The Dorothy Quincy House

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Type:
Divided Back
Stamp:
1c
Postmark/Cancel:
1910
QUINCY, MA
Size:
3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
Stock #:
17112

Description:

Dorothy Q,, the younger married a Mr. Taylor: she was grandmother to Oliver Wendell Holmes. Another Dorothy Q was to marry John Hancock, and in 1776 they prepared the room for the occasion (paper still on the wall), but owing to a war then in progress they had to fly for their lives and were married in Philadelphia.

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