Reid, Bernard J. (Bernard Joseph), 1823-1904; Letters; People; Reid, James; San Francisco (Calif.);
A letter written in San Francisco from Bernard J. Reid to his brother James Reid. Bernard hopes that James writes soon, and laments his bad luck of not finding any gold after working hard to help a company dam the Stanislaus river.
Reid, Bernard J. (Bernard Joseph), 1823-1904; Marks, James J.; Letters; People; United States, Civil War, 1861-1865;
A letter from James J. Marks to Captain Bernard J. Reid. Marks is in the process of collecting materials to write a history on the 63rd regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers. Reid was captain of Company F of this regiment.
Reid, Bernard J. (Bernard Joseph), 1823-1904; Letters; People; Reid, James; United States, Civil War, 1861-1865
A letter written in Steubenville, Ohio from James Reid to his brother Bernard J. Reid. He gives Bernard the latest family news, and bemoans the news that Virginia and Kentucky have left the Union. He plans to take his family to Pennsylvania if the...
Scientific apparatus and instruments; Anamorphosis (visual perception)--Instruments
Described as one of many "Fine Optical Toys" in James W. Queen's Catalogue of Microscopes, Accessories and Sundries, 1890, the anamorphoscope mirror rectifies distorted drawings. Physical Description: Cylindrical mirror, black wooden top...