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Mary Patton, the "Daughter of Boston"...

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February 18, 1857

NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, February 18, 1857  Page four carries "A Heroine of the Sea" which tells the story of Mary Patton, the wife of Captain Joshua Patton. After her husband became seriously ill on a voyage to San Francisco and finding the first mate being incompetent, Mary took charge and placed herself in the role of Captain as well a doctoring her husband, also while being pregnant.
Other news and advertisements are within.
Complete in eight pages, in nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War