Lot 129

Howe (Julia Ward)

Autograph letter to E.B. Chall, signed ‘Julia Ward Hall’, reads in part ‘…I regret that it will not be in my power to meet with Trinity Club on Oct. 19th. That date should find me in Grand Rapids…’, 2 pages, mailing folds, slight staining and age related toning, 20 x 12.5 cm., Oak Glen, Rhode Island, September 15th 1891.

***Julia Ward Howe (1819–1910) was an American poet and author, best known for writing ‘The Battle Hymn of the Republic’. She was also an advocate for abolitionism and was a social activist, particularly for women’s suffrage.

Estimate: £150-£200