LONGFELLOW, Henry Wadsworth, letters, autographs, documents, manuscripts

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LONGFELLOW, Henry Wadsworth (1807-1882). Poet.
Autograph Letter Signed [to Fredrick Cozzen] ('My dear Sir'), 3½ pages 8vo (laid down by the lower half of the last page), Cambridge [Massachusetts], 10 November 1855. In Longfellow's characteristic faint ink, thanking him for the 'Wine Press', praising his literary work and drawing his attention to a song.
'... Could you manage without inconvenience to call at the Ch[ancellor] of the Exch[equ]er in Downing Street tomorrow morning at 12.30 so as to go over the paper once more with a view of putting it in perfect shape for laying on the table on Thursday.'
Reginald (later Sir Reginald) Francis Douce Palgrave (1829-1904) was from 1886 to 1900 clerk of the House of Commons, having previously been clerk assistant for sixteen years.

£525 [No: 25224]
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