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Benjamin Curtis Autograph Letter Signed Referencing A
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Benjamin Curtis Autograph Letter Signed Referencing A Case & His Health

2pp of a bifolium measuring 5" x 8", Boston, dated December 29, 1873. Signed "B.R. Curtis" and addressed to E.W. Stoughton Esq. regarding attending a legal engagement despite his ill health. It reads in full: "I have been shut up at home for a week with a painful attack of rheumatism & perhaps a little touch of gout by way of [illegible]. But having been under an engagement of long standing to argue a case on the 2d Jan at Trenton I am coming to N.Y. attended and cared for by Mrs. Curtis, on my way to that dreary place. I shall go to a hotel where I can be as I please & have no compunctions about putting any one to inconvenience. When I get through at Trenton I may be a day or two in N.Y. & if not too lame shall see you." Flattened mail folds and minor soiling at the folds. Boldly signed.

Benjamin Robbins Curtis (1809–1874) was an American attorney and the first and only Whig justice of the Supreme Court.

This item comes with a Certificate from John Reznikoff, a premier authenticator for both major 3rd party authentication services, PSA and JSA (James Spence Authentications), as well as numerous auction houses.

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Benjamin Curtis Autograph Letter Signed Referencing A Case & His Health

2pp of a bifolium measuring 5" x 8", Boston, dated December 29, 1873. Signed "B.R. Curtis" and addressed to E.W. Stoughton Esq. regarding attending a legal engagement despite his ill health. It reads in full: "I have been shut up at home for a week with a painful attack of rheumatism & perhaps a little touch of gout by way of [illegible]. But having been under an engagement of long standing to argue a case on the 2d Jan at Trenton I am coming to N.Y. attended and cared for by Mrs. Curtis, on my way to that dreary place. I shall go to a hotel where I can be as I please & have no compunctions about putting any one to inconvenience. When I get through at Trenton I may be a day or two in N.Y. & if not too lame shall see you." Flattened mail folds and minor soiling at the folds. Boldly signed.

Benjamin Robbins Curtis (1809–1874) was an American attorney and the first and only Whig justice of the Supreme Court.

This item comes with a Certificate from John Reznikoff, a premier authenticator for both major 3rd party authentication services, PSA and JSA (James Spence Authentications), as well as numerous auction houses.

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