Copies of authentic letters and papers throwing some light on the history of Doctor Absalom Baird of the army of the Revolution : who died at Washington, Pennsylvania, in 1805, likewise referring to his associates

Baird, Absalom, et al.

Published by Reed & Witting, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1909
Condition: Good Soft cover
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109 pp. Chipping and bumping to edges, darkening of page edges, some corners creased. Letters to and from Dr. Baird dating from 1772 to 1813. A primary account of the history and politics of revolutionary Pennsylvania. Contains a list of his direct descendants from Washington, Pennsylvania. Scarce, one copy of this edition, one copy of an 1899 edition located by OCLC. ''Respected Friend, I understood by thy Mother last year that thee sent me a few seed, to the care of my cousin John Bartram. I should be glad if thee sees meet to send any more--thee would send them to care of Jas: Edge in downingtown for me--for those thou sent to cousin Jo Bartram I got little to show of I should be highly obliged to thee to send by the first opportunity some of the seed of all your plants that we have not, and some small Bulbous roots--In haste from thy obliged friend to serve--With my kind love to thyself and wife and mother--Humy Marshall.''. Bookseller Inventory # 000738

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Title: Copies of authentic letters and papers ...

Publisher: Reed & Witting, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Publication Date: 1909

Binding: Wraps

Book Condition:Good

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