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    Francis Scott Key Autograph Letter Signed "F.S. Key". Three pages with integral address leaf, 8" x 13", Annapolis, Maryland, March 9, 1798. Written to friend and fellow law student John L. Kerr, later a prominent U.S. Senator. Lengthy and delightful content about their mutual love lives, practical joking, etc. He writes: "...I have you know, been violently in love for a longtime, but one Olivia shall not satisfy me, I have generally kept up the same number, about a dozen." Other charming content included, typifying the carefree life of a young student in those days. Fine condition; several old tape reinforcements; small hole on the last page; usual folds present; moderate edge wear and foxing.

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    October, 2006
    12th-13th Thursday-Friday
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