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    Ernest Hemingway wishes Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to his mother

    Ernest Hemingway Autograph Note Signed "Ernie". One page, 6" x 8", postmarked from Havana, Cuba, December 31, 1940, written to his mother, Grace Hall Hemingway. This short note, written after Christmas, reads: "Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from Ernie". The original envelope is also included on which Hemingway wrote his name twice within the text. Earlier in June 1940, Hemingway finished For Whom the Bell Tolls from Cuba. He left Cuba after the start of World War II and became a war correspondent for Collier's magazine. Both note and envelope are in very fine condition.


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    June, 2008
    4th-5th Wednesday-Thursday
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