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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.



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