First edition. Presentation copy, inscribed 'To John Austin Stevens Esq, with compliments of his friend the author' on front flyleaf. Spine and edges a bit faded, front and end matter lightly foxed. 1859 Hard Cover. iii, , -217,  pp. 8vo. Portrait plates of Valentine Mott Francis and John Wakefield Francis (one young, one old). A doctoral thesis written by a member of the New York Historical Society, and the son of NYHS Librarian John Wakefield Francis, who founded Rutgers Medical College. View More...
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