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WOODROW WILSON AS PRESIDENT TO MRS. WILLIAM JENNINGS BRYAN REGARDING AN APPOINTMENT TO WEST POINT

WILSON, (THOMAS) WOODROW. (1856-1924). Twenty-eighth President of the United States (1913-1921). Typed Letter Signed, “Woodrow Wilson”, as President, on The White House stationery. One full page, small quarto. Washington, DC, June 6, 1914.  To the wife of the Populist Democrat and three time presidential candidate, William Jennings Bryan.

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“THE ELECTIONS IN THE STATES HAVE GONE AS WAS FEARED,…I AM UNABLE TO SEE THE GOOD WHICH WE USUALLY STRIVE TO FIND IN WHATEVER IS IRREVOCABLE” —  “IT IS OFTEN EASIER TO PRONOUNCE A THING WRONG IN THE BEGINNING THAN TO SHOW THAT ITS REMOVAL WOULD BE FOR THE PERMANENT GOOD.”

DAVIS, JEFFERSON.  (1808-89).  First and only president of the Confederate States of America (1861-1865). Revealing Partial Autograph Letter Signed, “J.D.”  One full page, octavo.  No place, no date.  Fine condition. 

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QUEEN ANNE ORDERS “ONE LARGE MANTLE OF BLEW VELVET LIND WITH WHITE TAFFATA” FOR HER COUSIN, HENRY, DUKE OF KENT’S  “ORDER OF THE GARTER” ROBE

ANNE.  (1665-1714).  Queen of Great Britain and Ireland (1702-14); last British sovereign of the House of Stuart. Interesting Document Signed with her bold, “Anne R”, as Queen, at top center.  One full page, folio. “Court at Windsor”, October 27, 1712.

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SINCLAIR LEWIS, THE NOBLE LAUREATE AUTHOR,  TO HIS CLOSE FRIEND FATHER MURPHY,  ABOUT HIS NEW NOVEL: GIDEON PLANISH

LEWIS, SINCLAIR (1885-1951). American novelist, first American to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. Autograph Letter Signed, “Ever, Sinclair Lewis,” on his name imprinted 300 Central Park West, New York City letterhead. 2 pages, quarto.   May 1 (no year [1944?]).  To “Dear Father Murphy.”

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ORNATE HAND-ILLUMINATED PAPAL BENEDICTION SIGNED BY POPE PIUS XI

PIUS XI (1857-1939) [Ambrogio Damiano Achille Ratti].  Pope (1922-1939). Ornate Document, Boldly Signed, “Pius P.P. XI,” as Pope, being a petition in Italian for a Plenary Indulgence ‘In Articulo Mortis’ for Plinia Calvo,  herself and her family.  One page, tall quarto. [approximately 6 ½ X 12 ¾ inches].  Rome, no date, circa 1930.

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AMERICAN EXPLORER ~~  ZEBULON PIKE,  ORDERS PAYMENT FOR A COURIER JUST TWO MONTHS BEFORE HIS HEROIC AND UNTIMELY DEATH

PIKE, ZEBULON M.  (1779-1813).  American explorer and soldier.  Rare Autograph Endorsement Signed, “Z[ebulon] Pike C[ommanding] O[fficer]”, on verso of a manuscript pay order.  One page, oblong octavo.   February 18, 1813.

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SUPERB SILVER ALBUMIN PHOTOGRAPH OF BRITISH NAVAL SCENE PAINTER  CLARKSON STANFIELD  ~~  BY MAULL AND POLYBANK’S LONDON STUDIO

STANFIELD, CLARKSON FREDERICK.  (1793–1867) Prominent English painter who was best known for his large-scale paintings of dramatic marine subjects and landscapes.  Simply stunning large silver albumin photograph portrait of Stanfield.

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