• Call Number: COTSEN1_c136
    Container: Box 2, Folder 4

Notebook

44.0 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 4

Extent: 44.0 pages

Dimensions: 15.6 x 18.7 cm

Languages: English.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Description

44 pages, all with inscriptions. Laurel-framed box at the top of the wrapper enclosing: "Property of Mary Chrystie". Written on inside of front wrapper is a long addition problem, various squiggles, the word "spanled" (?), and a small drawing of a house and tree. White paper wrappers printed in black (pictured on the front is a mail coach drawn by four horses with 4 lines of verse beneath it); on outside rear wrapper are printed addition and multiplication tables and an illustration of a fire engine and firemen. Notebook includes short stories entitled "Albertina and Mary"; a "true story" entitled "The stolen child..." a hymn ("Oh. Lord thou good and great / To thee my praise I'll bring..."; authorship is claimed by Mary herself); and poem entitled "My Father at the Helm". 2 folios sewn in at the end of the text include a short story written by Mary at a much earlier age; a pencil drawing of a country house; the beginning of a story entitled "Harriate and Ann"; and an incomplete short piece signed by Mary's brother, William Few Chrystie. At least one folio has been torn from the notebook.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

40 pages with an additional 4 pages sewn in at the rear of the booklet. White paper wrappers printed in black (pictured on the front is a mail coach drawn by four horses with 4 lines of verse beneath it); on outside rear wrapper are printed addition and multiplication tables and an illustration of a fire engine and firemen. Notebook printed by R. Lockwood's School Book Depository, No. 415 Broadway,--First door below Canal-street--New York. Main text block is detached. At least one folio has been torn from the notebook.

Preferred Citation

Notebook; Undated; Mary Chrystie Papers, Box 2, Folder 4; , Princeton University Library.


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