U.S. STEAMER SPITFIRE, BEFORE THE WALLS OF VERA CRUZ. MARCH 24, 1847. [caption title] An autograph letter, signed, from Benjamin Franklin Isherwood to his mother Mrs. Eliza Green, 130 Hester St., New York City, concerning the Battle of Vera Cruz.
Single sheet, folded in half with integral address, postmarked. 32 cm. 3pp. of text, over 800 words in a legible hand. Sepia ink, old fold lines, one small hole affecting a word or two at a fold, old cello tape marks (tape since removed) along a few of the folds..... More