LONGFELLOW Henry Wadsworth - Autograph Letter Signed 1879 to a poet
Henry Wadsworth LONGFELLOW (1807-1882)
Autograph Letter Signed ("Henry W. Longfellow") to an unnamed correspondent, thanking him for the verses dedicated to him.
3 pages 8vo, Cambridge, 4 February 1879.
A warm and generous letter to a fellow poet.
"I have so many things to thank you for . . . the graceful and beautiful verses you have been kind enough to dedicate to me, and in which you so generously express your regard and consideration . . . the photograph, which is like a living presence, and seems to have just uttered the words you have written . . . And then for your printed poem "La Poete, which I have read with the greatest sympathy for its noble sentiments and beauty of expression . . ."
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