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    Alfred Lord Tennyson Autograph Letter Signed "Tennyson." One page, 8vo, Farringford Freshwater I.W. (Isle of Wight), February 21, 1876. The recipient of this letter is Lord Sheffield, it reads, "...Could you give me any idea when Maude's last legacy to Harold will come to me? I do not want to trouble you about it, but should like with this legacy to find some sort of prize in his memory. I am sure that Maude would have wished this..." Tennyson was one of the most popular English poets of his time. Most of his verse is based on classical or mythological themes. This particular letter refers to a work he wrote called Harold which was a tribute to King Harold II of England, he was killed at the battle of Hastings. A vintage engraving is also included in the lot.
    The letter is in very fine condition, usual folds are present; signature is bold and dark. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.


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    February, 2006
    20th-21st Monday-Tuesday
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