ERNEST "PAPA" HEMINGWAY - DOCUMENT SIGNED 02/18/1930 CO-SIGNED BY: PAULINE PFEIFFER (MRS. ERNEST) HEMINGWAY - HFSID 285889
Sale Price $2,975.00
ERNEST HEMINGWAY and PAULINE HEMINGWAY
The author and his second wife sign a 1930 Trust Agreement, consigning bonds and preferred stocks to the trust.
Typed Document signed: "Ernest Hemingway" and "Pauline Pfeiffer Hemingway" on page 7, 10 pages, 8¾x11¼. New York, 1930 February 18.Trust Agreement with City Bank Farmers Trust Company. The Hemingways, who were living in Paris, France at this time, donate property described on Schedule A for "Trust Estate": "$10,000 Kingdom of Belgium External Sinking Fund 6% bonds due January 1, 1955; 100 Shares Electric Bond and Share Company 6.00 Cumulative Preferred Stock; 300 Shares William H. Warner & Co. Inc. Preferred Stock Par Value $100".Also signed by a Trust Officer. Struggling writer Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961) met Pauline Pfeiffer, an editor with the Paris edition of "Vogue" at a party in Paris in 1925. Hemingway, who was married to his first wife, Hadley Richardson, at the time, divorced Hadley, the mother of his first son, and married Pauline on May 10, 1927, the year after his novel, The Sun Also Rises, had been published. The Hemingways, who had two sons, Patrick and Gregory, traveled extensively. During their marriage, Hemingway wrote eight books, including A Farewell To Arms (1929), and numerous short stories. In 1931, the year after this document was signed, Pauline's Uncle Gus bought a home for the couple in Key West, Florida. In 1940, Hemingway divorced Pauline to marry the third of his four wives, Martha Gellhorn, a war correspondent he had first met in Key West. Pauline stayed on in the Key West home after the divorce. Lightly creased. Light show-through of writing and type. Fine condition.
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