Author:ISAAC ADDINGTON & ADAM WINTHROP

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1700 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT TREASURE OF BOSTON MASSACHUSETTS AMERICANA: DEED TO FORT WARREN AND AREA SIGNED BY ISAAC ADDINGTON AND ADAM WINTHROP

By: ISAAC ADDINGTON & ADAM WINTHROP

Price: $6,595.99

Publisher: Boston Massachusetts MA, 1700

Seller ID: 000819

Condition: Good


On offer is a superb and important piece of Americana specifically a handwritten deed concerning the very important geographic area of Fort Warren which defends the harbor in Boston, Massachusetts, and has done so from 1861 through the end of World War II. To buffs of the Civil War, it was also the location where the famous Union marching anthem 'John Brown' was written using a tune from an old Methodist camp song 'Glory, Glory, Hallelujah!' and signed by Isaac Addington, who served on the Salem Witch Trial Grand Jury and Adam Winthrop, the son of John Winthrop, First Governor of Massachusett... View more info