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GARVEY, Marcus (1887-1940). Typed letter to Miss Edna Grear with stamp signature of Marcus Garvey. N.p., 30 September 1929. One page, 8 x 10.75 in., on Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities' League letterhead.

Heavily creased, with several separations mostly repaired with transparent tape on verso.

Garvey informs his recipient of a collecting list enclosed (not included here) and requests that she collect funds from African Americans in her neighborhood to support Garvey's political campaign for Legislative Council in Jamaica. He explains: "My election will be a great benefit to the race." 

 

Provenance:Property from the Collection of Eric Majette Jr.

Estimate: $500 - $700
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$500
02/18/2021

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