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1854 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT LETTER BY AN ATTENDEE OF THE 1st CONNECTICUT STATE FAIR TO HIS SON

By: WILLIAM GILLETTE

Price: $455.99

Publisher: NEW HAVEN CONNECTICUT NH, 1854

Seller ID: 000879

Condition: Very Good+


On offer is a super October 15th, 1854 Connecticut history handwritten manuscript autograph letter signed [ALS] by William Gillette to his son. Mr. Gillette explains in detail the 1st Annual State Fair; "...we all went down to the State Fair last Wednesday...there was the greatest Collection of people ever known in New Haven. They were estimated at 30,000 on Thursday.We all had our Dagartyp [Daguerreotype] taken at N. Haven at Mouthrops which we think are tolerably good we shall send them to you...the weather was delightful all through the time of the fair - a great many cattle were down o... View more info