Farmington, ME: No publisher, 1840. First Edition. No Binding. Very good+ condition. Item #011711
One page letter, handwritten and signed by Jacob Abbott, the prolific writer of juvenile (and other) literature. An attached blank leaf is the cover and address sheet, addressed to Mrs. Eliza Reed Care of Rev. Dr. Reed Hackney England, with postmarks. The letter reads "Mrs Reed Dear Madam, Your note, with the very interesting pamphlet accompanying it, has only recently come to my hands, in this place, where I now reside. I assure you that I feel highly honored by the expressions of approbation in regard to some of my writings...I contemplate visiting England within a year or two. Remember me also most respectfully to your husband...[signed] Jacob Abbott."