WILLIAM WARLAND (W.W.) CLAPP - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 04/29/1886 - HFSID 17779
W. W. CLAPP Signed autograph letter on stationery of the Boston Journal (1886) Autograph Letter signed: "W W Clapp",1 page, 5½x7½. Boston, 1886 April 29. On letterhead of the Boston Journal to "Dear Sir"
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W. W. CLAPP
Signed autograph letter on stationery of the Boston Journal (1886)
Autograph Letter signed: "W W Clapp",1 page, 5½x7½. Boston, 1886 April 29. On letterhead of the Boston Journal to "Dear Sir". In full: "I have given the article into the hands of the compositor, and will publish as soon as I find room. Yours truly". William Warland Clapp (1826-1891), who always went by his initials W. W., was a Boston author, and editor of the Boston Gazette and the Boston Journal. His papers, in the collection of Harvard's Houghton Library, include many letters from New England luminaries like Louisa May Alcott, William Lloyd Garrison and Oliver Wendell Holmes. He was a Boston Alderman and - during the Civil War - a member of the Sanitary Commission, and is portrayed in the latter role on the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument in Boston Common. His books include A Record of the Boston Stage. Normal mailing creases. Lightly soiled. Two ¼" notches at center of top edge. Paper and adhesive residue (previous mounting) on verso. Otherwise, fine condition.
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