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    Colonial Trans-Atlantic Mercantile Autograph Letter Signed, "Andreas Henry Groth," three pages with integral address panel, 7.75" x 12.5", London, England, June 11, 1765, to John Reynell, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Addressing the recipient as "brother" despite different surnames likely indicates communication between Quakers. The letter's American author does "no more like London, the noise, hurry and dirt," being disagreeable. Discussed in detail are business and politics in Britain, mentioning William Pitt, the King and corruption in Parliament. Even, dark toning. Very good condition. From the collection of Henry E. Luhrs.

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    October, 2007
    27th Saturday
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