Lot 24 of 419:
Letters from American clergymen 18th/19th cents.  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$600
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
Collection of approximately 50 autograph letters signed by American clergymen from the 18th & 19th centuries

Author:
**

Place:
Various places

Publisher:

Date:
18th-19th centuries

Description:
Nearly all of the letters in their own folders with biographical information neatly written in ink on the outside - this was done in the early 20th century most likely. Significant collection of letters from American clergymen, made quite valuable by the biographical information provided, including lists of publications. Among others, includes 1786 note from Nehemiah Williams, pastor of Brimfield, Mass., regarding church funds; 1818 letter from Nathaniel Thayer, of Lancaster, Mass., to Aaron Bancroft; 1796 letter from Epharaim Ward, West Brookfield, on political matters, etc.; 1837 letter from Absalom Peters, New York; and many others. A few with vintage photographs. Provenance: A private California collection.

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Condition:
Folders a little browned with some chipping and splitting along spines; letters very good or better.


 
Item number:
202839
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