Swedish Holsteins in America from 1644 to 1892… [Inscribed by the Author]
Genealogy of the Swedish-American Holstein and related families descended from Matts Hollsten (1644-1708) who was born in Philadelphia two years after the second immigration of Swedes to America, the first being in 1638. Includes “...many letters and biographical matter relating to John Hughes, the ‘stamp officer,’ and friend of [Benjamin] Franklin, [and] With Papers not before Published Relating to His Brother of Revolutionary Fame, Colonel Hugh Hughes of New York. [And] The Families of DeHaven, Rittenhouse, Clay, Potts, Blackiston, Atlee, Coates…” With illustrations, portraits, and facsimiles. Signed and inscribed by author, on a preliminary leaf, to her cousin, Mrs. Mary E. Roberts.
Description: Swedish Holsteins in America from 1644 to 1892… [Inscribed by the Author]
Norristown, Pa. [M.R. Willis, Printer and Binder] 1892. Frontis., 305pp + plates, portraits, and facsimiles. First Edition. 8vo. Publisher’s black cloth, gilt spine title. Signed gift inscription by author on preliminary leaf. Spine cocked and modestly faded, brief separation at lower joint; front hinge starting; lower hinge separating; scattered foxing; fair. A sound reading copy.