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American novelist and Whig politician (1795–1870) who served as United States Secretary of the Navy and as a Maryland congressman. ALS signed “J. P. Kennedy,” one page both sides, 8 x 10, no date. Letter to Jonathan Meredith, in part: "I have just got into Court, Gen. George H. Stewart is at this moment indulging in a figure which as it is new I give you for your rhetorical commonplace, 'The learned gentleman Mr. Mayer yesterday brought over a host of authorities which like the last atmospheric phenomena have shot over the hemisphere of the case brilliant, astounding, innumerable, coruscant and flashy—but which will doubtless short out their short and dazzling course and be found at last mere ignes fatui etc.'" Addressed on the reverse of the second integral page in Kennedy's own hand. In fine condition.With One Of A Kind Collectibles COA.
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Minimum Bid: $100.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $120.00
Number Bids: 1
Auction closed on Thursday, September 10, 2020.

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