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Auction Description for Swann:
Viewing Notes:
3rd June 10am - 4pm. 5th/6th/7th June 10am - 6pm.

241 lots

June 8, 2000

104 East 25th Street

New York, NY, 10010 USA

Phone: 212.254.4710

Fax: 212 979 1017

Email: swann@swanngalleries.com

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Lot 1: ADAMS, CHARLES FRANCIS. Autograph Letter Signed,C. F. Adams, to Senator William H. Seward, complimenting him on a recent Senate speech and criticizing newspapers for not having printed it entirely.2 pages, single small 8vo sheet; folds. Boston, 5

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Description: ADAMS, CHARLES FRANCIS. Autograph Letter Signed,C. F. Adams, to Senator William H. Seward, complimenting him on a recent Senate speech and criticizing newspapers for not having printed it entirely.2 pages, single small 8vo sheet; folds. Boston, 5 April 1858 E100-200 believe in this they have treated you just as they have others, which is pre-cisely what I find fault with them for . . . I presume that in the end the government will carry the point in Congress . . .The labor of Sisyphus was a trifle in comparison with that of Buchanan and his compeers . . . Adams (1807-86) American statesman, diplomat and biographer of his grandfa-ther and father, John Adams and J. Q. Adams.

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Lot 2: BARUCH, BERNARD. Extensive, revealing archive containing more than 50 letters to Mark Sullivan the journalist who wrote the monumental 6volume Our Times. Apparently from Sullivan s files, the archive includes Autograph Letters Signed, Typed Letters

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Description: BARUCH, BERNARD. Extensive, revealing archive containing more than 50 letters to Mark Sullivan the journalist who wrote the monumental 6volume Our Times. Apparently from Sullivan s files, the archive includes Autograph Letters Signed, Typed Letters Signed, carbon copies of Sullivan s letters to Baruch, and copies of press releases and speeches. Variously signed in full, BMB, Bernie or B The letters range from 3-line acknowledgements to 4-page discussions of foreign policy. 4to and 8vo, most on his personal engraved New York stationery a few on Hobcaw Barony (his South Carolina ranch) or hotel paper. Vp(but chiefly New York), 1920-49 (mostly 1920-23) E2,000-3,000 Baruch (1870-1965) U.S. financier and presidential adviser was known as the lone wolf of Wall Street Friend and admirer of Woodrow Wilson, he was appointed to the advisory commission of the Council of National Defense and in 1918 became chairman on the War Industries Board and was an important figure at the peace conference. There seems to be nosubject on which he does not claim to be an expert and he is certainly an extraordinary letter writer and self-promoter. Among thesubjects he covers are The League of Nations, German rearmament, Henry Ford and anti-Semitism, anti-Semitism at the Harvard Club, economic policy, farm policy, immigration policy, presidential politics, investments, inter-party political dis-agreements, his own prescience, the Ku Klux Klan, etc., etc.

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Lot 3: BENTON, THOMAS HART. Autograph Letter Signed, Thomas H. Benton as Senator to Mrs. Talbot, forwarding to her a letter from his daughter.1 page, to, with integral address leaf, vertical fold through signature. Senate Chamber, 14 December 1843 E150-250

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Description: BENTON, THOMAS HART. Autograph Letter Signed, Thomas H. Benton as Senator to Mrs. Talbot, forwarding to her a letter from his daughter.1 page, to, with integral address leaf, vertical fold through signature. Senate Chamber, 14 December 1843 E150-250 IN FULL: I have the pleasure to enclose you a letter from my daughter (Mrs. Fremont) and while I regret the loss of the one from your son, of which it will inform you, I have to express my gratification at knowing it will carry to you news of his safety and health at the last accounts. Benton (1782-1858) Missouri political leader, Congressman and Senator, sup-ported Jackson, opposed secession. Benton s daughter Jessie had married John Charles Fremont in 1841. At the time of this letter, Fremont was on his second expedition, where he crossed the Rockies into California. Mrs. Talbot s son, Theodore, was a member ofthe expedition party. See lot 13.

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Lot 4: BLESSINGTON, MARGUERITTE; Countess of. Autograph Letter Signed, M. Blessington to Dr. Madden, praising his book. 2 pages, folded 8vo sheet, with integral leaf; hinged to a larger sheet. Seamore Place, 10 July 1835 E100-150 Blessington (1789-1849)

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Description: BLESSINGTON, MARGUERITTE; Countess of. Autograph Letter Signed, M. Blessington to Dr. Madden, praising his book. 2 pages, folded 8vo sheet, with integral leaf; hinged to a larger sheet. Seamore Place, 10 July 1835 E100-150 Blessington (1789-1849) writer and socialite, author of Conversations with Lord Byron, befriended Comte d Orsay; after falling into debt she ran away with him to Paris. BRANDEIS,

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Lot 5: LOUIS D. Brief Autograph Letter Signed, as Supreme Court Justice, to Henry Hurwitz, My thanks for your greeting. Some progress has been made since we first talked Palestine in 1914. 1 page, folded 8vo sheet, Supreme Court stationery; usual fold,

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Description: LOUIS D. Brief Autograph Letter Signed, as Supreme Court Justice, to Henry Hurwitz, My thanks for your greeting. Some progress has been made since we first talked Palestine in 1914. 1 page, folded 8vo sheet, Supreme Court stationery; usual fold, mounted to oblong 8vo autograph album sheet, ink identification on verso. Washington, 20 November 1933

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