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MOTLEY, John Lothrop (1814-1877). American historian and diplomat.
Autograph Letter Signed to Sir Henry [Holland (1788-1873, physician)], 1 page 8vo (a little cockled), 31 Hertford Street, Mayfair, 14 February 1861. Asking him to lend a pamphlet.
'I forgot, when sending you back your letter, yesterday, to ask you whether you would be so good as to lend me Mr Kennedy's pamphlet. I was so very much pleased with his letter - which I thought so decidedly the production of a statesman or a patriot - that I am very anxious to read his views more at length ...'

£85 [No: 25231]
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