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Legendary author and writer CHARLES DICKENS handwritten and addressed envelope. HANDWRITTEN ENVELOPE also comes with a manuscript copy of the original letter sent to the recipient Daniel Ricketson. The original letter which was housed in the envelope has been republished several times such as in the book "The Pilgrim Edition of the Letters of Charles Dickens".

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The address panel written in Dickens hand reads:
"Daniel Ricketson Esq. Brooklawn Near New Bedford Mass:" 

Daniel Ricketson was a lifelong citizen of Brooklawn and most notably a close friend of Henry David Thoreau. He was also a Quaker and ardent abolitionist. When Dickens was coming to town to give a speech, Ricketson wrote to