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    • Clinton Canal Bank Two Dollar Note 

      The Clinton Canal Bank at Pontiac (1837)
      The Clinton Canal Bank at Pontiac was chartered to help finance the Clinton Kalamazoo Canal project, to connect Lake St. Clair to Lake Michigan. Unfortunately, the financial panic of 1837-1841 and the competition of the ...
    • Clinton Canal Bank Five Dollar Note 

      The Clinton Canal Bank at Pontiac (1837)
      The Clinton Canal Bank at Pontiac was chartered to help finance the Clinton Kalamazoo Canal project, to connect Lake St. Clair to Lake Michigan. Unfortunately, the financial panic of 1837-1841 and the competition of the ...
    • Plank Road tolls received at Gate No. 1 

      Unknown author (1855)
      Royal Oak and Rochester Plank Road Co. Tolls received at Gate No. 1. Lists the days of the week and the tolls charged for the week of July 9th, 1855. Signed C H Hamlin, collector.
    • Civil War soldier portrait 

      Unknown author (1863)
      Portrait of seated man in uniform, holding a sword, with woman standing next to him, her hand on his shoulder.
    • Miss Weir, teacher 

      Unknown author (1870)
      Hand-tinted photograph of Miss Weir, teacher in Rochester, Michigan in 1870s.
    • Detroit, Rochester, Romeo, and Lake Orion Railway stock certificate 

      Unknown author (1899)
      Detroit, Rochester, Romeo, and Lake Orion Railway stock certificate
    • Soldiers and Southern Mountains 

      Snook, J. J. (1899)
      "An Address by Serg't Maj. J.J. Snook at the 32nd Annual Reunion of the 22nd Mich. Vol. Infantry, Ann Arbor, Mich., Thursday, August 24, 1899. Booklet printed by Era Print, Rochester."
    • Avon, typed poem by J. J. Snook 

      Snook, J. J. (1900)
      Poem with handwritten edits.
    • Advertisement offering land for development of subdivision 

      Snook, J. J. (1900)
      Advertisement offering land owned by John J. Snook for the development of a subdivision. Includes photographic view of landscape from Overlook Farm and diagram of platting suggestion.
    • The Aut(Not)Tomobile, typed poem by J.J. Snook 

      Snook, J. J. (1900)
      Poem written by John J. Snook, with handwritten edits, expressing disapproval of the invention of the automobile.
    • The Aut(Not)Tomobile, handwritten draft of poem by J.J. Snook  

      Snook, J. J. (1900)
      Handwritten draft of poem written by John J. Snook, expressing disapproval of the invention of the automobile
    • Overlook Farm letterhead 

      Snook, J. J. (1900)
      Blank sheet of letterhead for Overlook Farm, with creases across page.
    • Avon, handwritten draft of poem by J.J. Snook 

      Snook, J. J. (1900)
      Handwritten draft of poem, with edits.
    • The Centennial Trip 

      Snook, J. J. (1900)
      Copy of J. J. Snook's self-printed poem “The Centennial Trip” owned by his wife. "Mrs. J. J. Snook | Rochester | Michigan | Overlook Farm" is written on the inside cover.
    • Overlook poem with Mackinac Island poem 

      Snook, J. J. (1900)
      Printed text of two poems written by John. J. Snook: Overlook and Mackinac Island. Handwritten notes by the author correcting text.
    • Rochester panorama 

      Rochester Board of Commerce (Peninsular Engraving Co., Detroit, 1900)
      "Panorama of the Country Surrounding Rochester, Michigan"
    • Western Knitting Mills receipt 

      Western Knitting Mills (1902-10-18)
      Receipt from the Western Knitting Mills, Rochester, Michigan, dated October 18, 1902.
    • Detroit Sugar Co. receipt 

      Detroit Sugar Company (1902-11-01)
      Detroit Sugar Co. receipt for beets received from J.J. Snook.
    • Handwritten draft of letter to prospective publisher 

      Snook, J. J. (1903)
      A two page draft of a letter written by John J. Snook to a publisher, with edits. In the letter, Snook offers a manuscript of his book "New Poems and Glad Outings".
    • Sketch for Book Cover 

      Snook, J. J. (1903)
      Handdrawn sketch of cover ideas for book of poetry written by J.J. Snook, titled "New Poems and Glad Outings". Creased from folding. Stains at edges.