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    Edward Everett Hale Archive, consisting of approximately 30 Autograph Letters Signed, mostly 8vo, ca. 1860 through the early 20th century. Grand-nephew of patriot martyr Nathan Hale, Everett Hale (1822-1909) of Massachusetts was a prolific author of fiction as well as a Congregational minister. His celebrated A Man Without a Country was published in 1863 as an expression of his passion for the Union. The letters herein span the most productive years of Hale's professional life in both letters and theology. One brief ALS from the 1890s sheds light on what was surely a delightful personality. It reads, "I do not care a straw whether To-day is spelled with a hyphen or without. Berty seemed to think I might be difficult." Conditions range from very good to excellent, with most material being very fine. Ex. Henry E. Luhrs Collection.

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    October, 2007
    25th-26th Thursday-Friday
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