Smith, Samuel F. (1808-1895) Autograph Letter Signed and Autograph Stanza of America Signed, Newton Center, Massachusetts, 12 November 1888. Four-page letter on lined paper addressed to Smith's brother consoling him over the loss of his son, (blind-stamped in u.l. corner, old folds, some slight toning), 8 x 5 in., accompanied by autograph signed stanza of "America" on lined paper, dated 11 December 1888, (blind-stamped in u.l. corner, with old fold through signature), 7 x 4 1/2 in., with original mailing envelope addressed to Miss Annie C. Fay, (some toning), 3 x 5 1/2 in.
Provenance: John Heise Autographs, Syracuse, New York, 1939.
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