Gosse, Sir Edmund W. (1849-1928) Autograph Letter Signed, 8 August 1887. Folded wove bifolium with Board of Trade insignia, inscribed over three pages, with holograph envelope, to Jonathan K. Bangs, declining the request of a free poem, in part, "I cannot give away poems any more than I can give away money, and therefore I hope you will not think me unfriendly, but only straightforward, when I answer your civil inquiry by a negative"; 9 x 7 in.
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