1861 passport for Erastus Payson Carpenter of Foxboro, Mass.
He is described as 5 feet, 7 1/4 inches tall; with a high forehead, aquiline nose, medium mouth, round chin, medium face; and a clear complexion, grey hair, and hazel eyes. The form is preceded by a hand-written letter by a notary, dated 22 Aug 1861.
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