MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE OF MARTHA LAURENS RAMSAY, Who Died in Charleston, S.C., on the Tenth of June, 1811, in the Fifty-Second Year of Her Age. With an appendix containing extracts from her diary, letters, and other private papers; and also, from letters written to her father, Henry Laurens, 1771-1776.

Boston, (MA): Samuel T. Armstrong, 1812. Third edition (first published Philadelphia, 1811). 18mo. 279, (3, ads) pp. The historian's biography, as tribute, of his wife (1759-1811), the daughter of Revolutionary War-era statesman Henry Laurens who served for a year as President of the Continental Congress, 1777-1778. Sabin 67699 (listing six editions through 1827). American Imprints 26561. Turnbull I, pp. 486-487. Owners' names, persistent light foxing, lacking blank endpapers front and rear, but a good solid copy. Contemporary calf (rubbed), leather spine label. (10475). Item #64079

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