Manuscript Group 112 SHIMER FAMILY COLLECTION 1791-1810 .25 cu. ft.
Letters, notes, etc., pertaining to home remedies and magical formulas; an early
nineteenth-century essay on pioneer attempts at photography, "Formula for Majographing;"
a letter on cider making, etc.; a ghost story, probably late eighteenth century,
in script, about a young man who sees an apparition.