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[ABOLITION]. BEECHER, Henry Ward (1813–1887). Autograph letter signed (“Henry Ward Beecher”), to an African American recipient, Brooklyn, 11 March 1876. 2 pages, 8vo, on a bifolium, affixed to pastedown of Paxton Hibben’s Henry Ward Beecher: An American Portrait (New York: George H Doran, 1927), folds present with some separation at edge. Provenance: Stone Collection (stamped). BEECHER TALKS OF OPPRESSION, showing “great interest” in the African American community, writing that he rejoices for the day when oppression is over and that his hope is that “your people are preparing themselves by education, to take an honorable part in our now common citizenship”. –– [ALSO WITH:] 2 ALS’s, 1 pp. each, on “Christian Union” letterhead, affixed to front free endpaper, from Beecher’s power of attorney requesting that all money be paid to him, with an authorized signature signed “Henry Ward Beecher”.
 [ABOLITION]. BEECHER, Henry Ward (1813–1887). Autograph let...
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Minimum Bid: $150.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $330.00
Estimate: $300 - $500
Number Bids: 3
Auction closed on Saturday, August 28, 2021.
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