Autograph letter signed : Harrisburg, Penna., to William Wetmore Story, 1887 Mar. 11.

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Beck, J. Augustus, 1831-ca. 1918. Autograph letter signed : Harrisburg, Penna., to William Wetmore Story, 1887 Mar. 11.

Autograph letter signed : Harrisburg, Penna., to William Wetmore Story, 1887 Mar. 11.

Concerning Houdon's life mask of Washington, now in the Pierpont Morgan Library, and recalling his studies in Rome with Thomas Crawford.

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