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Auction Description for Swann: AUTOGRAPHS
Auction Description:
AUTOGRAPHS

AUTOGRAPHS

by Swann Auction Galleries

Platinum House

260 lots with images

October 11, 2007

104 East 25th Street

New York, NY, 10010 USA

Phone: 212.254.4710

Fax: 212 979 1017

Email: swann@swanngalleries.com

ADAMS, JOHN. Clipped Signature, as President,

Lot 1: ADAMS, JOHN. Clipped Signature, as President,

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Description: SIGNER ADAMS, JOHN. Clipped Signature, as President, from a partly-printed vellum document. Approximately 2x7 inches; signature faded but quite legible, faint spotting overall. Washington, 13 May 1800

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ALLEN, ETHAN. Autograph Letter Signed,

Lot 2: ALLEN, ETHAN. Autograph Letter Signed,

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Description: ALLEN, ETHAN. Autograph Letter Signed, to the firm of Forbes & Adams in Canaan, CT, requesting their help in getting delivery of paper for his "Philosophy [which] is now in Press at this place and there is a deficiency of fifteen rims [sic] of paper . . ." 1 page, folded 4to sheet with integral address leaf; uneven toning, dime-sized marginal tear. Bennington, 20 January 1785

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BEAUREGARD, PIERRE GUSTAVE TOUTANT. Clipped portion of an Autograph Letter Signed,

Lot 3: BEAUREGARD, PIERRE GUSTAVE TOUTANT. Clipped portion of an Autograph Letter Signed,

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Description: BEAUREGARD, PIERRE GUSTAVE TOUTANT. Clipped portion of an Autograph Letter Signed, to Mattie Gordon Ward, consisting of the heading and salutation, and on the verso, the closing and signature: "The best of 'luck'--I remain yours very truly G.T. Beauregard." Approximately 3x5 1/2 inches; vertical fold through signature, "Gen. Beauregard C.S.A." added in ink in another hand. New Orleans, 2 February 1890

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BURR, AARON. Autograph Document Signed, twice,

Lot 4: BURR, AARON. Autograph Document Signed, twice,

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Description: SIGNED TWICE BURR, AARON. Autograph Document Signed, twice, a pay order instructing Theophile Casenove in Philadelphia to pay William Buckley, "who will present you this, one thousand dollars." He adds a postscript, "N.B. My name is not known to Mr. Buckley in this transaction." Beneath this he has penned and signed an IOU for the same amount. 1 page, folded 4to sheet with integral address leaf, addressed by Burr; remnants of prior mounting along left edge recto, staining from seal on the terminal page, folds, evenly toned. New York, 19 April 1798

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BURR, AARON. Autograph Letter Signed,

Lot 5: BURR, AARON. Autograph Letter Signed,

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Description: BURR, AARON. Autograph Letter Signed, to John Nicholson, a client of Burr and a wealthy land speculator. "I am much flattered by the justice which, in your letter of the 27th inst. you do to my sentiments respecting the late prosecutions against you." 1 page, folded 4to sheet with integral address leaf, addressed by Burr; staining and tear from seal on terminal page, docketed on terminal page, folds, evenly toned, minor soiling. New York, 13 May 1793

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