HistoryForSale Autographs
Join our email mailing list: 

Print Document Description  Print this page Questions about authenticity? Click Here


Typed note signed by the American journalist upon his return to England
Typed Note signed: "W. L. Alden", 1 page, 8x5. 61 Cloudesdale Road, Bulham [England], 1902 May 6. To "Dear Sir", in full: "I have just returned to England after an absence of sixth [sic] months, - a fact which explains my delay in answering yours of Feb. 24th. Very truly yours". American journalist William L. Alden (1837-1908) published articles in Scribner's, the Atlantic and other periodicals, and wrote a column, "Minor Topics", for the New York Times. He also wrote humorous and children's pieces. Alden founded the New York Canoe Club, the first such club in the US, and did much to promote the sport. Appointed Consul General in Rome by President Cleveland (1885-1890), he remained thereafter in Europe, writing from Paris and then from England. Multiple mailing folds. Toned. Mounting residue on verso. Signature light but legible. Otherwise, fine condition.

For more documents by these signers click the names below:


This website image contains our company watermark. The actual document does not contain this watermark.
  $280.00 (USD)
Limited-Time-Only Price:   $238.00 (USD)
Price shown is the final price for this document.
Other discounts are not applied to this document

Click here to pop open a floating
Shopper's Currency Converter window.

Make Best Offer on this document

All documents are being offered on a first-come first-serve basis and are sold unframed unless otherwise specified.

This website requires that cookies be enabled in your browser.

Whether looking for corporate, birthday or luxury gifts, nothing makes a more perfect and unique gift than an autographed item for someone special! Imagine the thrill of receiving an autographed item from one's hero or signed on the anniversary of one's birthday. Click here for our Gift Locator Tool.

Born: October 9, 1837
Died: January 14, 1908

<< Previous Page

The unauthorized use of images found on this website is prohibited and subject to criminal prosecution.

[ Home ] [ Shopping Cart ] [ Autograph Definitions ] [ Privacy & Security ] [ Terms & Conditions ] [ Contact us ]
Copyright © 2000-2017 Gallery of History Direct. All Rights Reserved.