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George Ritchie, "U.S. Ship 'St. Marys' off Molege, Lower California", to Isabella Ritchie, Lower Brandon, Cabin Point, Virginia, 1860 January 16

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 272
Identifier: id91268

Scope and Contents

Scope and Contents

pleasure of recieving mail from home; mention of the English man of war "Amethyst"; unexpected overnight guests aboard the "St. Marys"; manuevers in the Gulf of California; the seemingly "tremendous mania for matrimony in the United States"; greetings to the Ritchie family. 2 pp. ALS.


  • Creation: 1860 January 16


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From the Collection: 6.50 Linear Feet

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