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Sherry W (#47935968)
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Bill Thayer
Samuel Crane Williams
Nifty! — and thank you.

My book does indeed have library call numbers, and very dumb of me not to have noticed the details of the pocket on the inside back flap. It is from the Samuel C. Williams Library (tag 127703), call number D790.A5 1946. It was first borrowed from the Library on Nov. 28, 1989; it was last borrowed on Apr. 12, 1999.

I hope it was deaccessioned by the Library and not just stolen. It is not marked deaccessioned, for example with a rubber stamp, as one sometimes sees in second-hand books. If it was stolen, I am willing to return it, and to alert the bookseller who sold it to me.

At any rate, the information you've given me already is interesting! and will enhance the historical value of the online transcription; and if we can determine that this book (a very good book, by the way) was given by Samuel Jr. to his father and from there found its way into the Library, that provenance is even more interesting, and Samuel Jr.'s naval career might even be a good thing to record as well.

Isn't the Internet neat (sometimes)?

Bill Thayer
American & Military History
Added by Bill Thayer on Sep 11, 2014 2:24 PM
Bill Thayer
Samuel Crane Williams
Dear Sherry,

i've just finished putting online a book ("The Navy's Air War" edited by A. R. Buchanan, 1946, at and noticed that my copy, bought in Nov 2013 from an online bookseller, has a printed bookplate "Library of Samuel Crane Williams", with a drum and a bugle.

Would the previous owner of my book be the same man as the man whose gravesite you've documented on Find-a‑Grave? and if so, is there anything you might be able to tell me about how he came to have this particular book?

Kind regards,
Bill Thayer
American & Military History
Added by Bill Thayer on Sep 10, 2014 6:43 AM
Sue Tanner
RE: Simpson
Sherry, I have looked many times for him and so far no success. Every time I wonder thru the non-endowed sections I look for him, so if I ever do succeed in locating him I will take a clear photo. Not giving up on locating him, just trying to reduce the number of photo requests at Greenwood. I did not mean to offend you. Sue
Added by Sue Tanner on May 14, 2014 8:39 AM
Barbara Schaffer
RE: Thank YOU!
You're welcome! And thank you for providing the location :)
Added by Barbara Schaffer on Apr 27, 2014 3:56 PM
Louis Roth
RE: thanks
No, the cross is just in the last row before you get to that area of Fir where there are no headstone
Added by Louis Roth on Feb 26, 2014 5:59 PM
RE: Thank you.. Anna Simpson photo
We are different people and it was my pleasure to take the photo. I did look around Anna to see if there was any other Simpson's around and didn't see any but will look again.
Added by Critterpal1 on Jan 29, 2014 10:28 AM
Sue Tanner
Would you mind sending me copies of what you bought? Might help me. Thanks Sue
Added by Sue Tanner on Jan 15, 2014 9:52 PM
Sue Tanner
RE: Baby Simpson
Hi, I know they are all there. I never thought they weren't. I will keep working on it. I have a good photo for the baby. Nothing for mom or dad yet.
Added by Sue Tanner on Jan 15, 2014 9:50 PM
Sue Tanner
Baby Simpson
Hi, I tried to locate any of them today and had no success. I did find out that the Baby is also buried in one of the three non-endowed lawns at Greenwood.
So, what I did is take a panorama of the lawn where Baby Earnest is buried--Find A Grave says the file is to big so email me your personal email address and I will send it to you. I will post a shot on his page.
Still looking for Dad though. Wish I had better news. Sue
Added by Sue Tanner on Jan 15, 2014 9:22 PM

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