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GERMAN CHICKORY COMPANY, O'Neill: First Chickory

manufactured in Nebraska, summer, 1893. C. H. Gere: Stone found on or near an old emigrant

trail, inscribed “John B. Hill, I11., May 18, 1850.” W. H. Woods: A very large and valuable collection of

relics from Fort Calhoun, or Fort Atkinson, as the fort was more often called. The relics came out to this country with the first soldiers in 1820. The

fort was abandoned in 1828. W. H. Woods: Many clippings concerning the history

of Washington County. FRANKLIN Ball: Piece of a meteor which fell in Otoe

County. FRANKLIN Ball: Ore from a gold mine in Keya Paha

County. FRANKLIN BALL: Petrified wood from Niobrara River. D. ABBOTT: Sword found 45 miles northwest of Mc.

Cook, bought and loaned by Mr. Abbott. J. STERLING MORTON: Large picture of himself, requested

by the librarian. R. W. FURNAS: Large picture of himself, requested by

the librarian. R. W. FURNAS: Registers of names of Nebraska people

at New Orleans Exposition, 1884-85. A. M. BAIRD: Register of Nebraska names at the Cen

tennial Exposition, 1876, one volume. MANAGERS FOR NEBRASKA: Registers of Nebraska names

at World's Fair, five volumes. STATE TEACHERS' AssociaTION: Fine silk flag, used in

competition between counties for several years, the flag being carried home each year by the county having the largest attendance at the State meeting

in December. H. F. COOKE: Records of the Beatrice Land Company,

April 22, 1857-May 29, 1858,

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C. M. Osborne: Part I., “Lincoln Picturesque and De

scriptive." ALEXANDER SCHLEGEL: List of the preemptions in Ne

braska Territory from December 28, 1855, to Octo

ber 28, 1856. Copied by the donor. S. P. BINGHAM: History of Lancaster Couuty, Nebraska. S. W. CHAPMAN: Journal of John Wood in a trip across

Nebraska in 1850.
ALICE C. HUNTER: Three University class-canes.
T. H. LINE: File of the Marquette (Hamilton County)

Independent.
S. A. GARDINER: Files of the Schuyler Sun.
W. H. ELLER: Nebraska in 1857, by J. M. Woolworth.

OTHER BOOKS, PAPERS, AND RELICS. L. G. THAYER: Mexican coin. Miss L. G. GREEN: Colonial advertisement of Elixir

Salutis. Miss L. G. GREEN: Minutes of the Ketocton Baptist

Association, 1814. Minutes of the Columbia Baptist

Association, 1824, 1832. Miss L. G. GREEN: Circular to the voters of Fairfax

upon the candidacy of W. H. Harrison, 1840. Miss L. G. GREEN: Bullet from the field of Bull Run. C. W. KALEY: Mormon scrip, Spanish Fork co-operative

currency. W. H. Woods: A box of British farthings of ancient date. W.H.P. BUCHANAN: Autograph letter of Horace Greeley,

1870. C. E. BESSEY: File of the Lincoln one-cent daily, 1894. C. E. BESSEY: Copy of the new constitution of New York. W. H. Woods: Box of army buttons and flints. CATHERINE BURT, Ga.: Confederate bill. S. C. BASSETT: Two letters; Platteville, Wis., 1837, and

Lancaster, Wis., 1841,

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A COMMITTEE: Washington Centennial bronze medals. Miss L. G. GREEN: A war-time copy of the Charleston

Tri-Weekly Courier. 5. A. GARDINER: Campaign “money" of 1892. D. D. FORSYTHE: Massachusetts colonial coin, 1788. GEO. F. PARKER: Two speeches of President Grover

Cleveland: one before the New England Society of Brooklyn, Dec. 21, 1891, in his own handwriting; and one before the Commercial Club of Providence, June 27, 1891, in Mrs. Cleveland's handwriting. Handsomely bound at the expense of the president of the Historical Society, Hon. J. Sterling Morton, and obtained from Mr. Parker through his in

fluence. S, A. GARDINER: Life of Franklin, Boston, 1815. W. D. REED: Facsimile of Vicksburg Daily Citizen, July

2, 1863, printed on wall-paper. S. A. GARDINER: American Revolution, 2 Vols., "written

in the style of ancient history,” Phila., 1793. J. P. Bobb: Poems of Pythagoras and Phocilis, printed

Argentorati apud Christianum Mylium,1565. R. H. STRAUSSMANN: Confederate money. (Loan Col

lection). Miss STELLA B. KIRKER: Collection of stones and woods

from Palestine. (Loan collection). Mrs. Abba Doton CHAMBERLIN, Woodstock, Vt: A large

collection of valuable coins, bought by the Society from her at a very small price: It includes a Massachusetts Pine-Tree shilling, 1652; seven French Medallions; Gen. McClellan medal; Methodisin Commemoration Medal; Chicago Memorial Medal of the Grant reception, Nov. 12-17, 1879; Chicago Exposition Medal, 1873; World's Peace-Jubilee Souvenir, 1872; American Independence Medal, 1876; Political coins, 1830-1845; Several Continental coppers, 1785-1790, including the first issue of the

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government, 1787; a nearly complete set of old copper cents, 1794-1857, two of each date; and many

half-cents. Called “The Chamberlin Collection." J. S. KINGSLEY: Autographs of J. S. Dickenson, Gerrit

Smith, C. Delano, Hamilton Fish, and others. S. A. GARDINER: Pew number from the old North church,

Boston, the church made famous by the ride of

Paul Revere. (Loaned.) W.D. REED: Silver knee and shoe buckle of revolution

ary times.

J. STERLING MORTON: A design (three and one-half feet

by five feet] finely framed, showing the Declaration of Independence; the members of the administration of this Government at two important anniversaries of the Union, July 4, 1876, and October 21,1892,

the 4c0th anniversary of the discovery of America; showing also a fac simile engraving of the painting by Trumbull, in the National Capitol, representing

the signing of the Declaration of Independence. J. STERLING MORTON: A framed design showing the seals of the government and its various departments.

.: One of the pikes made at the order of John Brown in Pennsylvania and used at Harper's

Ferry. J. L. Hort: Demonologia Sacra, Edinburgh, 1735. W. H. Woods: Spanish coin of 1798, found at Fort Cal

houn, Nebraska. F. N. JAYNES: List of emigrants to America, 1600-1700. C. W. BUTTERFIELD, South Omaha: An uncirculated copy

of a book on Punctuation by C. W. Butterfield. Elwood MEAD, State Engineer of Wyoming: A photo

graph of Shoshone and Arapahoe Indians in a ghost dance, summer of 1894, near Fort Washakie, Wyo. Taken by Mr. Mead, and used in the preceding number of the Quarterly as a frontispiece,

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S. A. GARDINER: A History of the National Political Con

ventions of 1860, by Murat Halstead, Columbus, 1860. D. H. AINSWORTH: Recollections of a Civil Engineer, by

D. H. Ainsworth, Newton, Ia., 1893.

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