1885 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT LETTER HANDWRITTEN BY THE 1ST PRESIDENT OF THE SHAKESPEARE CLUB OF BALTIMORE ON ONE OF THE MORE ECCENTRIC VISITORS TO HIS HOME

By: HENRY PERKINS GODDARD

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On offer is a fascinating, original manuscript 1885 letter handwritten by Henry Perkins Goddard (1842-1916) an American newsman, author and Civil War Capt. of 14th CT Infantry. He was also 1st president of the Shakespeare Club of Baltimore and on familiar terms with many notable authors of the day including Harriet Beecher Stowe and Mark Twain. The 4 page autograph letter signed ink appears to read, Harry dated May 13, [18]85, Balt., to Joe makes for an interesting peek into the arts. Here is a snippet: "Joaquin Miller - the poet, was my guest during the A.G.P. reunion - several other folks disappointing us at the last minute - and the ladies found him very interesting, though Mrs. Goddard puts it well when she said 'For 24 hours he was delightful. More of him would have been tedious.' He is you know eccentric." The letter also mentions seating Miller next to Judge Phelps at dinner; Secy Boyd; making trip to New York and more. Light soiling, overall VG.

Title: 1885 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT LETTER HANDWRITTEN BY THE 1ST PRESIDENT OF THE SHAKESPEARE CLUB OF BALTIMORE ON ONE OF THE MORE ECCENTRIC VISITORS TO HIS HOME

Author Name: HENRY PERKINS GODDARD

Categories: Books and Manuscripts General Overview, 19th Century Manuscript, 19th Century Ephemera,

Publisher: BALTIMORE MARYLAND MD, 1885

Book Condition: Good

Type: Manuscript

Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall

Seller ID: 0002406

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