American novelist; author of The Scarlet Letter.
Autograph Letter Signed, Nathl. Hawthorne, one full page, octavo, Liverpool, October 17, 1853. To Thomas George Morton, in Philadelphia, sending his autograph. “Your note, addressed to me at Concord, has just reached me on this side of the Atlantic. I take pleasure in complying with your request.” Hawthorne was in Liverpool as Consul, appointed by President Franklin Pierce. Morton was a physician and educational reformer. Handsomely matted in linen, with a maple frame with a decorative marquetry border, and an original cabinet photograph of Nathaniel Hawthorne by the London photographer J.J.E. Mayall.
Framed dimensions: 15 3/4 inches wide by 19 1/2 inches high.
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- Literature – American