Marmion: A Romance in Six Cantos
v.2 (259 p.) 18.3 cm
The book is signed on front cover verso by Ann Channing Richards (Huntington), daughter of General Jedediah Huntington. He was a famous American general in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. In 1789, he was appointed by President Washington collector of the customs at New London, then the port of entry for eastern Connecticut and Connecticut River. After the war Huntington was also chosen to be a delegate at Connecticut's convention to ratify the Constitution of the United States. Book Condition: Fair - original paper-covered boards with some wear and rubbing; leather spine with gilt title; front cover attached by threads; pages roughly cut, some foxing.
Scott, Walter, 1771-1832, “Marmion; a tale of Flodden Field. By Walter Scott, Esq ... In two volumes.,” Rare Books, Western CT State University Archives' Digital Collections, accessed September 24, 2017, http://archives.library.wcsu.edu/omeka/items/show/4333.
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