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Death of Benjamin Franklin's son-in-law, Richard Bache...
Item # 599420
August 6, 1811
THE REPERTORY & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Massachusetts, August 6, 1811 On page 2 under the "Died" information was the announcement of the death of Richard Bache. "...Mr. Bach was a native of England, he came in his youth to America, and marrying Sarah, the only daughter of Dr. Franklin, he has been known to Pennsylvania as an inhabitant, a merchant and a patriot, for more than fifty years... died without reproach, time has, at length, added the name of Richard Bache."
Other news of the day and advertisements, including illustrated ship ads, are within.
This is complete in four pages with a slight irregular left spine, untrimmed with some very lite scattered foxing, otherwise in good condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War