The Autograph Volume 1

The Autograph Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...letter. "I never do lunch, nor can I get out of doors till 3y2 P. M., without breaking in upon the poor task cut out for me, and more or less confusing my feeble affairs. Generally I go then upon horseback; buf one day or so weekly it is on foot, and I can make it any day. Now, if you could be so very obliging as to have those Elliot letters lying in mass for me, I could, the day after getting word to that effect, take permission to pay my respects to Miss Eden by myself, about 4 P. M., and could then examine, with the best convenience, what lay in that mine for me, and whether and how I could request or pretend to operate further upon it. This, I think, is for myself the straight road; and I tell it you, seeing such a willingness to open gates for a footsore man." CLAY (Henry). Distinguished American Statesman, Sect'y of State of U. S. A. L. S. y2 page, 4to. Washington, Feb. 1, 1828. $3.00 CLAY (Henry). A. L. S. 1 page, 4to. Petersburg, April 19, 1844. To Mrs. Rachel H. Meyers. $3.50 'Regarding a box, with which he has been presented, "made from the wood which entered into the construction of the old frigate 'Constitution'." CLAY (Henry). A. L. S. 2pp., small 8vo. Newport, Aug. 15, 1850. $3.75 A friendly letter. He speaks of his "apprehensions of the excitement from cities and crowds." With portrait. CLEMENS (Samuel L.). "Mark Twain." Popular American Author and Humorist. A. L. S. 1 page, 8vo. Elmira, Aug. 6, 1885. To Thos. Donaldson. $17.50 Subscribing to the Walt Whitman "Horse and Buggy Fund." "I comply instantly, with thanks for letting me in. I have a great veneration for the old man, & would be glad to pay his turnout's board, year after year, & buy another when it fails. more

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  • Paperback | 110 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 213g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236495543
  • 9781236495549