G. Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, Member ABAA / ILAB

SMALLPOX QUARANTINE IN THE “POCK HOUSE” ON SHELTER ISLAND, DECEMBER 1770.  WILLIAM NICOLL, JR. EXTOLS THE BENEFIT OF HIS  INOCULATION AND URGES HIS KINSMAN TO USE HIS HOME AS A VACCINATION CENTER.

First paragraph of an urgent letter by William Nicoll with news of a smallpox outbreak on Shelter Island and the quarantine measures taken to contain it, December 14, 1770, written from Islip, Long Island.

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Ten Letters from Hannah Sylvester 1702 – 1720, a Shelter Island Heiress to Speaker of the New York Assembly and Royal Patent Holder, William Nicoll, Her Husband’s Executor.

Autograph letter written by Hannah Sylvester to the sitting General Assembly Speaker, William Nicoll (1657-1723),  in November 1709, insisting on her rightful share of her late husband’s estate.

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