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    Phineas T. Barnum Autograph Letter Signed Written From His Sick Bed A.L.S. "P.T. Barnum" on imprinted letterhead, 1p., 5.5" x 6.75", to Russell Whiting thanking him for a fruit basket. In part: "I thank you sincerely for remembering me in my 81st year on what is probably my last sick bed by sending me that pretty basket of delicious fruit..." Barnum would die less than three months later in April 7, 1891. With toning and a few traces of foxing. Otherwise very good and with bold ink. Matted alongside a picture of Barnum to an overall size of 14.75" x 12.25".

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    April, 2007
    16th-17th Monday-Tuesday
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