This Book is the Property of Miss Roslda Fowler of Frederick=Town in the County of Dutchess N. Y. Wrote by Willm Johnston 11th of February 1807

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Item No: frkm061000
Title: This Book is the Property of Miss Roslda Fowler of Frederick=Town in the County of Dutchess N. Y. Wrote by Willm Johnston 11th of February 1807
Creation Date: 2/11/1807
Scripts/Text: Cursive; Fraktur
Language: English
Physical Description: 78 leaves
Material: Laid paper, ink, watercolor
Watermark: Britannia
Category: Copybook (Vorschriftb├╝chlein)
Media Type: Manuscripts
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes:

Manuscript book.

Binding: Bound in brown calf with Turkish marbled paper sides.

F 1r has a heron or some other long-legged water bird beautifully painted.

F 3r, title page, is richly colored and decorated with birds, flowers, and borders, and written in fraktur lettering.

Written on reverse of front cover:

"Rose Lind Fowler Lyons mother of Henrietta (Lyons). Todd-Mother of John Todd faher of Ruth Garinder (Todd) Thompson. mother of Thomas Gardiner Thompson."

(different hand)

"Now in the town of Kent, Putnam Co."

"Frederich town"

"Rare example of NY state fraktur or illumination"


Associated Names: Todd, John
Creation Place Town/Township: Region/County:Dutchess County
City/Town/Township:Fredericktown
State/Province:New York

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1807
Image Dimensions Width: 25 cm
ShelfMark: FLP Borneman Ms. 61

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