16062

A LIFE RUINED THROUGH DRINK – EMIGRATION

HUMPHREYS, Sam

A sad and reflective autograph letter written to his wife, Anne, by an emigree about to leave the country to find a new life abroad due to the ravages of the cursed ñDrinkî.

Published
Liverpool

Description
Folio, 1 2/3 pages, 52 lines, written in a bold legible hand, lightly dusty.

£125.00

SKU: 16062

Product Description

Copy of a sad letter written by Sam Humphreys to his wife as he is about to emigrate to find a new life after his domestic life has been ruined alcohol. He warns his wife against drinking, has made provision for her, and will send for her when he has remade his life. It is marked •copy’.