De Quincey, Thomas, 1785-1859; Letters; Portraits; Autographs
This leather bound collection includes a signed letter by De Quincey, a transcription of that letter, and a signed portrait of De Quincey. In the letter, De Quincey writes to an unnamed correspondent (possibly a banker or lawyer) on the subject of...
Bierce discusses Neale, then decides that it would be a good idea to refrain from talking about Neale because of his feelings towards him. There are some edits made to the text in ink, as well as some notes in pencil.
Burr responds to a letter he received on 21 November. Burr indicates that he has enclosed amendments to the Constitution. The letter is written in ink on beige paper that has a few discolored holes in it.
Atherton, Gertrude Franklin Horn, 1857-1948; Letters
Gertrude Atherton is talking to Mr. Stoldart about her book. She seems to be exploring her options, talking to other people who will publish her book, even though she said she likes the magazine that Stoldart works for.
In this letter, Berenson thanks Frances for a present, then wishes her well. He also mentions a trip that he is taking. The letter is written on newsprint, and features a watermark in the shape of an airplane with "C. M. Fabriano."