Mar 21, 2019 - Sale 2502

Sale 2502 - Lot 23

Price Realized: $ 312
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 400
SHERMAN, WILLIAM TECUMSEH. Autograph Letter Signed, "W.T. Sherman," to the Editor of Brooklyn Magazine [Edward W. Bok], declining to "bear witness" regarding a preacher, "Mr. Talmadge" [Thomas De Witt Talmage?]. 1 1/2 pages, 8vo, personal stationery, ruled paper, with integral blank; folds. St. Louis, 24 November 1884

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". . . [I]t surely will be most grateful [sic] to Mr. Talmadge to peruse the tribute you intend for him. I have never heard him preach a sermon, nor have I ever to my knowledge been in his Church. I have met him socially, and heard him speak on such occasions. I am sure he is an earnest and most enthusiastic preacher . . . ."