1852 Letter Signed By Samuel Harris Sent to an American Contact Investigating the News of the Possible Death of His Brother & Children on a Railway in New York
(Ireland - 19th Century - Manuscript - Belfast)

Belfast, Ireland: Not Published, 1852. F Dated 8th September, 1851; 82 North Street Belfast Ireland: "…Some time ago you were kind enough to write my mother regarding my Brother William Harris. An unknown friend has recently sent me a paper in which it appears that a "Wm. Harris and three children" were killed on a Railway not far from New-York about the 6th or 7th of may last. Might I trouble you to state (as early as convenient) if you think it is my Brother. I regret giving you trouble…" Approx. 8" x 10"; with mostly obscure postal markings; addressee name torn away, only the first name "Benjamin" and "United States" legible; wear and soiling. Legible; in about fair to good condition. Fair Paperback (Item ID: 26424)

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