1934 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT LETTER HANDWRITTEN BY A GRAND MANAN NEW BRUNSWICKER WHO REGALES HIS FRIEND WITH TALES OF WHALES AND RUM RUNNING ROCKEFELLERS

By: JAMES S. QUINN

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On offer is a super, original 1934 letter handwritten James S. Quinn, from North Head, Grand Manan, New Brunswick, Canada. A two page letter musing on a few subjects; half a dozen whales moving among fishing boats, a fisherman ran his boat onto the back of one whale, while another man fired a rifle into another, as well as mentioning the loss of fishing nets and gear to whales. Most interest Quinn also mentions rumour that alleges that Mr. Rockefeller and Allan Moses were using Rockefeller's island as a liquor supply for the States. Undoubtedly he is referring to John S. Rockefeller who purchased Kent Island, and was the grandson of oil magnate William Rockefeller. Horizontal and vertical fold creases present, with many small to medium tears along the folds. Single page, handwritten on both sides, approximately 8 1/2 by 11 inches. On Grand Manan Watch Repair Depot letterhead. Some wrinkling, general toning and fading to the piece. Overall G.

Title: 1934 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT LETTER HANDWRITTEN BY A GRAND MANAN NEW BRUNSWICKER WHO REGALES HIS FRIEND WITH TALES OF WHALES AND RUM RUNNING ROCKEFELLERS

Author Name: JAMES S. QUINN

Categories: Books and Manuscripts General Overview, 20th Century Manuscript, 20th Century Diary,

Publisher: NORTH HEAD, GRAND MANAN, 1934

Book Condition: Good

Type: Manuscript

Size: 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall

Seller ID: 0002395

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