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  • Letcher (John) Proclamation, 1860
    where he became active in supporting the cause of Jacksonian Democracy and in 1839 he became the editor of the Valley Star a paper devoted to this cause From 1840 1844 Letcher focused his interests on law and politics and was active in the Presidential campaigns of 1840 1844 and 1848 serving in the last as a Democratic elector In 1847 Letcher signed the Ruffner Pamphlet advocating the abolition of slavery west of the Virginia Blue Ridge From 1850 to 1851 he served as a member of Virginia s constitutional convention during which he advocated a white basis of representation in both the Senate and House From 1851 to 1859 Letcher served as Democratic representative in Congress of the eleventh Virginia district During his tern if service he earned the title Watchdog of the Treasury as a result of his opposition to governmental extravagance By the 1850 s Letcher s views on slavery had changed significantly Whereas earlier he had held slavery to be a social and political evil as of 1851 he felt that his former opinions were erroneous Furthermore he continually defended the rights of the south In 1859 he was elected governor of Virginia by a narrow margin After the secession of some Southern states Letcher supported the peace movement and was reluctant to support the secession of Virginia until Lincoln sent in troops As a governor of Civil War Virginia he vigorously supported the Confederacy in its fight for independence During Hunter s Raid of 1864 Letcher residence in Lexington was burned and at the close of the war he was held prisoner for several months at the Old Capitol prison in Washington D C Following the war he encouraged the South to let old wounds heal He resumed law practice in Lexinton and from 1875

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  • Leverett (Rudy H.) Collection, ca. 1934-1999
    United States Title 17 United States Code Form of Material Personal files photographs genealogical research publications and a variety of other research materials that relate to the life and work of the late Dr Rudy H Leverett Dr Leverett was a native of Mississippi and a veteran of the Korean War He earned a bachelor s degree in English from The University of Southern Mississippi a master s degree in Library Science from The University of Washington and a doctoral degree in Education from The University of Idaho He served for a number of years as an Educational Consultant for the Idaho State Department of Education and wrote extensively on such topics as the Civil War religion philosophy education and language philosophy Among his best known published works is The Legend of the Free State of Jones Dr Leverett died January 9 1999 Accession Number AM05 11 Given By Ms Erica Leverett Volume 3 items Dates 1990 undated Copyright This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States Title 17 United States Code Form of Material One two ring binder of genealogical materials pertaining to the Leverett Family one metal file box of

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  • Leverett Box List
    Ray et al Ray Ancestors Everett Census Data JAY Ella Mae on Lee family LEE Documents Lee Family Genealogy Miscellaneous Box 5 Leverett Genealogy Miscellaneous Note Cards Elveret Inc Henry Clay Ray 1822 1925 McLemore Genealogy Michelle Richland Co SC Tennessee McLemores John Burrell etc Genealogy McLemore Family The Origin of the Scottish Clan Mac Gillemhuire by Rudy Leverett Notes on the Origins of the MacGilmore Families by Rudy Leverett Fairchild Family Note Cards Computer Disks McLemore Genealogy Assorted Materials MANGUM Mrs W D on Moses McLemore Kathryn Busby M Margaret McLemore Lee Correspondence Box 6 McLemore Genealogy Miscellaneous Institutional Correspondence Memorial Service for Maj Amos McLemore 1993 July McLemore Genealogy McLemore Genealogy Photographs McLemore Genealogy Miscellaneous Sons of Confederate Veterans Elma Rose GRAVES Dorothy Correspondence McLemore Genealogy Irish McLemores McLemore Genealogy McLemore Genealogy McLemore Genealogy McLemore Genealogy McLemore Genealogy McLemore Documents Wright MacLemore Sales Receipts Box 7 McLemore Genealogy McLemore Genealogy McLemore Genealogy McLemore Genealogy McLemore Genealogy John McLemore b 1793 John Thomas McLemore McLemore Abraham B Moses and Amos McLemore of Darlington CO SC Amos McLemore and Elizabeth Moses McLemore Ten Miss Richard McLemore McLemore Major Amos 27th Mississippi Inf Regt Bibliographies Civil War and Mississippi History MAP Section Template Perry County Mississippi History Genealogy Handbooks and Aids Phillips Ida 2 Forest Drive Laurel MS 39440 Genealogy Forms Walter Scott McLemore Yates Abraham Exum Family Virginia Maclemores Military Documents and Records of McLemore Family McLemore Bibliography Jones County History Box 8 Box 8 Notes Baxter Marioa F Denis J C Provost Marshal Brookhaven Raid Meridian Raid Sherman Jones County Mississippi History Manuscript The Republic of Jones in Legend and History by Rudy Leverett Manuscript Untitled Knight Davis v Miss Articles Confederate Patriots of Jones County Little Legend Ellisville Elementary School Education and Education Philosophy Box 9 Box 9 Testing Dates Computer Disks Teaching Yourself A Guide to Better Study Skills and Habits Education Education Philosophy Introduction to Interdisciplinary Humanities A Sample Course Outline Educational Research and the Concepts of Teaching and Learning by Rudy H Liverette Educational Theory Note Cards Article Kuhn Education and the Grounds of Rationality by John Fennell and Rudy Liverette Philosophy of Education Correspondence Article Rationality Talking Dogs and Forms of Life by Harvey Siegel Philosophy of Education Deconstruction as Philosophy Zirinski Philosophy and the Rhetoric of Persuasion Whittenberger 1988 Zirinski Language Philosophy Ludwig Wittgenstein Box 10 Box 10 Philosophy and the Rhetoric of Persuasion by Rudy Leverett and John Fennell Forms of Life Language and Relativism by Rudy Leverett and John Fennell The Dream of Reason Computer Disks Note Pads Note Pads Behavioral Objectives Wittgenstein s Concept of Criteria Rudy s Notes Ontology Castenada Carlos Concept of Certainty Doubt Toulmin Stephen Waismann Friedrich Wittgenstein and Austin Pears Secondary Schools Positivism Meaning Concept of Miscellaneous Preliminary Musings and Inquiries On and On On Ontology C B T E as Pseudo Technology Private Language Concept of Grammar Wittgenstein s use of the word Zen and Wittgenstein Language Southern and Irish Herder and Hamann Ideas Orality

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  • Lewis (John South) Civil War Diary, 1864
    brothers Harry and Fletcher served with the 16th Mississippi Infantry Co K Wilkinson Rifles The 16th Mississippi served with Stonewall Jackson in the Shenandoah Valley Campaign 1862 saw action at Fredericksburg 1862 and participated in the battles of Chancellorsville and Gettysburg 1863 The 16th was also at Spotsylvania in 1864 and with Gen Robert E Lee at Appomattox in 1865 John South Lewis suffered a wound to his foot in the Battle of Gettysburg and a shoulder wound at Spotsylvania His brother Harry was killed on June 9 1864 near Richmond As the diary begins the author is apparently returning to the army after a furlough but most of the events recorded therein take place in Virginia and among the places mentioned are Clark s Mountain Fredericksburg Chancellorsville Spotsylvania and Cold Harbor The battles at Spotsylvania May 1864 and Cold Harbor June 1864 are covered in some detail Letters written by John South Lewis and his brothers are featured in The 16th Mississippi Infantry Civil War Letters and Reminiscences compiled and edited by Robert G Evans 2002 The Papers of Harry Lewis are housed at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill John South Lewis was born December 28

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  • Lewis (Levi) Letters, 1861-1863
    S and Mary Lewis he had an older sister Lydia Rugar and two younger brothers Robert T and Car Levi voluntarily joined Company K of the 11 th Pennsylvania Cavalry Sworn in on September 1 1861 he was appointed corporal on September 9 th and served primarily at Fort Monroe and at other camps in Virginia He held the rank of corporal until he was killed by a sniper on March 12 1863 at Suffolk Virginia His body and efforts were shipped home to Luzerne County Pennsylvania on March 17 1863 Martin Ruoff of Dutch descent was a close friend of Levi Lewis Martin and Levi shared a tent during their military service and Martin was responsible for preparing and sending Levi s personal effects to his parents following their son s death Scope and Content This collection consists of typescripts of forty two letters and photocopies of a photograph of Levi Lewis four pieces of Civil War stationary two express company receipts and a poem Of the letters thirty three are from Levi Lewis to his family namely his parents Robert and Mary Lewis his married sister Lydia Rugar and his younger brothers Robert T and Car These letters are dated from August 31 1861 to March 13 1863 There are also six letters written by Martin Ruoff a friend of Levi s in Company K to Levi s family Two letters written by Lydia to Levi are full of local news The last letter is from Captain Akerly informing Levi s parents of Levi s death Lewis letters tell of his war experiences from the time of his enlistment in Pennsylvania in September 1861 to March 4 1863 six days before he was killed by a sniper s bullet at Suffolk Virginia He tells of movements of Company

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  • Liddle (Moses) Letter, undated
    By Subject Collection Title Liddle Moses Letter Collection Number M 144 unprocessed Volume 1 item Given By Unknown Copyright This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States Title 17 United States Code Form of Material Letter to Moses Liddle from William Mabnant addressed to Woodville Mississippi Prepared and maintained by The University of Southern Mississippi Libraries Special Collections http www lib usm

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  • Lindsey Wagon Company Records, 1905-1984
    1941 1943 Box 16 1925 Running Ledger 606 900 pages used includes end of year reconciliation income expense Box 17 1925 Master Accounts Ledger profit loss salary wage income discounts date based on notation at Gibbs entry in FHJK section Box 18 Dun Bradstreet Book 7 Vol 305 May 1940 Box 19 Ledger 1923 1924 pencil entries Box 20 Ledger 1909 1910 Fragile Box 21 Ledger 1906 Series II Fuller Hickory Mill Boxes 22 25 Box 22 Office Records Bills Paid Folder 1 Bills Paid A H Folder 2 Bills Paid I M Folder 3 Bills Paid N R Folder 4 Bills Paid S Folder 5 Bills Paid Standard Oil Co Folder 6 Bills Paid T U Folder 7 Bills Paid V Z Box 23 Office Records Bank Correspondence 1957 1965 Folder 1 Commercial National Bank Trust 1965 Folder 2 Commercial National Bank Trust 1964 Folder 3 Commercial National Bank Trust 1963 Folder 4 Commercial National Bank Trust 1962 Folder 5 Commercial National Bank Trust 1960 1961 Folder 6 Commercial National Bank Trust 1957 1959 Folder 7 Fetterman Son 1964 Folder 8 Insurance Claim re Milton Jordan 1962 1963 Folder 9 Lewis Machine Welding Service 1963 1964 Box 24 Office Records Sales Jul Aug 1965 Folder 1 Sales Dec 1965 Folder 2 Sales Nov 1965 Folder 3 Sales Oct 1965 Folder 4 Sales Sep 1965 Folder 5 Sales Aug 1965 Folder 6 Sales Jul 1965 Box 25 Office Records Sales Nov 1964 Jun 1965 Taxes 1962 1965 Folder 1 Sales Jun 1965 Folder 2 Sales May 1965 Folder 3 Sales Apr 1965 Folder 4 Sales Mar 1965 Folder 5 Sales Nov 1964 Folder 6 Taxes 1964 Folder 7 Taxes 1963 Folder 8 Taxes 1965 Folder 9 Taxes 1964 Folder 10 Turner Supply Co 1964 1965 Series III Gorman Lumber Company Boxes 26 32 Box 26 Office Records Aetna Fontaine 1977 1984 Folder 1 Aetna Life Casualty workman s comp 1980 1981 Folder 2 Ainsworth Machine Tool Works Jun 1981 Jun 1982 Folder 3 American Coffee Vending Service Jun Dec 1982 Folder 4 American Wood 30 Nov 1982 Folder 5 B B Muffler Apr Oct 1982 Folder 6 B R Industrial Supply Mar 1982 Folder 7 Barksdale Bonding Insurance 1981 Folder 8 Beard s Feed Store Jan Oct 1982 Folder 9 Blue s Curb Store fuel Aug 1982 Jan 1983 Folder 10 Brady Electric Nov 1981 Nov 1982 Folder 11 Burrough s Diesel Truck Center Mar Sep 1982 Folder 12 Bush Wrecker Service Dec 1981 Jun 1982 Folder 13 Cash Payments Jan 1981 Jul 1982 Folder 14 Chevron Credit Card 1977 1982 Folder 15 Christian Auto Supply Dec 1981 Sep 1982 Folder 16 City Glass Co Jan Sep 1982 Folder 17 Coastal Machinery of Hattiesburg May Nov 1982 Folder 18 Coca Cola Bottling Co 1979 1982 Folder 19 Crumbley Paper Co Jan Dec 1982 Folder 20 Denson Oil Co Chevron Nov 1981 Nov 1982 Folder 21 Doctor Bills personal 1982 Folder 22 Endom Welding Trailer Repair Nov 1982 Folder 23 Exxon

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  • Little (Pvt. James H.) World War I Memory Book, 1918 - 1919
    tour of duty in France His military occupation is listed as general repair After his military service Pvt Little arrived back in the United States on September 5 1919 In approximately 1920 he went to work with the Winston Salem North Carolina City Health Department On April 19 1922 he was married to Frances Everette Cheek in Wilmington North Carolina Little was the father of at least one child a daughter named Eunice born approximately 1933 or 1934 Source Contents of the Collection Scope and Content Note This collection consists of a photocopy of a scrapbook relating primarily to Pvt James Hamilton Little s service in the U S Army during World War I Among the items in the scrapbook are photographs taken by Pvt Little and some that were purchased by him a brief handwritten history of World War I military documents passes orders military paybook newsletters The Trans Atlantic Dispatch The Aeolian and a list of Pvt Little s friends Many of the photographs are identified and they portray soldiers French people and locales equipment and military bases Also included are images of Frances Little Eunice Little and other friends and relatives Topics Covered World War I France

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