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    Four Early Letters With Pennsylvania Content. Includes a Fisher Ames autograph letter signed "Fisher Ames", four page, 8" x 9.75", Philadelphia, May 20, 1798, mounted to a larger backing sheet with a portrait of Ames, mounting remnants present, with the usual fold creases, else near fine; James Dumers autograph letter signed "Jas. Dumers", one page, 8" x 6.75", Reading [PA], April 13, 1802, to Samuel Bryan, Comptroller General, toned with splits in the folds, else good condition; Joseph Habersham autograph letter signed "Jos. Habersham", one page, 8" x 12.75", Philadelphia, February 17, 1796, to Charles Williamson, with the usual fold creases, else fine; and an Isaac Weaver autograph document with autograph letter on the integral leaf signed "Isaac Weaver Speaker of the Senate" and "Isaac Weaver", 8" x 13.25", Jefferson Greene County [PA], August 7, 1817, to Nicholas Biddle, mounting remnants along the left margin, with the usual fold creases, else fine condition. From the collection of Henry E. Luhrs.

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    October, 2007
    27th Saturday
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