Barnum, P.T. (1810-1891) Autograph Letter Signed, St. Louis, Missouri, 4 August 1877, and Brady Carte-de-visite of Mr. & Mrs. Tom Thumb. Single-page letter on lined paper, informing recipient of travel plans, blind-stamped u.l., (toning, chipping along lower edge, remnants of previous mount of reverse), 8 x 4 3/4 in.; with CDV of Mr. & Mrs. Tom Thumb, published by E & H.T. Anthony from a Brady negative, with elaborate description of Mrs. Thumb's dress on the reverse, blind-stamped in both lower corners, 4 x 2 1/2 in.
Provenance: John Heise Autographs, Syracuse, New York, 1938/39.
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