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    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Autograph Letter Signed "Henry W. Longfellow". 2.5 pages, 4.5" x 7", foldover lettersheet, Cambridge, June 21, 1872. Longfellow thanks an unknown correspondent for "...your kind remembrance, and for the Caricatures, which I am sorry to say, are very poor and unpleasant, and without even artistic merit. One does not see what right they have to exist..." He then mentions the hot weather and says "I congratulate you upon being among the groves and hills of Milton, which from your description of it must be the 'Paradise Regained'..." Condition is good with weak folds, not affecting signature; very legible and containing an interesting comparison of Milton's work to the landscape around the recipient's home. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection.

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    October, 2006
    12th-13th Thursday-Friday
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