Title: Autograph Note Signed.
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
This muckraking British-born librarian, author and journalist attempted to work with the U.S. Congress to create copyright legislation to protect British authors from American pirates; rebuked, he became librarian of the reknowned Astor Library (1859-96). ANS, 1p, 5¼" X 8", New York, NY, 1894 October 2. Addressed to Charles Aldrich. Very good. Erased but slightly visible pencil note across top margin; slight mounting trace on verso and on left margin. Cryptic reply to a correspondent: "In response to your favor of the 28th Sept. I have much pleasure in sending the enclosed, according to your flattering request.". Bookseller Inventory # 14242
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Store Description: Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts has been buying and selling quality books, autographs and ephemera since 1991. We specialize in general antiquarian, first editions, signed books and autographs and documents. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA), Universal Autograph Collectors Club (UACC) and The Manuscript Society.