Letters from the Blanshard family in America

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Two letters from America.
1. Letter to Mr George Blanshard of Hull from his son, also named George Blanshard, describing his difficult journey to New York and his immediate travel plans, 2 June 1836.
2. Letter to Mr and Mrs Blanshard from their son, Robert Raines Blanshard in Marion County, USA, discussing family news, farming in America, weather and other matters, 26 July 1852.


'The History of Marion County, Ohio' (Chicago, 1883) includes references to a Blanshard/Blanchard family of Yorkshire who settled there in 1850.

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