.

Folder 873 – March 20, 1871. 26 items.

Folder 874 – March 21, 1871. 16 items.

Folder 875 – March 22, 1871. One in regards to the account of John Connor to D. Smith   Talbot from Kryder & Co. One in regards to two stolen horses and a Germantown                  wagon. 24 items.

Folder 876 – March 23, 1871. 18 items.

Folder 877 – March 24, 1871. 20 items.

Folder 878 – March 25, 1871. 38 items.

Folder 879 – March 27, 1871. 31 items.

Folder 880 – March 28, 1871. One in regards to the funeral of Elizabeth Miner. 30 items.

Folder 881 – March 29, 1871. One to Col. Dyer. One from C. Pennypacker regarding                    Brief of Title to Ball Chandler property and papers for Devith case. 29 items.

Folder 882 – March 30, 1871. 29 items.

Folder 883 – March 31, 1871. 21 items.

Folder 884 – March 1871. D.H. business March 1871. 28 items.

Folder 885 – March 1871. “Half-Rate Messages” Red business March 1871. 18 items.

Folder 886 – April 1-3, 1871. 81 items.

Folder 887 – April 4-5, 1871. 78 items.

Folder 888 – April 6-7, 1871. 40 items.

Folder 889 – April 8-10, 1871. 58 items.

Folder 890 – April 11-12, 1871. 54 items.

Folder 891 – April 13-14, 1871. 48 items.

Folder 892 – April 15-17, 1871. 68 items.

Folder 893 – April 18-19, 1871. 35 items.

Folder 894 – April 20-21, 1871. 61 items.

Folder 895 – April 22-24, 1871. 36 items.

Folder 896 – April 25-26, 1871. 55 items.

Folder 897 – April 27-28, 1871. 69 items.

Folder 898 – April 29-20, 1871. 31 items.

Box 26 – Telegrams: May – June, 1871.

Folder 899 – May 1-3, 1871. 71 items.

Folder 900 – May 4-5, 1871. 48 items.

Folder 901 – May 6-8, 1871. Two regarding the death of Agness Smith wife of                              Francis Smith to Solomon Nixon and Alcora Smith. 58 items.

Folder 902 – May 9-10, 1871. One in regards to Edward Brooke’s judgement against                     Hibernia from J. H. Bull. 39 items.

Folder 903 – May 11-12, 1871. Two regarding a witness. 81 items.

Folder 904 – May 13-14, 1871. One in regards to an order for sand. 50 items.

Folder 905 – May 16-17, 1871. 48 items.

Folder 906 – May 18-19, 1871. 41 items.

Folder 907 –May 20-22, 1871. 64 items.

Folder 908- May 23-24, 1871. One telegram to Col. Guss and one to Col. F. C. Hooton.   58 items.

Folder 909 – May 25-26, 1871. 49 items.

Folder 910 – May 27-29, 1871. An envelope addressed: “Jane Miller, West Chester, PA Colored.” 54 items.

Folder 911 – May 30, 1871. Decoration Day Article.  3 pages. 1 item.

Folder 912 – May 30-31, 1871. 48 items.

Folder 913 – May 1871. “Red” Business. Half Rate Messages. 10 items.

Folder 914 – June 1-2, 1871. One in regards to the imprisonment of John Steacy. 70  items.

Folder 915 – June 3-4, 1871. One to C. F. Hall, Commander North Polar Expedition                      from R. W. D. Bryan. 34 items.

Folder 916 – June 5-6, 1871. One to A. P, Cook Friends Cottage, Cape May, NJ from                  Francis Jacobs. 66 items.

Folder 917 – June 7-8, 1871. One requesting a sulky. 53 items.

Folder 918 – June 9-10, 1871. One to the supervisors of Livingston County, IL from                    Smedley Darlington regarding investments. 49 items.

Folder 919 – June 12-13, 1871. 58 items. One to G. Fitzsimmons from J. Reynolds and                Son asking when their bricklayer will be home. 57 items.

Folder 920 – June 14-15, 1871. 56 items.

Folder 921 – June 16-17, 1871. 49 items.

Folder 922 – June 19-20, 1871. 51 items.

Folder 923 – June 21-22, 1871. One for an order of 300 clams from J. W. Mears & Sons. 45 items.

Folder 924 – June 23-24, 1871. Three regarding the death of Mr. Wyers. 54 items.

Folder 925 – June 26-27, 1871. Two regarding Swarthmore College Reunion. 37 items.

Folder 926 – June 28-29, 1871. 42 items.

Folder 927 – June 30, 1871. 29 items.

Box 27 – Telegrams: July – October, 1871.

Folder 928 – July 1-3, 1871. 47 items.

Folder 929 – July 4-5, 1871. 39 items.

Folder 930 – July 6-7, 1871. 60 items.

Folder 931 – July 8-10, 1871. 49 items.

Folder 932 – July 11-12, 1871. 51 items.

Folder 933 – July 13-14, 1871. 63 items.

Folder 934 – July 15-17, 1871. 54 items.

Folder 935 – July 18-19, 1871. 45 items.

Folder 936 – July 20-21, 1871. 46 items.

Folder 937 – July 22-24, 1871. 62 items.

Folder 938 – July 25-26, 1871. 48 items.

Folder 939 – July 27-28, 1871. 51 items.

Folder 940 – July 29-31, 1871. 42 items.

Folder 941 – July 1871. “Free Biz.”  39 items.

Folder 942 – August 1-3, 1871. 66 items.

Folder 943 – August 4-7, 1871. 80 items.

Folder 944 – August 8-9, 1871. One to C. Worthington at Baldwin Works regarding the    death of Sallie. One in regards to a Sheriff’s sale at the Court House. 47 items.

Folder 945 – August 10-11, 1871. 40 items.

Folder 946 – August 12, 14, 1871. One in regards to pay day at a mill without bad results                         except the beating of two colored men and mentions police. Two regarding D.     Stetson            and seeing the sheriff. One to G. Berry. One to Detective Lukens from J.   Babb for an order to arrest.  67 items.

Folder 947 – August 15-16, 1871. 46 items.

Folder 948 – August 17-18, 1871. 43 items.

Folder 949 – August 19-22, 1871. 58 items.

Folder 950 – August 23-24, 1871. 53 items.

Folder 951 – August 25-26, 1871. One to Mrs. Lea. 49 items.

Folder 952 – August 28-29, 1871. 48 items.

Folder 953 – August 30-31, 1871.  One print of the Philadelphia Inquirer Building.                        39 items.

Folder 954 – August 1871. D.H. Business. One in regards to the death of Mrs. Burnside.              One report of the “Rebel Press” stating that the late J. B. Herding owed money.             46 items.

Folder 955 – August 1871. “Red” Business. Half Rate Messages. 23 items.

Folder 956 – September 1-3, 1871. 53 items.

Folder 957 – September 4-5, 1871. 79 items.

Folder 958 – September 6-7, 1871. 29 items.

Folder 959 – September 8-9, 1871. 43 items.

Folder 960 – September 11-12, 1871. 39 items.

Folder 961 – September 13-14, 1871. 42 items.

Folder 962 – September 15-17, 1871. 46 items.

Folder 963 – September 18-19, 1871. 68 items.

Folder 964 – September 20-21, 1871. 43 items.

Folder 965 – September 22-23, 1871. 60 items.

Folder 966 – September 25, 1871. 42 items.

Folder 967 – September 26-27, 1871. 59 items.

Folder 968 – September 28-29, 1871. 70 items.

Folder 969 – September 30, 1871. 36 items.

Folder 970 – September 1871. “Free Business.” 19 items.

Folder 971 – September 1871. “Red” Business. Half Rate Messages. One to Tyng and      Brothers, Peoria, IL from G. Hoopes ordering one railroad car of corn. 33 items.

Folder 972 – September 1871. Business done at Bankers’ and Brokers’ Office. 67 items.

Folder 973 – October 2-3, 1871. 55 items.

Folder 974 – October 4-5, 1871. One from E. Duckett of Cheyney Ships. 46 items.

Folder 975 – October 6-8, 1871. Two regarding the murder of Mrs. Amanda Spence          allegedly by James Burrell. 63 items.

Folder 976 – October 9-10, 1871. Several reporting election results. 134 items.

Folder 977 – October 11-12, 1871. 78 items.

Folder 978 – October 13-14, 1871. One to S. Futhey from Cyrus Elder, Attorney              of G. Fritz. One in regards to funds for the Chicago Relief Fund. One with         election results. One in regards to the death of Penrose Briton. 74 items.

Folder 979 – October 16-17, 1871. 71 items.

Folder 980 – October 18-19, 1871. 69 items.

Folder 981 – October 20-22, 1871. One to E. Cook, Glen Mills Normal School from                      S. Wilcox. 73 items.

Folder 982 – October 23-24, 1871. One to A. B. Coffroth, Somerset, PA Normal School   from A. Coffroth. 63 items.

Folder 983 – October 25-26, 1871. 60 items.

Folder 984 – October 27-29, 1871. 66 items.

Folder 985 - October 30-31, 1871. 77 items.

Folder 986 – October 1871. Half Rate Messages. 30 items.

Folder 987 – October 1871. “Free Business.” 55 items.

Folder 988 – October 1871. Half Rate Messages. 30 items.

Box 28 – Telegrams: November –December 1871 and Various from 1872-1889.

                Telegraph and Telephone Business Correspondence 1885-1886.

Folder 989 – November 1-2, 1871. 39 items.

Folder 990 – November 3, 1871. 41 items.

Folder 991 – November 4-5, 1871. 34 items.

Folder 992 – November 6-7, 1871. 63 items.

Folder 993 – November 8-9, 1871. 60 items.

Folder 994 – November 10-12, 1871. 64 items.

Folder 995 – November 13-14, 1871. 40 items.

Folder 996 – November 15-16, 1871. 75 items.

Folder 997 – November 17-19, 1871. 74 items.

Folder 998 – November 20-21, 1871. 77 items.

Folder 999 – November 22-23, 1871. 54 items.

Folder 1000 – November 24-25, 1871. 66 items.

Folder 1001 – November 27-28, 1871. 59 items.

Folder 1002 – November 29-30, 1871. 42 items.

Folder 1002 – November 1871. “Free Business.” 19 items.

Folder 1003 – December 1-2, 1871. 52 items.

Folder 1004 – December 4-5, 1871. 62 items.

Folder 1005 – December 6-7, 1871. 51 items.

Folder 1006 – December 8-9, 1871. 43 items.

Folder 1007 – December 10-11, 1871. 29 items.

Folder 1008 – December 12-13, 1871. 48 items.

Folder 1009 – December 14, 1871. 37 items

Folder 1010 – December 15-16, 1871. 55 items.

Folder 1011 – December 19-20, 1871. 70 items.

Folder 1012 – December 21-22, 1871. 64 items.

Folder 1013 – December 23-25, 1871. 52 items.

Folder 1014 – December 26-27, 1871. 77 items.

Folder 1015 – December 28-29, 1871. 79 items.

Folder 1016 – December 30-31, 1871. 29 items.

Folder 1017 – December 1871. D.H. Business. 17 items.

Folder 1018 – March 1872. D.H. Business. 32 items.

Folder 1019 – April 1872. D.H. Business. 27 items.

Folder 1020 – Business Reports 1871-1872.  Various reports from financial to work reports. Includes reports from employees “walking the line,” cleaning batteries, “replacing glass” and replacing poles. 239 items.

Folder 1021 – December 18, 1877. 21 items.

Folder 1022 – Telegraph and Telephone Companies. Business Correspondence 1885-1886. General correspondence, employee relations correspondence and accounts. 13 items.

Folder 1023 – Telephone Company. Business Correspondence. 1886. 8 items.

Folder 1024 – October 3, 1889.  Telegram to U. Painter from E. J. Jackson & Brothers, New York, NY regarding shipment of grate and mantel. 1 item.

Box 29 – Western Union Telegraph Company Report of Charges.

Folder 1025 – Report of Charges November 1868 – April 1870. 1 ledger.

Folder 1026 – Report of Charges May 1871 – January 1872. 1 ledger.

Folder 1028 - Civil War Telegraph Codes. Codes were used to mask both financial and war-related information. 1 booklet plus loose papers. 

Oversized – Election Returns Tally 1863.

Folder 1027 – Election Returns Tally 1863.  Comparison of 1863 and 1862 election results. Compares Union vs. Copperhead gains and losses. 3 items.