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The Surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown
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The subject was the youngest daughter of Howard Potter (1826-97), a lawyer and banker, and Mary Louisa (Brown) Potter of New York. She married Robert Shaw Minturn (ca. 1864-1918) in Philadelphia in 1906.
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
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