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Postcard from a Sister to her Brother by Unknown - 1849 - from Evening Star Books (SKU: 00008742)

Postcard from a Sister to her Brother

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Postcard from a Sister to her Brother

by Unknown

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1849. Postcard. Very Good. Postcard. 7.5 x 13 cm. Addressed to #396 La Fayette Ave., Baltimore, Maryland, by the sister to her brother Mr. F. [Seedcalfe?]. Written on a one cent US Postal Card, postmarked Ellicott City, MD Aug 6. Dated August 6th, 1849. Reads: "Dear Frank, The judge will leave for Oakland tomorrow, and [?] wishes me to remain until he returns, which will be a week or 10 days [?] - Cousin James is very sick and nervous, so I think you had better not come out, but postpone your visit until he is better, I will tell you more when I see you. I hope you are all well, give love to all - tell Mim P[epa?] to write, she always tells so much very, love to Elma and "Bob" - your affectionate sister, M. W.M." A wrinkle to the recto, else Near Fine.


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About Evening Star Books

We buy and sell rare and fine books in many fields. Our interests include philosophy, modern first editions, and works of historical or intellectual interest. In addition to bookselling, we regularly do valuations and appraisals for non-IRS purposes. Evening Star Books is a Limited Liability Company.


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