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Letter to "Dear Old Dad" (J.H.Cardell) of Warrensburg, New York from his son in Troy, NY, dated July 28, 1833.

Troy/Warrensburg 1833 10 x 8, opens up to oblong 9.75 x 26, lined. Folded, soiled, creased, a few tears along folds, wax seal lacking else good. Written on one page with a little carryover to the next page. Very friendly letter, urges his dad to visit him before he moves further away and won't be back for several years. He writes that he is "getting a wife. . . she is not handsome . . . she is tolerably clever she is not rich but she is industrious altho she is not very wise, she is tolerably well educated; with all her defects she is firmly attached to me . . ." Letter is quite legible except for the son's name. Troy, NY postmark.


Book Id: 99-0400

Price: $25.00

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