John Leatherman Collection

Stewart Bell Jr. Archives Room
Handley Regional Library / Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society

John Leatherman Collection, 688 THL

Scope and Content: The John Leatherman Collection contains five old books, three of which are written in German and two are bibles. A copy of The Olive Branch, a book of the early 1800s, was written to alarm the reader to unethical methods practiced by the U.S. government. (2 boxes) Last updated 06/03.

Biographical/Historical: John Leatherman was a resident of Winchester, VA.

Cite As: John Leatherman Collection, 688 THL, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA.

Organization:

Box 1

The Olive Branch, or Faults on Both Sides, Federal and Democratic. A Serious Appeal on the Necessity of Mutual Forgiveness and Harmony, by M. Carey, 1817, printed in Winchester by J. Foster

The Holy Bible, American Tract Society, 1857, belonged to George W. Dellinger, 1892, Wisman Family information in center

Bible, in German, 1797

Box 2

Funter Band des D. Pfaffischen, no date

Unknown large book, in German, 1747

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