THOMAS VARNER [Steel Engraved Portrait]

By: Cushing, Thomas

Price: $12.94

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1 pages; A steel engraved portrait of Thomas Varner 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 A. H. Ritchie. Thomas Varner (1799-1883) was raised a Quaker and lived his life according to those tenets, though he never officially joined a church. His father John Varner from Lancaster, PA was a soldier in the Revolution and a gunsmith by trade. In 1830, Thomas Varner was commissioned as a Justice of the Peace by Governor Shunk. He served in that position the rest of his life and had the distinction of never having any case from his court appealed. He was also a charitable man, giving to many churches and founding a county home for the poor.

Title: THOMAS VARNER [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: 35316

Keywords: Pennsylvania History Pittsburgh Thomas Varner