USA fancy envelope Eliza Lamb Norwich CT pre-1850

$16.00 USD

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Attractive remnants of a large, highly decorative envelope. On front, floral garland and cartouches with putti(?) playing instruments, etc. Back decorated with images on theme of love.

Addressed to ‘Miss Eliza A. Lamb Norwich CT

There was an Eliza Ann Lamb who was married in Norwich on 19th December 1849. Related to that event?

There is a postal cancelation in red ‘PAID

As-Is . Front and back separated.  Flap missing from back.  Toned, some tears and chips on front.

8 ¼" x 10"

 

I hereby certify that on the 10th day of December 1849, I joined in marriage Mr. Alfred H. Vaughan & Miss Eliza Ann Lamb both of Norwich City according to the Laws of this State

J. M. Cooley Pastor of the 1st Bap. Chh. Recorded by Othniel Gager Town Clerk. 

Vital Records of Norwich, 1659-1848