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overall illustrated envelope with stock image of Springfield, Vt showing houses and gardens
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overall illustrated envelope with stock image of Springfield, Vt showing houses and gardens

By unk

Many towns wanted to present the best image of their town as they could. Springfield chose this stock envelope illustrated image to present what they felt was an inviting image of their town. Other New England towns used this envelope to advertise their village. A vf envelope with image of a town, showing the American flag, Victorian houses, and a manicured garden, with people walking freely about town. The envelope has a Springfield, Vt postmark, which is dated 1894. The stamp is the 2ct Columbian issue, issued for the Columbian Exposition.

$75.00

The Natural and Civil History of Vermont
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The Natural and Civil History of Vermont

By Samuel Williams

A sound copy of this scarce book on the Civil and Natural History of Vermont. The map is complete and tipped into the front. The map was created by James Whitelaw, of Ryegate, famed surveyor. The book was published in 1794 by Isaiah Thomas and David Carlisle and sold at their bookstore in Walpole, NH, and by Thomas at his bookstore in Worcester, Mass. The book was written by Rev. Samuel Williams, who was the grandson of Rev. John Williams subject of the famous 1704 Indian raids on Old Deerfield, Mass, which was the subject of the book by Mary P Williams "The Boy Captive of Old Deerfield" This is a classic Vermont book. 12 are listed in OCLC.

$300.00