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Lot #105
DepartmentDocuments
Sold For$500.00(hammer price)
 $600.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedApril 29, 2019

Description

TWO GODDARD FAMILY LETTERS RECOUNTING THE MARRIAGE OF ABIGAIL BROWN AND JOHN FRANCIS Dated 1788
Both dated December 6, 1788 and addressed to Rosella (Abigail Goddard). One from Eliza Goddard, who was a bridesmaid, the other unsigned. They describe the bride's dress, reception festivities and John Brown's (1736-1803) unfinished mansion as the venue, among other things.

Condition

Both fragile, with tears along original folds.

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