The Papers of Jefferson Davis
 
The Papers of Jefferson Davis

Davis relaxing in Scotland, 1869 Mississippi Department of Archives and History

 

 Library of Congress Loan Record 

[October 26, 1855]

RECEIVED of the Librarian of Congress, the following Books, which I promise to return, undefaced, to the said Librarian, within the time hereinafter specified, or to forfeit and pay twice the value thereof; as also twenty cents per day for each day's detention beyond the limited time of a Folio Volume; ten cents per day for the detention of a Quarto Volume; and five cents per day for the detention of an Octavo or smaller Volume.

WHEN RECEIVED 

WHEN RETURNED 

OCTAVO, OR SMALLER VOLUME 

To be returned in one week 

 

 

 

1853  Sept.  19th. 

1855.  July 13 

Metamorphosis of Apuleius 

  "         "         " 

1854  May  17th 

Knox History of Ceylon, 4to. 

1854  Feby.  9th. 

1854.  July  26th. 

Confessions of an Opium Eater 

  "         "         " 

  "        May  17th. 

Diary, &c. of Lord Malmesbury, 4 vols. 

  "       March  30th 

  "           "       " 

Jesse's London & its Celebrities, 2 vols. 

  "         "           " 

  "        July  27 

Shakespeare, 1st v. (Mr. Lycett's.) 

  "        Aug.  11 

  "        Septr.  2d 

Fercal's Mysts. Of the Inquisition 

  "         "        " 

  "           "        " 

Calderon's Works, 1st vol. (Vellum) 

  "         "        " 

  "           "        " 

Cumberland's Min. Theatre, v. 14. 

  "         "        " 

  "           "        " 

Blessington's Country Quarters, 3 vols. 

  "        Septr.  2d 

1855  July  13 

Edgeworth's Works, <-1st v-> 2d v. 

  "         "          " 

  "        "       " 

           Do.                                3d & 4th v. Mrs. Davis. 

  "         "          " 

  "        "       " 

           Do.                                 9th v.  

  "         "          5 

  "        "       " 

Irving's Conquest of Florida. 

1855  Sepr.  18 

  "        Octr.  26 

Shakspeare & his Friends, 3 vols 

  "         "         " 

  "           "       " 

Stand. Novels, 41st. v. Vathek 

  "         "         " 

  "       Sept  18th 

Hood's Prose & Verse (transferred to next book. 


From The Papers of Jefferson Davis, Volume 5, pp. 125-26. Transcribed from the original in the Library of Congress, Receipt Book G, 345 and H, 288.

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