William S. W. Ruschenberger Papers, 1826-1887, undated

(Manuscript Collection #629)

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  • Box 1
    • Folder a
      Correspondence, 1827-1829
    • Folder b
      Correspondence, 1830-1839
    • Folder c
      Correspondence, 1840-1844
    • Folder d
      Correspondence, 1845-1849
    • Folder e
      Correspondence, 1850-1859
    • Folder f
      Correspondence, 1860-1890
  • Box 2
    • Folder a
      Correspondence, undated
    • Folder b
      1835-1837 Journal (also contains some 1848 notes)
    • Folder c
      1826 Journal (aboard USS BRANDYWINE)
    • Folder d
      1827 Journal (aboard USS BRANDYWINE)
    • Folder e
      1828 Journal (aboard USS BRANDYWINE)
    • Folder f
      1832 Essay on the Roman Catholic Church practices in Lima, Peru
    • Folder g
      1832 Essay on the Manners, Customs and Costumes in Lima, Peru
    • Folder h
      1828 Translation by Ruschenberger of Dr. Jose Manuel Valdes's 1827 Dissertation on the Epidemic Diseases Experienced in Lima (Peru) In the Year 1821 When Besieged by the Liberating Army
  • Box 3
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    • Folder a
      1848 Journal
    • Folder b
      Miscellaneous Writings
    • Folder c  (1 item digitized)
      Miscellaneous Items
    • Folder d
      Clippings
    • Folder e
      Financial Material
    • Folder f
      Poems
    • Folder g
      Navy Register, 1837
    • Folder h
      Daguerreotype of a Lock of Hair
    • Folder i
      Isaac McKeever Biography
    • Folder j
      Letter book, 1840-1843
Box 4
Correspondence (oversize) 1827, 1830, 1836, 1838, 1845-1846, 1848, 1852, undated
Oversize Folder os1
Architectural Drawing (possibly of a military hospital) by New York architect M. E. Thompson, undated and unidentified

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Below is material taken from a preliminary inventory and represents content from the collection that is unprocessed.

  • Box 5
    • Folder a
      • A. Ruschenberger, Cumberland County, Hopewell Township, Bridgeton, NJ (4/4/1838) Letter to My Dear William, W. S. W. Ruschenberger, U. S. Navy, Philadelphia, PA regarding work on mulberry & other fruit trees at farm. 1 item. 2 p. Note: Fragile. Torn. Needs conservation.  (item #i)
      • A. Ruschenberger, Bridgeton, NJ (8/2/1840) Letter to My Dearest Son W. S. W. Ruschenberger, U. S. Navy, Philadelphia, PA, regarding advantages of proposed house purchase; death of songbird; rental of property. 1 item. 2 p.  (item #v)
      • A. Ruschenberger, Hopewell Township, Cumberland Co., Bridgeton, NJ (7/17/1843) Bridgeton, NJ Letter to My Dear Son W. S. W. Ruschenberger, U. S. Navy, Philadelphia, PA, regarding farm news; mill and cider press repairs and profits. 1 item. 2 p.  (item #vi)
      • A. Ruschenberger, Bebe Run, Bridgeton, NJ (5/9/1839) Letter to My Dear Son W. S. W. Ruschenberger, U. S. Navy, Philadelphia, PA, regarding farm animals, mulberry trees, and [silk] worms. 1 item. 2 p.  (item #ii)
      • A. Ruschenberger, Bebe Run, Bridgeton, NJ (5/24/1840) Letter to My Dearest Son W. S. W. Ruschenberger, U. S. Navy, Philadelphia, PA, regarding home remodeling projects and criticism of family members. 1 item. 2 p.  (item #iv)
      • A. Ruschenberger, Bebe Run, Mulberry Grove, Bridgeton, NJ (6/20/1839) Letter to My Dear Son W. S. W. Ruschenberger, U. S. Navy, Philadelphia, PA, regarding [silk] worms spinning; have quarter of a peck of cocoons. 1 item. 2 p.  (item #iii)
    • Folder b
      • W. P. Israel, Burlington, NJ (5/28/1845) Letter to My Dear Friend, Ann Ruschberger, Bridgeton, NJ, regarding mailing of newspapers in Philadelphia; Captain Ross' boat; possibility of her marriage; effectiveness of guano. 1 item. 2 p.  (item #i)
      • W. P. Israel, Burlington, NJ (12/11/1848) Letter to My Dear Madam, Ann Ruschberger, Bridgeton, NJ, regarding Secreatary of the Navy John Y. Mason, SS Congress not going to Canton, China. 1 item. 2 p.  (item #v)
      • W. P. Israel, Burlington, NJ (11/15/1849) Letter to My Madam, Ann Ruschberger, Bridgeton, NJ. 1 item, regarding apology for not visiting, desire to sell property and leave Burlington, completion of railroad to Mt.Holly "and cars running on it," college & girls schools do not increase, but considerable building go on. 2 p.  (item #vi)
      • W. P. Israel, Burlington, NJ (9/8/1845) Letter to Dear Friend, Ann Ruschberger, Bridgeton, NJ, regarding offer of house for winter. 1 item. 2 p.  (item #ii)
      • W. P. Israel, Burlington, NJ (10/9/1848) Letter to My Dear Madam, Ann Ruschberger, Bridgeton, NJ, regarding postage for package shipped to Canton, China aboard SS California, poverty. 1 item. 2 p.  (item #iv)
      • W. P. Israel, Burlington, NJ (7/16/1847) Letter to My Dear Madam, Ann Ruschberger, Bridgeton, NJ, regarding departure of visitors, availability of newspapers, local crop conditions, sympathies on broken engagement, offer of consolation visit. 1 item. 2 p.  (item #iii)

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