Two autograph collections, 185?, 1888.

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Two autograph collections, 185?, 1888.

Two autograph collections, 185?, 1888.

The collection contains the bottom portion of two sheets of 1850s stationery, allegedly cut from a petition requesting Fanny Kemble to make a lecture tour. The sheets contain signatures only including Louis Agassiz, Henry W. Bellows, Erastus Brooks, William Cullen Bryant, William Allen Butler, Rufus Choate, Peter Cooper, Edward Everett, C.C. Felton, David Dudley Field, James W. Gerard, Parke Godwin, G.S. Hillard, F.B. Huntington, Henry W. Longfellow, Daniel Lord, James Russell Lowell, J. Lothrop Motley, Benjamin Pence, William H. Prescott, Josiah Quincy, Jared Sparks, and Robert C. Winthrop. There is also a program or menu cover, 1888, from a banquet of the Saturday Night Club honoring American authors. Men signing on the verso include Clark Bell, Moncure Conway, Archibald Gunter, Julian Hawthorne, Richard B. Kimball, Thomas W. Knox, Benson J. Lossing, and R.H. Stoddard.

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