The collection includes such important and diverse historical treasures as unpublished papers of Revolutionary War figures and the Continental Congress; letters of several American presidents, including Thomas Jefferson; a manuscript account of the departure of the first Pony Express rider from St.
Joseph, Mo.; and what may be the earliest photograph of a human face.
It has been viewed 1718 times , with 10 in the last month .More information about this letter can be viewed below.Additional resources: Daniel Starza Smith's The Material Features of Early Modern Letters: A Reader's Guide on the Bess of Hardwick's Letter's website.Letterlocking article by Jana Dambrogio Historical Letterlocking.In 1784, a German traveler listed the presence of Jewish families among the religious sects of early Philadelphia .
Nathan Levy, observant Jew, established himself in the import/export trade with his cousin David Franks in the busy Philadelphia port by 1735.Assumed model versions of various letterlocked documents from the 15th to the 20th centuries.The examination of well-preserved original manuscripts helps us to identify and "reverse-engineer" opened historic letters and documents to understand how they once became their own sending devices.Four page manuscript letter to Sam Houston from William G.Hill which is accompanied by the Goliad Declaration of Independence, an eight page manuscript, probably Sam Houston's copy, dated December 20, 1835 Creator: Unknown. This letter is part of the collection entitled: Star of the Republic Museum Objects and was provided by Star of the Republic Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries.In an atmosphere of tolerance, without hostility and repression, the Jews of colonial Philadelphia were free to meet openly with fellow Jews in group-worship.