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    Henry W. Longfellow Autograph Letter Signed. Two and one-quarter pages, 4.5" x 7", January 8, 1878, Cambridge, declining an invitation to send unpublished poems to be included in a proposed volume "relating to the sea"; with references to some of his previous works. Mounting remnants on verso of last page; fine.

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    In part: "I am sorry that I have nothing as yet unpublished, relating to the Sea, which I can send you for your proposed volume. Nor have I time to write anything. In my books you will find more than you will want of such pieces. I will mention only 'Sea Weed', the 'Light-House', and the 'Fire of Driftwood'."



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    June, 2009
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