Autograph Letter Signed, to an unknown recipient. On paper, in English.
by Hale, Edward Everett.
Roxbury, MA 8vo (20 cm, 7.9").  f.. 1893 Letter written and signed by Edward Everett Hale (18221909), an author, historian, and Unitarian minister descended from a distinguished American family. In his day one of the nation's most prominent men of letters, Hale may now be best remembered for two stories: "The Man Without a Country," a patriotic pro-Union allegory of the then-raging U.S. Civil War, and "The Brick Moon," generally considered to be => the earliest known literary depiction of a man-made satellite. With the present letter, Hale notifies an unidentified recipient of a planned meeting for an Ithaca church subscription committee, by way of a clearly written note on his Roxbury, MA, letterhead. This very nice example of his signature (here, "Edw. E. Hale") on his stationery is also a pleasing reminder of the great author's commitment to good works throughout his life.
Creased along original folds, one lower corner creased acriss. => Excellent bit of Hale memorabilia. (Inventory #: 36715)
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