Autographed Letter Signed


to Cart
Price: $400.00

Place Published: Pelham
Date Published: 1852

Description: 4 pages, each measuring 6.5 x 4 inches. Each two-page spread combined measures 6.5 x 8.25 inches. January 15, 1852. From the confines of her estate in Pelham, New York, Morris wrote this letter to her husband Richard about the sale of their plantations and slaves, in part: "...The most distressing act you have to perform is selling the poor negroes. I hope you will be able to get them good masters..." Partial tear along the center fold and several creases. Very good(-) condition.

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

Book ID: 202811

More AUTOGRAPHS: webrss
More SLAVERY: webrss

By This Author: MORRIS, Helen
By This Publisher:
Topic Notification
Receive e-mail notification of new arrivals in your topics of interest.

I couldn't believe how fast you sent me this wonderful item! I didn't expect it to have anything on children's cookery (my focus), but because Juliet Corson is SO important, I bought it. What a surprise to find a "Boys' and Girls' Kitchen" column, and a tiny personal fact about J's childhood. I hit the lottery, so to speak. I'm ordering tons of diamonds to fall from the sky on you some lovely warm day. Don't I wish I could do that... - Barbara Abbott
Argosy Book Store on Facebook
Argosy Book Store on Instagram
Site by Bibliopolis