Autographed Sentiment and Signed Carte de Visite

BURRITT, Elihu (1810 - 1879)

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Place Published: New Britain
Date Published: 1872

Description: 1 page, 4.75 x 5 inches, New Britain, April 4, 1872, written in Latin: "Per avdua ad astra, Per angusta ad augusta." Accompanied by a carte de visite signed photograph (shortly after his stroke) with a "John A. Williams" back stamp -- a gorgeous full-body image, circa 1865. Both items are in very good condition, with mounting remnants on the back.

Comments: American abolitionist, social reformer, and the leading pacifist of his age. President Lincoln appointed him a special ambassador to England.

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

Book ID: 251698

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Dear Argosy, the book has already arrived well in (old) Amsterdam! It's indeed a very nice piece. Many thanks & best regards to New York. - Robert F.
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