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H.F. Crighton, a C19th oil on canvas, portrait of a woman wearing a jewelled headdress, signed and dated 1867, with letter of provenance dated 1926, image 23¼'' x 19''

Lot 906: H.F. Crighton, a C19th oil on canvas, portrait of a woman wearing a jewelled headdress, signed and dated 1867, with letter of provenance dated 1926, image 23¼'' x 19''

by Crow's Auction Gallery Ltd

April 24, 2014, 10:00 AM GMT

Dorking, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £300 - £500

Description: H.F. Crighton, a C19th oil on canvas, portrait of a woman wearing a jewelled headdress, signed and dated 1867, with letter of provenance dated 1926, image 23¼'' x 19''

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Two Autograph Letters Signed - 1856-57 Lonely woman emigrant in San Jose

Lot 35: Two Autograph Letters Signed - 1856-57 Lonely woman emigrant in San Jose

by PBA Galleries Auctions & Appraisers

April 24, 2014, 11:00 AM PST

San Francisco, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $150 - $250

Description: 2 Autograph Letters Signed to her brother, Atreus McCollum, an Illinois farmer.  “Santeclary Co.”, San Jose City, May 18, 1856. 1 pg.  “ I would give you a short history of my life in California. It has not been a very pleasant one so far though I have enjoyed good health. I have not seen much of the Country yet I am well pleased with what I have seen but when I arrived here I had only two dollars and had to go to work or go hungry so I have been serving in a milliner shop ever since…I left…now more than five months. I have had one letter from my husband, he told me he would be here by the first of May or be in his grave. O dear brother, you don’t know what trouble is, if Jo started the first of april, I have no hope of ever seeing him again, when that months passingers was crossing the Isthmus, there was a riot there and more than fifty of the passingers was killed. Dear brother…my courage fails, my heart is too full of grief, I cannot write, the tears will blind my eyes…god only knows how lonely I am…; and ALS, San Jose, Calif. Jan. 11, [1857]. 4pp. To her brother : “I have never received one scratch of a pen from you since I left home…more than a year…Father wrote to me that you had sold your farm, then I could not help kindling hope that you would come to California next spring…Cal. is the Eden of the world, it is the Isrealits promised land come and join us and live in the hope that you will never die and commune with the spirit of our savior and our dear mother…I entreat to you to search into the works of Spiritualism…I do sincerely believe that the time is near approaching when evil, sickness, sorrow will be removed and heaven and earth will be one…I am well at present and earning 30 dollars per month. I board with a very nice [?] in a private house. I… have more work engaged than I can possible do if I sew day and night for one year. I have herd from my husband he is coming a rouny the horn. I expect him every day…Tell my Father I am still his disobedient daughter… tell Ma to weep no more for me that I will soon be happy….”

Condition Report: Browned and yellowed; good to very good.

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Autograph Letter Signed - 1850 Newly-arrived Ship?s Captain in Cholera-plagued San Francisco

Lot 39: Autograph Letter Signed - 1850 Newly-arrived Ship?s Captain in Cholera-plagued San Francisco

by PBA Galleries Auctions & Appraisers

April 24, 2014, 11:00 AM PST

San Francisco, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $500

Description: Long 1300-word Autograph Letter Signed as Captain of Brig Samuel & Edward, San Francisco, Nov. 19, 1850. 4pp.

Condition Report: Yellowed with age; very good.

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1875 Document pledging funds for the Deaf, Dumb and Blind Institution signed by Leland Stanford, William Ralston, and many other prominent Californians

Lot 43: 1875 Document pledging funds for the Deaf, Dumb and Blind Institution signed by Leland Stanford, William Ralston, and many other prominent Californians

by PBA Galleries Auctions & Appraisers

April 24, 2014, 11:00 AM PST

San Francisco, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,000

Description: Autograph document, signed by 33 prominent Californians in January 1875. One page on a folded sheet, 39x24 cm (15¼x9½"). 

Condition Report: Some soiling, creased, extensive old tape repairs on the reverse, one tape repair on face of document; very good.

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Autograph Letter Signed - 1849 Lincoln era inventor with Colt, Smith, Wesson and Winchester gun associations

Lot 171: Autograph Letter Signed - 1849 Lincoln era inventor with Colt, Smith, Wesson and Winchester gun associations

by PBA Galleries Auctions & Appraisers

April 24, 2014, 11:00 AM PST

San Francisco, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $200 - $300

Description: Autograph Letter Sigend on fine pictorial Scientific American stationery. 1 pp.

Condition Report: A bit yellowed; near fine.

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A Typed Letter Signed from the Independent Telephone Association and their Constitution booklet in wrappers

Lot 187: A Typed Letter Signed from the Independent Telephone Association and their Constitution booklet in wrappers

by PBA Galleries Auctions & Appraisers

April 24, 2014, 11:00 AM PST

San Francisco, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $200 - $300

Description: H.D. Critchfield. Printed Letter Signed for the Independent Telephone Association of the United States of America. Mt. Vernon, Ohio, Jan. 1, 1898. 3pp. Sending a membership application to J.W.Richard, Wadsworth, Ohio. Lot includes a printed Constitution of the Independent Telephone Association of the United States of America, Adopted at Detroit, June 23, 1897 Columbus, Ohio, undated, ca. 1898. 12 pp. 3½x6", original blue wrappers. With original mailing envelope. 

Condition Report: Light wear; very good.

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Arnold N Gauge various accessories and track

Lot 4339: Arnold N Gauge various accessories and track

by Vectis Auctions Ltd

April 25, 2014, 10:30 AM GMT

Stockton on Tees, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £80 - £120

Description: Arnold N Gauge various accessories and track consisting of 6826 Girder Bridge, 6071 Rail Bending Kit, 81003 Digital, 7220 Signals, together with various other layout digital accessories, a quantity of straight track and electric points, general condition is Good Plus those in boxes Good.

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Arnold & Son Longitude II Trafalgar Wristwatch, 2006

Lot 71: Arnold & Son Longitude II Trafalgar Wristwatch, 2006

by Auctionata

April 25, 2014, 6:00 PM CET

Berlin, Germany

Estimated Price: €2,400 - €3,000

Description: Arnold & Son Longitude II Trafalgar chronometer wristwatch, no. 161 Switzerland, 2006 Limited no. 161/200 Automatic movement, calibre A-714; hour, minute, second, date, nautical calculation table on watch case back Multicolored dial, silver, luminescent hands Watch case of stainless steel Original, blue rubber strap Original box, warranty book, chronometer certificate Case diameter: 45 mm; Height: 16 mm Length of strap: 22 cm; Lugs width: 22 mm Total weight: 119 g Fully functional, very good condition with minimal traces of wear This Arnold & Son Longitude II Trafalgar chronometer wristwatch, no. 161, was made in Switzerland in 2006. The watch is limited, 161/200 and is fitted with an automatic movement calibre A-714 and displays hour, minute, second, date and nautical calculation table on watch case back. The multicolored dial shows silver, luminescent hands. The watch case is made of stainless steel. The watch has an original, blue rubber strap.The watch case measures 45 mm in diameter and 16 mm in height. The watch weighs 119 grams. The strap is 22 cm long. The timepiece is in very good condition with minimal traces of wear. During in house testing the watch was fully functional. Long term precision and regularity cannot be guaranteed. The watch ships with original box, warranty book and chronometer certificate.Size and weight may deviate from the manufacturer's indication. All watches are hand-measured and weighed.Should this lot contain property from endangered species, these elements will not be shipped. This only applies to prospective non EU customers if a species conservation certificate is missing.Diese Arnold & Son Longitude II Trafalgar Chronometer Armbanduhr, Nr. 161, wurde 2006 in der Schweiz hergestellt. Die Uhr ist limitiert, 161/200 und verfügt über ein Automatikwerk Kaliber A-714 und zeigt Stunde, Minute, Sekunde, Datum und nautische Berechnungstabelle im Rückdeckel an. Das mehrfarbige Zifferblatt ist mit silbernen Zeigern mit Leuchtmasse versehen. Das Gehäuse ist aus Edelstahl gefertigt. Die Uhr hat ein originales, blaues Kautschuk Armband.Der Gehäusedurchmesser ist 45 mm. Die Höhe beläuft sich auf 16 mm. Das Armband ist 22 cm lang. Die Uhr wiegt insgesamt 119 Gramm. Die Uhr befindet sich in einem sehr guten Zustand mit minimalen Gebrauchsspuren. Im Kurzzeittest war die Uhr voll funktionsfähig. Keine Garantie auf Ganggenauigkeit und -dauer. Die Uhr wird mit original Box, Garantiebuch und Chronometer Zertifikat geliefert.Maße können von den Herstellerangaben abweichen, da alle Uhren handvermessen und gewogen werden.

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Letters to Juliet Letter Prop

Lot 212: Letters to Juliet Letter Prop

by Premiere Props

April 25, 2014, 11:00 AM PST

El Segundo, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $100 - $200

Description: Letters to Juliet - Hero letters to juliet from the wall. (approx. 5 different letters)

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Terminator 3 Helicopter Tail Prop and Schwarzenegger Signed Photo

Lot 226: Terminator 3 Helicopter Tail Prop and Schwarzenegger Signed Photo

by Premiere Props

April 25, 2014, 11:00 AM PST

El Segundo, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,000

Description: At the end of "Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines" (2003), John Connor (Nick Stahl) and Kate Brewster (Claire Danes) finally make it to Skynet's Crystal Peak headquarters which turns out to be only a Fallout Shelter. There, they once again encounter the seemingly indestructible T-X (Kristanna Loken) when she crash-lands into the mountain cave in a helicopter. It seems to be the end for John and Kate, until the Terminator (Arnold Schwarzenegger), smashes in with an even bigger helicopter to save the day, and utter his trademark: "I'm back!". Both action helicopters were elaborate models. This is a rare piece of the tail of Arnold's helicopter. It is beautifully displayed in a customer "shadow box" which also includes a production color photo of Arnold on his motorcycle as the Terminator... personally signed by the man himself! The plexiglass covered display also includes a plaque which reads: 'TERMINATOR3: RISE OF THE MACHINES - SCREEN-USED HELICOPTER TAIL PROP - STARRING ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER - WARNER BROS - 2003" Comes with a COA for both the helicopter piece and the autographed photo. The screen used helicopter tail piece is approx. 8.5"x3", the signed photo is 9/5"x7" and the display is 18"x16.5".

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Autograph Letter Signed by Maxim Gorky  (Gorki)

Lot 281: Autograph Letter Signed by Maxim Gorky (Gorki)

by Neal Auction Company

April 25, 2014, 1:00 PM CST

New Orleans, LA, USA

Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,500

Description: Autograph Letter Signed by Maxim Gorky (aka Gorki), in Cyrillic, to writer Franz Hellens and his Russian wife Maria Marcova, dated November 22, 1925, from Villa Gallotti, Posilippo, Napoli, one page, with envelope; relating his thanks for their recent letter, his recent ailments and his criticism of a translation of a book that Hellens had sent him; accompanied by a typed translation of the letter, in French, possibly by Hellens

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AUTOGRAPHS: Selection of signed pieces, cards,

Lot 649: AUTOGRAPHS: Selection of signed pieces, cards,

by International Autograph Auctions

April 26, 2014, 12:00 PM GMT

Heathrow, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £80 - £100

Description: AUTOGRAPHS: Selection of signed pieces, cards, A.Ls.S., T.Ls.S. etc., by various famous individuals, most associated with the arts, including Margot Fonteyn, Frederick Ashton, Frederic Leighton, Frank Auerbach, Evelyn Glennie, Solomon, Leon Goosseons, Adila Fachiri, Greta Berlin, Henry Hall, Vivian Ellis, Benny Green, Ski Harrison, Randolph Caldecott, Elizabeth Poston (5) etc. A few FR, generally G to about VG, 47

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AUTOGRAPHS: Selection of signed cards by various

Lot 671: AUTOGRAPHS: Selection of signed cards by various

by International Autograph Auctions

April 26, 2014, 12:00 PM GMT

Heathrow, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £100 - £120

Description: AUTOGRAPHS: Selection of signed cards by various actors, actresses, entertainers, pop singers, sportsmen and some other famous individuals, including Dave Berry, Anna Brecon, Peter Baldwin, Kenny Baker, David J. Bryant, Sophie Ward, Paul Weller, Ray Winstone, June Whitfield, Paula Wilcox, Neil Sedaka, Tracy Shaw, Lord Snowdon, Donald Sutherland, Linda Thorson, Lynn Redgrave, Pauline Quirke, Alison Steadman, Ray Stubbs, Hazel OÆConnor, Kate OÆMara, Roger Lloyd Pack, Nicky Piper, Tricia Penrose, Nigel Planer, Rex Williams, Jimmy White, Jack Wild, John Virgo, Neil Stacey etc. VG to EX, 213

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AUTOGRAPHS: Selection of signed cards by various

Lot 672: AUTOGRAPHS: Selection of signed cards by various

by International Autograph Auctions

April 26, 2014, 12:00 PM GMT

Heathrow, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £100 - £120

Description: AUTOGRAPHS: Selection of signed cards by various actors, actresses, entertainers, pop singers, some sportsmen and other famous individuals, including Georgie Fame, Bryan Ferry, Wayne Fontana, Jerome Flynn, Frank Finlay, Tommy Docherty, Peter Egan, Macaulay Culkin, Kid Creole, Judi Dench, Lindsay Duncan, Acker Bilk, Richard Briers, Stephanie Beacham, Richard Branson, Tyne Daly, Dora Bryan, Jimmy Osmond, Honor Blackman, Kris Kristofferson, Anthony Andrews, Peter Duncan, Colin Baker, Louise Jameson, Ice T, Jenny Seagrove, Sylvia Sims, Jason Connery, Shaun Williamson, Geraldine James, Emma Noble, The Nolans, Johnny Nelson, Magnus Magnusson, Will Melor, Alison Moyet, Martine McCutcheon, Graham Norton, Natalie Imbruglia, Denise Van Outen, Cherie Lunghi, Josie Lawrence, Ian Lavender, Mike McShane, Suranne Jones, Lesley Joseph, Richard Johnson, Griff Rhys Jones, Derek Jacobi, Gareth Hunt, Mervyn King, Nigel Havers, David Gray, Liza Goddard, Prunella Gee, Art Garfunkel (hurried example), Lesley Garrett, Linda Gray, Jimmy White, Deborah Watling etc. VG to EX, 212

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AUTOGRAPHS: Selection of signed cards by various

Lot 673: AUTOGRAPHS: Selection of signed cards by various

by International Autograph Auctions

April 26, 2014, 12:00 PM GMT

Heathrow, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £100 - £120

Description: AUTOGRAPHS: Selection of signed cards by various actors, actresses, entertainers, pop singers, some sportsmen and other famous individuals, including Jason Priestley, Francis Rossi & Rick Parfitt, Simon Rattle, Ray Reardon, Ronnie OÆSullivan, Bill Nighy, Brian Poole, Lester Piggott, Mark McGann, Alison Moyet, Paul Merson, Neil Kinnock, Nik Kershaw, Def Leppard (Rick Savage, Joe Elliott, Rick Allen, Phil Collen & Vivian Campbell), Ted Lowe, Leo Sayer, Helen Shapiro, Leslie Phillips, Derek Randall, Stephen Hendry, Eddie Izzard, Joe Jordan, Buddy Guy, Michael Hutchence, Christopher Eccleston, Don Estelle, Tom Graveney, Tyne Daly, Carol Decker, Ken Doherty, Amanda Donohoe, Michael Elphick, Steve Davis, Jeffrey Archer, Denis Law, Jenny Agutter, Darren Clarke, Andy Cole, Lewis Collins, Neneh Cherry, Anna Chancellor, Nigel Clough, Tony Robinson, Robin Reid, Cliff Thorburn, Phil Taylor, Andy Townsend, Georgia Taylor, Daley Thompson, Neil Tennant, Chris Lowe etc. VG to EX, 213

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Charles E Hughes Signed Supreme Court Letter 1931

Lot 176: Charles E Hughes Signed Supreme Court Letter 1931

by Auctions by Terri Peters & Associates

April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

Cazenovia, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $10 - $20

Description: Charles Evans Hughes Signed Supreme Court Letter - Dated " 1931" - Hughes was Chief Justice of The United States Supreme Court at the time - Typed letter to " Richmond Peirce " of the " Brown Daily Herald " at Brown

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Coach Gold Letter Charm With Crystals Key Ring Chain Key Fob

Lot 1055061: Coach Gold Letter Charm With Crystals Key Ring Chain Key Fob

by Government Auction

April 26, 2014, 7:00 AM PST

Tehachapi, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $60 - $120

Description: Gov. File: T-08904 Coach Gold Letter Charm With Crystals Key Ring Chain Key Fob Asset Type: Key Ring Shipping: $29.95

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Hitler Autographed Letter Group, Landsberg Prison

Lot 269C: Hitler Autographed Letter Group, Landsberg Prison

by J. James Auctioneers and Appraisers

April 26, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

Plymouth, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $5,000 - $10,000

Description: Five piece correspondence lot, including letter dated October 8, 1924 signed in ink, by Adolf Hitler while an inmate at Landsberg Prison, with envelope stamped in ink October 11, 1924, with Landsberg Postmark. Second letter dated January 14, 1925 signed in ink, by Adolf Hitler after release, with envelope and postal document.

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HAMILTON FISH, 1847, Autograph Letter Signed

Lot 59: HAMILTON FISH, 1847, Autograph Letter Signed

by Early American

April 26, 2014, 9:00 AM PST

Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $250 - $350

Description: AutographsNew York Governor & Senator, Hamilton Fish Sells StockHAMILTON FISH (1808-1893). American statesman who served as the 16th Governor of New York, United States Senator, served on Lincoln's Presidential Commission and was United States Secretary of State under President U. S. Grant.May 29, 1847-Dated, Autograph Letter Signed, "Hamilton Fish," 2 pages, with docketed Integral Leaf, to Wm. Fisher of Philadelphia, on the sale of his stock on the Bank of North America and other financial concerns, Choice Very Fine. This is an exceptionally clean and superior letter. It is well written and easily readable, upon a light blue period wove paper, having an outstanding large signature "Hamilton Fish" at the conclusion.

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Black History. ROBERT LURTING. Dutch Mayor of NYC (1726-1735). Letter Signed

Lot 65: Black History. ROBERT LURTING. Dutch Mayor of NYC (1726-1735). Letter Signed

by Early American

April 26, 2014, 9:00 AM PST

Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,000

Description: AutographsRobert Lurting as 1726 Mayor of New York City Letter - It Is Prohibited For More Than "...Three Negroes or Indian Slaves" To Meet Each Other On SundaysROBERT LURTING. Early Dutch Mayor of New York City (1726-1735). Black History Related Letter Signed.1726-Dated, Autograph Letter Signed "Robt. Lurting" as Mayor, measuring 13" x 8" with 2.5 pages written in the Dutch language of the day, New York City, Fine. Signed by Mayor Robert Lurting during the first year of his term as Mayor of New York. An amazing official Letter, written to the Chief Constable and to the other Constables of New York City, to enforce very strict Blue Laws prohibiting working, playing, drinking, socializing or anything fun from occurring on Sundays. This historic Colonial Era Letter specifically states that it is prohibited for more than "...three Negroes or Indian slaves" to meet each other on Sundays, plus much, much more very important content. Evenly toned solid early laid period paper, boldly and clearly written in deep brown ink, some splits at folds.In 1977 the New York Historical Society expressed an interest in acquiring this letter at auction and placed a bid that was to low and eventually failed to successfully buy it. Includes that original NY Historical Society letter with the auction description attached, plus the complete and full separate typed translation of the original Dutch language letter. A remarkable, original document on Colonial Era Laws in New York City, actually Signed by its Mayor in 1726. Rare and Unique.

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August 25, 1864-Dated Civil War Period, Autograph Letter Signed, A.J. Pierce

Lot 76: August 25, 1864-Dated Civil War Period, Autograph Letter Signed, A.J. Pierce

by Early American

April 26, 2014, 9:00 AM PST

Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $250 - $300

Description: Civil War Confederate LettersConfederate Appeals to Union General to Keep his Home in GeorgiaAugust 25, 1864-Dated Civil War Period, Autograph Letter Signed, "A.J. Pierce," to Union General Smith at Cartersville, Complaining that he was accused of "harboring bushwackers," Forsythe County, Georgia, Very Fine.This original Letter is written in brown ink upon period lined paper, 10.5" x 7.75", 1 page, with very unusual and interesting content, it reads in part:"it is true I have sons in the Confederate service that have been home but as for either of them being guilty of the charge alleged to them I declare it to be a false and defamatory accusation..." He asks for a chance to clear himself and for permission to return home: "...I have a growing crop which needs my attention... need it for my little ones that are not able to watch over themselves... You have the power over me..."A well-written letter, from war-torn Georgia, with minor toning and normal folds.

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June 26, 1862-Dated Civil War Period, Autograph Letter Signed, Joseph Barber

Lot 84: June 26, 1862-Dated Civil War Period, Autograph Letter Signed, Joseph Barber

by Early American

April 26, 2014, 9:00 AM PST

Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $200 - $250

Description: Civil War Union LettersSoldier Explains Why a Friend's Body was Not Sent HomeJune 26, 1862-Dated Civil War Period, Autograph Letter Signed, "Joseph Barber," where this Union Soldier Mourns the Death of a Friend, "Camp Near Richmond," Virginia, Fine.This Letter is in brown ink on lined, light blue, fine period paper, 9.25" x 7.25", two pages. Accompanied by original envelope, stamp removed, addressed to Isaac Allard of Sheffield, Vermont. This War-date letter has a short break along two folds and the envelope is stained and worn along edges. Barber mourns a friend, in part:"...Poor David is no more but his name will be with heroes of the nation for centuries. He died a true hearted soldier..." He gives details of his sickness and the last week of his life, and explains why the body was not sent home: "...it would have taken three of four days to have got any one to embalm him or to get a decent coffin. He had the best possible care under the circumstances..." (2 items)

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1863 Civil War, Union Autograph Letter Signed, Capture of Missionary Ridge

Lot 85: 1863 Civil War, Union Autograph Letter Signed, Capture of Missionary Ridge

by Early American

April 26, 2014, 9:00 AM PST

Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,000

Description: Civil War Union LettersNovember 27, 1863 & The Capture of Missionary Ridge "Nobly did he bear the old Flag to the top of Missionary Ridge!... the first over the rebel work on top of the Ridge."November 27, 1863-Dated Civil War Period, Great Content Union Autograph Letter Signed, "John West," regarding the Capture of Missionary Ridge, Very Fine.The Battle of Missionary Ridge was fought November 25, 1863, as part of the Chattanooga Campaign of the American Civil War. This original Civil War Letter is dated on November 27, 1863, being 1 page, measuring 8.5" x 7.75" at Chattanooga, Tennessee, from Cpl. John West of the 25th Illinois, to his brother. It reads, in part:"I have got through the battle safe and sound thanks be to God! I will only write a few lines now as we are under marching orders to leave at a minutes notice. Cousin Jack West was wounded in the right leg just above the knee a flesh wound very severe. Zack Campbell went through slick as a whistle he did not get a scratch. Nobly did he bear the old Flag to the top of Missionary Ridge! None were braver than he!! Was amongst the first over the rebel work on top of the Ridge. 'E' Co had 8 wounded - none killed - Capt Sallie was wounded in the neck only slightly... the Rebels are retreating toward Atlanta, in disorder. We captured a great deal of Artillery an[d] munitions of war - prisoners & etc. We are all jubilant!!...".A remarkable, firsthand account of their unit's courageous fight and historic encounter. Well written upon period light blue lined paper, having the usual mailing folds, a small contemporary ink drip spot which apparently happened as this Letter was written. On the blank reverse, a short request is written, "send me the papers with reports of the fight...". Accompanied by additional information and documentation on the 25th and this battle.The Battle of Missionary Ridge was fought November 25, 1863, as part of the Chattanooga Campaign of the American Civil War. Following the Union victory in the Battle of Lookout Mountain on November 24, Union forces under Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant assaulted Missionary Ridge and defeated the Confederate Army of Tennessee, commanded by General Braxton Bragg.In the morning, elements of the Army of the Tennessee commanded by Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman attempted to capture the northern end of Missionary Ridge, Tunnel Hill, but were stopped by fierce resistance from the Confederate divisions of Maj. Gen. Patrick R. Cleburne, William H.T. Walker, and Carter L. Stevenson. In the afternoon, Grant was concerned that Bragg was reinforcing his right flank at Sherman's expense. He ordered the Army of the Cumberland, commanded by Maj. Gen. George H. Thomas, to move forward and seize the Confederate line of rifle pits on the valley floor, and stop there to await further orders. The Union soldiers moved forward and quickly pushed the Confederates from the first line of rifle pits but were then subjected to a punishing fire from the Confederate lines up the ridge.At this point, the Union soldiers continued the attack against the remaining lines, seeking refuge near the crest of the ridge (the top line of rifle pits were sited on the actual crest rather than the military crest of the ridge, leaving blind spots). This second advance was taken up by the commanders on the spot, but also by some of the soldiers who, on their own, sought shelter from the fire further up the slope. The Union advance was disorganized but effective; finally overwhelming and scattering what ought to have been, as General Grant himself believed, an impregnable Confederate line.In combination with an advance from the southern end of the ridge by divisions under Maj. Gen. Joseph Hooker, the Union Army routed Bragg's army, which retreated to Dalton, Georgia, ending the siege of Union forces in Chattanooga, Tennessee. (From Wikipedia)

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1864 Presidential Candidate Abraham Lincoln Nomination Letter With Content

Lot 182: 1864 Presidential Candidate Abraham Lincoln Nomination Letter With Content

by Early American

April 26, 2014, 9:00 AM PST

Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $600 - $900

Description: 1864 Dated Civil War Period Letter "Had a visit from Franklin today, he is here to nominate Lincoln..." PoliticalJanuary 6, 1864-Dated Civil War Period, Letter In Baltimore Regarding the Nomination of Abraham Lincoln as a Presidential Candidate, Choice Very Fine.This Autograph Letter is Signed, "C. Loll," in brown ink on light blue period paper, at Baltimore, MD, 8" x 5.25" with Integral Sheet. This Presidential Candidate Letter reads:"Balto. Jan 6, [18]64, -- My Dear Charley - I am in receipt of yours of the 4th from Lancaster. I received your telegram Saturday morning and shipped the collars at once to Reading by express. The letters were already in the box when I received yours from Weisburg. I am glad to hear the mare is doing well and hope the colt continues to improve. Had a visit from Franklin today, he is here to nominate Lincoln. I enclose letter from William B. the receipt from Mr. Dierky. I continue to Remain with regards to Harry. - Yours Truly, C. Loll."This letter helps trace the steps of the nomination of Lincoln for his Second term as President. Small tear on the bottom left-hand corner; not affecting overall condition. An amazing letter that reflects the everyday affairs of people who were connected with the nomination of Lincoln.

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April 24, 1865, Autograph Letter Signed, Lincoln Assassination and Funeral

Lot 197: April 24, 1865, Autograph Letter Signed, Lincoln Assassination and Funeral

by Early American

April 26, 2014, 9:00 AM PST

Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $3,000 - $4,000

Description: President Abraham Lincoln Assassination Related Letter..."The Provost Marshal there had been notified that it was thought Boothe was on the train..."April 24, 1865-Dated, Historic Autograph Letter Signed, James Livingston, concerning the Assassination and Funeral of President Lincoln and his Assassin, John Wilkes Booth, Choice Very Fine.In this original, 7.25" x 4.5" six page letter, dated April 24, 1865, written from Elmira, New York, by Paymaster's Clerk James L. Livingston to his father, Captain Robert W. Livingston of the 118th New York. Only nine days after the death of the President and two days before Boothe's capture and death, James informs his father that, in part:"...the death of the President made it very gloomy here for a while and for three or four different days, business was all closed. Last Wednesday and Thursday the office was closed and I went down to Williamsport Pa., on a visit.... When we got to Troy on our way home, we found a terribly excited crowd at the Depot. The Provost Marshal there had been notified that it was thought Boothe was on the train, and the people had got wind of it, and were there to meet us. The doors of the cars were locked and no one allowed to get off until a thorough search had been made. I was glad I did not answer to his description. I tell you, for it would have fared hard with a fellow supposed to have been him to have fallen into the hands of that crowd." (He signs) "Your affectionate Son, Jim" Docketed, "J. L. Livingston April 27, 1865"This letter goes on to request an Ambrotype of his mother and their home. He mentions that the "cherry trees are in blossom here," inquires on the health of some of his family members and laments that he is not as successful as he would like to be. This sentimental letter is written with beautifully legible penmanship in brown ink. Relatively clean wove period paper with only light toning at the fold and decoratively embossed by the paper manufacturer. An incredible, first-hand account of the mood of the country just following President Abraham Lincoln's assassination.

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GIDEON WELLES, 1864 Civil War Letter Signed, Secretary of Navy

Lot 217: GIDEON WELLES, 1864 Civil War Letter Signed, Secretary of Navy

by Early American

April 26, 2014, 9:00 AM PST

Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,000

Description: 1864 Civil War Date Orders From Secretary of the Union Navy Gideon Welles Regarding "Acceptable" Disabilities !GIDEON WELLES (1802 - 1878). President Abraham Lincoln's Civil War Period Secretary of the Navy from 1861-1869, nicknamed "Old Neptune." Successfully blockaded Southern ports towards victory of the Civil War, instrumental in the Navy's creation of the Medal of Honor.June 13, 1864-Dated Civil War Period, Manuscript Letter Signed,"Gideon Welles" as Secretary of the Navy, measuring about 9.75" x 8" with 2 pages, nicely written upon official "Navy Department" letterhead, Choice Very Fine. Boldly written in flowing, easy to read script. There is some expected minor tone and folded, being addressed to James Greene, at the Naval Asylum, Philadelphia.This letter providing Orders the convening of a Physical Examination Board, providing exact instructions on its conduct. This historic War-dated Letter outlines that officers who are ordered to report before the head of the Naval Asylum must be examined for injuries such as, "loss of limb, impaired senses of hearing, sight..." and once facts are determined, must make recommendations regarding promotion or retirement. Great military Naval medical response to duty content, and in Very Fine condition!Gideon Welles found the Naval Department in disarray, with Southern officers resigning en masse. His first major action was to dispatch the Navy's most powerful warship, the USS Powhatan, to relieve Fort Sumter. Unfortunately, Lincoln had simultaneously ordered the Powhatan to both Fort Sumter and Pensacola, Florida, ruining whatever chance Major Robert Anderson had of withstanding the assault. Several weeks later, when Secretary of State William H. Seward argued for a blockade of Southern ports, Welles argued vociferously against the action but was eventually overruled by Lincoln. Despite his misgivings, Welles' efforts to rebuild the Navy and implement the blockade proved extraordinarily effective. From 76 ships and 7,600 sailors in 1861 by 1865 the Navy expanded almost tenfold. His implementation of the Naval portion of the Anaconda Plan strongly weakened the Confederacy's ability to finance the war through limiting the cotton trade, and while never completely effective in sealing off all 3,500 miles of Southern coastline it was a major contribution towards Northern victory. Lincoln nicknamed Welles his "Neptune".At the start of the war, David Dixon Porter wrote Welles that "the present allowance of crews... if for peace establishment and is not suited at all to times of war. "On another occasion, Porter told Welles that his own vessel lacked coal and that small steamers of shallow draft were required to make the blockade effective. From Mobile to the Mississippi River there were numerous inlets through which small Confederate craft could slip through the Federal blockade.Despite his successes, Welles was never at ease in the Cabinet. His anti-English sentiments caused him to clash with Seward, and Welles's conservative stances led to arguments with Treasury Secretary Salmon P. Chase and War Secretary Edwin M. Stanton.

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Excellent 1870 Reconstruction Era Letter, Georgia to General Adelbert Ames

Lot 319: Excellent 1870 Reconstruction Era Letter, Georgia to General Adelbert Ames

by Early American

April 26, 2014, 9:00 AM PST

Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $250 - $300

Description: Political1870 Excellent Content "Reconstruction" Era LetterJune 14, 1870-Dated, Autograph Letter Signed, "J.P. Branch" upon Office of Branch Sons & Co., Bankers and Cotton Merchants stationery, at Augusta, GA, 10" x 7.5," Choice Extremely Fine.This Letter measures 10" x 7.5" being addressed to Ex: Civil War Union General Adelbert Ames, now an Acting U.S. Senator. He is requesting help in obtaining government finances, in part: "I see that Congress is about to give the South more banking capital - I hope you will not think me trespassing on you too much to advise me how to act, so as to secure it." More excellent content.

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Gen, Traitor BENEDICT ARNOLD - Financial Doc Signed

Lot 1: Gen, Traitor BENEDICT ARNOLD - Financial Doc Signed

by The Written Word Autographs

April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM PST

Tamworth, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $3,500 - $5,000

Description: Benedict Arnold (1740-1801) General. Arnold originally fought for the American Continental Army but defected to the British Army. While a general on the American side, he obtained command of the fort at West Point, New York, and planned to surrender it to the British forces. After the plan was exposed in September 1780, he was commissioned into the British Army as a brigadier general. 6? x 2 ½? (exposed) autograph receipt signed in the text, ?Received this First Dec 1763 of Benedict Arnold Six pounds Sixteen Shillings in full of all Amounts to this day.? The receipt is then signed by ?David Atwater.? The receipt, which shows some shadowing, is double matted with two images and a brief biography to 20? x 16?.

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Rev war Officer, NYC Mayor RICHARD VARICK - Doc Signed

Lot 18: Rev war Officer, NYC Mayor RICHARD VARICK - Doc Signed

by The Written Word Autographs

April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM PST

Tamworth, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $500

Description: Richard Varick (1753-1835) Politician. Varick served in the American Revolution and achieved the rank of colonel; he was the military secretary to General Schuyler, the recording secretary for George Washington, and an aide to General Benedict Arnold. After the war, he was the recorder of New York City from 1783 to 1789. He served in the New York State Assembly and was appointed the Attorney General of New York State in 1789; he was also the mayor of New York from 1790 to 1801 and the president of the Society of the Cincinnati from 1806 to 1831. 8? x 13?, four page, legal document signed as mayor of New York, February 6, 1794. The document is a formal petition for the reimbursement of funds owed to Rowlett and Coop. There is a horizontal break in one fold through the signature.

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HERBERT HOOVER - Typed Letter Signed

Lot 71: HERBERT HOOVER - Typed Letter Signed

by The Written Word Autographs

April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM PST

Tamworth, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $200 - $350

Description: Herbert Hoover. 7 ¼? x 10 ½? typed letter signed, personal stationery, September 14, 1954, to Everett Hancher. ??I would indeed be remiss if I did not express to you my sincere appreciation for your part in that splendid birthday celebration?.? Age toned.

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ELEANOR ROOSEVELT - Typed Letter Signed

Lot 76: ELEANOR ROOSEVELT - Typed Letter Signed

by The Written Word Autographs

April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM PST

Tamworth, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $125 - $200

Description: Eleanor Roosevelt. 6? x 7? typed letter signed, personal stationery, January 21, 1957, to Bernard Baker. ??I am happy to send you an autographed card, and I sincerely regret that I do not have a photograph to send you, but my supple is exhausted?.?

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HARRY S TRUMAN - Typed Ltr Signed with Autograph PS

Lot 78: HARRY S TRUMAN - Typed Ltr Signed with Autograph PS

by The Written Word Autographs

April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM PST

Tamworth, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $500

Description: Harry S. Truman (1884-1972) 33rd President. 7 ¼? x 10 ½? typed letter signed with an autograph post script, personal stationery, January 19, 1959, to John E. Horton. ??I am trying to get my ducks in a row so I can do something about your suggestion. Unfortunately, I have so many things to do and so little time in which to do them that I have not yet succeeded in properly arranging my affairs?.? He adds an autograph post script: ?That was a grand visit at your house.?

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HARRY TRUMAN - Typed Ltr Signed Autograph PS

Lot 85: HARRY TRUMAN - Typed Ltr Signed Autograph PS

by The Written Word Autographs

April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM PST

Tamworth, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $250 - $450

Description: Harry S. Truman. 8? x 10 ½? typed letter signed, ?Harry,? with an autograph postscript, United States Senate, April 20, 1938. ??Appreciated most highly yours of the Eleventh regarding Cyril Clemens. It is just exactly what I want. I suppose I have been put on there as an honorary member without an invitation?.? He adds an autograph postscript: ?Tell Mrs Snyder that was a real breakfast. Say hello to Drucie.? Two file holes in the upper margin.

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HARRY S TRUMAN - Typed Ltr Signed with Autograph PS

Lot 87: HARRY S TRUMAN - Typed Ltr Signed with Autograph PS

by The Written Word Autographs

April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM PST

Tamworth, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $250 - $450

Description: Harry S. Truman. 8? x 10 ½? typed letter signed, ?Harry,? with an autograph post script, United States Senate, July 30, 1938. ??I will be at the American Hotel?and of course I will be in the hands of my friends while I am in Saint Louis. I saw Bennett this morning and it probably would have been better if I hadn?t seen him?.? He adds an autograph post script: ?Be sure & get Mr. Vogan when you call.? The file copy of Snyder?s reply is included. File holes in the upper margin.

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BESS TRUMAN - Autograph Ltr Signed

Lot 88: BESS TRUMAN - Autograph Ltr Signed

by The Written Word Autographs

April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM PST

Tamworth, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $125 - $200

Description: Bess Truman. 5? x 4? autograph letter signed, ?Devotedly Bess,? personal stationery, two conjoined pages. ??Thank you so very much for giving us the picture of your lovely girls. We love it! It is very good of both of them?.?

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HARRY TRUMAN - TLS to John Snyder with Autograph PS

Lot 89: HARRY TRUMAN - TLS to John Snyder with Autograph PS

by The Written Word Autographs

April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM PST

Tamworth, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $250 - $450

Description: Harry S. Truman. 8? x 10 ½? typed letter signed, ?Harry,? with an autograph post script, United States Senate, May 19, 1939. ??I wish I could be in Columbia with you next Saturday, but there is not a chance. I am hoping to attend the Commencement at the Missouri Military Academy?if everything holds together?? He adds an autograph postscript: ?Glad to talk with you this morning. Things are not improving much are they.? Two file holes in the top margin.

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ARNOLD FRIEDMAN O/C OLD NEW YORK (1874-1946)

Lot 128: ARNOLD FRIEDMAN O/C OLD NEW YORK (1874-1946)

by Elite Decorative Arts

April 26, 2014, 1:00 PM EST

Boynton Beach, FL, USA

Estimated Price: $2,500 - $3,500

Description: ARNOLD FRIEDMAN O/C OLD NEW YORK (1874-1946) Listed American modernist born in NY studied with Robert Henri was a member of the first congress of American artist many exhibitions have been held across the country. Work brings in excess of $10000. We offer an oil on canvas by the artist depicting old Manhattan. Measures 61" x 20" (152.5cm x 50.8cm) plus original frame. Painting is signed left center and looks similar to title shot of the movie "Gangs of New York"

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RONALD REAGAN - Typed Letter Signed Controversial Japan Trip

Lot 131: RONALD REAGAN - Typed Letter Signed Controversial Japan Trip

by The Written Word Autographs

April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM PST

Tamworth, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $850 - $1,400

Description: Ronald Reagan. In October 1989 Reagan made a controversial trip to Japan for which he was paid $2 million. The former First Couple flew to Japan in a specially equipped Boeing 747, complete with bedroom and shower. They shared the plane, although not the bedroom or the shower, with a retinue of 20 staffers, a dozen Secret Service agents and 229 U.S. military dependents invited along for a free ride to visit their relatives stationed in Japan. 6 ½” x 8 ½” typed letter signed, personal stationery, October 19, 1989 which was given to each of the guests accompanying the Reagans. “…Welcome aboard! Nancy and I are delighted that you could join us on our flight to Japan…we are happy that you are going to be reunited with those loved ones living abroad in service to our nation….”

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Lincoln Secy State WILLIAM SEWARD - Letter Signed

Lot 162: Lincoln Secy State WILLIAM SEWARD - Letter Signed

by The Written Word Autographs

April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM PST

Tamworth, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $150 - $250

Description: William Seward (1801-1872) Politician. Seward served in the New York state senate and as governor. In the United States Senate, he was an antislavery leader in the Whig and Republican parties. A close adviser to President Abraham Lincoln, he served as secretary of state. In 1865 he was stabbed by a conspirator of John Wilkes Booth but recovered. He is best remembered for successfully negotiating the Alaska Purchase (1867), which critics called Seward's Folly. 7 ½? x 10? letter signed, Department of State, March 24, 1868, front and back, to Charles B. Norton. ??I?acknowledge the receipt of your letter?in relation to the publication of your report on Material of War, as authorized?for the Universal Exhibition?there is no authority for such an arrangement?.? Some paper-loss in the left margin.

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Pres Candidate SAMUEL TILDEN - Letter Signed

Lot 167: Pres Candidate SAMUEL TILDEN - Letter Signed

by The Written Word Autographs

April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM PST

Tamworth, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $100 - $175

Description: Samuel J. Tilden (1814-1886) Politician. Tilden was the Governor of New York and the Democratic candidate for the Presidency in the disputed election of 1876, one of the most controversial and closest American elections of the 19th century. A political reformer, he was a Bourbon Democrat who worked closely with the New York City business community and led the fight against the corruption of Tammany Hall. 4 ¼? x 7? letter signed, Graystone, October 11, 1894, to John C. Hurd. ??I have received a copy of ?The Theory of Our National Existence?, kindly sent by you?I shall examine it with interest?.?

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Jurist ROGER TANEY - Autograph Legal Doc Signed

Lot 207: Jurist ROGER TANEY - Autograph Legal Doc Signed

by The Written Word Autographs

April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM PST

Tamworth, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $250 - $350

Description: Roger Taney (1777-1864) Jurist. Taney was the fifth Chief Justice of the United States, holding that office from 1836 until his death in 1864. He is most remembered for delivering the majority opinion in the Dred Scott case that ruled, among other things, that African Americans, having been considered inferior at the time the Constitution was drafted, were not part of the original community of citizens and, whether free or slave, could not be considered citizens of the United States. 7 ¾? x 4 ½? top portion of an autograph legal document signed ?R. B. Taney,?, irregularly torn, no date, the case of ?George Hammond vs John Mark?For breaking and entering?treading down his grass & taking two Grey Goldings the property of the plantiff?.? The document is matted with magazine photographs of Taney and Dred Scott and a summary of the ruling to 20? x 16?.

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POPE BENEDICT - JOSEPH RATZINGER Card Signed

Lot 211: POPE BENEDICT - JOSEPH RATZINGER Card Signed

by The Written Word Autographs

April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM PST

Tamworth, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $250 - $450

Description: Pope Benedict XVI (Joseph Ratzinger) (1927- ) Roman Catholic pontiff. Benedict served as Pope from 2005 to 2013. He was elected in April 2005 in a papal conclave following the death of Pope John Paul II and served until his resignation in 2013. He is the first pope to resign since Pope Gregory XII in 1415, and the first to do so on his own initiative since Pope Celestine V in 1294. 5? x 3? lined card signed, ?Joseph Card Ratzinger.?

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Playwright ARTHUR MILLER - Autograph Ltr Signed

Lot 319: Playwright ARTHUR MILLER - Autograph Ltr Signed

by The Written Word Autographs

April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM PST

Tamworth, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $200 - $350

Description: Arthur Miller (1915-2005) Playwright, author. Miller was a prominent figure in theatre, writing dramas that include plays such as All My Sons, Death of a Salesman, The Crucible and A View from the Bridge. He was often in the public eye, particularly during the late 1940s, 1950s and early 1960s, a period during which he testified before the House Un-American Activities Committee, received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, and was married to Marilyn Monroe. 7 ¼? x 10 ½? autograph letter signed, personal stationery, May 2, 1956, to ?Mr. Beatley.? ??I couldn?t take on play

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Author HARRIET STOFFORD - Autograph Ltr Signed

Lot 346: Author HARRIET STOFFORD - Autograph Ltr Signed

by The Written Word Autographs

April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM PST

Tamworth, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $50 - $75

Description: Harriet P. Stofford (1835-1921) Author. Stofford is remembered for her novels, poems and detective stories. Her fiction had very little in common with what was regarded as representative of the New England mind. Her gothic romances were set apart by luxuriant descriptions, and an unconventional handling of female stereotypes of the day. Her writing was ideal, intense in feeling. In her descriptions and fancies, she reveled in sensuous delights and every variety of splendor. 5? x 8? autograph letter signed, two and one-half pages, Newburyport, January 19, 1880, to M. Butterworth. ??Here, at last, is the little serial that I promised you for The Youth?s Companion?I have treated it from a more novel and less hackneyed point of view?I have divided the chapters so as to leave off each one at a point that sustains interest?if I remember correctly it is just such a story as ?we girls? used to like, between our eleventh and sixteenth years?.?

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Author BOOTH TARKINGTON - Autograph Ltr Signed

Lot 349: Author BOOTH TARKINGTON - Autograph Ltr Signed

by The Written Word Autographs

April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM PST

Tamworth, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $200 - $350

Description: Booth Tarkington (1869-1946) Author. Tarkington best known for his novels The Magnificent Ambersons and Alice Adams. He is one of only three novelists (the others being William Faulkner and John Updike) to win the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction more than once. 5 ¾? x 7 ¾? autograph letter signed, personal stationery, July 28, 1937, to ?My dear Mr. Lippincott. ??The ?just a line? for which you ask is one of genuine sympathy. That emotion is evoked by the task assigned to you ? of talking about me for over one hour. Heaven strengthen you and your audience!....? Some staining in the horizontal mailing fold.

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French Author, Historian VOLTAIRE - Letter Signed

Lot 361: French Author, Historian VOLTAIRE - Letter Signed

by The Written Word Autographs

April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM PST

Tamworth, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $2,500 - $3,500

Description: Voltaire (François-Marie Arouet) (1684-1778) French author, historian. Voltaire was famous for his wit, his attacks on the established Catholic Church, and his advocacy of freedom of religion, freedom of expression, and separation of church and state. He was a versatile writer, producing works in almost every literary form, including plays, poems, novels, essays, and historical and scientific works. He was an outspoken advocate, despite the risk this placed him in under the strict censorship laws of the time. 4? x 6? letter signed, Ferney, July 3, 1773, in French. ??I received eighteen thousand pounds?from Monsieur Roze?He only owes me this day six thousand, two hundred pounds for the last quarter?The rent of twenty-eight thousand pounds per year, remaining always payable by Monsieur Roze, at Seven thousand pounds per quarter. Done at Ferney, July 3, 1773?.? Matted with a color photograph to 14? x 11?.

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Union General JOHN DIX - Stock Cert SignedJohn Dix. 8? x 10? autograph letter signed, One and one-half pages, front and back. Washington, January 10, 1848, to R. Withers. ??I sent you a Powr of Atty to receive my int?& requested you to deposit it to

Lot 481: Union General JOHN DIX - Stock Cert SignedJohn Dix. 8? x 10? autograph letter signed, One and one-half pages, front and back. Washington, January 10, 1848, to R. Withers. ??I sent you a Powr of Atty to receive my int?& requested you to deposit it to

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April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM PST

Tamworth, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $150 - $250

Description: John A. Dix (1798-1879) Union General, statesman. Dix served as Secretary of the Treasury, United States Senator, and New York Governor. He was also a Union major general during the Civil War. Considered too old for field command, Dix's most distinguished contribution during the war was the suppression of the New York Draft Riots in July 1863. 10 ¼? x 7? stock certificate, Mississippi & Missouri Railroad Company, April 14, 1844, signed as president. There are four small cancellation holes through the signature.

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EDGAR MITCHELL - Promotional Letter Signed

Lot 615: EDGAR MITCHELL - Promotional Letter Signed

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April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM PST

Tamworth, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $50 - $75

Description: Edgar Mitchell. 8 ½? x 11? printed form letter promoting his audio cassettes, ?To the Moon and Back?, signed.

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WALLY SCHIRRA - Typed Letter Signed

Lot 618: WALLY SCHIRRA - Typed Letter Signed

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April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM PST

Tamworth, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $100 - $175

Description: Wally Schirra. 8 ½? x 11? typed letter signed, ?Wally,? Environmental Control Company, January 7, 1971, to Joe Garino. ??Thought I would drop you a line and give you our new address and phone number?Warren Zeller?tells me you are writing a book?give me a call ? maybe there is some way I can help?.?

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Moonwalker ALLAN SHEPARD - Bookplate Signed

Lot 621: Moonwalker ALLAN SHEPARD - Bookplate Signed

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April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM PST

Tamworth, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $100 - $175

Description: Alan Shepard. 3 ¾? x 4 ¾? bookplate for his 1994 book, Moon Shot, signed. Also signed by Bobbie Slayton, co-author Deke Slayton?s wife and collaborators Jay Barbree and Howard Benedict.

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