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    • A bachelor is like a mule ...

    • Comic valentine depicting Cupid astride a mule, which is carrying a basket of apples. The mule is refusing to move, so Cupid is urging him on with a whip. Verse at the bottom of the card reads: A bachelor is like a mule, you cannot drive him...
    • Comics; Cupids (Art); Greeting cards; Lithography; Mules; Valentines; Verses (Poetry)
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    • A Blessing

    • Lift-up valentine with perforated, paper lace over a pink, white, and beige decorative paper. Center of lace includes a large, perforated leaf with an image of a young man, both of which may be moved to reveal a lithographed scene of pink roses...
    • Cupids (Art); Flowers; Greeting cards; Handicraft; Paper craft; Roses; Valentines; Verses (Poetry); Young men
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    • A few short words … (printed inside card)

    • A pale ivory valentine, with a decorative border on three sides of pale yellow and white flowers. Cameo image depicts a windmill scene, with birds flying across the water. Sections of card are sprinkled with black and pink glitter. Card opens to...
    • Flowers; Greeting cards; Valentines; Verses (Poetry); Windmills
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    • A gentle man through wintry snows ...

    • Printer designed a set of cards, six in a package, with outline figures of young people of both sexes that were printed on gilt-edged, beveled cards, leaving space for a motto or hand-written message. Designs, to be hand-painted by the purchaser,...
    • Boys; Greeting cards; Handicraft; Roses; Valentines; Verses (Poetry)
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    • A Gift of Love

    • This mechanical valentine provides the option to open the outer crescent moon, past which birds are flying in a star-filled sky, to reveal an inner crescent moon, against which a sprig of pink and white flowers rest. Ivory card includes embossed,...
    • Birds; Flowers; Greeting cards; Moon; Valentines
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    •  A look from brown eyes into blue ...

    • Valentine with a man and woman depicted in an embrace along the seashore; scene is outlined with gold heart. The card has slightly rounded corners. Verse below the heart reads: A look from brown eyes into blue,/A kiss, a blush, a sigh or two,/And...
    • Greeting cards; Hearts (Symbols); Ocean; Relationships, Man-woman; Seashore; Valentines; Verses (Poetry)
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    • A message comes, my love, to thee ...

    • Valentine card with offset border on left and top of card depicting Cupid flying towards a young woman, dressed in Grecian garments, reading a scroll. She is standing next to a decorated, brown vase. Text, offset to the right, with a bottom...
    • Bows (Archery); Cupids (Art); Greeting cards; Prang, Louis, 1824-1909; Valentines; Vases; Verses (Poetry); Young women
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    • A simple gift I sent thee, Dear!

    • This ornate valentine consists of three lift-up layers. The first layer of gold, perforated lace paper includes images of pink tulips at the center, next to which are two red flowers created from silk thread. A young woman, dressed in shades of...
    • Baskets; Flowers; Greeting cards; Paper craft; Silk thread; Swans; Valentines; Verses (Poetry); Whitney, George C., 1842-1915; Young men; Young women
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    • A Token of Love

    • Valentine with decorative, scalloped border on three sides, decorated with brown and ivory stripes interspersed with shades of pale blue on top of which rest white flowers with pink centers. Center image depicts a young boy and a young girl...
    • Boys; Girls; Flowers; Greeting cards; Hats; Parasols; Valentines; Verses (Poetry)
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    • A Tribute to unfading Love

    • A lift-up valentine of ivory, perforated lace, which is decorated with pink, red, and white flowers; an image of a young woman in a hat covered in flowers, also decorates the lace. The lace lifts to reveal a cameo center of cascading roses...
    • Doves; Flowers; Greeting cards; Hats; Paper craft; Taft, Jotham, 1816-1910; Valentines; Verses (Poetry); Young women
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    • Account of Jail Keeper William Dounton

    • For a transcript, go to http://salem.lib.virginia.edu/texts/tei/swp?
    • Dounton, William; Jails; Legal instruments; Massachusetts. Court of Oyer and Terminer (Essex County); Trial transcripts; Trials (Witchcraft)--Massachusetts--Salem; Witchcraft--Massachusetts--Salem--History--17th century; Danvers (Mass.)--History;...
    • MSS 401 Box 1 Folder 15
    • Affections Offering

    • Hand produced Esther Howland lift-up valentine with perforated, paper lace over a blue and white decorative border. Cameo in lace includes a hand holding a bouquet of blue flowers, behind which a robin is viewed when the lace is lifted; robin is...
    • Birds; Cupids (Art); Howland, Esther Allen, 1828-1904; Flowers; Greeting cards; Handicraft; Paper craft; Roses; Valentines; Verses (Poetry)
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    • After the Fire - Naumkeag Steam Cotton Company Complex, Survey Map

    • Originally surveyed on September 20, 1911, this map of the Naumkeag Steam Cotton Company complex was redrawn to identify the two buildings that were not destroyed during the fire - the No. 1 Storehouse and the No. 10 Storehouse. These buildings...
    • Fire investigation; Fireproof building; Naumkeag Steam Cotton Company, Salem Mass.; Smith, Charles H.
    • #32831
    • Ah, not alone ...

    • This card, bordered with a scalloped border of white, embossed designs, depicts images of birds flying amongst flowers against a background of color gradations from grey to blue. The center cameo image depicts a young boy sitting on a stool,...
    • Birds; Boys; Doves; Flowers; Girls; Greeting cards; Ribbons; Valentines; Verses (Poetry)
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    • All Good Wishes

    • Valentine depicts a mother, dressed in a pink and green kimono, holding out her hands in exasperation to her two children, also dressed in kimonos, who are looking at a broken paper lantern. The children are sitting in front of a window displaying...
    • Children; Greeting cards; Kimonos; Paper lanterns; Valentines; Verses (Poetry)
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    • Amaryllis safe and sweet ...

    • Valentine card with a center image that depicts a group of amaryllis on a blue background. Flowers are bordered by a beige background, on the bottom of which the verse is printed. Text reads: Amaryllis safe and sweet,/I would send a message...
    • Amaryllis (Genus); Flowers; Greeting cards; Prang, Louis, 1824-1909; Valentines; Verses (Poetry)
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    • An Offering of Love

    • Valentine in shape of artist's palette with birds perched on overturned basket in a field with other birds flying in the sky. M. & F. 176 is printed on the front of the card.
    • Baskets; Birds; Greeting cards; Palettes; Valentines
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    • Ann Putnam Jr v. Sarah Wilds

    • For a transcript, go to http://salem.lib.virginia.edu/texts/tei/swp?
    • Legal instruments; Massachusetts. Court of Oyer and Terminer (Essex County); Putnam, Ann (1679-1716); Trial transcripts; Trials (Witchcraft)--Massachusetts--Salem; Witchcraft--Massachusetts--Salem--History--17th century; Danvers (Mass.)--History;...
    • MSS 401 Box 1 Folder 10
    • Ann Putnam Sr. v. Martha Corey and Rebecca Nurse

    • For a transcript, go to http://salem.lib.virginia.edu/texts/tei/swp?
    • Corey, Martha (1620?-1692); Legal instruments; Massachusetts. Court of Oyer and Terminer (Essex County); Nurse, Rebecca (1621-1692); Putnam, Ann (1661-1699); Trial transcripts; Trials (Witchcraft)--Massachusetts--Salem;...
    • MSS 401 Box 1 Folder 22

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