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WATERMAN, Nixon (1859-1944)

Price: $65.00


American newspaper writer, poet and Chautauqua lecturer who rose to prominence in the 1890s.  He was oft-quoted by Elbert Hubbard in “The Philistine” and other Roycrofter publications.

ALS – Autograph Letter Signed, one page, 1 March 1901, penned on his “Good Cheer” (the Monthly Magazine for Cheerful Thinkers) Boston letterhead.  Written to author/journalist Charles Grant Miller (1866-1928).  Reads:  I must thank you for your very kind letter of recent date. Forbes & Co. have sent the number of “Good Cheer” you mentioned.  They have promised to send you some notes regarding myself, which my modesty would not permit me to send. I am impressed by your kindly interest and shall be happy to do anything I may in return…”  Usual folds, small mended tear and light toning; overall very good.

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