Autograph Letter Signed

ALLIBONE, S. Austin (1816-89)

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Legendary American lexicographer and editor who compiled the mammoth "Critical Dictionary of English Literature" (1858). ALS, 1p, 4 3/4" X 7 3/4", Philadelphia, PA, 1859 March 19. Addressed to John W. Francis, M.D. (1789-1861), an influential physician and New York Historical Society. Near fine. Interesting content concerning John Pintard (1759-1844), a merchant and philanthropist who helped found the New York Historical Society. In part: "I recently saw a notice of your intention to publish a collection of the writings of John Pintard? Is this true? Is the publication certain; and when; and in how many volumes, and size (8vo?) of vols.? Did he ever publish any pamphlets or. papers and in Collections N. York Hist. Society? Did he publish such papers?" Boldly penned exmple. Bookseller Inventory # 37181

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