Lot 619: ALS in pencil, signed "Winslow Homer N. A.," one page, lightly lined, 8 x 10.5, November 2, 1892. A letter of recommendation written from his Scarborough Beach studio in Maine, in full: "Thomas Murrey-has been employed by my Father for the past four months. He has been very faithful to the interests of his employer during that time, & under the most provoking conditions has preserved a pleasant manner, doing his work cheerfully. He is strictly temperate. I reccommend [sic] him to any one who chooses to direct him in any industry." Intersecting folds (one vertical fold passing through a single letter of the signature) and scattered creases and soiling, otherwise fine condition.
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Friday, 23rd October 2015
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