11-13-2011 11-13-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2571B Boston
November 13, 2011 11:00 AMCalender

Whitman, Walt (1819-1892)

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2571B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 13, 2011 11:00AM


Whitman, Walt (1819-1892), Autograph letter signed, January 31, 1887, one page, recipient unknown, concerning his current state of mind and his most recent activities, text in full: "Dear Friend, I have been somewhat down, for days, even weeks past, but am feeling better now - have been out a little today. Driven in the phaeton. Come over very soon and see me. Nothing particular, but it will cheer me up. Bring any body you like with you. Walt Whitman - put this in the 'Personal' col. Feb. 1," framed with portrait, 6 1/2 x 8 in., (laid down, minor spot u.l.).
Estimate $2,000-2,500


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