Nov 17, 2016 - Sale 2432

Sale 2432 - Lot 227

Price Realized: $ 1,300
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Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
(MORMONS.) Appleby, William I. Group of three acrostic poems by the president of the Eastern Mission. Calligraphic manuscripts with decorative borders, each about 10 x 7 3/4 inches; moderate wear and dampstaining. (MRS) New Haven County, CT, 1844-45

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These acrostic poems were written for church members (or potential converts) Rachel T. Gillett, Mrs. Amarillah Tuttles, and Susan J. Tuttle. Each is signed by Appleby as Elder in the Church of Latter Day Saints, with the first two produced in Fair Haven, CT on 28 December 1844 and the last in New Haven, 11 January 1845.