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1751 FOUNDING FATHER SIGNED Andrew Adams LATIN BOOK Revolutionary War HISTORY Signed-Founding Father And'w Adams-ART OF CONFED SIGNER
London: A MONUMENTAL FIND! RARE 1751 LATIN STUDY BOOK OWNED AND SIGNED BY ANDREW ADAMS (January 7, 1736 - November 26, 1797) American lawyer, jurist, and political leader in Litchfield, Connecticut, during the American Revolutionary War. He was a delegate for Connecticut to the Continental Congress and later Chief Justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court. He is considered one of the Founding Fathers of the United States! ADDITIONAL OWNERS INCLUDE HIS BROTHER DR. SAMUEL ADAMS, A LOYALIST AND LEADER OF ADAMS RANGERS, ANOTHER REVOLUTIONARY WAR SOLDIER, AND ANOTHER LOYALIST! Rare and monumental piece of American history, signed and owned by the Adams brothers of Litchfield, CT, one being the founding father Andrew Adams, and the other likely his brother, dissenting Loyalist tory Dr. Samuel Adams, leader of Adams' Rangers. Two additional signatures of fellow Litchfield citizens Noah Judson, whom later became a high ranking Lieutenant in the Revolution, and Daniel Garnsey, noting his home in Westbury/Woodbury CT, another loyalist whom fled to Canada after the Revolution. This book, an early Latin studies book on the works of Virgil and Cicero, certainly seems to have been a lesson book for these 4 men in their younger years, likely passing from Samuel (born 1730), to his brother Andrew (born 1736), then perhaps passing at the institution to Noah Judson (born 1744), and finally Daniel Garnsey (born 1749). IT IS OF NOTE THAT ANDREW WAS A YALE GRADUATE, MAKING THIS POSSIBLY AN OLD YALE TEXTBOOK! There are annotations throughout, and they seem to match the pen signatures of either An … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: ElevenElevenBooks Inc (mantosilver) [Spencerport, New York, US]
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