American novelist; author of The Scarlet Letter.
Partly printed Document Signed, two pages, legal folio, Liverpool, November 22, 1853. “…I, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Consul to the United States of America, at the Port of Liverpool, do declare that the facts set forth in the preceding certificate subscribed by A.F.W. Maxwell…merchants, are in my opinion just and true, and deserving of full faith and credit….” The second page of this document describes the cargo aboard the Andrew Foster as 8,516 bushels of Canada wheat shipped from New York.
Nathaniel Hawthorne was the U.S. Consul, Liverpool, England from 1853-1858.
Framed in buff, chocolate and gilt with a portrait engraving. Framed dimensions: 20 inches wide by 13 1/2 inches high.
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