Autograph Note Signed, Dated 1862

Ballou M.M. (Maturin Murray)

Publication Date: 1862
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Single sheet note paper from "Office of Ballou's Publications, No. 22 1/2 Winter Street, Boston, Mass". 5" x 8" written recto only. Dated Sept. 24, 1862. To a Chas. K, Gallup of Troy, N.Y. who had written to request Ballou's autograph.: "Dear Sir--I enclose you the autograph which you desire & am happy to gratify you in this matter. Yours very truly/ M.M. Ballou". Clean and bright, light mailing folds. Maturin Murray Ballou (1820-1895) was a Boston born and based writer and publisher. His career began in the newspaper trade in the 1830s and he authored a number of children's books published in the 1840s. He was co-founder of "Gleason's Pictorial Magazine" (later changed to "Ballou's Pictorial Drawing Room Companion') a regional competitor of Harper's Weekly. He was also the first editor of the Boston Daily Globe. He traveled the world in 1882 and over the next decade and more wrote a number of travel books. Bookseller Inventory # X214

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Title: Autograph Note Signed, Dated 1862

Publication Date: 1862

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