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Henry Morton Stanley ALS on Whitehall stationary, 3 pages, London December 1, 1902. To Majorie Finlay "Some wicked servant shoved your dear little letter out of sight and after much trouble I found it had dropped snugly behind the books on my writing table...with regard to your request about some 'curious' [sic] I send you a varied collection of stamps which knowing young people [are] fond of collecting...Aunty Dolly sends her ever sincere love to your mother..." A very lengthy letter, signed "Henry M. Stanley" with an envelope. The ink remains bold with legible writing and minimal stains. 7.25" x 9". In fine condition. From the Dr. John K. Lattimer Collection.

Henry Morton Stanley (28 January 1841 – 10 May 1904) was a Welsh-American explorer, journalist, soldier, colonial administrator, author, and politician who was famous for his exploration of Central Africa and his search for missionary and explorer David Livingstone. Besides his discovery of Livingstone, he is mainly known for his search for the sources of the Nile and Congo rivers, the work he undertook as an agent of King Leopold II of the Belgians which enabled the occupation of the Congo Basin region, and his command of the Emin Pasha Relief Expedition. 

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Auction closed on Thursday, May 16, 2024.

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