Lot 561: William Cullen Bryant

RR Auction

RR Auction

2015-12-18 17:00:21

Lot 561: ALS signed "W. C. Bryant," two pages on two adjoining sheets, 5.25 x 8.25, January 22, 1875. Letter to political journalist George Harvey, regarding Bermuda climate and a letter of Harvey's published in the New York Evening Post, in part: "I gave out your letter to be published and read the proof myself—leaving out what was personally addressed to me…I see that you have been giving out your views of the money question and am glad that you find interested listeners. Of the taste for the arts in Bermuda you do not speak." In fine condition, with scattered soiling and irregular toning to edges. William Cullen Bryant joined the staff of the New York Evening Post in 1826, and was editor from 1830–1878. Provenance: The Everett Fisher Collection. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 467 Wednesday, 13th January 2016 Estimate: $400-600
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