1876 -1880 Friendship Book from Sandy Creek and Lacona, Oswego County New York
(Americana - 19th Century - Friendship Book - New York - Sandy Creek - Lacona - Oswego County)

New York State: Not Published, 1876. F (24) pages with inscriptions, including one particularly well-accomplished calligraphic example at front by O.E. Bartlett of Lacona, N.Y. Some with simple signatures and well-wishes; a few have further information, as by Nettie H. Pond of Sandy Creek New York who notes "Winter Term of '76"; Fred A. Baldwin of Stone Mills noting the 1876 Centennial; Will J. Coppernoll of Lacona with an entry dating Spring term of 1880. Others include: Lizzie A. Peck, Sandy Creek N.Y. from the "Un. D. H.S."; Lizzie E. Bulkley, Will Robbins, Fred. N. Sargent, Harry Kaulback, John G. Williams, principal of the school, John S. Wheeler, A.R. Thompson, Benjamin D. Jones, Fred. A. Moulton, Eva P. Robbins, others, all of Sandy Creek; several more were from Lacona: Miss Sarah Price, Delos M. Clark, Geo. B. Carpenter. Occasionally there are Latin inscriptions or short verses, well-wishing the (unknown) recipient. Approx. 4" x 5 1/4" size; decoratively blind-stamped hard covers, gilt title, all edges gilt; wear and rubbing to the corners, spine covering chipped away 1/4" at bottom; in good condition. Good Hardcover (Item ID: 25527)


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