Autograph letter signed : Lenox [Mass.], to Miss M.A.A. Dawson, 1851 Sept. 29.


Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864. Autograph letter signed : Lenox [Mass.], to Miss M.A.A. Dawson, 1851 Sept. 29.

Autograph letter signed : Lenox [Mass.], to Miss M.A.A. Dawson, 1851 Sept. 29.

Thanking her for her letter; saying that he thinks it is better that they do not meet: "You know me now by some of the genuine traits of my mind and heart. Were we to meet, you would remember me only by a few superficial features"; commenting on her handwriting.

1 item (2 p.) ; 24.6 cm.

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