Lot 5016: William and Anna Harrison

RR Auction

RR Auction

2016-02-24 15:27:18

Lot 5016: Two items: an ALS signed "Anna Harrison," one page, 7.75 x 9.75, December 30, 1845. Letter to J. Harrison Hedges, in part: "Haveing received your letter some weeks ago I should have answered it sooner…Haveing so often been applied to for Autographs of my lamented Husband & in every instance I have complyed except in one the cause of that was the Gentleman's letter got mislaid or lost & I did not know to whom or whare to direct but now I am obliged to have recourse to cutting them out of Books." Included is the promised ink signature, "Willm. Henry Harrison," on an off-white 3.75 x .75 slip clipped from a book. The letter is addressed on the reverse of the second integral page in Anna's own hand. In overall fine condition, with partial wax remnants, the free frank clipped from the address panel, and some seal-related paper loss. RR Auction's Presidential Collection of Everett Fisher Auction 472 Thursday, 17th March 2016 Estimate: $1000
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