Autographed Letter Signed with an engraved portrait

EDGEWORTH, Maria (1768 - 1849)

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Place Published: London
Date Published: 1831

Description: 1 page, 7 x 4.5 inches, dry-mounted on foxed paper, London, March 2, 1831 -- an elegant response to a request for an autograph, in part: "...I write my name with pleasure and with pride at the request...with pride in my name's being known in America and with pleasure from the grateful sense of having received much kindness from many of that enlightened and sincere nation..." The portrait measures 8.25 x 6.5 inches and is also mounted on foxed paper. Very good(-) condition.

Signed: Y
Binding: unbound
Language: English
Type: Autographs

Book ID: 161712


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