Autograph letter signed with initials : Washington, D.C., to his wife Sophia, 1862 Apr. 1.


Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864. Autograph letter signed with initials : Washington, D.C., to his wife Sophia, 1862 Apr. 1.

Autograph letter signed with initials : Washington, D.C., to his wife Sophia, 1862 Apr. 1.

Describing excursions to Manassas and Fortress Monroe; saying that he has seen Washington and "begin[s] to long for home"; noting that he is staying longer "for [Emanuel] Leu[t]ze wishes to paint a portrait" of him; telling her that he had "a photograph of imperial size" taken of him yesterday.

1 item (3 p.) ; 19.9 cm.

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