Jun 15, 2023 - Sale 2641

Sale 2641 - Lot 26

Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
WINE MERCHANT INTRODUCES GRANDSON OF GENERAL NATHANAEL GREENE (BUSINESS.) VAUGHAN, JOHN. Autograph Letter Signed, "JnVaughan," to physicist Alexander Dallas Bache, letter of introduction for E.B. Littlefield, with postscript: "He is grandson of Gen Green." 1 page, 5x6 1/4 inches; holograph address on verso causing faint bleedthrough, folds. Philadelphia, 6 November 1841

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"This note will be presented by Mr EB Littlefield, who brought me a letter from Mrs. Fogg of Nashville who desires me to introduce him to You."
Edward Brinley Littlefield (1785-1836) was the second husband of General Nathanael Greene's daughter, Cornelia Lott; their son, E.B. Littlefield, Jr. (b. 1810) is likely the subject of this letter.