Telamon Cuyler Collection, Series 5. Writings, Notes, and Photographs

Telamon Cuyler Collection, Series 5. Writings, Notes, and Photographs

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Cuyler, Telamon Cruger Smith, 1873-1951
Title: Telamon Cuyler Collection, Series 5. Writings, Notes, and Photographs
Dates: 1904-1940
Quantity: 20.0 Linear feet (30 document boxes, 1 half box, 3 card file boxes, 3 oversized boxes)
Quantity: Series 5. consists of boxes 163-199 of the Telamon Cuyler Collection.
Coll. Number: ms1170.series5

Biographical/Historical Note

Telamon Cruger Smith Cuyler (1873-1951) was born in Rome (Ga.) to Captain Henry Hunter Smith and Estelle Cuyler Smith. He legally changed his surname from Smith to Cuyler in 1905. In 1893, he received a Bachelor of Law degree from the Univeristy of Georgia. In 1900, he married Grace Barton and they had two children. Between 1895 and 1905, he served as special counsel for the governements of Mexico, Brazil, Guatemala, and Chile. Cuyler authored sixty privately printed works on Southern, Confederate, and Georgia history. Upon his death in 1951, his large collection of historical documents and photographs were willed to the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library.


Scope and Content Note

Series 5. consists of Telamon Cuyler's historical and literary writings and notes, his transcripts of some historical documents, as well as photographs depicting Telamon, his friends and family, places and topics of interest.


Index Terms

Notes.
Transcripts.
Writings (document genre)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Telamon Cuyler collection, MS 1170: Series 5. Telamon Cuyler Writings, Notes, and Photographs. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Material

For the rest of the Telamon Cuyler Collection MS 1170 at the Hargrett Library, see also:

Series 1. Historical Manuscripts; Series 2. Family Papers; Series 3. Personal Materials; Series 4. Correspondence; Series 5. Writings, Notes, and Photographs (this guide covers series 5)


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

Series 1: Writings and Notes: Historical and Literary



Subseries 1.1: Historical Notes

BoxFolder
16311730's
Includes notes re: John Wesley.
21740's
31750's
41750-1779
Includes lists of books in office of Secretary of State in 1901.
51760's
Includes Cuyler's index to London Chronicle of December 1763, transcript of will of John Martin Boltzius, 1766
61770's
71170's
Includes extracts from White's Historical Collections of Georgia...
81780's
Includes extracts from Register of Grants for Wilkes County, "Two letters from Brigadier-General Lachlan McIntosh."
91790's
Includes "Index to rest of drawers in Secretary of States Office 1732-1788"
101800-1809
Includes extracts from Register of Grants for Wilkes County and Franklin County.
111810-1819
121820-1829
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16411830's
21840's
31850's
41860's
51870's
61890's
71900's
Includes list of living Confederate Generals as of 1904.
8Undated
9Historical material not related to Georgia
Includes photograph and information re: John Wilkes Booth.



Subseries 1.2: Colonial wills, transcripts, notes

BoxFolder
1651Transcripts of wills, Book A, pp. 1-99 (pp. 1-99)
2Transcripts of wills, Book, Section II, pp. 100-199 (pp. 100-199)
3Transcripts of wills, Book A, Section III, pp. 200-299 (pp. 131-197)
4Transcripts of wills, Book A, Section IV, pp. 300-399 (pp. 200-251)
5Transcripts of wills, Book A, Section V, pp. 400- (pp. 253-299)
6Typed transcripts of wills in alphabetical order, Book A (pp. 300-399)
7Handwritten transcripts of wills, Book A, some Book B
BoxFolder
1661Index to wills in alphabetical order, pp. 1-53
2Transcripts of wills probated in Georgia, Book AA, pp. 238-494 with gaps (pp. 521-530)
3Index of colonial and provincial wills, Book A, pp. 495-520
4Index to wills, Book A., pp. 521-535
5List of names in wills, Book AA, pp. 536-544
6List of names in wills, Book AA (pp. 542-544)
7Index of wills, Book A, Book AA
8Typewritten transcripts of wills, Book A, Book AA
9Typed index to will [?], pp. 232-709
10Notes



Subseries 1.3: Land Grant Transcripts

BoxFolder
1671Handwritten transcripts by Cuyler from original entries in Book B, Auditor's Office 1772-1775, pp. 1-196
2Handwritten transcripts by Cuyler from original entries in Book B, Auditor's Office 1772-1775, pp. 197-392
3Handwritten transcripts by Cuyler from original entries in Book B, Auditor's Office 1772-1775, pp. 394-699
4Handwritten transcripts by Cuyler from original entries in Book B, Auditor's Office 1772-1775, pp. 700-1187
5Handwritten transcripts by Cuyler from original entries in Book B, Auditor's Office 1756-1772
6Land grant transcripts 1732-1752
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1681Typed transcripts, 1732-1752
2Typed transcripts, grants of commissioners of confiscated estates, Book B3 conveyances, 1783-1802
3Typed transcripts, Book HH conveyances 1777-1805
4Typed transcripts, grants of commissioners of confiscated estates, Book DD conveyances 1775-1798
5Typed transcripts 1765-1770, pp. 2-71
6Typed transcripts 1765-1770, pp. 72-137
7Typed transcripts 1765-1770, pp. 138-197
8Typed transcripts 1765-1770, pp. 198-274
9Typed transcripts 1765-1770, pp. 275-334
10Typed transcripts 1765-1770, pp. 335-[4]12
11Typed indexes



Subseries 1.4: Historical Transcripts. Miscellaneous

BoxFolder
1691Transcripts-Thomas Christie and William Clavert grant for the town of Savannah 1733
2Transcripts-General Index of Georgians 1861-1865
3Transcripts-material given to Cuyler by Thomas A. Emmett
4Transcripts-Index to Names of Those Employed in the Navel Service of Georgia 1776-1783
5Transcripts-re: Georgia Brigade Continental Line
6Transcripts-Lives of the Trustees for Establishing the Colony of Georgia, The Great Seal of Georgia
7Transcripts-Correspondence to Cuyler from Wymberley Jones DeRenne 1903-1905
8Transcripts-re: Georgia history 1700's
9Transcripts-re: Civil War, 1861-1865
10Transcripts-Extract from Naval Operations of the War of 1812
11Transcripts-A Scrutiny of the Sermons Preached Before the Georgia Trustees
12Transcripts-Extract from the Historical Collections of Georgia re: Sheftall family
13Transcripts-re: proclamations by Governor James Wright
14Transcripts-A Historical Sketch of the Georgia Archives
15Transcripts-re: Georgia 1700's
16Transcripts-extract from C.C. Jones, Jr. "Anniversary Address..." 1881
17Transcripts-Miscellaneous letters and historical notes by Cuyler
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1701Genealogical data
2Transcript of William Henry Drayton's letter to Humphrey Wells
3Samples of paper
4Prints of Confederate half dollars
5Maps of Georgia
6Index and transcripts of Georgia documents 1779-1783
7Seals
8Ribbons, badges, stamp, etc.
9Printed material
Georgia documents 1787-1866
10Printed material
Postcards, ads, Lyric Theater program 1908
11Empty envelopes, covers, etc.
Oversize_BoxFolder
1711Writings by Cuyler
2Writings by Cuyler
3The Talk from the White Bird King, Mico of the Cusetahs 1791
4The Navy of Georgia in the American Revolution 1776-1783
5Military Operations in Georgia during the War Between the States
6Material re: Ferdinand Julius Dreer, collector
7Grants re: Cuyler family 1770-1774
8Extracts from Watkins' Digest 1778, 1781
9Lists of names in Georgia history
10The Commission of Archibald Bulloch as President and Commander in Chief of the Colony of Georgia 1776
11Volume I- "How my researches into Georgia history began"
Includes transcripts of documents from Secretary of State's Office re: Cuyler family
12Transcripts from documents in Secretary of State's Office
About Cuyler family, includes registry of grants 1771-1774, sales of confiscated property, fiat book, conveyances 1769-1802, and bonds, bills, and deeds of gift 1772-1792.
Oversize_BoxFolder
1721Extract from Book Z Administrations 1771-1775, letters of administration on the estate of Telamon Cuyler 1772, 1771-1775
2Transcripts from Records of Wills-Book AA
3Photostats of historical documents
4Genealogy
Clark/Cooper
5Transcripts of various historical documents
6Genealogy
Anthony/Smith, on back of certificate electing Thomas Hamilton as member of Georgia Historical Society 1841.
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1731Diagrams of Aboriginal structures in Georgia
2"A roster of the Georgians who held positions of trust, command and honour under the State of Georgia and the CSA 1861-1865" by Cuyler
3Re: Nancy Hart of Georgia
4Re: Georgia Governors 1732-1902, 1754-1783
5Re: Great Seals of Georgia
6Transcript of "Reminiscences of the Late War" by Capt. Henry Hunter Smith
7Transcript of index to Hugh McCall's "History of Georgia Volume I"
8Transcript of index to Hugh McCall's "History of Georgia Volume II"
9List of notable Georgia women, list of letters relating to Georgia history
10Re: "March to the Sea" by Rev. Thomas Sherman 1906
11Re: "The printed broadsides of the Declaration of Independence"
12Printed material "Roster of the Surviving General Officers of the CSA" by Cuyler
13Printed material "The Life and Services of Ex-Governor Charles Jones Jenkins" by C.C. Jones, Jr.
14Printed material on Georgia history
15Notes on Georgia history
BoxFolder
1741Sir John Tenniel's cartoons from Punchmagazine
2Notes of C.S.A. Alabama
3"The first visit of General William Tecumseh Sherman to Georgia 1844-1845" by Cuyler
4"Rules and Regulations for the Dancing Assembly of Savannah 1790" by Cuyler
5Historical notes
6Printed Materials-University of Georgia
7Printed Material-Georgia
8Printed Material
Includes "Purple Cow," "Separation of Venus and Mars," photographs of Harry Sommers car dealer building



Subseries 1.5: Miscellaneous Literary Efforts

BoxFolder
1751Literary Efforts (Cotton in Georgia)
2Manuscript copies of Series in Atlanta Georgian "40 Years Ago"
3Misc. Exerpts from a Proposed Autobiography
4Miscellaneous
5Miscellaneous Literary Efforts
6Misc. Literary Efforts
7Misc. Literary Efforts
8Newspapers clippings of Cuyler articles
9Newspaper articles and Letters to Editors
10Notes from novel General Mudge
Box
176Folder I
176Folder II
176Folder III
176Folder IV
176Folder V
176Folder VI
176Folder VII
Box
177Folder I-Misc.Mss.
(outline for a work to be titled "Great Crimes in Georgia 1733-1913.
177Folder II
177Folder III
177Folder IV
177Folder V
177Folder VI
BoxFolder
1781Drafts of Articles published in Atlanta Journal of Labor, March-May, 1936 June-July, 1936 August-December, 1936 1937
2Drafts of articles published in Atlanta Georgian
3Drafts of articles published in The Augusta Chronicle
4Drafts of articles published in Jones County News
5Drafts of articles published in Lavonia Times
6Drafts of articles published in Macon Telegraph
7Drafts of articles published in Georgia Market Bulletin
8Drafts of articles published in Savannah Morning News
9Draft of Article Published in The Statesman
10Copies of articles in Union Recorder. (Milledgeville)
11Drafts-dated but no publisher
BoxFolder
1791-2Cotton
3"A current list of Georgians who served under the Presidents of the United States."
4"Some Remards and Notes on the Life & Services of John Adam Treutlen, Gov. of Ga., 1777-1778"
5[Roll of surviving General Officers of the Confederate States Army] Draft Copy
6[Roll of surviving General Officers of the Confederate States Army], 1907
7Draft Copy Roll of surviving General Officers of the Confederate States Army, 1908
8Yazoo Land Fraud
9Misc. Literary Efforts
10Misc. Literary Efforts-Religious
11Misc. Literary Efforts-Speeches
BoxFolder
1801-4Fiction
5-8Untitled



Subseries 1.6: Periodical Contributions

BoxFolder
1831American Magazine, August 1907 April 1912
2Century Magazine, July 1896 April 1912 July 1903 November 1913 July 1913
3Confederate Veteran, April 1908
4The Cosmopolitan, February 1894 September 1894
5Everybody's Magazine, June 1907 June 1908 December 1909 October 1913, nd
6Harper's Monthly, July 1911 July 1912, n.d.
7The Independent, August 1906 April 1915 July 1915
8McClure's Magazine, March 1908
9Munsey's Magazine, June 1910
10Pearson's Magazine, June 1906 April 1911
11Scribner's Magazine, February 1892 January 1907
12Misc.
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1841Garnault Aqassiz "Glorious Old Georgia"
2Augustus O. Bacon "Speech Before U.S. Senate", March 18, 1902
3Archibald Bullock, "A Biographical Sketch of Hon. Archibald Bullock"
4Holon J. Buck. "Let's Look At The Record"
5E. Merton Coulter. "Edward Telfair"
6Joseph T. Derry. "Address"
7Dumont, William H. "Burke County, Georgia"
8Thomas Addis Emmett. "The Battle or Harlem Heights"
9J. H. Means, Gov. of Georgia; "Report...On...The Augusta Bridge..."
10Henry R. Jackson. The Wanderer Case
11Charles Francis Jenkins. "Address"
12-15Charles C. Jones. Jr., Misc. Reprints
16 Life, May 11, 1916
17T. K. Peters. "The Story of the Crypt of Civilization"
18U. B. Phillips. "The Archives of Georgia"
19Vance Thompson. "People Talked About in Paris"
Periodicals. Miscellaneous
BoxFolder
1961Bath-Historical Pageant, 1909
2Harper's Bazaar, 1937
3Le Rire, 1897 1899 1922
4Life, 1936 1941
5Park Avenue Social Review, 1932
6Sewanee University
7Town and Country, 1937
8Unidentified
Periodicals. Miscellaneous. Early Automobile Ephemera
BoxFolder
1971-2Early Automobiles
3"As Others See Us"
4"The Georgia Arch", 1939
5Flax Industry
6Manufacturing and Agriculture in Georgia
7"Punch", 1928
8WW II
9King George V Coronation, 1911
10Misc. Printed Material
11Calling Cards
12Empty Envelopes



Subseries 1.7: "Belles of the 90's" Articles

BoxFolder
1811November 1934 December 1934 January 1935 February 1935 July 1935
2Mrs. James L. Dickey, March 9, 1936
3Mrs. Frank Stafford Ellis, March 13, 1936
4Mrs. John Marshall Slaton, March 16, 1936
5Mrs. William Bailey Lamar, March 20, 1936
6Mrs. Mirabeau B. McWilliams, March 23, 1936
7Mrs. Eugene Edmond Murphy, March 27, 1936
8Mrs. Ivan Allen, March 30, 1936
9Mrs. Henry Grady, Jr., April 3, 1936
10Mrs. William P. Hill, April 6, 1936
11Mrs. John Williams Grant, April 19, 1936
12Mrs. John S. Spalding, April 13, 1936
13Mrs. A. D. Adair, April 17, 1936
14Mrs. F. Phinizy Calhoun, April 20, 1936
15Mrs. Stephen H. Watts, April 24, 1936
16Mrs. William H. Kiser, April 27, 1936
17Mrs. John K. Ottley, May 1, 1936
18Mrs. George W. McCarty, May 4, 1936
19Mrs. Charles T. Henry, May 8, 1936
20Mrs. Aaron Cohan, May 11, 1936
21Mrs. James Buchanan Duke, May 15, 1936
22Mrs. Ben Z. Phillips, May 18, 1936
23Mrs. Thomas B. Paine, June 1, 1936
24Mrs. Joseph Somerville Hall, June 8, 1936
25Names with no Accompanying Article
26Gay 90s
27Texts 2-10
28Texts 11-20
29Texts 21-30
BoxFolder
1821Texts 31-40
2Texts 41-50
3Texts 51-60
4Texts 61-70
5Texts 71-80
6Texts 81-90
7Texts 91-100
8Texts 101-110
9Clippings
10Photographs
11Photo labels
12Gay 90s
13Correspondence with Jacobe Pharmacy
re display
 

Photographs

BoxFolder
1991Africa
BoxFolder
1851Anatcha Bay
2Athens, Ga. Brumby's Boarding House
3Athens, Ga. People
4Athens, Ga. Tree That Owns Itself
5Atlanta, Ga. Pittsburgh Riot.*, 5/16/02
6Atlanta, Ga. Views*, ca. 1890's
7Automobiles*
BoxFolder
1992Berry, Martha
BoxFolder
1858Blacks. Fldr. 1*
9Blacks. Fldr. 2
10Blacks. Fldr. 3
11Boxing match?
12Buildings (unidentified)
13Cartoons
14Cemetaries
15Central Valley New York. Burrwood
16Charleston, SC. Views*, ca. 1900
17Chinese
18Civil War*
19Confederate Patriotism*
20Cotton & Cotton Mills *
BoxFolder
1993Cotton Bale
BoxFolder
18521Cribs
22Cumberland Island, Ga. Views*, ca. 1890's
BoxFolder
1861Cuyler, Telamon (as a child) *
2Cuyler, Telamon (as a young man)Fldr. 1
3Cuyler, Telamon (as a young man) Fldr. 2
4Cuyler, Telamon(as an older man) Fldr. 1
5Cuyler, Telamon (as an older man) Fldr. 2
6Cuyler, Telamon (as an older man) Fldr. 3
BoxFolder
1994Cuyler, T.
5Cuyler- Trip, 1892
6Cuyler, T.- with others
BoxFolder
1867Cuyler Family. Fldr.1
8Cuyler Family. Fldr. 2
BoxFolder
1997Cuyler Family Members
8Dutch scenes
BoxFolder
1869England
10Europe (unidentified locations)
BoxFolder
1999Europe
10Felton, Rebecca
BoxFolder
18611"The First Flight" by Albert Bruce-Joy
BoxFolder
19911Florida
12Fort Hawkins- Macon, Ga.
BoxFolder
18612France
13Furniture
14Georgia Weekly Press Asso. *, 1892 & 1894
15Georgia. University. Academic Bldg. *
16Georgia. University. Campus View. *, 1893
17Georgia. University. Candler Hall *
18Georgia. University. Chapel *
19Georgia. University. Chapel bell *
20Georgia. University. Class*, 1893
21Georgia. University. Conner Hall *
22Georgia. University. Demosthenian Hall *
23Georgia. University. Ivy Bldg. *
24Georgia. University. Law Bldg. *, 1893
25Georgia. University. Law Class., 1893
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1871Georgia. University. Moore College *
2Georgia. University. New College *
3Georgia. University. Old College *
4Georgia. University. Old Tub *
5Georgia. University. Phi Kappa Hall *
6Georgia. University. Sanford Field *
7Georgia. University. Students *
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19913Georgia. University. Students
BoxFolder
1878Georgia. University. Terrell Hall *
9Georgia. University. "Yahoo Hall Boys" *
10Germany
BoxFolder
19914Gordon, John Brown
BoxFolder
18711Grady, Henry *
12Griffin, Ga. Tent encampment *
BoxFolder
19915Griffin, Ga.- Military Encampment
16Harris, Joel Chandler
BoxFolder
18713Historical miscellany
14re. Hitler
15Holland
16Horse & Buggies, Wagons, etc. *
BoxFolder
19918Horse Riding, etc.
BoxFolder
18717Italy
18Jones Co., Ga. Cemetary
19Jones Co., Ga. Houses
BoxFolder
19919Jones Co., Ga. "Old Julius" Cabin
BoxFolder
18720Jones Co., Ga. People
21Jones Co., Ga. Scrapbook
22Jones Co., Ga. Sketches
23Jones Co., Ga. Views *
24Kennesaw Mt., Ga. *
BoxFolder
19920Lane, James H.
21Lewis River
22Long, Crawford W.
BoxFolder
18725Louisville, Ga. Old market *
26Macon, Ga. Monument *
27Mexico
28Military
29Milledgeville, Ga. Masonic Bldg. * old Exec. Mansion old State house
30Miscellaneous
31Monticello, Va.*
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1881Moonshine * *
2Mt. Vernon
3Natchez, Miss. Houses
4New York
BoxFolder
19923New York City, NY- Metropolitan Museum
24New York City, NY- Waldorf Astoria Hotel
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1885Notes, etc. that couldn't be matched with photos
BoxFolder
19925Peabody, George Foster. Loving Cup
26People, identified
BoxFolder
1886People, miscellaneous (identified) Fldr. 1
7People, miscellaneous (identified) Fldr. 2
8People, miscellaneous (identified) Fldr. 3
9People, miscellaneous (identified) Fldr. 4
BoxFolder
1891People, miscellaneous (unident.) Fldr. 1
2People, miscellaneous (unident.) Fldr. 2
3People, miscellaneous (unident.) Fldr. 3
4People, miscellaneous (unident.) Fldr. 4 (Carte-de-visites)
5Pilgramage Garden Club
6Places (unidentified)
BoxFolder
19927Play (unidentified) Cast
BoxFolder
1897Policemen
8Rome, Ga. (View & Bone House)*, ca. 1880-90
9St. Louis Exposition *, 1902
10San Francisco, Ca.
11Savannah, Ga.
BoxFolder
19930Savannah, Ga.- Bonaventure monument
31Savannah, Ga.- Hutchinson's Island
BoxFolder
18912Ships and Ships' Officers
13Silhouettes
BoxFolder
19932South Carolina Interstate and West Indian Exposition
BoxFolder
18914Spain
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19928S.S. Etruria
29S.S. Tutonic
33Stanton, Frank L.
BoxFolder
18915Steamboat "Sidney P. Smith" *
16Switzerland
17Talmadge, Eugene
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19934Toombs, Robert
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18918Vinings Station, Ga. Picnic *, ca. 1891-92
BoxFolder
19935Well. East Rome House, Rome, Ga.
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18919Wilson, Woodrow
20World War I. Training Camp *
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19936Yorktown, Va. cannon
Box
190Negatives (Georgia related)
Box
191Negatives, miscellaneous
Box
192Negatives, miscellaneous
Glass negatives
Negative holder
Box
193Photographs 1-350, contact prints from negatives
BoxFolder
19937Unidentified People, Places, etc.
38Cyanotypes- unidentified
39Postcards- Europe
40Postcards- Ft. Myers, Fl.
41Postcards- Hampton, Va.
42Postcards- Japanese-Russian Peace Conference, 1905
43Postcards- New York City, NY
44Postcards- Painting- "The Grain"
45Postcards- Pan Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco, 1915
46Photo Album/Sketchbook (Cuyler's)
Photographs: Aircraft
BoxFolder
1941Balloon, 1921
2Aircraft
3NC 2 [n.d. ]
Postcard picture of Mingola, Aviation Field, Long Island
4NC 4, 1919
5NC 4 Telamon Cuyler Flight, September 22, 1919
6R34
7Sindbergh's Arrival, 1927
8Unidentified
9Printed Material
Oversized Photographs
Oversize_BoxFolder
1951Portraits of Telamon Cuyler
2Portraits of Men
3Portraits of Women
4Group portraits
5Images of Houses and Buildings
6Images of Cemeteries
7Images of Aircraft
1Photograph Album- containing carte des visites of various individuals, men and women, most likely prominent figures of Georgia or the South
2Photograph Album- snapshots depicting a possible trip to Europe
 

Miscellaneous

BoxFolder
1981Vellum Fragments-Unidentified
2Vellum Fragments-Unidentified