Lot 316 of 395:
Autograph letter, signed by Jared Sparks 1845  

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Estimate:
$100 - $150

Title:
Autograph letter, signed

Author:
Sparks, Jared

Place:
Cambridge

Publisher:

Date:
Feb. 21, 1845

Description:

2 pp. + stamped address leaf. Original red wax seal still present. 10x8.

Jared Sparks (1789-1866) was an American historian, President of Harvard, and publisher of The Writings of George Washington. In this letter, he asks the recipient A. Langdon Elwyn, Esq. of Philadelphia, to return some of his personal letters written to Mr. Vaughan in a parcel, and address it to Little & Brown, Publishers.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some yellowing to address leaf and a small tear where originally opened at wax seal; very good.


 
Item number:
237793
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