AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED. Thomas Norton Longman, John Pinkerton.

AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED.

2 page letter in ink, with conjugate address leaf, folded to envelope size (small 4to); from the publisher, Thomas Norton Longman (1771-1842), to the ballad forger, John Pinkerton (1758-1826); n.d.[c. 1816]. *The letter is undated, on paper watermarked 1809, with a lightly pencilled note 'about 1816' at head of first page. The publisher declines Pinkerton's offer of several manuscripts, 'including the Maitland Poem', and touches briefly on other publishing matters. Item #022819

Price: $350.00