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    Frederick Church Autograph Letter Signed with Drawings Included. Signed: Your Unknown Friend, four pages, 5.25" x 6.5", np, nd. Church, an American artist and illustrator, was known for his paintings of birds and animals, who he endowed with humorous humanlike attributes. In this letter Church writes: "Theres an Green Eyes Wolves celebrated for ferocious appetites. Your home is in danger of being Burglarized by a man with a ferocious appetite. He don't want your Gold, Silver or your Jewels all he wants is a Loaf of Oatmeal Bread. Take Warning. Your Unknown Friend.". On page 1 Church has drawn a pack of green eyed wolves and on page 4 there is a drawing of a burglar with a mask, hat, and flashlight. In fine condition; some of the drawings have smudged; usual folds are present; mounting traces on verso; small stain on last page in the lower right corner.

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    October, 2006
    12th-13th Thursday-Friday
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    Oh behalf of our client, Caroline Kennedy, I wish to thank you for all of your assistance... You and your gallery are to be commended for your professionalism and integrity...
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