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The Mint, Tower Hill (London)

London – Tower Hill, The Mint. In front coach, horse guards, and passers-by. Steel engraving by James Tingle (fl. London 1830-1860) after Thomas Hosmer Shepherd (landscapist, architectural draughtsman, and aquarellist, 1793-1864). Inscribed: Drawn by Tho. H. Shepherd. / Engraved by J. Tingle. / Jones, & Co. Temple of the Muses, Finsbury Square, London, Feb. 20, 1830., otherwise as above. 4 × 6 in (10.2 × 15.1 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)