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Le triomphe de l'amour : ballet : dansé devant Sa Maiesté a S. Germain en Laie. Psyché : tragedie en musique : representée par l'Academie Royale de Musique.

Description: A single volume containing two libretti for which the music (not present) was composed by Jean-Baptiste Lully. This small publication was sold as an aid to viewers of the works, so that they could follow along with the libretti during the performance.
Date: 1680~
Creator: Quinault, Philippe, 1635-1688; Benserade, Isaac de, 1613-1691 & Corneille, Thomas, 1625-1709
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Rural amusements, or the history of Billy and Kitty

Description: The story of Billy and his sister Kitty. Billy tries to correct the behavior of the "forward and headstrong" Kitty who had learned all the worst aspects of education at her boarding school.
Date: [1790..1799]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Washington Inn & Tavern ledger, 1806-1808]

Description: This is a ledger of accounts dating from 1806-1808 for the historic Washington Inn & Tavern, located in Princess Anne, Maryland. The accounts include names such as Henry J. Carroll, William King, William Politt, Littleton Dennis Teackle, Littleton Dennis, William Hurly, Robert Elzey, Robert Leatherby, Samuel Ker, Levin King, Lambert Hyland, Samuel Holbrook, Richard Handy, Rider Winder, Peter Dashiell, James Whittington, Gen. John Gale, Gov. Levin Winder, Thomas Bayly, George W. Jackson, Daniel… more
Date: 1806/1808
Creator: Long, Zadock
Partner: Somerset County Historical Society

[Diary of Henry Matthews - 1806-1844]

Description: Henry Matthews (1799-18?) was a Methodist circuit rider, schoolteacher, and practicing physician from Ohio, who made his way from Ohio, through the Illinois Territory, to Texas. Primarily a circuit-riding preacher and schoolteacher in his early days in Ohio, Matthews practiced medicine more formally in the 1830s and 1840s in San Felipe, Texas, where Matthews and his wife Miranda eventually settled. Primarily a medical diary, this volume includes records of medical visits and attendance by Matth… more
Date: 1806-04-12/1844-05-17
Creator: Matthews, Henry
Partner: Southwestern University

[Account ledger of John Teackle, 1808-1820]

Description: This is a ledger of accounts for merchant John Teackle of Kegotank, dating from 1808-1820. Debtors included family members, business associates and other mercantile houses. He also loaned money to emancipated African Americans such as Isaac Crippen, George Planter, William Planter, Asariah Pepper, Joshua Cropper, Joseph Planter, John Jack and others. The accounts include names such as Littleton D. Teackle, Charles Nicoll Bancker, John Upshur, William Parramore, William P. Custis, John Custis, H… more
Date: 1807/1820
Creator: Teackle, John, 1756-1817
Partner: Somerset County Historical Society

[Teackle Family Bible with birth dates of family members]

Description: Several pages from the family bible of the Teackle family inscribed with birth dates of both family members and several enslaved people in their household, some who were later emancipated. It was inscribed by John Teackle (1753-1817). Names include: Abram, Viner, Adam Morris, Jacob, Sarah, Charles, Nanna, Mary, Silvia, Howe, Isaac, Elijah, Tomas, Peter, Hannah, Rose, George, Joshua, Betty, Ezekiel, Leah Planter, Bob, Robert Planter, Lelia Harmon, Jack Harmon, Littleton Dennis Teackle, Henrietta… more
Date: 1817
Creator: Teackle, John, 1756-1817
Partner: Somerset County Historical Society

Quintus Horatius Flaccus [Unbound sheets]

Description: A complete set of unbound sheets of the last printing of the Pickering Horace. The Horace was originally printed by Pickering in 1820 as the first of his Diamond Classics, and are a landmark in the world of miniature books and printing. This set of sheets are a remarkable survival, giving insight into the printing and binding process. The sheets are quarter-sheet impressions, each sheet holding 8 front-and-back leaves (16 pages) of the text. The sheets have been folded into gathers, and lef… more
Date: 1826
Creator: Horace
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Adam and Eve

Description: The story of Adam and Eve.
Date: 1827/1853
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

An address at the grave of a Sunday-school child.

Description: At the gravesite of one of their classmates, the Sunday-school teacher tells the class that Sarah Pearce will be with God, for she loved him and honored him.
Date: [1827..1853]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

All the world's on stilts

Description: Moralizing story, where the narrator, after seeing a "lubberly boy" on stilts, reflects on people that set themselves above others and make spectacles of themselves.
Date: 1827/1853
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The baby is with God

Description: Text exhorting readers not to grieve over the death of the infant, for it has been received into God's arms.
Date: 1827/1853
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Death of little Mary

Description: Little Mary S., devout and faithful, is dying at the age of 8. Her faith touches all around her, and helps bring them closer to God.
Date: [1827..1853]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The fall of man

Description: The story of the Fall of Man.
Date: [1827..1853]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The fourth commandment broken.

Description: Martha Scott, who would censure others for breaking the Sabbath, herself not only breaks the Sabbath but looses her temper - not realizing the sins she is committing.
Date: [1827..1853]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Give us this day our daily bread.

Description: His mother unable to provide for himself and his siblings, six year old Little Johnny prays on the way to school. On arriving home, he finds food has been left for the family. Not an angel, but an earthly agent of God heard his prayer and provided for the family.
Date: [1827..1853]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Going apprentice.

Description: Words of wisdom from an old German schoolmaster to a young boy about to go learn a trade, and how being good will help him succeed.
Date: [1827..1853]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The grocery ruined him.

Description: Little Robert would not heed the advice of his Sunday school teacher and avoid the men at the grocery store who kept trying to get him to drink rum. By the age of 13, Robert becomes a drunkard.
Date: [1827..1853]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Guilty! Guilty! Guilty!

Description: Moralizing tale of the fate of a man who starts out as a Sabath-breaker, and who ends up a murderer.
Date: [1827..1853]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Harvest close upon seed time.

Description: Moralizing tale of the youth who starts by missing just a few minutes of Sunday school, slides into sin, skips class, joins a fire company, and eventually lands in prison in Maryland with a 15 year term for robbery.
Date: [1827..1853]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The home-made boy.

Description: Moralizing tale of the differences between two boys in the Sunday school, Arthur and Lewis, which are "chiefly made at home!"
Date: [1827..1853]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Is it worth climbing for?

Description: Moralizing tale of how boys, men, peasants and princes all may climb over obstacles towards a goal, but are worldly goals worth the climb?
Date: [1827..1853]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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