1846 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT LETTER REGARDING THE SHIPWRECK OF THE SCHOONER LYDIA0MV688
1846 AMANDA F. KELSEY - ALS [STAMPLESS FOLDED LETTER], Westbrook, Ct., 1846, 3 pages, 4to, plus integral address leaf. Writing to her nephew about the family's concern that he was on board the Shipwreck of the Schooner Lydia. Ms. Kelsey writes of the many nights of missed sleep by her mother, sick with worry over the reports of the Lydia's sinking. Very touching description and familial connection. Manuscript PAID postal marking. Overall in good shape though a bit fragile and some creases to the folds in one or two spots but still quite legible.
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