Inventory Descriptive Tag: W. C. Stevens
Nicely designed and executed 19th C. (dated Dec 15, 1825) marriage fraktur for Amos H Drake and Rachel Simpson and signed by the artist W C Stevens. The couple were from Warren County, NJ. Amos Drake served as a member of the NJ State Assembly from 1846-48. He was born in April 1803 and died in January 1873. His wife, Rachel, was born in August 1807 and died in October 1853. They had one daughter, Asenath (1831-1839). Some line repairs to the paper.
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