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    Matthew C. Perry Autograph Letter Signed "M. C. Perry." One page, 5" x 8", Sharon Springs, July 17, 1856, to "Miss Campbell". The distinguished naval Commodore, veteran of the Mexican War and responsible for opening trade with Japan, pens a friendly letter to a Miss Campbell which reads, in part: "I had intended to have accompanied the book back which you were so obliging as to loan me, with a note expressing my thanks - but as Miss Benton unexpectedly returned it I avail myself of the earliest moment to say to you how much I have been pleased...". With old, smoothed fold creases, else fine.

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    October, 2013
    17th-18th Thursday-Friday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 10
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