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    D.F. BARRY AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED. One page, quarto, January 10, 1929. Barry pencils a brief note to Usher L. Burdick who was, at the time, the assistant US District Attorney for North Dakota. Barry suggests that Burdick send a copy of his book The Last Battle of the Sioux Nation to General Edward Settle Godfrey, as a way to earn Godfrey's friendship. Letter reads: "Dear M. Burdick, What do you Think about Sending Gen'l E.S. Godfrey a Book with your Compliments. Want his friendship." Barry then provides Godfrey's address in Cookstown N.J. Letter is signed, "Yours sincerely, Barry" and written on Barry's distinctive Tower Avenue letterhead. Accompanied by a carbon copy of the letter Burdick would send to Godfrey. The letters have been taped together at upper left and right corners, and bear a few chips and small tears at edges.

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