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November 17, 2013 11:00 AMCalender

Webster, Daniel (1782-1852) Letter Signed, 28 June 1838.

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Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2687BLocation: BostonDate / Time: November 17, 2013 11:00AM


Webster, Daniel (1782-1852) Letter Signed, 28 June 1838.
One sheet inscribed on both sides. To the Whigs of Philadelphia, declining an invitation to celebrate the fourth of July with them. Body of the text in a likely secretarial hand, old folds, matted, in a double-glazed frame, with later portraits on each side, 7 3/4 x 9 3/4 in. of the letter visible through the mat, 19 1/2 x 15 1/2 in. overall.
Estimate $300-500

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Philadelphia, 4th of July