WILLIAM RANDOLPH HEARST MAKES HIS POSITION CLEAR: “I WRITE THIS SO THAT THERE MAY BE NO DOUBT AS TO WHO IS MY AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE”
HEARST, WILLIAM RANDOLPH. (1908-1993) American publisher. Autograph Letter Signed twice “W.R. Hearst” on his imprinted Cosmopolitan Productions letterhead. One page, quarto. New York City, June 1st, 1921.
ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL — HIS REMARKABLE ASSESSMENT OF THE FUTURE OF THE AIRPLANE:
“HOW TO PRODUCE FLYING MACHINES SO THAT ANYONE CAN FLY.”
“THE CLOSE OBSERVATION OF LITTLE THINGS IS THE SECRET OF SUCCESS IN BUSINESS, IN ART, IN SCIENCE, AND IN EVERY PERSUIT OF LIFE”
BELL, ALEXANDER GRAHAM (1847-1922) Scientist, inventor, and engineer who is credited with inventing the telephone. Partial Typed Letter Signed “Alexander Graham Bell.” One page, octavo. No place. No date.
HENRY CLAY ON THE TARRIF OF 1824 AND OTHER TREASURY ISSUES
CLAY, HENRY. (1777-1852). American statesman. Autograph Letter Signed, “H. Clay”. One full page, quarto. Washington, January 20, 1832.
SIGNED CARTE-DE-VISITE PHOTOGRAPH OF THE ABOLITIONIST AND POET JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER
WHITTIER, JOHN GREENLEAF. (1807-1892) American Quaker poet and ardent abolitionist. Carte-de-Visite Photograph Signed, “John G. Whittier”, under his image on the photographic surface.
P.T. BARNUM ON HIS SUPERB PICTORIAL LETTERHEAD
BARNUM, PHINEAS T. (1810-1891). American showman. Autograph Note Signed, “P.T. Barnum,” on a magnificent imprinted Headquarters of Barnum’s American Museum letterhead bearing an image of Barnum’s New York museum. One page, octavo. New York. “Sept[ember] 20 1865.”
WONDERFUL SIGNED SEPIA-TONED PHOTOGRAPH OF THOMAS EDISON
EDISON, THOMAS A. (1847-1931). American inventor. Handsome, sepia-toned Photograph Signed, “Thos A. Edison”, with his bold umbrella paraph, under his image, on the photographic surface.
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES — AN ATTRACTIVE ALS ON SUPREME COURT STATIONERY
HOLMES, OLIVER WENDELL. (1841-1935). American jurist, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. Autograph Letter Signed, “O.W. Holmes,” on Supreme Court of the United States, Washington, D.C.. One page, octavo. May 19, 1924