Lot 680: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

RR Auction

2015-10-06 13:06:04

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Lot 680: ALS signed "Henry W. Longfellow," four pages on two adjoining sheets, 8.75 x 7, November 25, 1853. Letter to famed American diplomat Elihu Burritt, in part: "I have just had the pleasure of receiving your friendly greeting, and hasten to say how glad I shall be to see you again after your long absence. You will find me at home every afternoon and evening, except Saturday, when I usually go to Boston. The mornings are not as certain as I am generally engaged during the early part of the day." Framed with a window on the reverse to view the second and third pages to an overall size of 9.5 x 7.75. In fine condition, with pencil notations and some spots of toning. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 462 Wednesday, 14th October 2015 Estimate: $200-400
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