1846 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT LETTER REGARDING THE SHIPWRECK OF THE SCHOONER LYDIA

By: AMANDA F. KELSEY

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1846 AMANDA F. KELSEY - ALS [STAMPLESS FOLDED LETTER], Westbrook, Ct., 1846, 3 pages, 4to, plus integral address leaf. Writing to her nephew about the family's concern that he was on board the Shipwreck of the Schooner Lydia. Ms. Kelsey writes of the many nights of missed sleep by her mother, sick with worry over the reports of the Lydia's sinking. Very touching description and familial connection. Manuscript PAID postal marking. Overall in good shape though a bit fragile and some creases to the folds in one or two spots but still quite legible.

Title: 1846 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT LETTER REGARDING THE SHIPWRECK OF THE SCHOONER LYDIA

Author Name: AMANDA F. KELSEY

Categories: 19th Century Ephemera, 19th Century Manuscript, Books and Manuscripts General Overview,

Publisher: Westbrook, Ct, 1846

Binding: Manuscript

Book Condition: Good+

Inscription: Autograph

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 0MV688

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