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Auction Description for Swann: AUTOGRAPHS
Auction Description:
AUTOGRAPHS
Viewing Notes:
Exhibition & Sale Schedule: Sale 2244 - Autographs - begins at 1:30pm in New York on Thurs, April 21. All material in Sale 2244 on display at our premises in New York City, 104 East 25th Street, as follows - Sat, April 16: 10am to 4pm - Mon, April 18: 10am to 6pm - Tues, April 19: 10am to 6pm - Wed, April 20: 10am to 6pm - Thurs, April 21: 10am to Noon.

AUTOGRAPHS

(302 Lots)

by Swann Auction Galleries

Platinum House

302 lots with images

April 21, 2011

Live Auction

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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ATCHISON, DAVID RICE. Signature (

Lot 1: ATCHISON, DAVID RICE. Signature ("David R. Atchison / Missouri"), as Senator, on a page presumably excised from an autograph album.

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Description: U.S. PRESIDENT FOR A DAY ATCHISON, DAVID RICE. Signature ("David R. Atchison / Missouri"), as Senator, on a page presumably excised from an autograph album. Additionally signed by Hannibal Hamlin, Lew Cass, and Solomon W. Downs. Approximately 6x5 1/2 inches; newspaper clippings mounted to left margin at corners (not affecting signatures), edges trimmed, other signatures on verso, mounted at corners to a larger sheet. sold as is./span Np, [1847-53]

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BURR, AARON. Partly-printed Check Accomplished and Signed,

Lot 2: BURR, AARON. Partly-printed Check Accomplished and Signed,

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Description: BURR, AARON. Partly-printed Check Accomplished and Signed, payable to Hunt[?] Van Dyck in the amount of $14.59 drawn on "U.S.B. Office of Discount and Deposit." Approximately 4x6 1/2 inches; cancellation slices with minor loss (not affecting signature), chipping at left and bottom edges with minor loss, scattered faint foxing, remnants of prior mounting at left and right edges verso. New York, 28 July 1796

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CHASE, SALMON P. Brief Autograph Note Signed,

Lot 3: CHASE, SALMON P. Brief Autograph Note Signed, "SPChase," to Charles Sumner ("Dear Sumner"):

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Description: CHASE, SALMON P. Brief Autograph Note Signed, "SPChase," to Charles Sumner ("Dear Sumner"): "With all my heart. Come at half past three." 1/2 page, 8vo, with integral blank. "Saturday Morng," nd

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(CIVIL WAR.) CHAMBERLAIN, JOSHUA L. Partly-printed Document Signed,

Lot 4: (CIVIL WAR.) CHAMBERLAIN, JOSHUA L. Partly-printed Document Signed,

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Description: THE HERO OF LITTLE ROUND TOP (CIVIL WAR.) CHAMBERLAIN, JOSHUA L. Partly-printed Document Signed, promissory note to New England Mutual Life Insurance Company for $73. Approximately 2 1/2x7 inches; minor paper clip stain at top right, vertical fold. Portland, 11 Jan[uary] 1875

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(CIVIL WAR.) FORREST, NATHAN BEDFORD. Clipped Signature,

Lot 5: (CIVIL WAR.) FORREST, NATHAN BEDFORD. Clipped Signature, "NB Forrest,"

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Description: (CIVIL WAR.) FORREST, NATHAN BEDFORD. Clipped Signature, "NB Forrest," possibly from a letter. Approximately 1/2x3 1/2 inches, ruled paper; matted with a portrait and framed. sold as is./span Np, nd

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(CIVIL WAR.) HOOKER, JOSEPH. Letter Signed,

Lot 6: (CIVIL WAR.) HOOKER, JOSEPH. Letter Signed, "Maj Genl Hooker,"

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Description: BATTLE OF CHANCELLORSVILLE (CIVIL WAR.) HOOKER, JOSEPH. Letter Signed, "Maj Genl Hooker," to Generals Couch and Sykes, directing them to retire to last night's positions. With an Autograph Inscription Signed by General Couch, written in the blank space below Hooker's letter: "This was received when I was on the ridge originally held by Sykes. And I requested Hooker to hold." Additionally annotated and signed by Couch on verso. 1 page, 8vo, "Head-Quarters, Army of the Potomac" stationery, ruled paper; remnants of prior mounting at upper and lower right corners verso. [Chancellorsville], 1 May 1863

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(CIVIL WAR.) HOWARD, OLIVER OTIS. Letter Signed,

Lot 7: (CIVIL WAR.) HOWARD, OLIVER OTIS. Letter Signed, "O.O. Howard," to General Couch's Assistant Adjutant General F.A. Walker,

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Description: BATTLE OF FREDERICKSBURG: "WE HAVE LOST HEAVILY" (CIVIL WAR.) HOWARD, OLIVER OTIS. Letter Signed, "O.O. Howard," to General Couch's Assistant Adjutant General F.A. Walker, in pencil, reporting the situation during the first day of battle including the number of prisoners taken and that heavy losses were sustained. Additionally signed by Couch on verso. 1 page, approximately 5x5 inches; remnants of prior mounting at corners verso, folds. Fredericksburg, 11 Dec[ember] 1862

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(CIVIL WAR.) MCCLELLAN, GEORGE B. Autograph Letter Signed,

Lot 8: (CIVIL WAR.) MCCLELLAN, GEORGE B. Autograph Letter Signed, "GeoBMcClellan," to General F.A. Walker ("My Dear Sir"),

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Description: (CIVIL WAR.) MCCLELLAN, GEORGE B. Autograph Letter Signed, "GeoBMcClellan," to General F.A. Walker ("My Dear Sir"), correcting an erroneous statement by the Comte de Paris concerning the Battle of South Mountain. With a postscript additionally signed "McC," requesting the results of Walker's investigation. 3 1/2 pages, 8vo, written on a single folded sheet, the second and third pages writen vertically, minor even toning on terminal page. "32 Wash. Square N.Y.," 21 May [18]84

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(CIVIL WAR.) Group of 18 clipped Signatures, by Union Generals, most including rank.

Lot 9: (CIVIL WAR.) Group of 18 clipped Signatures, by Union Generals, most including rank.

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Description: (CIVIL WAR.) Group of 18 clipped Signatures, by Union Generals, most including rank. Format and condition vary. Vp, vd

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DAVIS, JEFFERSON. Autograph Inscription Signed:

Lot 10: DAVIS, JEFFERSON. Autograph Inscription Signed:

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Description: DAVIS, JEFFERSON. Autograph Inscription Signed: "Very Respectfully / yrs. / Jeff'nDavis." 1/4 page, 8vo, with integral blank. Np, nd

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FRÉMONT, JOHN CHARLES. Autograph Letter Signed,

Lot 11: FRÉMONT, JOHN CHARLES. Autograph Letter Signed, "J.C. Frémont,"

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Description: "INDIAN HOSTILITIES" FRÉMONT, JOHN CHARLES. Autograph Letter Signed, "J.C. Frémont," to an unnamed recipient ("My dear Sir"), sending a copy of his 1878 report for the Secretary of the Interior [not present], stating that it contains only general information, and adding that the "territory is large and population scattered, and until within the last six years Indian hostilities had retarded its progress and interfered to prevent familiar knowledge of its lands." 1 page, 4to, "Territory of Arizona" stationery; bottom margin trimmed, mounted at all corners to larger sheet, faint uneven toning, short closed tears at top left and right corners. Prescott [AZ], 5 January 1880

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FRÉMONT, JOHN CHARLES. Autograph Letter Signed,

Lot 12: FRÉMONT, JOHN CHARLES. Autograph Letter Signed, "J.C. Frémont," to J.B. Brown ("My dear Sir"),

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Description: FRÉMONT, JOHN CHARLES. Autograph Letter Signed, "J.C. Frémont," to J.B. Brown ("My dear Sir"), postponing an appointment until winter. 1 1/2 pages, 8vo, with integral blank; remnants of prior mounting at right edge on terminal page, bold signature. Picabo [ID], Dec[ember] 12 no year

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HAMPTON, WADE. Autograph Letter Signed, as Senator, to General F.A. Walker,

Lot 13: HAMPTON, WADE. Autograph Letter Signed, as Senator, to General F.A. Walker,

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Description: DESCRIBES ROLE IN BATTLE OF PETERSBURG HAMPTON, WADE. Autograph Letter Signed, as Senator, to General F.A. Walker, thanking him for sending his History of the Second Army Corps in the Army of the Potomac and pointing out errors. 4 pages, 8vo, written on a single folded sheet. Columbia [SC], 17 May 1887

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HANCOCK, WINFIELD SCOTT. Autograph Letter Signed,

Lot 14: HANCOCK, WINFIELD SCOTT. Autograph Letter Signed, "Winf'd S. Hancock / Major General," to Judge Josiah Gardner Abbott ("My Dear Sir"),

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Description: HANCOCK, WINFIELD SCOTT. Autograph Letter Signed, "Winf'd S. Hancock / Major General," to Judge Josiah Gardner Abbott ("My Dear Sir"), promising to recommend that Abbot's deceased son be given a higher military rank. 2 pages, 8vo, with integral blank, ruled paper. "Fort Leavenworth," 20 Jan[uar]y 1867

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JAY, JOHN. Autograph Letter Signed, to his wife (

Lot 15: JAY, JOHN. Autograph Letter Signed, to his wife ("My dear Sally"),

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Description: TENDER WORDS TO HIS AILING WIFE JAY, JOHN. Autograph Letter Signed, to his wife ("My dear Sally"), expressing eagerness to hear of improvement in her health and conveying his frustration at being unable to visit her. 1 page, 4to; folds, faint marginal discoloration from prior matting; matted with the envelope and portrait and framed. With the original envelope, addressed in his hand. Bedford, "Tuesday Evg" no year

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MEADE, GEORGE GORDON. Autograph Letter Signed,

Lot 16: MEADE, GEORGE GORDON. Autograph Letter Signed, "Geo. G. Meade / Maj. Genl. U.S.A," to Colonel F.A. Walker,

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Description: MEADE, GEORGE GORDON. Autograph Letter Signed, "Geo. G. Meade / Maj. Genl. U.S.A," to Colonel F.A. Walker, notifying him that he forwarded the letter by General Hancock in which he recommended that Walker be awarded the Brevet of Brigadier General. 1 page, 8vo, ruled paper, with integral blank; remnants of prior mounting at corners of terminal page. Philad[elphi]a, 25 May [18]66

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MORRIS, ROBERT. Brief Autograph Letter Signed,

Lot 17: MORRIS, ROBERT. Brief Autograph Letter Signed, "RMorris," to John Nicholson ("Dear Sir"):

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Description: SIGNER MORRIS, ROBERT. Brief Autograph Letter Signed, "RMorris," to John Nicholson ("Dear Sir"): "Capt Robt Hoops is by my appointment to meet you & me here at 5 o'Clock this afternoon & it is now within one quarter of an hour of that time." 1 page, approximately 3 1/4x7 inches; scattered moderate staining, remnants of prior mounting along right edge and left corners verso. Np, "Friday afternoon" no year

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PORTER, FITZ JOHN. Group of 18 Autograph Letters Signed,

Lot 18: PORTER, FITZ JOHN. Group of 18 Autograph Letters Signed, "F.J. Porter," to Judge Josiah Gardner Abbott,

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Description: PORTER, FITZ JOHN. Group of 18 Autograph Letters Signed, "F.J. Porter," to Judge Josiah Gardner Abbott, on a variety of topics including several commenting on political and military affairs. Format and condition vary. Vp, 1865-78

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RAIN-IN-THE-FACE; CHIEF OF THE LAKOTA. Photograph Signed,

Lot 19: RAIN-IN-THE-FACE; CHIEF OF THE LAKOTA. Photograph Signed, "Rain in the Face,"

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Description: RAIN-IN-THE-FACE; CHIEF OF THE LAKOTA. Photograph Signed, "Rain in the Face," cabinet card portrait by George E. Spencer, showing him seated wearing a headdress and holding a pipe. Signed in pencil on the verso above an inscription in another hand, also in pencil: "for / Wy B Read / 950 W Chicago Ave / Worlds fair 1893--." Photographer's imprint on the mount at bottom. Approximately 5 1/2x4 inches (image), approximately 6 1/2x4 1/4 inches overall; minor scattered soiling on verso. [Chicago, 1893]

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SHERMAN, WILLIAM TECUMSEH. Autograph Letter Signed,

Lot 20: SHERMAN, WILLIAM TECUMSEH. Autograph Letter Signed, "W.T. Sherman / General," to General F.A. Walker,

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Description: SHERMAN, WILLIAM TECUMSEH. Autograph Letter Signed, "W.T. Sherman / General," to General F.A. Walker, stating his intention to send copies of the U.S. Census Bureau's Vital Statistics to European military leaders with an interest in the U.S. 2 1/2 pages, 8vo, written on a single folded sheet, "Headquarters Army of the United States" stationery, ruled paper; remnants of prior mounting at corners of terminal page. Washington, 3 Ap[ri]l 1873

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SUMNER, CHARLES. Autograph Letter Signed, to Amasa Walker,

Lot 21: SUMNER, CHARLES. Autograph Letter Signed, to Amasa Walker,

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Description: SUMNER, CHARLES. Autograph Letter Signed, to Amasa Walker, reluctantly agreeing to lecture on the subject of "Employment of Time" in Brookfield [MA], pointing out that train schedules permit only an afternoon or evening arrival. 3 pages, 4to, written on a single folded sheet; remnants of prior mounting at corners of terminal page, short separations at folds, faint uneven toning on first page. Boston, 28 Nov[ember] 1846

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TRYON, WILLIAM. Document Signed,

Lot 22: TRYON, WILLIAM. Document Signed, "Wm Tryon Gov.,"

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Description: GOVERNOR OF TWO PROVINCES TRYON, WILLIAM. Document Signed, "Wm Tryon Gov.," an accounting of fees received "[o]n 54 Marriage Lycenses issued between the 1st January and 18 March 1778." 1 page, approximately 4 1/2x6 inches; backed, two short closed tears near center. New York, 18 March 1778

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WEBB, ALEXANDER STEWART. Autograph Letter Signed,

Lot 23: WEBB, ALEXANDER STEWART. Autograph Letter Signed, "Webb," as President of City College of New York, with holograph map,

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Description: WEBB, ALEXANDER STEWART. Autograph Letter Signed, "Webb," as President of City College of New York, with holograph map, to General F.A. Walker, sending thanks, urging him to visit, and adding, "As you made a drawing for me, I now endeavor to draw [for] you by the means of the map in the next sheet. . . ." The map, showing the intersections of 23rd Street with 5th Avenue, Broadway, Lexington, Madison, and 4th Avenue, using arrows to show the path to his house, including present-day Baruch College. 3 pages, small 8vo, personal stationery, written on a single folded sheet; remnants of prior mounting at corners of terminal page. "15 Lexington Avenue," 20 March 1888

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WEBSTER, DANIEL. Autograph Letter Signed,

Lot 24: WEBSTER, DANIEL. Autograph Letter Signed, "Danl Webster," to President Zachary Taylor,

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Description: WEBSTER, DANIEL. Autograph Letter Signed, "Danl Webster," to President Zachary Taylor, sending a book or pamphlet [not present] with the request for an autograph on behalf of a Boston-area farmer and pointing out pages in the enclosure containing information about the quantity of poultry and eggs consumed in the great cities. 1 page, 4to, blue paper, with integral address leaf; minor foxing at folds, remnants of prior mounting at corners of terminal page. [Washington], 8 March 1850

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AGASSIZ, LOUIS. Autograph Letter Signed,

Lot 25: AGASSIZ, LOUIS. Autograph Letter Signed, "LsAgassiz,"

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Description: AGASSIZ, LOUIS. Autograph Letter Signed, "LsAgassiz," to J.M. Houghton, requesting that he send the result of his recent work, stating his desire to have the specimens in his collection for the Museum at Cambridge, warning that he would not spend much money on a collection inferior to that of Amherst, and suggesting that he visit Amherst to see the collection for himself. 2 pages, 8vo, written on a single folded sheet, grid ruled paper. Cambridge, 2 Dec[ember] 1870

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ALBERT; PRINCE CONSORT OF VICTORIA OF ENGLAND. Group of 3 clipped Signatures (

Lot 26: ALBERT; PRINCE CONSORT OF VICTORIA OF ENGLAND. Group of 3 clipped Signatures ("Albert").

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Description: ALBERT; PRINCE CONSORT OF VICTORIA OF ENGLAND. Group of 3 clipped Signatures ("Albert"). Two are clipped portions of Documents Signed. The first, approximately 2 1/4x3 inches. The second, approximately 3 3/4x3 inches. The third signature, approximately 1/2x3 inches. Each matted together with a portrait and framed. Np, nd

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(ALBUM.) Guest book for the studio of Gotham Recording, containing approximately 300 Signatures or Autograph Inscriptions Signed, by di

Lot 27: (ALBUM.) Guest book for the studio of Gotham Recording, containing approximately 300 Signatures or Autograph Inscriptions Signed, by di

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Description: INCLUDES CHARLES ADDAMS SKETCH (ALBUM.) Guest book for the studio of Gotham Recording, containing approximately 300 Signatures or Autograph Inscriptions Signed, by distinguished visitors, including singers, actors, politicians, writers, musicians, artists, and others. Written approximately 3 to a page, some with date or comments, few on slips of paper mounted to page. 4to, 3-ring binder; 3 reinforced holes punched in margin, even toning overall. New York, [1950s-60s]

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(ALBUM.) Guest book from a New York Mexican restaurant containing approximately 25 Signatures or Autograph Inscriptions Signed,

Lot 28: (ALBUM.) Guest book from a New York Mexican restaurant containing approximately 25 Signatures or Autograph Inscriptions Signed,

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Description: TENNESSEE WILLIAMS, ANDY WARHOL, FELIPE ALOU, AND OTHERS (ALBUM.) Guest book from a New York Mexican restaurant containing approximately 25 Signatures or Autograph Inscriptions Signed, by notable guests inluding Andy Warhol, Tennessee Williams (twice), Whitey Ford, Johnny Cash, and others. Many written one to a page, some with blank verso. Oblong 8vo, leatherette, worn, repaired with cello tape; ruled pages, some detached leaves. [New York], 1970s

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(ASTRONAUTS.) Project Mercury Brochure, Signed on the cover by the 7 Mercury astronauts and the Project Mercury Director.

Lot 29: (ASTRONAUTS.) Project Mercury Brochure, Signed on the cover by the 7 Mercury astronauts and the Project Mercury Director.

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Description: (ASTRONAUTS.) Project Mercury Brochure, Signed on the cover by the 7 Mercury astronauts and the Project Mercury Director. NASA brochure with portraits of each astronaut and images of the capsule during development and testing. Signed vertically, beside the relevant portait. 4 pages, 4to; matted and framed. [Langley Research Center, April 1959]

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(ASTRONAUTS.) Two Photographs Signed and Inscribed: Neil Armstrong * John H. Glenn, Jr.

Lot 30: (ASTRONAUTS.) Two Photographs Signed and Inscribed: Neil Armstrong * John H. Glenn, Jr.

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Description: (ASTRONAUTS.) Two Photographs Signed and Inscribed: Neil Armstrong * John H. Glenn, Jr. The first, "To Ken-- / Neil Atg." The second, "Best regards-- / John H. Glenn, Jr." Each inscribed in the image. Each 10x8 inches; small abrasion with inexpert retouch at top right of Armstrong photograph, small abrasion at top left corner of Glenn photograph. Np, nd

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BALFOUR, ARTHUR JAMES. Group of 3 Letters Signed, as Member of Parliament,

Lot 32: BALFOUR, ARTHUR JAMES. Group of 3 Letters Signed, as Member of Parliament,

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Description: BALFOUR, ARTHUR JAMES. Group of 3 Letters Signed, as Member of Parliament, relating to General Francis Amasa Walker. Together 5 pages, 8vo, "10, Downing Street" stationery. [London], 16 April; 20 May; 30 July 1896

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BARNUM, PHINEAS TAYLOR. Partly-printed Check Signed,

Lot 33: BARNUM, PHINEAS TAYLOR. Partly-printed Check Signed, "PTBarnum,"

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Description: BARNUM, PHINEAS TAYLOR. Partly-printed Check Signed, "PTBarnum," to S.H. Hurd in the amount of $100.00 drawn on the Broadway Bank, check number 24. Revenue stamp at left edge. Approximately 3x7 inches; faint dampstaining at top and bottom edges, endorsement signatures on verso with minor bleed-through, closed cancellation slices (not affecting signature); matted in a double-sided frame. New York, 19 Oct[ober] 1865

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BELL, ALEXANDER GRAHAM. Signature and date, on a slip of paper,

Lot 34: BELL, ALEXANDER GRAHAM. Signature and date, on a slip of paper,

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Description: BELL, ALEXANDER GRAHAM. Signature and date, on a slip of paper, probably a page excised from an autograph album. Approximately 4 1/2x7 1/2 inches; irregular bottom edge, short closed tears at edges. "Oakland Hotel," 11 August 1883

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(CANADA--PRIME MINISTERS.) Two Photographs Signed and Inscribed: William Lyon Mackenzie King * Lester B. Pearson.

Lot 35: (CANADA--PRIME MINISTERS.) Two Photographs Signed and Inscribed: William Lyon Mackenzie King * Lester B. Pearson.

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Description: (CANADA--PRIME MINISTERS.) Two Photographs Signed and Inscribed: William Lyon Mackenzie King * Lester B. Pearson. The first, "To His Excellency the Hon'ble Laurence A. Steinhardt / Ambassador of the United States & Canada / and Mrs. Steinhardt. / With all good wishes, / from their friend and admirer / W.L.Mackenzie King," bust portrait by Karsh, showing him in dark suit looking into the camera. Inscribed in the blank lower margin. Additionally signed by the photographer, in pencil, lower left. Approximately 7 1/2x6 1/2 inches (image), approximately 11x8 1/2 inches overall. The second, "With affectionate regards / from / L.B. Pearson," 1/2-length portrait, showing him with pencil in hand. Inscribed on the mount, below the image. Approximately 9 1/2x7 1/2 inches (image), approximately 14x11 inches overall. Ottowa, 15 Nov[ember] 1949; Np, 2 May 1950

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CHURCHILL, WINSTON S. Typed Letter Signed,

Lot 36: CHURCHILL, WINSTON S. Typed Letter Signed,

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Description: CIGARS ARE WELCOME CHURCHILL, WINSTON S. Typed Letter Signed, to Alfred B. Strauss, thanking him for having sent cigars and sending a book [not present] in return. 1 page, small 4to, personal stationery; small hole punched at top left, folds. Westerham, 22 September 1950

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COBDEN, RICHARD. Autograph Letter Signed,

Lot 37: COBDEN, RICHARD. Autograph Letter Signed, "Ric'dCobden," to abolitionist Joseph Sturge,

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Description: COBDEN, RICHARD. Autograph Letter Signed, "Ric'dCobden," to abolitionist Joseph Sturge, sending congratulations, criticizing the political economy of the French democrats and expressing hope that they continue to be peacful. 2 pages, 8vo, written on the recto and verso of a single sheet; separations at folds inexpertly and incompletely repaired on verso, scattered moderate soiling. London, 16 Mar[ch] 1848

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DARWIN, CHARLES. Autograph Letter Signed,

Lot 38: DARWIN, CHARLES. Autograph Letter Signed,

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Description: EVIDENCE FOR THEORY OF NECESSITY OF PLANT CROSS-FERTILIZATION DARWIN, CHARLES. Autograph Letter Signed, to an unnamed recipient [William Henry Harvey], asking whether he believes a plant with adjacent male and female reproductive organs can be fertilized by another individual, stating his interest in [Thomas] Andrew Knight's view that all plants occasionally cross-fertilize, expressing gladness that he has returned safely from his voyage, and recalling when he last saw him at Oxford. 4 pages, 8vo, written on two sheets; folds; matted with a portrait in a double-sided frame. "Down Bromley Kent," 24 Dec[ember 1856]

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DE FOREST, LEE. Three items, each to collector Irving E. Meshel: Photograph Signed and Inscribed * Autograph Letter Signed * Typed Lett

Lot 39: DE FOREST, LEE. Three items, each to collector Irving E. Meshel: Photograph Signed and Inscribed * Autograph Letter Signed * Typed Lett

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Description: DE FOREST, LEE. Three items, each to collector Irving E. Meshel: Photograph Signed and Inscribed * Autograph Letter Signed * Typed Letter Signed. The photograph, approximately 6 3/4x7 1/2 inches. The letters, each 1 page, 4to, "Lee de Forest Laboratories" stationery; folds. Np, Sept[ember 19]35; Los Angeles, 12 Sept[ember 19]34; 4 September [19]35

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EINSTEIN, ALBERT. Photograph Signed and Inscribed,

Lot 40: EINSTEIN, ALBERT. Photograph Signed and Inscribed, "Herrn Dr. Max Heimann dem Gütigen / December 1935,"

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Description: EINSTEIN, ALBERT. Photograph Signed and Inscribed, "Herrn Dr. Max Heimann dem Gütigen / December 1935," bust portrait, showing him in casual clothing with a lake or harbor behind him. Inscribed on the mount below the image. Approximately 6 1/2x4 1/2 inches (image), approximately 8x6 inches overall; mount is brittle, few faint cracks touching signature and inscription, creases and cracks at all edges of mount, loss to lower left corner of mount. sold as is./span Np, December 1935

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EINSTEIN, ALBERT. Signature and date,

Lot 41: EINSTEIN, ALBERT. Signature and date, "A. Einstein. 54.," on a newspaper clipping,

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Description: EINSTEIN, ALBERT. Signature and date, "A. Einstein. 54.," on a newspaper clipping, showing a bust portrait of him with a printed caption noting the date on which he was to celebrate his 75th birthday. Approximately 5 1/4x3 1/2 inches; horizontal fold, faint even toning overall. [19]54

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(ELIZABETH I; QUEEN OF ENGLAND.) Vellum document, unsigned,

Lot 42: (ELIZABETH I; QUEEN OF ENGLAND.) Vellum document, unsigned,

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Description: (ELIZABETH I; QUEEN OF ENGLAND.) Vellum document, unsigned, concerning the manor of Wincanton in Somerset, in Latin. 20 lines written in a neat court hand. The elaborate initial "E" of Elizabeth encloses a watercolor bust portrait of the young queen (probably added later). Approximately 11x18 1/2 inches; evenly wrinkled, remains of large royal seal in dark brown wax attached at bottom. Westminster, 25 June 1572

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FARNESE, PIER LUIGI. Letter Signed, to an unnamed recipient, in Italian,

Lot 43: FARNESE, PIER LUIGI. Letter Signed, to an unnamed recipient, in Italian,

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Description: FARNESE, PIER LUIGI. Letter Signed, to an unnamed recipient, in Italian, requesting approval of funds spent for the defense of Ancona. 1 page, 4to; seal and fragment of protective cover attached. Np, 16 January [1539]

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FREUD, SIGMUND. Etched portrait by Hermann Struck Signed,

Lot 44: FREUD, SIGMUND. Etched portrait by Hermann Struck Signed, "freud," in pencil,

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Description: IDEAL PORTRAIT FREUD, SIGMUND. Etched portrait by Hermann Struck Signed, "freud," in pencil, lower right. Additionally signed by Struck and numbered 14/20. Approximately 5 1/2x4 1/4 inches (image), approximately 8x6 1/2 inches overall. Np, [circa 1914]

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GANDHI, MOHANDAS K. Signature, in Hindi and English (

Lot 45: GANDHI, MOHANDAS K. Signature, in Hindi and English ("M.K. Gandhi"), on 5 Rupees note bearing portrait of King George VI.

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Description: GANDHI, MOHANDAS K. Signature, in Hindi and English ("M.K. Gandhi"), on 5 Rupees note bearing portrait of King George VI. Additionally signed by Aga Khan III, Claire Lee Chennault, Edwina Mountbatten, and Archibald Wavell. Signatures written vertically on verso. Approximately 5x3 inches; marked fading to Hindi signature but all others bold, pin holes at top edge, horizontal fold. Np, [1938-48]

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GARRISON, WILLIAM LLOYD. Autograph Letter Signed,

Lot 46: GARRISON, WILLIAM LLOYD. Autograph Letter Signed, "Wm. Lloyd Garrison,"

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Description: GARRISON, WILLIAM LLOYD. Autograph Letter Signed, "Wm. Lloyd Garrison," to Amasa Walker, agreeing to give a lecture on an unspecified topic in North Brookfield on January 11. 1 page, 8vo, with integral blank; remnants of prior mounting at corners of terminal page. Boston, 25 Dec[ember] 1865

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GEORGE III; KING OF ENGLAND. Autograph Letter Signed,

Lot 47: GEORGE III; KING OF ENGLAND. Autograph Letter Signed, "George R,"

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Description: GEORGE III; KING OF ENGLAND. Autograph Letter Signed, "George R," to an unnamed recipient [Isabella Elizabeth Thynne?], reassuring her that he is eager to assist Sir John Thynne, advising her to consult the Lord Chancellor for help, speculating that a reelection may be necessary, and offering an act of indemnity should one be required. 1 page, 4to, with integral blank; tiny holes at fold intersections; matted with portrait and framed. "Queen's Palace," 13 March 1805

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GEORGE IV; KING OF ENGLAND. Partly-printed vellum Document Signed,

Lot 48: GEORGE IV; KING OF ENGLAND. Partly-printed vellum Document Signed, "George PR," as Prince Regent,

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Description: GEORGE IV; KING OF ENGLAND. Partly-printed vellum Document Signed, "George PR," as Prince Regent, military commission appointing Danzie Carter Captain in the 58th (Rutlandshire) Regiment of Foot. Countersigned by Lord Sidmouth. Approximately 11 1/2x15 1/2 inches; folds, minor scattered soiling, seal intact; matted and framed. "Carlton House," 4 August 1814

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(GOVERNORS.) Group of 19 Photographs Signed, or Signed and Inscribed, by State and Territorial Governors,

Lot 49: (GOVERNORS.) Group of 19 Photographs Signed, or Signed and Inscribed, by State and Territorial Governors,

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Description: (GOVERNORS.) Group of 19 Photographs Signed, or Signed and Inscribed, by State and Territorial Governors, most with a letter sending the photograph, many letters signed by the governor. Format and condition vary. Vp, [1916-53]

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HAY, JOHN. Group of 3 Autograph Letters Signed,

Lot 50: HAY, JOHN. Group of 3 Autograph Letters Signed, "John Hay," to F.A. Walker ("Dear Walker" or "My dear Walker"),

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Description: LINCOLN'S SECRETARY HAY, JOHN. Group of 3 Autograph Letters Signed, "John Hay," to F.A. Walker ("Dear Walker" or "My dear Walker"), on mostly personal subjects, one mentioning Washington Gladden. Together 4 1/2 pages, 8vo. Vp, 1881-86

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HOWE, JULIA WARD. Autograph Letter Signed, to Amasa Walker,

Lot 51: HOWE, JULIA WARD. Autograph Letter Signed, to Amasa Walker,

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Description: HOWE, JULIA WARD. Autograph Letter Signed, to Amasa Walker, conveying the schedule of her appearances at the Woman Suffrage Convention, meetings of the Woman's Peace Association and Peace Society, an informal meeting of friends of the Woman's Peace movement, and inviting him to attend. 2 1/2 pages, 8vo, ruled paper, written on a single folded sheet, second page written vertically; remnants of prior mounting at corners of terminal page. "32 Mt. Vernon St" [Boston], 24 May 1871

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