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Gettysburg address : corrected galley proof


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Corrected galley of an article in the Times Literary Supplement, which consists of four pages with ink notations in John Carter's hand: "$54,000 (13,500 pounds) - slightly more than one MS of Alices Adventures Under Ground and approximately one third of the price fetched by a copy of the Bay Psalm Book last year but, (word inked over) sold in 1947." With two photocopies of the front page of the auction catalog from Parke-Bernet Galleries, April 27, 1949, titled

Lincolns Gettysberg Address. The Unique and Final Holograph Manuscript Known as Bliss Copy. The photocopy is marked in the upper right corner, "John Carter."

Box 69, F0988: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0099 manuscript boxes.

Purchase, 2014.

Processed and encoded by George Apodaca, February 2016.

University of Delaware Library Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Finding Aid Date
2016 February 3
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"Gettysburg address" : corrected galley proof.
Box 69 Folder F0988

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