Lot 669: American writer (1850–1895) best known for his poems of childhood, including 'Wynken, Blynken, and Nod' and 'Little Boy Blue.' ALS, one page, 5.5 x 4.75, Chicago Daily News letterhead, December 30, 1884. Letter to Eben Vaughn, in full: "It has occurred to me that the inclosed verses, which appeared in the Daily News of today, might serve you for a recitation. Many thanks for your pleasant telegram and here's wishing you and yours long life and a superabundance of happiness; in which wish I am now joined most cordially by my family." Intersecting folds (one vertical fold passing through a single letter of the signature), trimmed edges, several small tape-repaired tears, and some scattered toning, otherwise fine condition.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 462
Wednesday, 14th October 2015
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