Dou, Gerard (1613 Leiden 1675). The Hermit. Kneeling before bible with woodcuts and crucifix during prayer. (C. 1635.) Steel engraving by Albert Henry Payne (London 1812 – Leipsic 1902). C. 1840. 7⅛ × 5 in (18 × 12.6 cm).
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“ Subject: Thanks!
Thanks for your kind reply. I wanted to comment that your thoughts on freedom (the quote that you had on the end of your message to me) are exactly the same as my beliefs.
I write, however, because I was surprised to get it from Europe … Although an American, almost all my early family were Huguenots … In fact, my relative, Jan C. is noted as the earliest C. to have arrived in N. America (in 1636, I think) … ”
(Mrs. C. F., November 14, 2003)