1840 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT LETTER HANDWRITTEN BY A YOUNG EPISCOPAL MISSIONARY TO LAFAYETTE INDIANA WRITING TO HIS WIFE

By: ASHBEL STEELE

Price: $985.99

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On offer is a great, original stampless/folded autographed letter [ALS] handwritten by Ashbel Steele an early Episcopal minister and missionary to Indiana. Dated July 9, 1840 Lafayette, Indiana and sent to his wife Clarissa Steele in New Albany, Indiana. In this letter, he describes his stage coach journey from New Albany via Terre Haute - having just arrived in Lafayette. The Bishop of their church is also in Lafayette on a trip and soon heading to Chicago. Ashbel is contemplating a trip to the Chicago area to visit relatives. The postmark is a red Lafayette, Ia (Indiana, not Iowa) CDS with a black 18 3/4 cents manuscript rate mark. Overall VG.

Title: 1840 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT LETTER HANDWRITTEN BY A YOUNG EPISCOPAL MISSIONARY TO LAFAYETTE INDIANA WRITING TO HIS WIFE

Author Name: ASHBEL STEELE

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

Publisher: LAFAYETTE INDIANA IN, 1840

Book Condition: Good

Type: Manuscript

Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall

Seller ID: 0001629

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