Item #2675 Autograph Note Signed. Lilian Whiting.

Autograph Note Signed

Boston, MA: The Brunswick Hotel, November 2, 1903. 8" x 6.25", 1 p. folded. In a note of condolence, Whiting professes the heartfelt poetic emotion for which she was well known. Fine note with no defects noted.

Lilian Whiting (October 3, 1847 – April 30, 1942) was an early female pioneer in field of American journalism. She served as newspaper editor-in-chief (Boston Budget), column writer and author of poetry and short stories. Lilian was from a heralded lineage as a direct descendant of Cotton Mather on her mother's side and from Rev. William Whiting, the first Unitarian Minister in Massachusetts from her father's side. Item #2675

"My Dear Mrs. Lowe - May I tell you how my heart is with you in your great sorrow and I pray for you that the Comforter may come and enfold you in His gender love and Holy Presence. With affectionate sympathy, /s/ Lilian Whiting"

Price: $125.00

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