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    [Ford's Theatre] William Withers, Jr. Autograph Letter Signed on "Brooklyn Hotel" letterhead, two pages, 5" x 8", [San Francisco, Cal.], November 9, 1892. Written to Mr. Emmet Fostel regarding the printing of a musical programme and apologizing for not having a photograph to send. Together with a sepia toned photograph of Withers, 4" x 8.5", who is identified in a contemporary hand on the verso as: "Musical director of 'Ford's Theatre' at the time of the assassination of President Lincoln, Washington D.C." H. Duperly photographic backstamp. Letter has some showthrough from bold ink on verso, and a small nick at top, otherwise both pieces are near fine.

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