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ANNA S. HARRISON(1775 - 1864) First Lady, wife of William Henry Harrison, 9th President of the United States. A.L.S. 1p., 8vo., Longview, Dec. 16, 1856, to an unknown autograph seeker of her husband, WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON, with a cut signature by him affixed at bottom. In full: "Dear Sir, I take pleasure in sending to you an Autograph of my dear departed Husband it all that I can spare to send, receive my best wishes for your Health & Happiness". Signed "Anna Harrison" in the script of a widow in her late years. William Harrison's cut signature is from stronger parchment, moderately yellowed, with slight ink bleeding, else very good; it is affixed to the letter by a red seal on the left corner and glue on the right corner, not affecting the signature. Very good.
Estimate $ 700-900

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