African-American poet (1872-1906), known for his colorful use of language and dialect, who died of tuberculosis at the age of 33. AQS on an off-white 3 x 2 card, signed at the conclusion in ink, "Paul Laurence Dunbar." Dunbar pens a proverb, in full: "There is plenty of room for all our troubles in God's great Out-of-Doors." In fine condition, with a light paperclip impression to the bottom edge.
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