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GEORGE WILLIAM CURTIS - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 09/11/1891 - HFSID 56668

Curtis handwrote, signed and dated this letter in 1891, one year before his death. In it, he tells the recipient that he takes him "at his word". Autograph letter signed "George William Curtis.". 1 page, 3¾x5¼ (one sheet folded). Sept. 11, 1891.

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GEORGE W. CURTIS
Curtis handwrote, signed and dated this letter in 1891, one year before his death. In it, he tells the recipient that he takes him "at his word".
Autograph letter signed "George William Curtis.". 1 page, 3¾x5¼ (one sheet folded). Sept. 11, 1891. In full: "Dear Sir I take you at your word as you see Truly Yours".Curtis (1824-1892, born in Providence, Rhode Island) was the lead editorial writer (1857) and then editor of Harper's Weekly (1863). He was in favor of emancipation, equal rights for blacks, native Americans and women, civil service reform, public education and environmental conservation. Curtis, who declined an invitation to become editor of the "New York Times", was known for speaking on the critical issues of the day, and he authored some 40 books and pamphlets. Lightly toned, stained and creased. Folded in half and unfolded. Edges are slightly irregular. Top edge has been torn from a pad or notebook. Adhesive remnants and paper loss on verso (no show through). Otherwise in fine condition.

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