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1883 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT AUTOGRAPH LETTERS [2] SIGNED [ALS] BY A KEEN EYED AMERICAN VISITOR TO ST. JOHN'S NEWFOUNDLAND WHO ADVISES 'I AM DELIGHTED WITH THIS PLACE AS A SUMMER RETREAT'

By: J.J. HALSEY, PROFESSOR [?]

Price: $1,185.99

Publisher: ST. JOHN'S NEWFOUNDLAND, 1883

Seller ID: 0001422

Condition: Very Good


On offer are a super, pair [2] 18th Century manuscript letters describing one American's summer trip to St. John's, Newfoundland. "Everything is up or down hill in this town & it is a fruitful field for the cobbler", states the author in this handwritten letter signed "J. J. Halsey". Halsey. The first, on four pages, two conjoined sheets, 8 x 5 in., dated St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada, July 20, 1883 writes to his colleague, Professor [John H.] Hewitt. In full: "I have found a place where it is always cool & where fever & ague [i.e., malaria] cometh not. I have been here ... View more info