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Twain, Mark (1835-1910) Autograph Note Signed, Elmira, New York, [no date].

Auction:
3040B
Lot:
117
Sold for:
$1,107$900

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3040B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 12, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Twain, Mark (1835-1910) Autograph Note Signed, Elmira, New York, [no date]. Single leaf of laid paper, inscribed over one page. To Appleton & Co. publishers, some smudges, old folds, 6 3/4 x 4 1/4 in.
"Gentlemen: Yours of 3d received. The terms of existing contracts would render the undertaking a breach of faith on my part, else it would delight me to do it."
Estimate $800-1,200


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Keywords

Appleton & Co., American humor, American literature, Appleton, Wisconsin, Autograph, Contract, Contract law, Elmira, Elmira, New York, Lecturers, Mark Twain, Mississippi River, Sagebrush School

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