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Letter to G.S. Payson from Patrick Foley
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April 23, 1898 (Creation)
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Consists of a single holograph letter from Patrick Foley to G.S. Payson dated April 23, 1898 and addressed to Boston, Massachusetts. The contents of the letter focuses on Nathaniel Hawthorne's book, "Doctor Grimshawe's Secret".
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Received as part of the Verbeke collection which was purchased in 1969.
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Patrick K. Foley (1856-1937) was an authority on American first editions and owner of Hamilton Place, a famous bookshop in Boston, Massachusetts. His reference book American Authors, 1795-1895: A Bibliography was published in 1897.
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Revised by PH in September 2018.
Reviewed by DR November 2018.