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Historic Autograph Letters, Manuscripts & Documents

Important Signed & Inscribed Books and Photographs

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“STRIKE BUT HEAR”  —  A SCARCE LETTER FROM THE PEN OF THE AMERCIAN EDUCATIONAL REFORMER, HORACE MANN, ABOUT AN ARTICLE SUBMITTED TO HIS JOURNAL

MANN, HORACE.  (1796-1859).  American educational reformer; slavery abolitionist;  Whig politician elected to the United States House of Representatives (1848–1853);  President of Antioch College. Scarce Autograph Letter Signed, “Horace Mann”.  1 ¼ pages, quarto.  West Newton, Massachusetts.  November 24, 1846.

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AN ATTRACTIVE ALS OF CALVIN COOLIDGE  ~~  WRITTEN IN HIS POST PRESIDENTIAL YEARS, ON HIS OWN NAME-IMPRINTED STATIONERY FROM HIS COUNTRY ESTATE IN NORTHAMPTON

COOLIDGE, CALVIN. (1872-1933). Thirtieth President of the United States (1923-9).  Uncommon Autograph Letter Signed, “Calvin Coolidge,” on his name-imprinted stationery. One page, quarto. Northampton, Massachusetts,  June 25, 1931. Very fine condition.  

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MCKINLEY ACCEPTS CONGRATULATIONS ON HIS RE-ELECTION

McKINLEY, WILLIAM (1843-1901) 25th President of the United States. Typed Letter Signed, “Wm. McKinley,” as President, on Executive Mansion, Washington letterhead. One page, quarto. Washington, November 14, 1900.  McKinley writes to Gen. Albert D. Shaw.

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‘BLESSED ARE THE PEACEMAKERS’  — 

AN OUTSTANDING BENJAMIN FRANKLIN LETTER OF THE HIGHEST HISTORICAL IMPORTANCE —  “I AM SORRY LORD CHATHAM’S MOTION FOR A CESSATION OF ARMS, WAS NOT AGREED TO. EVERY THING SEEMS TO BE REJECTED BY YOUR MAD POLITICIANS THAT WOULD LEAD TO HEALING THE BREACH;  AND EVERY THING DONE THAT CAN TEND TO MAKE IT EVERLASTING”

FRANKLIN, BENJAMIN. (1706-1790). ) Founding Father of the United States, author and printer, satirist, political theorist, politician, scientist, inventor, statesman, and diplomat. Highly Important Autograph Letter Signed, ”Your most obedt humble Servant, B. Franklin”. 

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HYMAN RICKOVER, THE FATHER OF THE AMERICAN NUCLEAR NAVY ANNOUNCES THE COMPLEATION OF THE SEA TRIALS OF THE USS SIMON BOLIVAR, THE 31ST POLARIS SUBMARINE AND GIVES A STUNNING RECOUNTING OF THE EPIC LIFE AND NATURE OF THE SOUTH AMERICAN PATRIOT!

RICKOVER, HYMAN GEORGE.  (1900-86).  United States naval officer responsible for developing the nuclear-powered submarine.  Wonderful Typed Letter Signed, “H.G. Rickover”, on imprinted USS Simon Bolivar (SSBN641), Care of Fleet Post Office letterhead.  Two full pages, quarto.  “At Sea, North Atlantic”, September 28, 1965.  Excellent condition.

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SUPERB CONDITION SHIP’S PASSPORT SIGNED BY ANDREW JACKSON — AS PRESIDENT

JACKSON, ANDREW.  (1767-1845).  Seventh President of the United States (1829-1837).  Partially-Printed scalloped edge ship’s paper Signed, “Andrew Jackson,” as President. One page, folio, vellum.

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BASEBALL 1888   ~~  HARVARD VS YALE    —    ALONSO STAGG, PITCHED FOR YALE!

[BASEBALL].  The great American sport.  Original scorecard for the game played between Harvard University and Yale University, on June 9, 1888 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. 

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