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Connecticut Militia Orderly Book, August-September 1778

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Connecticut Militia Orderly Book, August-September 1778

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Orderly book

Summary

During August, 1778 a regiment from the Connecticut militia joined other Continental forces at the Battle of Rhode Island as they attempted to retake the city of Newport from the British. The militia's time in Rhode Island was documented in this orderly book, a journal that kept track of general orders, muster rolls, and the day-to-day happenings of each military unit.

Creators

Unknown 

Object ID

2015.0.9.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Location

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

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Connecticut Militia Orderly Book, August-September 1778

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Inventory of Slaves from Mulberry Hill and White Hall Plantations, Bryan County, Georgia, December 1823

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Inventory of Slaves from Mulberry Hill and White Hall Plantations, Bryan County, Georgia, December 1823

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Inventory

Summary

Before the Civil War, large Southern rice and cotton plantations depended on numerous enslaved African-Americans to operate successfully. Mulberry Hill and White Hall Plantations, located in Bryan County, Georgia, had more than 130 slaves when Richard James Arnold took over in 1823. (The plantations were part of his wife's dowry.) This inventory lists the names, ages and capabilities of Arnold's newly-acquired captive workforce.

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Unknown 

Object ID

64.167.23.2

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Ford Motor Company.

Location

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

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Inventory of Slaves from Mulberry Hill and White Hall Plantations, Bryan County, Georgia, December 1823

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Lewis Miller Sketchbook of Watercolor Drawings of Central Park in New York, with Handwritten Notes, 1864

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Lewis Miller Sketchbook of Watercolor Drawings of Central Park in New York, with Handwritten Notes, 1864

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Sketchbook

Date Made

1864

Summary

Lewis Miller is known today as a Pennsylvania folk artist. A carpenter by trade, Miller is noted for his many journals, illustrated with watercolors of historical and everyday events. He traveled widely in Europe and America. This 54-page album documents the early features and structures of New York City's Central Park--the greatest landscape project in 19th-century America.

Object ID

66.142.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Location

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

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Lewis Miller Sketchbook of Watercolor Drawings of Central Park in New York, with Handwritten Notes, 1864

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The national attraction for discovering your ingenuity while exploring America’s spirit of innovation. There is always much to see and do at The Henry Ford.

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