Lot #542
Samuel Francis Smith Autograph Manuscript Signed

"My country, 'tis of thee, / Sweet land of liberty, / Of thee I sing"
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Estimate: $1500+

Description

"My country, 'tis of thee, / Sweet land of liberty, / Of thee I sing"

Highly desirable handwritten poem on an off-white 10 x 8 sheet, signed at the conclusion in ink, "S. F. Smith, Written in 1823." Smith pens the four original verses of "America" in their entirety, beginning: "My country, 'tis of thee, / Sweet land of liberty, / Of thee I sing; / Land where my fathers died, / Land of the pilgrims' pride, / From every mountain side, / Let freedom ring." In fine condition, with scattered small stains.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Sports
  • Dates: #614 - Ended August 11, 2021





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