The creator of "Mary Had a Little Lamb". Sends a collector an autograph of the. Poet who wrote "The Spider and the Fly". Celebrity: Sarah Josepha Buell Hale. American writer, activist, and editor of Godey's Lady's Book.
She was the author of the nursery rhyme Mary Had a Little Lamb. Hale famously campaigned for the creation of the American holiday known as Thanksgiving, and for the completion of the Bunker Hill Monument.Thomas Edison decided to make the recording of the human voice in 1877 (two years before Hale's death), he could have chosen any number of important documents of history to recite but instead Edison chose to read for posterity, Mary Had a Little Lamb. Description: Autograph letter signed, 6.5x8 mounted to a 8x9.5 sheet of paper, Philadelphia, January 2, 1854, to a Mr. I will, as soon as I have leisure, arrange a few'duplicates' as you request[ed]. Tho' I have few to spare, but I will send the autograph of Mary Howitt at least. Very truly yrs, Sarah J. Unless you are a Jeopardy expert, Sarah Hale might not be a household name, but think of a world without Mary Had a Little Lamb or celebrating Thanksgiving in America. Autograph letters of Hale are very rare. Thank you for checking out our listing.
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