Autograph letter signed ("WB Sprague") to "My Dear Friend"; Albany, 24 November 1842

From the Bart Auerbach Collection. One page, 4to. Item #409661

"... The signature of Queen Anne to which you refer is not in my possession, nor have I ever seen it. I have none of the Pope's Bulls, nor have I seen any..." Sprague was a clergyman, author, and one of the most important American autograph collectors of his day; graduated Yale in 1815; studied two years at Princeton theological seminary; A.M. from Yale in 1819; LL.D. from Princeton in 1869. Formed an immense collection of autographs, numbering nearly 100,000 items. (BA).

Price: $150.00