Holidays.net Online Store

Holdays.net Home


December 17th, 2014
Wright Brothers Day

December 17th, 2014
First Day of Chanukah

December 17th, 2014
Pan American Aviation Day

December 18th, 2014
International Migrants Day

December 19th, 2014
International South-South Cooperation Day

December 20th, 2014
International Human Solidarity Day

December 21st, 2014
December Solstice

December 24th, 2014
Christmas Eve

December 24th, 2014
Last day of Chanukah

December 25th, 2014
Christmas Day

December 26th, 2014
Kwanzaa

December 31st, 2014
New Year's Eve

January 1st, 2015
New Year's Day

January 3rd, 2015
Prophet's Birthday

January 6th, 2015
Epiphany

January 7th, 2015
Orthodox Christmas Day

January 13th, 2015
Stephen Foster Memorial Day

January 14th, 2015
Orthodox New Year

January 16th, 2015
Lee Jackson Day

 



Search:

1781 Newcastle P/m Letter Ralph Heron To Thomas Adams, Ballooning Accident For Sale

1781 Newcastle P/m Letter Ralph Heron To  Thomas Adams, Ballooning Accident


1781 NEWCASTLE p/m letter Ralph Heron to Thomas Adams, BALLOONING ACCIDENT

SEE FULL DESCRIPTION BELOW IMAGE

PLEASE NOTE ALLITEMS SOLD ARE ORIGINAL & GENUINE,

We do not sell copy or repro material.

All items on our sales are listed with a Start Price of 99p, regardless if the itemcould beworth 99p or several £100's.

We Leave it to the buyers to decide the Value!

CERTIFICATE OF POSTING IS OBTAINED FOR ALL ITEMS SENT BY ROYAL MAIL

CLICKhere Visit seller's store!

NORTHUMBERLAND: 1781 Letter 16th July Ralph Heron to Thomas Adams in Alnwick charged "2"d postage with NEW / CASTLE post mark to reverse. SEE SCAN.

Ralph Heron was a Solicitor in Newcastle and Deputy-Sheriff of Northumberland, he had 10 Children, his 2nd eldest son named after him was killed in a ballooning accident as below

On Thursday, September 19, Mr. Lunardi, the aeronaut, proposed to ascend from Newcastle. During the process of inflation, Mr. Lunardi drew a plug from the funnel, to ascertain the force of the effervescence produced by the addition of some acid,when the noise caused by the emission of the gas alarmed some gentlemen who heldthe balloon, and who rushed from their stations. One side of the balloon being thusdeserted, the neck where it joined the barrel was torn, and, notwithstanding Mr.Lunardi's exertions, the alarm became general, and the balloon was liberated. Unhappily, Mr. Ralph Heron had a rope, which was fastened to the top of the balloon,coiled round his hand and arm, by which he was carried up to an immense heightwith great velocity, when his weight having turned the balloon, and tore off the topand the netting, this accomplished young gentleman fell into a garden adjoining,amidst the groans and exclamations of thousands of spectators. In a few hours he expired, though he did not appear to have received any external contusion from the fall.

Payments by Paypal, UK sterling cheque, or sterling bank draft.

KEEP CHECKING OUR SITE & store FOR; POSTAL HISTORY, STAMPS, DOCUMENTS, EPHEMERA, SHARE CERTIFICATES, BANKING & INSURANCE & OTHER PAPER COLLECTABLES, WE TRY TO CONTINUALLY ADD APPROX 100 ITEMS PER WEEK.

OUR store lists all sale & fixed price sales, together with our own special catagory's, giving you easier access to find what you want, go to


CLICK here Visit seller's store! Pictures hosted


samsonarchives Store


1781 Newcastle P/m Letter Ralph Heron To  Thomas Adams, Ballooning Accident

This item has been shown 0 times.

Buy Now

1781 Newcastle P/m Letter Ralph Heron To Thomas Adams, Ballooning Accident :
$23