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A 1794 CHELSEA LOTTERY TICKET  — NORWICH CONNETICUT

A printed June 1794 American Lottery Ticket for the “Chelsea Lottery / Class Second”, Norwich, Connecticut.  One page, oblong narrow 16mo.  [Approximately 2 x 6 inches]. Endorsed vertically on the front “6 Doll.” and signed by “Joseph Perkins”, the lottery Manager.  Deeply embossed borders.

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AUGUSTUS SAINT-GAUDENS —  THE DESIGNER OF THE US $20 GOLD PIECE

SAINT-GAUDENS,  AUGUSTUS.  (1848 – 1907). American sculptor,  designed the $20 Saint Gaudens Double Eagle gold piece (1905–1907) for the US Mint, considered one of the most beautiful American coins ever issued.   His scarce signature, penned on a 1 1/3 x 3 ½ [approx] slip of light green stationery. Very fine condition. 

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WINSTON CHUCHILL  —  SOON TO BECOME PRIME MINISTER OF ENGLAND, PENS AN ATTRACTIVE ONE PAGE ALS, JUST 7 MONTHS AFTER ENGLAND HAD DECLARED WAR AGAINST GERMANY, THUS FULLY ENTERING INTO WWII

CHURCHILL, SIR WINSTON S.  (1874-1965).  British politician and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1940-1945, 1951-1955).  Choice Autograph Letter Signed, “Winston S. Churchill”, on crested Admiralty, Whitehall stationery.  One full page, octavo.  London, April 1, 1940.  Very fine condition.

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JIMMY CARTER ALS DURING HIS PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN  

CARTER, JIMMY (b 1924) President of the United States and Nobel laureate.  Scarce Autograph Letter Signed “Jimmy” on his name imprinted “Jimmy Carter / 1 Woodland Drive / Plains Georgia 31780” stationery.  Full page, large octavo.   February 17, 1976.  To “Bob Boch”.   Pristine condition.

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GROVER CLEVELAND, WRITING AS PRESIDENT ON HIS PERSONAL ‘GRAY GABLES’ STATIONERY STATES:  HE HAS NO POWER TO PARDON A BIGAMIST CONVICTED IN THE SATE OF NEW JERSEY. AS IT WAS A VIOLATION OF NEW JERSEY STATE LAW, AND NOT UNDER HIS JURISDICTION

CLEVELAND, GROVER.  (1837-1908).  Twenty-second and twenty-fourth President of the United States (1885-89, 1893-97).  Scarce Autograph Letter Signed, “Grover Cleveland”, as President, on his personal imprinted Gray Gables Buzzards Bay, Mass. stationery.  Two pages, octavo.  July 15, 1896.  Very fine condition.  To “Mrs. M. E. Calvan”. 

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CALVIN COOLIDGE, IN AN EXTREMELY RARE PRESIDENTIAL ALS WRITES TO THOMAS COCHRAN, THE MAN WHO HELPED COOLIDGE GET NOMINATED FOR VICE PRESIDENT IN 1920, AND REFERENCES THE ‘CALLES-MORROW AGREEMENT’ WITH MEXICO THAT CEMENTED FOREIGN OIL COMPANY RIGHTS IN MEXICO FOR DECADES TO COME

COOLIDGE, CALVIN.  (1872-1933).  Thirtieth President of the United States (1923-1929).  Extremely-rare Autograph Letter Signed, “Calvin Coolidge”, as President, on imprinted The White House, Washington letterhead.  Two very full separate pages, quarto.  Washington, D.C., February 10, 1928.  To Thomas Cochran, New York City.   Fine condition. 

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WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON – IN THE WAR OF 1812  —  PENS AN ORDER, JUST WEEKS BEFORE HIS DEFEATING THE BRITISH AND THE KILLING OF TECUMSEH, THE NATIVE AMERICAN LEADER, AT ‘THE BATTLE OF THE THAMES’

HARRISON, WILLIAM HENRY.  (1773-1841).  Ninth President of the United States.  Boldly penned Autograph Letter Signed, Will[ia]m Henry Harrison”, at a critical period in the War of 1812, and his dealings with the Native American population in the Northwest territory.  “Headquarters, U[pper] Sandusky,  6 Aug[ust] 1813”. One page, quarto.

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