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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
This collection, which consists primarily of correspondence but also includes diaries, official and legal documents, ephemera, and photographs, largely relates to Samuel Comfort (1837-1923), a U.S. Civil War veteran, diplomat, inventor, and foreign representative for the Standard Oil Company in Europe and India. Documentation of Comfort's Civil War experience is particularly robust. To a lesser extent, the collection documents the family of Comfort's daughter Emma Walraven Comfort (1869-1954) and her husband, Harry Maule Crookshank (1948-1914), a distinguished physician who served as British Controller-General of the Daira Sanieh Administration in Egypt from 1897 to 1907. British Conservative politician Harry Frederick Comfort Crookshank (1893-1961) as well as several other members of the Comfort family, particularly Samuel's father, George Comfort (1808 -1887), are also represented.
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John S. Copley Civil War Letters, 1861-1862
C1327
1 box 0.2 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of 24 letters by Union soldier John S. Copley to his friend Robert Moody throughout the first two years of the American Civil War. Copley, who served with the 9th Regiment, Pennsylvania Reserve Infantry (38th Volunteers), includes detailed accounts of battles and life in various military camps.
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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
The John Van Antwerp MacMurray Papers describe the public and personal lives of John Van Antwerp MacMurray (1881-1960), diplomat and specialist in Far Eastern Affairs, and his father, Junius Wilson MacMurray (1843-1898).
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Thomas Naylor Stanford Collection, 1818-1865
C1233
1 box 0.2 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of selected correspondence, documents, and ephemera relating to nineteenth-century New York City publisher and bookseller Thomas Naylor Stanford.