Lot 227: Memoirs of the Life of Martha Laurens Ramsay

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Lot 227: Author: Ramsay, David; Title: Memoirs of the Life of Martha Laurens Ramsay, Who Died in Charleston, S.C., on the Tenth of June, 1811, in the Fifty-Second Year of Her Age. With an appendix containing extracts from her diary, letters, and other private papers; and also, from letters written to her father, Henry Laurens, 1771-1776.; Place Published: Boston; Publisher: Samuel T. Armstrong; Date Published: 1814; Description: 219 [i.e. 220], [1] pp. (12mo) 14.5x8.5 cm (5¾x3 ¼") period full calf, red leather spine label. Early edition.First published in 1812. Biography of the daughter of statesman Henry Laurens, who served as President of the Continental Congress in 1777-1778 and a signer of the Articles of Confederation. Sabin 67699. Condition: Rubbed; foxing throughout; very good. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $150-250
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