Antique Amish Ephemera - Diptheria-Dreaded Disease - Circa 1920's - Extremely Rare Self Published Amish Letter

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Diphtheria - Dreaded Disease

This is an extremely rare, self-published letter from an Amish man recalling the time, in great detail, when Diptheria struck his family. A wonderful look into Amish life during a trying time.

From the intro page:
"In the year 1914, on January 11th, daniel M. Yoder wrote this letter to his brother Simon. This letter was found after the death of Daniel M. Yoder.

Later in years his son Mose requested to have this letter put into print after Mose's death for the Yoder families."

☛ Dimensions: 4" x 5" (9.5cm x 12.5cm)


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All books are in vintage and antique condition, therefore all books are sold as is. Please read my item descriptions carefully as I sell vintage and antique books that show varying degrees of age and use. I sell my books as I find them and you will receive them as pictured. If you feel a book was not accurately described contact me within three days of receiving your item and we will discuss a return.

I spend my weekends in my car racking up countless miles zig-zagging through the back roads of Ohio and nearby states. I dig through damp basements, musty attics, greasy garages and dirty barns and have ruined many clothes. I do this to hunt down books at the best prices so I can pass the savings to you. For this reason, I do not barter my prices nor do I trade merchandise. I feel my items are priced fairly and reasonably based on research, quality, condition, rarity and my investment (time and monetary) in each item. Thank you for your understanding!

I will be happy to reserve a book for you for up to seven days. After the seventh day, the book will be taken off hold and be available to others again.

I provide tracking information with every order. Each order can be tracked directly to your door. Please convo me with and problems or concerns. I cannot be responsible for stolen packages. If you would like to add insurance or a signature confirmation to your shipping cost please message me before your purchase and I will be happy to accommodate you. Please be sure your shipping address is up to date. I ship to the address you provide on Etsy. I cannot be held responsible for packages that are undelivered due to incorrect addresses. If your package is returned to me you can choose to have it reshipped at your cost or receive a refund minus the shipping cost.

I ship all orders via USPS within 2 business days of payment received. Tracking and delivery confirmation are included in the cost of shipping. I drop packages off at the post office Monday - Friday around noon. If your order goes in before noon of that day, it will most likely ship that same day. I do not ship on Saturdays because I am up with the birds and on the road to hunt down more treasures for my shop! If you purchase something Friday afternoon, Saturday or Sunday it will ship Monday morning. Please be advised that international orders do not have a guaranteed delivery date as they can be delayed in customs.

Yes! Etsy will automatically combine shipping as you add items to your cart. I try to find the fastest and most affordable way to ship and will refund any shipping overages that may occur.

Is this book a gift? No worries! I am happy to provide a message or personalized note with your book. Just leave instructions in a note at checkout or send a convo along with your order. I do not include receipts or invoices with any orders. They are available on Etsy and you can print them if you need a paper copy. You recipient will not see the cost of a book.


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