Monday, March 17, 2008

Boston 1833, Mrs. Isham of Taunton

Autograph letter signed, "B B Wisner", Boston, April 11, 1833.

The letter, sent to an unknown recipient, regards an upcoming Convention of Congregational Ministers and reads in part:

"I wish, thro' you, to inform the Central Committee, & the Committee of the Congregational Charitable Society, that Mrs. Isham of Taunton deceased last fall. She has left one child, a daughter, 8 years old, with no means of support whatever; which has been taken by a maiden sister of Mrs. I., who supports herself by teaching school. An allowance is needed for this child.

This great old bosten letter is for sale on Ebay Item number: 170202111020.

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