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Campbell, Mrs. Maria and James Freeman Clarke

Revolutionary Services and Civil Life of General William Hull...Together with the History of the Campaign of 1812...by his Grandson James Freeman Clarke

D. Appleton & Co.: NY 1848 9 x 6", rebound in maroon library buckram, 482pp, covers a bit worn and darkened, extremities bumped and lightly fraying, hinges loose, EX-LIBRARY (Detroit News) with usual markings, also with bookplate of James Edmund Scripps (founder of the Detroit News), pp edge-toned and a bit used, but still a decent copy. UNIQUE COPY with Hull genealogy neatly written by hand on front blank, related newspaper clipping attached to blanks at front and rear, an original silk "Granite Club No. 1 Boston" 1852 campaign ribbon with image of Franklin Pierce attached within, a portion of a document concerning various properties SIGNED BY W[illiam] HULL attached at end, along with a portion of an import document dated 1814 signed by Samuel Clarke for William Hull, an an Autograph Letter signed by James Freeman Clarke attesting to the authenticity of the two documents [James was the son of Samuel Clarke, who had married William Hull's daughter, Rebecca; Mrs. Maria Campbell was another of William Hull's daughters]. One of the newspaper articles attached is a curious account of the state of the bodies of William Hull and his father-in-law, which were for a time open for inspection years after entombment!

Book Id: 99-5130

Price: $10,000.00

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