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Ancient manuscript Hebrew Torah Scroll

Description: "Scribed in a South Arabian Jewish Scriptorium in the late 17th or early 18th Century by Yemenite Jews. I estimate the scroll at over 300 years old. Manuscript in Hebrew, on very highly finished white cow skin vellum panels, sewn and scrolled. Exceptionally tall: approximately 27 ", slightly uneven. Over 200 columns, comprising the Torah, or Pentateuch -- the Five Books of Moses: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy -- the first five books of the Jewish Bible (Tanakh) and the Christian Old Testament." -- Appraisal
Date: 16uu

[Newspaper Article and Letter from Ellouise Cockrell Stevenson to W.J. Bryan - February 24, 1938]

Description: Small newspaper clipping of an article from the Abilene Reporter, speaking of a letter addressed to W.J. Bryan that was found in a building in Nebraska. Also included is a letter from Ellouise Cockrell Stevenson to W.J. Bryan, containing a transcript of an article written by Stevenson's father about the location of the Federal Court in Abilene.
Date: February 24, 1938
Creator: Stevenson, Ellouise Cockrell