1845 Letter with Integral Postal Markings from Reuben Hayes Writing from Alton New Hampshire to the Selectmen of Brookfield Lodging a Complaint and Request for Damages for Losses Sustained - Town's Neglect to Properly 'Break Out the Road for the Winter'
(Americana - 19th Century - Manuscript - New Hampshire - Postal History)

Alton, New Hampshire: Not Published, 1845. F Letter of about 1/2 page, wherein Reuben Hayes writes from Alton, January 10th 1845 to the "Gentlemen" selectmen. Hayes notes that while he was traveling to Brookfield NH, he was cast into a drift of snow and broke the arms of his sleigh, lost horseshoes and was otherwise inconvenienced mightily, since the town's surveyor had not broken out the road for the winter; he'd like the town to sustain his complaint and be 'reasonable paid' for his troubles. The letter addressed simply to Selectmen of Brookfield, return address of South Wolfeboro. Approx. 7 1/2" x 12 1/2" size, each panel; a little edge-wear & darkening, paper splitting along old fold lines, no loss; remains of old wax seal; in good condition. Good Paperback (Item ID: 25371)

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