Make an Offer Today and Get a Quick Response! Take a Look at This Week's Specials! BARNUM - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 06/23/1856 - HFSID 2163. BARNUM Barnum handwrote and signed this letter, expressing worry about his finances, from New York in 1856. This letter was written one year after he retired from show business and one year before resuming his career because of his debts; it offers a glimpse into a rare year when Barnum wasn't the most famous huckster and showman in the world.New York, 1856 June 23. To an unnamed recipient, in full: I have just heard from E. I write this therefore to apprise you of the fact. My affairs move slowly & the prospect of getting out does not look as bright as it has done.
Barnum retired in 1855 but, because of creditors, resumed his career as showman and museum proprietor in 1857. In 1869, Barnum organized "The Greatest Show on Earth" which opened in Brooklyn, N. In 1881, he became partners with James A. Bailey of Cooper, Bailey and Company's Circus, forming "Barnum and Bailey's Greatest Show on Earth".See more material from these signers. See more listings in our BUSINESS & FINANCE (1,200). Please note that this is an authentically signed item. We do not sell autograph copies or signature reprints. Images shown may contain our company watermark. The actual document does not contain this watermark. This item has been authenticated and is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity issued by our parent company, Gallery of History, Inc.
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