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WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 10/12/1863 - HFSID 87247

WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT American poet and newspaper editor William Cullen Bryant wrote this letter on a small card in New York in 1863 to settle a bill. Autograph sentiment signed "W. C. Bryant". Pencil notations on verso in unknown hand. 5x5 card. New York, Oct. 12, 1863. Addressed top D. C. Gelman, Esq.

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WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT
American poet and newspaper editor William Cullen Bryant wrote this letter on a small card in New York in 1863 to settle a bill.
Autograph sentiment signed "W. C. Bryant". Pencil notations on verso in unknown hand. 5x5 card. New York, Oct. 12, 1863. Addressed top D. C. Gelman, Esq. In full: "Dear Sir, Enclosed are five dollars and the bill of the Oriental Society - an [sic] a stamp. May I ask you to return the bill receipted. Yours respectfully". New England poet WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT (1794-1878 moved to New York in 1825. He became an editor for the New York Evening Post a year later. By 1829, he was co-owner and editor of the newspaper (1829-1878), which he made a Democratic then a Free-Soil then a Republican newspaper. His poems include Thanatopsis, which he wrote at the age of 16 and published in his first volume, Poems (1821), and To a Waterfowl. Other collected works include The Fountain, and Other Poems (1842) and The White-Footed Doe, and Other Poems (1844). Lightly soiled, touching "yant" of "Bryant". Otherwise in fine condition.

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