Interesting early 19th century legal case being heard in Boston court by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s father. Handwritten Letter Signed, S. Longfellow”, 8 x 9.75, 2 pgs back to back, with attached address panel, postmarked Nov 18 , Portland [ME], In part: “… I have this moment received a letter from W. Prescott, whom I employed to attend to Ogden… Appeal in the Circuit Court in Boston, informing me that the court had dismissed the appeal for want of jurisdiction – The reasons assigned by judge Story will appear in the inclosed… From his opinion – Thinking that it would be unavailing W. Prescott has not yet claimed an appeal, but the court is adjourned to the first of December, and the appeal can then be claimed, if the petitioners should think it advisable… Prescott says in his letter to me that’judge Story stated very fully in his opinion that if the petition would be sustained it would not avail… The whole court was of opinion…. Representative from Maine (1823-25), judge, lawyer, father of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, overseer and trustee of Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, and President of the Maine Historical Society. In fine condition, with minor age toning. Opening tear at address panel seal, and usual letter folds. This item has been authenticated and is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity issued by our parent company, History Makers Autographs. We financially stand behind our COA. Ask us about our PSA/DNA and JSA authentication guarantee. YES, WE DO OFFER A LAYAWAY PLAN. THIS IS AN ORIGINAL HAND SIGNED AUTOGRAPH. We do not sell reprints or facsimile autographs. This is our 34. We closed our retail galleries and now are totally internet sales oriented. We are a long-time member of UACC #RD337, PADAH, and the Manuscript Society. Our collectibles make for fantastic additions to long standing collections, great starting points for new collectors looking for trusted authentic material, and make for a truly unique gifts for that special person in your life or corporate gift for a special client. History Makers Autographs offers one of the strongest guarantees available by any dealer. We unconditionally guarantee the authenticity of the document/artwork. Without time limit, to the original purchaser. Every item we sell comes with a. Clearly stating this guarantee. International Buyers Please Note. The item “STEPHEN LONGFELLOW HANDWRITTEN LETTER SIGNED, HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW FATHER” is in sale since Wednesday, July 8, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Other Collectible Autographs”. The seller is “stevnowli_0″ and is located in Nokomis, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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