New Arrivals · eBooks

March 24, 2017
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Descendants of Constant Southworth

March 22, 2017
Southworth, George Champlin Shepard, 1842-1918.
Salem, Ohio : Press of Harris & Co., 1897.
1 online resource (32 pages)

Spencer family record of the Springfield Vt. and Evansville, Wis. Spencers : descendants of Garrard Spencer of Haddam, Conn. Emigrant of 1610

March 22, 2017
Spencer, William Henry, 1840-
1 online resource (57 pages) : illustrations, 1 plate, coat of arms.
Includes index.

Ralph Smyth of Hingham and Eastham, Mass. and his descendants

March 22, 2017
Smith, Dwight, 1838-
1 online resource (174 pages) : portrait.
Includes index.
Contains also "a line of descent from Thomas Rogers and of Stephen Hopkins."

Genealogy of the family of William Smith of Peterborough, N.H.

March 22, 2017
Leonard, L. W. (Levi Washburn), 1790?-1864.
1 online resource (24 pages)

Family records of Thomas Sergeant (1770-1834) of Chenango and Otsego Counties, New York

March 22, 2017
Wait, Ambrosia Jane Sergeant, 1827-
1 online resource (22 pages) : illustrations, portraits, coat of arms.
Cover title.

The Semmes and allied families

March 22, 2017
Semmes, Raphael Thomas, 1857-1916.
1 online resource (381 pages) : illustrations, plates, portraits.
Includes index.
Arranged for publication by Lydia B. Brown.

Colonial families of America

March 22, 2017
Smith, Frances M.
New York : F. Allaben Genealogical Co., 1909-
1 online resource (volumes) : illustrations, coats of arms, plates.

Log, January 9-September 25, 1865.

March 22, 2017
Ackley, Charles, 1835-
1 online resource (2 volumes)
Title supplied by cataloger.
Ackley's personal account as acting master of the gunboat Tyler. The Tyler was in the neighborhood of the Mississippi, White and Arkansas Rivers and was at Memphis at the time of the Sultana disaster. Volume 1 is the original handwritten manuscript. Volume 2 is a typescript of the text, with related newspaper clippings laid in.

Cotton's keepsake : poems on various subjects

March 21, 2017
Cotton, A. J. (Alfred Johnson), 1800-1875.
Cincinnati : Applegate & Co., 1858.
1 online resource (526 pages) : portrait.
Publisher's advertising: [8] p. at end.
Includes index.

A memorial of Rev. Thomas Smith (second minister of Pembroke, Mass.,) and his descendants : a full genealogical record, 1707-1895

March 21, 2017
Smith, Susan Augusta, 1843-
Plymouth : Avery & Doten, printers, 1895.
1 online resource (146 pages, [15] leaves of plates) : illustrations, map, portraits, facsimile.
Includes index.
"Among whom were such men as Rear Admiral Joseph Smith and his sons, Commander Cushing and his brothers, and Sir Albert Smith of New Brunswick."

Improvements in locomotive engines, and railways

March 21, 2017
Sellers, George Escol.
Cincinnati : Gazette Office, 1849 (Cincinnati : Wright, Fisher)
1 online resource (26 pages, 4 leaves of plates) : illustrations.

Bird dogs : their history and achievements

March 21, 2017
Hochwalt, A. F. (Albert Frederick), 1869-
Cincinnati : Sportman's Digest, 1922.
1 online resource (128 pages) : illustrations.

Manuscript records of two meetings held at Mt. Zion, Rees E. Price's home : June 1863 and June 1872.

March 21, 2017
1 online resource (4 unnumbered pages)
Two manuscripts, each 1 leaf (2 pages). Each gives a brief notice of the meeting, followed by the signatures of those attending. Signature list of 1863 gives the date when those signing came to the Ohio region.
Title supplied by cataloger.

Articles about George Hatch, candidate for mayor : copied from the Cincinnati Enquirer and Cincinnati Daily Commercial

March 21, 2017
1 online resource (6 unnumbered pages)
Title supplied by cataloger.
Carbon copy of typescript probably copied in 1922. Last leaf lists entries for "Hatch" found in city directory, Oct. 9, 1922.
Articles copied from two local papers about George Hatch, candidate for mayor, who was elected mayor in April, 1861.

Addresses made on the occasion of the presentation of the Legion of Honor to Mlle. Emma Morehard, December 4, 1919.

March 21, 2017
1 online resource (24 unnumbered pages)
Title supplied by cataloger.
Items are original typescripts and carbon copies.
Morhard was a French teacher at Hughes High School, Cincinnati, Ohio and was active in other activities promoting the French language. A presentation letter from Charles Dabney to the library states that these are the addresses made at the presentation ceremony held at the University of Cincinnati, Dec. 4, 1919. Included are addresses by Theodore A. Christen, Charles W. Dabney, Marcel Knecht, and Emma Morehard.

Account books of Capt. John Rodgers with various steamboats in the Pittsburgh trade : and with Andrew Leech Jr. and Co., coal merchants, 1848-1853.

March 21, 2017
Rodgers, John (Steamboat captain)
1 online resource (5 volumes)
Title supplied by cataloger.
Manuscript notes in various ledger books.
v. 1. 1848-1849 -- v. 2. 1849-1850 -- v. 3. 1851-1853 -- v. 4. Accounts of Str. Greenback, 1866 -- v. 5. Time book, 1868-1869.

Journal of John Giessler.

March 21, 2017
Giessler, John.
1 online resource (pages 143-792)
Title supplied by cataloger.
"Records written in this book was by Mr. John Giessler of Petersburg, Boone Co., Ky."--Page 143.
Daily journal, written in a Freiberg and Workum distillery logbook. Entries include the weather, river levels, arrival and departure of steamboats, local marriages, deaths, and births, and activities of local residents. Giessler may have worked in the distilling industry for part of the time, e.g., "Commence to boddling whiskey at Boone County Dist. Co." (p. 247). River traffic and accidents are noted, e.g., "Steamer Minnie made her first trip to Cincinnati after the high water" (p. 180), and "The steamer Coal City went down in the ice with a tow of barges, with coal" (p. 197). Local information includes purchases of property, social events, crimes, and accidents, e.g., "Claudey today had a fox chase" (p. 446) and "Charley Green got his fingers cut about off" (p. 191). Some entries are difficult to read due to penmanship and phonetic spelling. Entries dated Apr. 9, 1923-March 15, 1925 are in a different hand, and pertain mainly to weather conditions. The last daily entry is June 5, 1929.

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