Autograph letter signed : Concord, to Horace Greeley, 1853 Feb. 9.

Record ID: 
288368
Accession number: 
MA 920.36
Author: 
Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862.
Credit: 
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan, 1909.
Description: 
1 item (2 p., with address) ; 23.8 cm
Notes: 

With postmark and seal.
Part of a collection of autograph poems, essays, and letters written by or to Thoreau. Items in the collection are described in 37 individual records (MA 920.1-37).

Summary: 

Sending him a cheque to repay him for a loan; saying he is sorry that his "manuscript should be so mangled"; asking how much he is "still indebted to [Greeley] pecuniarily for trouble taken in disposing of [his] papers."

Provenance: 
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan from Dodd Livingston, 1909.