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    Mary A. Livermore Autograph Letter Signed Together with an Autograph Quote Signed and a Civil War Period Carte de Visite. The letter is one page, 5" x 8"; Melrose, Massachusetts; March 27, 1902. A brief letter sending her autograph, she adds: "... I was 81 last Dec. We are drawing very near the better land." Small crease at top right corner, flattened mail folds, and light soiling. Light mat burn along bottom margin.

    Together with an Autograph Quote Signed, one page, 6.75" x 7", April 2, 1870. In full: "Since right is rights, as God is God, / And right is sure to win, / To doubt it is disloyalty, / To falter is to sin. / Mary A. Livermore." Flat folds, and light toning throughout. Also included is a carte de visite, a chest-up pose with a Warren studio photo stamp beneath the image. A few stray spots on the albumen, but overall a clean image with good contrast and detail. The carte de visite is affixed to a slightly larger sheet with a hinge at the top. A second mounting remnant remains on the verso at bottom. An attractive grouping commemorating one of the most notable nurses of the Civil War.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2015
    12th-13th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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