Autograph Letter Signed to Sarah Yarnall. Dated New York 6mo [June?] 17th 1840. Phoebe Clapp.

Autograph Letter Signed to Sarah Yarnall. Dated New York 6mo [June?] 17th 1840.

Written on both sides of four long (34cm.) sheets Back of 4th leaf used for address, postmark (now gone), etc as this was folded for mailing. Some dark brown spots on all leaves and a few holes with minor loss of a few words or portions of words on the last sheet. Daniel Wheeler was a British Quaker who spent several years in Czarist Russia and is most remembered in American for a lengthy voyage in the 1830s where he spent time in Australia, Tahiti Hawaii, etc. Phoebe is writing to Yarnall to report on Daniel Wheeler's final illness and death. He becme sick on a sea voyage from Britain and was still ill when he came to stay at the Clapp home in New York on April 28th where he remained until he died on June 12th. Good. Item #86904

Price: $450.00

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