Lot 190: Wendell Phillips

RR Auction

RR Auction

2015-10-06 13:04:52

Lot 190: American abolitionist, eloquent orator, and social reformer (1811–1884). ALS, four pages on two adjoining sheets, 5 x 8, December 15, 1874. Letter to H. G. Lewis, in part: "I am sorry I cannot be with you at your celebration…But let me add the true way for the colored people of the Union to keep that anniversary is to resolve & pledge themselves, each to the other, that they will never vote for any one who does not heartily & with all his might advocate & support a Civil Rights Bill on the model of the immortal Charles Sumner." In very good condition, with scattered soiling (affecting first name of signature), toned tape to partially separated spine, and a mounting strip along inside edge of first page. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 462 Wednesday, 14th October 2015 Estimate: $800-1000
Added from rrauction.com
Write a response...

The bookmarklet lets you save things you find to your collections.

Note: Make sure your bookmarks are visible.


Click and drag the Collect It button to your browser's Bookmark Bar.

collect it