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This Was Found In A Castle’s Attic (65 pics)

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Cross stitch sampler by 5 year old 'Grisel'

Embroidered fabric buttons

Cloth costing document from 1750

Contents of the document

More contents

Human hair bracelet

Hand painted flag book

Notes on the flags

Continued notes

Strange ivory ring with green glass insert

Green leather notebook

Strange tear shaped stone

The military uniforms

Inside of black hat

Strange notes on love

Love letter side 1

Side 2

Sheet music

Giant folder full of maps and plans

Some technical drawings in the folder

Plan for a fort in Germany (from folder)

Close up (from folder)

Another fort plan (from folder)

Close up

Strange german map (from folder)

The map's label

News from the battle front, New York, 1777. (from folder)

British troops fighting the American rebels in Boston, 1775 (from folder)

Battle of Brandywine (from folder)

There were a lot more of these, but I only photographed a few.

A child's school drawing work.

The date on the drawing of the schoolhouse says 1859 I think.

Inscription at the beginning of strange book full of cuttings. No idea what it's all about.

Pages from the book.

All the pages are filled with strips of paper, pasted together.

I couldn't make out much of the writing.

School bag

With trigonometry work.

Red folder containing letters.

The letters are from a son to his mother from 1775 to 1778, written while he is studying in Germany.

The mother has copied all of his letters down into this book. He may be who the map folder belongs to.

There were about ten Ship's logs, This is the front page of Captain Wemyss Orok's log for The Rose

Ship's log inner front cover

Detail from ship's log

Opposite page.

Credits: imgur.com

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Comments (2):

JustinCase 7 month s ago MARK AS SPAM
#13 - The ivory ring with the green center. I would look through it at those documents / pictures, it may reveal some hidden info.
If it jams, force it.
If it breaks, it needed replacing anyway.
birdman 7 month s ago MARK AS SPAM
JustinCase My thouhgt exactly