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Historic Autograph Letters, Manuscripts & Documents

Important Signed & Inscribed Books and Photographs

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FELIX FRANKFURTER –  AN ATTRACTIVE ALS AS SUPREME COURT JUSTICE ON IMPRINTED SUPREME COURT STATIONERY

FRANKFURTER, FELIX.  (1882-1965)  Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1939–62);  Presidential adviser.  Autograph Letter Signed, “Felix Frankfurter”  on imprinted Supreme Court stationary.  Two full pages,  octavo.   [5¾ x 9” inches] Washington, D.C.  September 19,1957.  To “My dear Mr. Rhodes”.

$595.00
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AMERICA’S FIRST MILLIONAIRE WRITES A CHECK

ASTOR, JOHN JACOB (1763–1848).    First millionaire in the United States.  Autograph Check Signed, “John Jacob Astor”.  Oblong narrow octavo.  [8” x 3” inches].    New York, December 30, 1816.

$1450.00
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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.

$1200.00
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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.

$1800.00
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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.

$1250.00
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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.

$695.00
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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.

$3250.00
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