Autograph Handwritten Letter Signed By American Poet Robert Frost In April 1925 For Sale
**AUTOGRAPHED HANDWRITTENLETTER SIGNED BY**
IN APRIL, 1925
One sheet of white wove paper measuring approximately 5" by 7 1/2 inches. The letter concerns a reading that Frost gave at a women's and some books that the Poet had intended to distribute to the "girls." The letter begins:
"My dear Miss Patton:
the pleasant time you gave me..."
And on the back of the letter, it concludes:
"With best wishes to you and
In the lower left-hand corner on the back of the letter is written in pencil within parentheses: "(April, 1925 / Troy, N.Y.)"
Apparently, Robert Frost had given a reading or lecture in April of 1925at Russell Sage College, a private women's college founded in 1916 in Troy, New York to offer women the means of independence through a combination of a broad education in the liberal arts and preparation for specific professional careers.
The "enclosed books"probably refer to a 4-page pamphlet entitled "Several Short Poems by Robert Frost" which was published by Henry Holt and Company for distribution at Robert Frost's lectures and readings [See Crane A8]; however, so many audience members asked Frost to sign their copies after his readings that the Poet soon discontinued the practice (or in this case, Frost just "forgot" to bring the books with him).
The letter is writtenwith the Poet's typical fountain-pen-and-black-ink style, and in Robert Frost's unique and inimitable handwriting. I have been buying and selling Autographed Robert Frost books, letters and manuscripts for over 25 years and unconditionally guarantee the authenticity of Robert Frost's handwriting and signature on this letter.
The letter is creased horizontally at the center, else a Very Good Copy of an early and rare Handwritten Manuscript Letter Autographed by Robert Frost. Buyer pays $12.00 First Class Package Mail with Insurance and Delivery Confirmation in the
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Autograph Handwritten Letter Signed By American Poet Robert Frost In April 1925 : $450