David Fullerton Gordon: Birth: 24 DEC 1825. Death: 1881
Humphrey Fullerton Gordon: Birth: 23 FEB 1832.
John Calvin Rogers Gordon: Birth: 24 FEB 1843.
Martha Jane Gordon: Birth: 30 MAY 1845.
Title: Gordon/Lysell family genealogy
Publication: rec'd. Jan. 2000
Author: Mike and Patricia (McIlvaney) Lysell <mlysell@@home.com>
Note: Letters on Ebay Auction, April, 2003;
This stampless letter has a manuscript 'postmark' for Shady Grove, Pa, November 17, a handwritten Paid 3, and is addressed to Mr. J.S. Gordon, Princeton, New Jersey, and is a two page letter written by 'your Father' A. Gordon Jr. (I think that's a jr. after the name, can't say for sure). The headline is Nov 16th 1855.
"Having a Boil on the back of my neck, I have leisure at this time to carry out what I have had a wish to do for some time [writing]"."
"I suppose you have heard the particulars of Catharine Waddles death ... the eldest of the family ..."
"I paid Mr. McClure and sent you the transcript Mr M has lost a great many subscribers and I think has rendered himself very unpopular by his bitter opposition to the American Party, he deceived a good many of his Whig friends by holding out the idea that they could elect their ticket in the county."
"... there would at least have been two more votes in the legislature against Rum & Slavery ..."
"We are getting a pair of grave stones for Fathers grave & the man that made them has just brought them here."
"Fullerton & Mathews and the rest are all well."
Also mentions Locofoco and Masons. Really good content to this letter. Condition of the letter rates average, the fold that is just above the front cover has separations. The paper looks blotchy/ stainy, but all of the words are there and quite readable.
RootsWeb.com is NOT responsible for the content of the GEDCOMs uploaded through the WorldConnect Program. The creator of each GEDCOM is solely responsible for its content.