• Call Number: COTSEN1_c135
    Container: Box 2, Folder 3


40.0 pages

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

Dates: 1836 March 14.

Located In: Box 2, Folder 3

Extent: 40.0 pages

Dimensions: 16.8 x 19.5 cm

Physical Description:

Brown marbled paper wrappers, lined paper.

Languages: English.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.


40 pages, 28 of them with inscriptions, unpaged. On inside front wrapper: Mary Chrystie's signature, dated Princeton 1836 March 14. "The Washington Family...1"; "Alfred Templeton...7"; "Written at the age of ten (written over struck word "eight") years" (in pen in mother Frances Few Chrystie's hand). Blue paper label with script "Children's Tales by Mary Chrystie" pasted on front wrapper. Written on vertical edge of inside rear wrapper: "Do dear Willie won't you" in Mary's hand. Contains the short stories "The Washington Family"; "Alfred Templeton"; and an untitled short story starring "Old Mr. Ausburn".

Preferred Citation

Notebook; 1836 March 14; Mary Chrystie Papers, Box 2, Folder 3; , Princeton University Library.

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