ABRAHAM HAYS [Steel Engraved Portrait]

By: Cushing, Thomas

Price: $12.95

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1 pages; A steel engraved portrait of Abraham Hays extracted from Cushing's History of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, Including its Early Settlement... also Portraits of Some of its Prominent Men. Chicago: A. Warner & Co., 1889. The portrait measures 10" by 7" with the image and facsimile autograph centered; protective tissue guard in place. Engraved by Samuel Sartain. Capt. Abraham Hays was born in 1809 near the Monongahela River. In early adulthood, he and his brother-in-law were millwrights in the town of Mifflin, Pennsylvania, but shortly after marriage he moved to Pittsburgh and formed a partnership with his brother in the manufacture of flax-seed oil. After a brief foray into farming, he eventually engaged in steamboating with some success. He died in 1887.

Title: ABRAHAM HAYS [Steel Engraved Portrait]

Author Name: Cushing, Thomas

Categories: Biography and Autobiography, 19th Century, Americana and American History,

Publisher: Chicago, A. Warner Co.: 1889

Binding: Print

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 8vo

Seller ID: 35301

Keywords: Pennsylvania History Pittsburgh Abraham Hays