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Library Collection Highlights

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Title Related People Date Object Number
"A Visit from St. Nicholas"
1862
MSS.BV.Moore.1
"Columbia Demands Her Children"
1864
PR.010.1864.30
"In relation to Foreign Nations." Draft of Federalist #64
ca. 1788
MSS.JohnJayPapers.1
"St. Nicholas. Dec. 6th. A.D. 343"
1810
LIB.SY.1810.94
"Why Don't You Speak for Yourself, John?"
PR.031.3
A Brief Description of NEW-YORK: Formerly Called New-Netherlands..
1670
LIB.Y.1670.Den
A journall, with observations on my travail from Boston in N.E. to N.Y., New Jersies, & Philadelphia...
1697
MSS.BV.Benjamin.Bullivant
A Song for the times, or John Brown
1860-1870
LIB.SY.B1860.104
Abraham Lincoln
April, 1865
PR.011.10
Abraham Lincoln, the Martyr, Victorious
PR.052.48
Creative: Tronvig Group