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Bates, Katherine Lee. Autograph Letter, Signed

Authored the Words to America the Beautiful


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Katherine Lee Bates writes and signs a letter about missing an engagement.

“Pity ‘tis, ‘tis true” that she must miss “the Authors’ Breakfast, it turns out to be one of my three lecture days…What a beautiful day you will all have!”

Clean, clear writing; excellent condition, with a couple of small ink blemishes that  does not harm the writing or the appearance.

Bates, Katherine Lee (1859-1929; Songwriter; authored words to “America the Beautiful”)  Autograph Letter, signed in full.  Wellesley:  14 March 1894.  8vo.; 1p.