Jerome, Jerome Klapka. Autograph letter signed to a Mr. Miller in response to a note he sent the writer. 1 page (5 1/8 x 8 1/8 in.; 130 x 206 mm) on paper, written in black ink. Talbot House, Arundel Street, Strand, London, on "Idler Illustrated Monthly" stationery, no date, signed ("Jerome K. Jerome"); one or two tray spots. Jerome was an English writer and humorist, best known for Three Men in a Boat (1889).
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth. Autograph letter signed to a Miss Thurmond(?), agreeing to a request. 1 page (4 1/2 x 7 in.; 114 x 178 mm) on paper in black ink. Cambridge, 14 April 1875, signed ("Henry W. Longfellow"); minor spotting and toning, hole to lower margin, not affecting text. "It gives me great pleasure to comply with your request," Longfellow writes, "and withe best wishes, I am yours sincerely". Longfellow was one of the five Fireside Poets from New England, and the first American to translate Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy.
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