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On offer: ADAMS FAMILY CORRESPONDENCE: 1876-1920. Substantive archive of handwritten manuscript letters and postal cards by members of the Adams family. In all seven letters with covers, nine letters without covers; 13 autograph postal cards signed by Edward Adams from various locations; plus several miscellaneous pieces. Most are addressed to Mrs. John Q. Adams at Medford, Mass. from her children are as far flung as St. Louis, Missouri. This is an intimate look at a close family who are spread far and wide but are devoted to writing the matriarch of the family. Some of the many, many names and places mentioned include; The Mary Institute; C.L.S.C.; Fanny Perkins; Emeline Sparrel; Le Comte Jeuerinon [?]; orations by Blake, Woodbury; the Milk Street Post Office, Cottage City; Robert Hutchins, bookbinder; a four hour baseball game in 1876, score 21 to 21; detailed letter regarding the 1904 World's Fair in St. Louis; sighting US gunboats and caravels and the mystery of sister Kate losing 41 lbs. VG.
Title: 1870s - 1920s EARLY PIONEER CORRESPONDENCE ARCHIVE LOT OF 30+ MANUSCRIPT HANDWRITTEN LETTERS BETWEEN SONS, DAUGHTERS, SISTERS, COUSINS AND FRIENDS TO MRS. JOHN Q. ADAMS OF MEDFORD MASSACHUSETTS
Publisher: Medford MASSACHUSETTS St. Louis Missouri MO, 1876
Book Condition: Very Good+
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 0MV212
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