1850 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT LETTER HANDWRITTEN BY A PROMINENT MONTGOMERY PRESBYTERIAN WHO COVERS LIFE AND TIMES FROM CONSUMPTION TO HUMOROUS ANECDOTES

By: L. M. WADDEL

Price: $1,350.00

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Book Condition: Good+


On offer is a fascinating, original 1850 manuscript letter handwritten by L. M. Waddel, of the prominent Montgomery Presbyterian family who writes dear Cynthia Ann from Montgomery, a long chatty letter full of local news and gossip touching upon many of the sad and happy times of the era including the death of a dear friend from 'consumption' [tuberculosis], marriages, politics, a humorous quote about Presbyterians having plenty of children and plenty poverty. The 8.25 x 10.75 letter has the original fold creases; some soiling and age wear but overall G.; Manuscript; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; KEYWORDS: HISTORY OF, L. M. WADDEL, MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA, TUBERCULOSIS, DEEP SOUTH, PRE CIVIL WAR, ANTE BELLUM, PRESBYTERIAN, CONSUMPTION, SOUTHERN COMMERCE, SOUTHERN AMERICANA, HANDWRITTEN, MANUSCRIPT, AUTOGRAPHED, AUTHORS, DOCUMENT, LETTER, AUTOGRAPH, KEEPSAKE, WRITER, HAND WRITTEN, DOCUMENTS, SIGNED, LETTERS, MANUSCRIPTS, HISTORICAL, HOLOGRAPH, WRITERS, AUTOGRAPHS, PERSONAL, MEMOIR, MEMORIAL, PERSONAL HISTORY, ARCHIVE, DIARY, DIARIES, JOURNAL, LOG, PRIMARY SOURCE, FIRST HAND ACCOUNT, SOCIAL HISTORY, PERSONAL STORIES, LIVING HISTORY, ANTIQUITÉ, CONTRAT, VÉLIN, DOCUMENT, MANUSCRIT, PAPIER ANTIKE, BRIEF, PERGAMENT, DOKUMENT, MANUSKRIPT, PAPIER OGGETTO D'ANTIQUARIATO, ATTO, VELINA, DOCUMENTO, MANOSCRITTO, CARTA ANTIGÜEDAD, HECHO, VITELA, DOCUMENTO, MANUSCRITO, PAPEL,BIOGRAPHY BIOGRAPHICAL AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL AUTOBIOGRAPHY PERSONAL NARRATIVES

Title: 1850 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT LETTER HANDWRITTEN BY A PROMINENT MONTGOMERY PRESBYTERIAN WHO COVERS LIFE AND TIMES FROM CONSUMPTION TO HUMOROUS ANECDOTES

Author Name: L. M. WADDEL

Categories: Books and Manuscripts General Overview, 19th Century Diary, 19th Century Manuscript, M. Benjamin Katz, Books & Manuscripts,

Publisher: MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA AL, 1850

Book Condition: Good+

Seller ID: 0002292

Keywords: Keywords: History Of L. M. Waddel MONTGOMERY ALABAMA TUBERCULOSIS Deep South Pre Civil War Ante Bellum PRESBYTERIAN