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    William Sydney Porter (O'Henry) Autograph Letter Signed. One page, 8" x 10" (sight), "Tuesday" n.d., n.p., in blue pencil. The letter reads, "Dear Bill,/ Would you as a private and personal temporaneous favor swap your check for this one of mine dated Saturday next?/ About tomorrow I will resume business matters with you./ Yours/ Sydney Porter". The letter is indicative of Porter's continual money difficulties, problems that landed the writer in prison for three years. Attractively matted and framed (23" x 19" overall) with a modern photograph of the author. Dark toning and light soiling, else fine.

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    June, 2009
    16th-17th Tuesday-Wednesday
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