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#198 - Rutherford B. Hayes

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The president traces his genealogy: "The Hayes family were early settlers of Windsor, Ct. (now Simsbury) and the Birchards were the first settlers of Norwich"
Description                           Estimate: $1,200+          

Choice ALS signed “R. B. Hayes,” one page, 5.5 x 8.5, January 16, 1886. Letter marked "Private," concerning his ancestry. In full: "My parents were both natives of Vermont. My Grand Fathers were both natives of Connecticut—Rutherford Hayes of New Haven, and Roger Birchard Hayes of Mansfield, Windham County. My Grand mother Abigail Austin was a native of Suffield, Connecticut. My Grandmother Chloe Smith was a native of Hadley, Mass. The Hayes family were early settlers of Windsor, Ct. (now Simsbury) and the Birchards were the first settlers of Norwich, Ct." In fine condition.

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