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    William Tecumseh Sherman Autograph Letter Signed. Three ruled pages, 5.5" x 9.25", New York, February 2, 1891, on letterhead reading, "No. 75 West 71st Street, New York." Only days before his death, Sherman writes this letter to Marie Post, wife of Albert K. Post, colorfully declining her invitation to dinner. He also apologizes for missing her at recent "teas," though he confesses that it "belittles" a man to run after "teas." At the end of the letter, below Sherman's signature, is written by Mrs. Post: "Written shortly before his last illness. General Sherman died February 14th 1891: twelve days after writing this letter. [Signed] Marie Caroline Post." Very clean.

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    June, 2015
    12th-13th Friday-Saturday
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