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DANA, Richard Henry, senior (1787-1879). American poet, critic and lawyer.
Autograph Letter Signed to James Grant Wilson (1832-1914, editor and author and civil war general), 1 page 8vo in a shaky hand, Boston, 27 November 1872. Supplying his autograph for Miss Holland (probably one of the four daughters of Sir Henry Holland).

'... While such a request from a daughter of Sir Henry Holland is very gratifying, yet, as you were the cause of it, should I not direct the autograph to you?'

£250 [No: 25647]
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