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Collection Reference Number GLC01896.162
From Archive Folder Archive of Confederate naval operations: Va. volunteer navy, Tredegar Iron Works 
Title Copy book of E.R. Archer
Date 4 August 1878 to 1 October 1878
Author Archer, Edward R. (fl. 1830-1917)  
Document Type Correspondence; Book; Diary
Content Description "Wedgewood's Improved Copy Book." Letterpress copy book from Europe to Archer's family and friends. The index of letters copied on the inside front cover indicates a much longer list of correspondence [and a longer journey] than is presently contained in the copy book. Index includes 39 letters dating 1878/08/02-1878/12/05. Also, includes one loose sheet of paper reading: "Kirkwood's book on Filtration contains descriptions of the following water works (Contents)". Blue and white printed paper covers, product label, 12.5 x 9 cm pasted to front cover, tissue paper leaves.
Subjects Letterbook  Global History and Civics  Travel  Industry  Science and Technology  
People Archer, Edward R. (fl. 1830-1917)  
Place written Munster County, Ireland
Theme Merchants & Commerce; Children & Family; Industry; Science, Technology, Invention
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945