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POSSIBLY UNIQUE U.S. GRANT FREE FRANK SIGNATURE SIGNED AS PRESIDENT  —  AND ADDRESSED TO THE FAMOUS NEWSPAPER MAN: HORACE GREELEY

GRANT, ULYSSES S. (1822-1885) Eighteenth President of the United States (1869-77);  General-in-Chief of the Union Army during the American Civil War.  His bold franking Signature, “U.S. Grant,” as President, on the front panel of what was an envelope that is imprinted “From the President of the United States”. 

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A FINE T.S. ELIOT ARCHIVE  —  IN HIS CAPACITY AS A DIRECTOR OF FABER & FABER

OFFERING UP HIS VIEWS ON THE PUBLICATION OF A BOOK ABOUT THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND, A BOOK ON MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE WITHIN THE CHURCH, PROPOSED BOOKS BY HUGH CECIL, AND THE GENERAL RUNNINGS OF THE FIRM WITH A HEAVY EMPHESIS ON ELIOT’S OWN RELIGIOUS CONSTRUCTS AND HIS PLACE WITHIN THE CHURCH

ELIOT, T.S.  (1888-1965).  American-born writer and poet.  Archive of 13 Typed Letters Signed, “T.S. Eliot”, on the wonderful red imprinted Faber & Faber Ltd. letterhead and The Criterion letterhead.  Twenty-eight total pages of eliot’s writing, quarto.  “24 Russell Square, London, W.C.1”, April 9, 1935 to April 22, 1936.  Paperclip marks in some blank margins, else very fine condition.  To “The Revd. Prebendary Harris, D.D., ‘Rosemary’, Eynsham, Oxford”.  With 2 letters from HUGH CECIL (1869-1965) British politician and Sir Winston Churchill’s best man; also accompanied by another 10+ letters and financials and outlines, from various individuals affiliated with the endeavor.

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LANGSTON HUGHES INSCRIBES HIS: SIMPLE STAKES A CLAIM FOR DANISH PRIME MINISTER JENS OTTO KRAG

HUGHES, LANGSTON (1902-1967) American poet, novelist, playwright, and columnist. His book: Simple Stakes a Claim.  Boldly Inscribed and Signed on front free-endpaper.

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A MOST INTERESTING COLLECTION OF CONGRATULATORY LETTERS UPON A TESTIMONIAL DINNER FOR AMBROSE SWASEY, A LEADING SCIENTIST AND INVENTOR THAT INCLUDES LETTERS FROM ORVILLE WRIGHT AND THOMAS EDISON AND MANY MORE OF THE LEADING SCIENTIFIC / INDUSTRIAL MINDS OF THE EARLY 20TH CENTURY

ORVILLE WRIGHT —  Typed Letter Singed, “Orville Wright,” on his name-imprinted letter head. One page, quarto.  May 12, 1929.

THOMAS EDISON —  Typed Letter Signed, “Thos. A Edison,” on his name-imprinted “From the Laboratory of” stationery. One page, octavo. May 6, 1926.

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GEORGE H.W. BUSH, WRITING FROM AIR FORCE TWO ON HIS RETURN FROM CHINA STATES HE: “HAD A GREAT 6 DAY VISIT TO CHINA — MEETING ALL THE TOP LEADERS”

BUSH. GEORGE H.W. (1924-2018). Vice President of the United States (1981-1989) before serving as 41st U.S. President (1989-1993).  Good content Autograph Letter Signed “George Bush” on blue and gold Aboard Air Force Two imprinted stationery with impressed Vice Presidential Seal. One page, large octavo, October 19, 1985.

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RUTHERFORD B. HAYES OFFERS ADVICE AND COUNSEL AS A YOUNG ATTORNEY IN HIS HOMETOWN OF LOWER SANDUSKY, OHIO

HAYES, RUTHERFORD B.  (1822-1893).  Nineteenth President of the United States (1877-1881).  Exceptionally early Autograph Letter Signed twice; “R.B. Hayes” and “R.B.H.”  Two pages, quarto.  Lower Sandusky, Ohio, January 25, 1847.  Very fine condition.  To A. Beatty Esq.  Hayes writes:

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AN INSCRIBED COPY OF WOODROW WILSON’S FIRST PUBLISHED BOOK:  THE STATE — ELEMENTS OF HISTORICAL AND PRACTICAL POLITICS

WILSON, (THOMAS) WOODROW.  (1856-1924).  Twenty-eighth President of the United States (1913-21); professor and president at Princeton University. His first book: THE STATE — ELEMENTS OF HISTORICAL AND PRACTICAL POLITICS.  “The revised, first edition.  1898.  Boston, D.C Heath & Co, Publishers”.

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