The Life of Esther de Berdt, Afterwards Esther Reed, of Pennsylvania.

Reed, William

Published by Privately Printed, 1853
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Philadelphia, 1853. 8vo, brown cloth, 336 pp. Privately printed by C. Sherman. A very good copy of this scarce biography of Esther Reed, based on primary sources. "Esther De Berdt Reed endured long separations from her husband from July 1775 to January 1777, while he was military secretary to George Washington and then adjutant general of the Continental army. Reed served in the Continental Congress in 1777-1778, and during his presidency of the Pennsylvania Supreme Executive Council, Esther was Pennsylvania's "first lady."' - ANB. A very good copy excellent contents. Some wear fading to cloth and fraying to cloth at head of spine. Not in Howes. Bookseller Inventory # 15522

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Title: The Life of Esther de Berdt, Afterwards ...

Publisher: Privately Printed

Publication Date: 1853

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: First Edition.

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