File 19 - Autograph letters, 1833-1837

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Autograph letters, 1833-1837

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CA RBD MSG 1112-E-19

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  • 1833-1837 (Creation)
    Abraham, John, 1813-1881
    Liverpool (England)

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13 textual records

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John Abraham was the second child named John of Thomas and Orpah Abraham, the first having died in infancy the year preceding John A.’s birth in Carlisle, Cumberland. He married Maria Hayes Tyerman. He was the younger brother of one-time Montreal Gazette newspaper owner and editor, Robert Abraham. John died in Grassendale, Lancashire, at the age of 66.

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File consists of 13 autograph letters from John to Robert Abraham, on subjects including the 'almost childishly curious' nature of a 'Mr Thompson', family news, business matters, and a 23-day walk from Liverpool to London.

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Quarto, 45 pages

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