Greeting card

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Description Greeting card sent from Alice J. Halford to Mrs. John C. Devereux during the 1860s. The card's obverse feature a lithograph image of blooming flowers and grasses beside the text, "Blessed are the meek for they shall inherit the Earth. Heaven's noblest winner, Even in his hour of entering into rest, Will smile upon his breast, wish, 'God be merciful to me, a sinner." The obverse contains the handwritten greeting, "Wishing Mrs J. C. Devereux a happy New Year, Alice J Halford." Printed by Campbell & Tudhope in Glascow, Scotland.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 4 5/8 inches height
3 3/4 inches width
Nomenclature Greeting card
Subjects Received by: Devereux, Mrs. John C.
Devereux, Captain John C.
Used in Minnesota, United States
Holidays & Greeting Cards. Greeting & Holiday Cards & Postcards
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1851 (Model year)
Use: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1865
(Civil War)
Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 8652.2

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