Lot 136: (FIRST LADIES.) Group of 8 items Signed, or Signed and Inscribed, by wives of 19th- and 20th-century presidents.
November 1, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: (FIRST LADIES.) Group of 8 items Signed, or Signed and Inscribed, by wives of 19th- and 20th-century presidents. Format and condition vary. (MRS) Vp, vd
Notes: Lucretia R. Garfield. Clipped Signature, removed from an envelope. 2x4 1/2 inches. Cleveland, 30 January [circa 1900; from postmark] * Grace Coolidge (2). Autograph Letter Signed, to "Dear Mrs. Shipherd," thanking for her hospitality. 1 page, 8vo, personal stationery. Northampton, "Monday morning"; Clipped Signature. 1x3 1/2 inches. Np, nd * Lou Henry Hoover. Signature, on a small card, below printed "Stanford University, California." 2x3 1/2 inches. Np, nd * Bess Truman (2). Photograph Signed, showing her and Harry S. Truman standing outside their house in Independence, MO. Signed in the image at lower center. 9 1/4x7 1/2 inches. Np, nd; Autograph Note Signed, "Bess": "Hope this will entertain you for a little while, anyway." 1 page, 12mo, personal stationery. Np, nd * Maime David Eisenhower (2). Signature, on a White House card. 2 1/2x4 inches. Np, nd; Signature, on a first day cover, commemorating Dwight D. Eisenhower, with cachet showing him and scene from Battle of Normandy. 3 1/2x6 1/2 inches. Washington, 6 August 1960 [from postmark].