• Call Number: COTSEN1_c133
    Container: Box 2, Folder 1


16.0 pages

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This collection is stored at Firestone Library, RBSC South East, Cotsen.

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Collection Creator: Chrystie, Mary A., 1825-1842.

Dates: Undated.

Located In: Box 2, Folder 1

Extent: 16.0 pages

Dimensions: 10.1 x 16.3 cm

Physical Description:

Small notebook with unlined paper and grey card wrappers. 16 pages.

Languages: English.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.


16 pages, all with inscription, unpaged. Mary Chrystie's signature on inside front wrapper; and written on inside front wrapper in her mother, Frances Few Chrystie's hand: "Written at 7 years of age". Notebook contains a story entitled "Little Tom and his Mother"; 2 hymns ("Hark! the skies with music sound..." and "begone, unbelief, my Saviour is near..."); a short story (really Bible quotations) about two children who memorize Matthew 5:3-7; text of the Golden Rule; an unfinished story of the discovery of an abandoned baby (continues after skipping 2 pages); an assortment of moral verses; pencil drawing of a country house and a neighboring church; beginning of a poem called "Robin"; beginning of the Guy Fawkes day poem "5th of November".

Preferred Citation

Notebook; Undated; Mary Chrystie Papers, Box 2, Folder 1; , Princeton University Library.

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