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Horace Greeley on Publication of a Letter by Abolitionist Cassius Clay

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Seller: sethkaller (163) 100%, Location: White Plains, New York, Ships to: US, Item: 131877585262 Horace Greeley on Publication of a Letter by Abolitionist Cassius Clay“...take care that every Abolitionist reads this letter this week.” HORACE GREELEY (1811-1872). Autograph Letter Signed in full and with initials, to Ephraim George Squier [ed. of Hartford Whig Daily Journal], New York, March 26, 1844. 1 p. Inventory #20729 Partial Transcript “.... I write to you as most likely to be at home; if Mr. Trumbull or Mr. Stuart were sure to be in Hartford I would write to them. My business is general and important. I have just received a Letter from Cassius M. Clay which is calculated to excite a powerful influence on your Election [Henry Clay’s 1844 presidential bid]. You will all publish it of course, but that is not all. You must have it published instantly in all your Religious and the Abolition journals. Do not stand for expense but have it published in the Orthodox journals and the Chr. Freemen, with my heading if possible. Be energetic - be wise. See our efficient friends instantly, and take care that every Abolitionist reads this letter this week. Yours, Horace Greeley P.S. I shall speak in New Milford on Thursday afternoon, in Danbury that evening, and in New Haven Friday evening. If I had any way to be home Sunday morning, I would speak in your place Saturday evening, but that must be given up. I have a sick wife, a young baby, a very arduous newspaper duty, and an awful correspondence, and must be here Sunday. With autograph address leaf that includes the message: “In haste / H.G.” Horace Greeley (1811-1872) was a noted reformer, New York journalist, and editor of the New York Tribune. His main concern was the abolition of slavery. In 1872 he ran unsuccessfully for president against Ulysses S. Grant on both the Democratic and Liberal Republican tickets.SETH KALLER, INC.Historic Documents and Legacy Collections For over 20 years, Seth Kaller has been one of the country’s largest buyers of important historic documents and artifacts. More than 10,000 rare manuscripts, documents, maps, and books handled by Kaller are now in institutional and private collections including working drafts of the United States Constitution, Lincoln-signed copies of the 13th Amendment and Emancipation Proclamation, and rare prints and broadsides of the Declaration of Independence. Kaller is a member of the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America (ABAA), the Professional Autograph Dealers Association (PADA), the American Antiquarian Society, the Manuscript Society, the New-York Historical Society’s Chairman’s Council, and the Papers of Abraham Lincoln Advisory Board. Authenticity GuaranteedEverything we sell comes with our absolute guarantee that it is original and authentic. If this is ever proven not to be authentic it may be returned for a full refund. History You Can OwnWhether you’re interested in the Founding Fathers, Documents of Freedom, Battles and Leaders, the Civil War, African-Americana, World History, Science, or a particular hero or villain, we can help you explore opportunities to take ownership of history. Build Your Own CollectionWe can coordinate every aspect of the process for you, from searching for individual items to building entire world-class collections for your home, business, foundation, or favorite museum. We can handle the pre-acquisition research, physical inspection and purchasing, auction representation, authentication, inventory, accounting reports, framing, and display. Help Your Favorite InstitutionBuild a legacy by preserving history for generations to come. Through donations and loans to your favorite museum, library, or university, you ensure the survival of these important documents and act as a steward for personalities and ideas that shaped the world. We handle all the arrangements including insurance, transit, and proper acknowledgement for you. Donating can also bring substantial tax benefits. We have considerable experience working with tax attorneys and accountants to help maximize your benefit or minimize your cost as you promote your passion for history.

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