SKU: AM00118 Category:


Description: This is an unusual broadside family record titled: "John Townsend’s Family. Taken 10th Mo. 1st. 1826". There are four columns of births, marriages and deaths up to "8th mo. 9th 1826" with printed instruction at the bottom stating, "The above blanks, may be filled with the pen at a future day." There is only one manuscript notation next to Jesse Sharples: "our branch".

Perimeter is decorated with an elaborate 5/8" border. 15 3/4" x 12 1/2". Item #AM00118.

Verso in period ink states: "Joseph Townsend of Baltimore to Emily Stevens of Philadelphia 12th mo. 1st 1826".

Condition: Some light soil, three 1/4" marginal tears repaired with archival tape, otherwise very good.