FIRST LADY FRANCES F. CLEVELAND - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 03/03/1898 - HFSID 254441
FRANCES CLEVELAND. ALS: "Frances F. Cleveland", 3p, 5¼x6¼. Westland, Princeton, N.J., 1898 March 3. To Miss Kennedy. In full: "I am very much interested in your 'line' of work, and I want at once to write & ask you a little more in detail about your pictures.
Sale Price $500.00
FRANCES CLEVELAND. ALS: "Frances F. Cleveland", 3p, 5¼x6¼. Westland, Princeton, N.J., 1898 March 3. To Miss Kennedy. In full: "I am very much interested in your 'line' of work, and I want at once to write & ask you a little more in detail about your pictures. How do the sizes run, and does the price given include the frames? Also - Do you suppose you could get together in small prints or photographs all the Presidents, which framed should be about 9x12, and what do you suppose they would cost? -What for instance is the size - & what the frame of the Angelico Angels.- The Raphael Holy Family - Reynolds Cherubs, & the Josephine. & what of Marie Antoinette. I cannot get to New York or I should go in to Mr Bowlen's & see them myself." The Clevelands were married in the White House in 1886. At the time of this letter, they had four children: six-year-old Ruth, four-year-old Esther, two-year-old Marion and four-month-old Richard. A fifth child, Francis, was born in 1903. Fragile. Partially separated at mid-vertical fold. Pinhead-size ink stains at blank edge. Heavy mounting remnant on verso of signature page shows through.
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