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Important Signed & Inscribed Books and Photographs

COOLIDGE, CALVIN. (1872-1933). Thirtieth President of the United States (1923-9).  Typed Letter Signed, “Calvin Coolidge,” on his name-imprinted stationery. One page, quarto. Plymouth, Vermont, August 25, 1931. A few staple holes atop, minor ½” clean clerical slice atop, light toning at right edge, else Fine condition. To the notable investment banker, mining magnate, and philanthropist, “Mr. Adolph Lewisohn, Upper Saranac NY”, declining an invitation. Coolidge writes:

“Thank you for the kind invitation contained in your letter of the 22nd instant, and I am sorry that I cannot leave Plymouth to accept it. With kind regards, I am, Very truly yours, Calvin Coolidge

Adolph Lewisohn (1849-1938) is the namesake of the former School of Mines building at Columbia University, as well as the former Lewisohn Stadium at the City College of New York.  Time magazine called him: “one of the most intelligent and effective workers on human relationships in the U.S.”


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