Miss Mary Barcus at center (graphic wall paper and floor covering!) drawn with color pencil and ink, bluebird messengers swirl over her head. William House is my name. Salineville is my nation. America is my dwelling place and heven (sic) is my captashian. When I am dead and in my grave and when my bones are rotten, take this picture and (obfuscated by wheat paste)...forgotten. William House, Salineville Ohio. Perhaps no more ill hear thy voice thy form no more may see yet in my breast, my only love ill aye remember thee. J.W. House, Salineville Ohio. Single page of stationary (stag embossed top left) measures 4 7/8” x 7 5/8”. Likely the family of Mary (Lucas) and William Barcus. Married in Belmont Ohio before moving to Illinois in 1835, their first son James was born in 1840 which seems to line up.Domestic: Flat-rate of $9.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination.Location: This item ships from Pennsylvania.
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