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Tea leaves: being a collection of letters and documents relating to the shipment of tea to the American Colonies in the year 1773, by the East India Tea Company by  Francis S Drake - Subscribers' edition - 1884 - from Paul Haynes Rare Books (SKU: Biblio476)

Tea leaves: being a collection of letters and documents relating to the shipment of tea to the American Colonies in the year 1773, by the East India Tea Company

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Tea leaves: being a collection of letters and documents relating to the shipment of tea to the American Colonies in the year 1773, by the East India Tea Company: Now first printed from the original manuscript. With an introduction, notes, and biographical notices of the Boston Tea Party

by Drake, Francis S

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Subscribers' edition. A.O.Crane. Boston. 1884. Small 4to. clxxxiv, (2) 189-375pp. 20 portraits, 8 illustrations, 50 facsimile autographs. Subscription copy No.24. Original pictorial cloth, gilt lettering to spine, Rubbed to spine. Corners bumped. Lightly toned. Inscribed dedication to Mary Elizabeth Darling from her affectionate brothers George E. and Douglas B. Foster, with associated genealogical material tipped in to fep and ffep, plus genealogical tree of the Foster family of Boston Massachusetts loosely inserted. "Samuel Foster" denoted lightly in pencil on xciii.

Mary Elizabeth Darling (maiden name Foster), (1852-1950) Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, where many eminent Bostonians including the Foster family moved after March 1776 when the British evacuated Boston. Writer, founder of womens' mutual and intellectual organisations. Wife of the citrus grower, Lorenzo Franklin Darling, of Shamel House, (aka The Haunted House), Arlington Avenue, Riverside, California (originally also of Boston and Nova Scotia). Riverside was founded in 1870 as a utopian colony dedicated to education and culture. Mary Darling had great influence on the development of Riverside.

The Mary Elizabeth Darling Collection, Riverside, California.

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Paul Haynes Rare Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
Biblio476
Title
Tea leaves: being a collection of letters and documents relating to the shipment of tea to the American Colonies in the year 1773, by the East India Tea Company
Author
Drake, Francis S
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
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Edition
Subscribers' edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
A.O.Crane.
Place of Publication
Boston
Date published
1884
Keywords
Boston, Tea Party, Massachusetts, American Revolution, Foster Family Genealogy, Mary Elizabeth Darling
Bookseller catalogs
Travel and Exploration; Provenance, Bookplates and Associations; Pioneering Women; Americas and Caribbean; Fine Bindings;
Size
4to

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