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ANDREW P. PEABODY - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED - HFSID 198001

Harvard preacher and president Andrew Preston Peabody wrote this letter from Portsmouth, New Hampshire, saying that he couldn't send a copy of his Address of 1843. This Address was from back when he was a preacher at Portsmouth's South Parish.

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ANDREW PRESTON PEABODY
Harvard preacher and president Andrew Preston Peabody wrote this letter from Portsmouth, New Hampshire, saying that he couldn't send a copy of his Address of 1843. This Address was from back when he was a preacher at Portsmouth's South Parish.
Autograph letter signed "A. P. Peabody". Pencil notations in top left corner and on card in unknown hand. 1 page, 5x6, affixed to a 6¼x6¼ card. Portsmouth, New Hampshire, dated "March 28," year is cut off. In full: "My dear Sir, I have but one copy of my Address of 1843, & should prefer to keep that. You may perhaps be able to get a copy from the publishers, or from some other source. If you cannot, I suppose that I ought to give you my copy; but I should do so very reluctantly. Very truly yours,". American clergyman and educator Peabody (1811-1893) was a preacher at the Unitarian South Parish in Portsmouth, New Hampshire (1833-1860) and preacher and Plummer Professor of Christian Morals at Harvard University from 1860 to 1881. He was also Harvard's Acting President in 1862 and from 1868 to 1869, as well as a prodigious author of articles and books on Christianity and morality. Lightly toned, stained, creased and rippled. Mounting remnants on verso of card (no show-through). Card has irregular left edge and missing top right corner. Folded once horizontally and twice vertically. Otherwise in fine condition.

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