Thursday, December 1, 2016

'Twas the Night Before Christmas - 1862

While scanning photo albums of my (late) mother-in-law, I came across an exact replica of the original, handwritten poem, 'Twas the Night Before Christmas, written by Clement C. Moore on March 13, 1862.  The poem was written on parchment, and Esther had received it many years ago from Don Foote, then President of the American Central Corporation of Lansing, MI.  Here it is in its entirety:

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