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Historic Autograph Letters, Manuscripts & Documents

Important Signed & Inscribed Books and Photographs

LONGFELLOW, HENRY WADSWORTH.   (1807-82).  American poet.   Partly-printed  Check  Signed, “Henry W. Longfellow”,  with internal printed Internal Revenue tax stamp.  7″ x 2.75″ inches, Cambridge, Massachusetts.   September 6, 1881. Check is made out in Longfellow’s hand to: “W.T. Richarsen & Co. or order”  in the amount of : Two hundred eighty five dollars & twenty five cents.   Drawn on the Charles River National Bank.  Two punch hole cancellations,  not affecting signature.  Rather scarce thus.   Ex- Paul C. Richards collection of Financial Americana, with his code penciled on verso noting he got it in 1989.  A fine piece for the collector of Longfellow or Financial Americana.


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