Author:[to MISS S. R. CRAGIN]

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1846 ORIGINAL HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT LETTER DESCRIBING A RIGOROUS TRIP UP ONE OF AMERICA’S MOST FAMOUS ECOLOGICAL LANDMARKS, MT. WASHINGTON, AS WELL AS DETAILING AN EVENT IN THE DARKER SIDE OF NATURE

By: [to MISS S. R. CRAGIN]

Price: $2,255.99

Publisher: MT WASHINGTON NEW HAMPSHIRE NH, CRAWFORD NOTCH, 1846

Seller ID: 0009064

Condition: Good


On offer is an 1846 letter, containing 4 pages of writing, detailing the incredible account of a journey the unnamed author took up to Mt. Washington in New Hampshire. It is addressed to a ‘Miss S. R. Cragin’ of ‘Westminster East Vt.’ In addition to this account, the author of the letter talks about the “Willey House” or cottage which was (and still is) standing at the time. The tragedy that befell the house and the family inside it in 1826 was an flood and landslide that killed the family of 9 and destroyed everything around it but the cottage itself. The letter begins, “Bethl... View more info