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Important Signed & Inscribed Books and Photographs

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‘MONTY’ ACKNOWLEDGES THE CAPTURE OF ALL THE V1 AND V2 ROCKET LAUNCH SITES

MONTGOMERY, BERNARD LAW, FIRST VISCOUNT OF ALAMEIN.  (1887-1976).  British soldier. Remarkable War-date, Typed Letter Signed, “Yrs. ever, B.L. Montgomery”, on his crested and imprinted Headquarters: 21 Army Group stationery.  One page, large octavo.  TAC Headquarters, September 14, 1944

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DR. MARY E. WALKER, THE ONLY WOMAN TO RECEIVE THE MEDAL OF HONOR — A FABULOUS AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED

WALKER, MARY E[DWARDS] DR.  (1832-1919) American feminist, abolitionist, prohibitionist, and medical surgeon; Walker is the only female to have received the Medal of Honor. Exceedingly-scarce Autograph Sentiment Signed, “Mary E. Walker M.D.” in pencil.   One page, oblong 12mo.

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ANDREW JACKSON AND THE BEGINNING OF:  ”THE TRAIL OF TEARS” 

A REMARKABLE TESTAMENT APPROVING THE SALE OF CREEK INDIAN LAND TO A NOTORIOUS SPECULATOR, KNOWN FOR HIS SWINDLING NATIVE AMERICAN’S OUT OF THEIR LANDS

JACKSON, ANDREW. (1767-1845) 7th President of the United States; led troops during the ‘Creek War’ of 1813-14, winning the ‘Battle of Horseshoe Bend’ and subsequently enforcing the ‘Treaty of Fort Jackson’ which required the Creek surrender of vast lands in present day Georgia and Alabama; won the ‘Battle of New Orleans’ against the British in 1815; and led U.S. forces in the First Seminole War, which led to the annexation of Florida.  Exceedingly-rare, “Creek Nation of Indiana in the State of Alabama” headed Partly-printed Document, Boldly Signed, “Approved May 30th 1834 / Andrew Jackson”.

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GEORGE WASHINGTON   —  AS COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTIONERY ARMY DECLARES:

“I HAVE TURNED MY THOUGHTS … TOWARDS CARRYING ON AN EXPEDITION AGAINST THE INDIANS OF THE SIX NATIONS ….”

“THE KIND OF WAR NECESSARY TO BE CARRIED ON AGAINST THE SAVAGES FOR THE MORE EFFECTUAL SECURITY OF OUR FRONTIER”.

WASHINGTON, GEORGE.  (1732-1799).  First President of the United States (1789-1797).  Exceptional War-dated, Manuscript Letter Signed, “G. Washington”, as Commander of the Continental forces. “Headquarters, Middle Brook, March 2, 1779.”  Two full legal folio pages, [in the hand of Tench Tilghman].   To Brigadier General Porter. 

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EXCEEDINGLY RARE AUTOGRAPH DOCUMENT SIGNED BY DR. JOSEPH WARREN WHO WAS KILLED AT THE BATTLE OF BUNKER HILL IN 1775  —  ADDITIONALLY SIGNED BY HIS BROTHER,  DR. JOHN WARREN

SENDING HIS BILL FOR MEDICINES AND HIS ATTENDANCE IN THE MASSACHUSETTS PROVINCIAL CONGRESS FROM MAY 1772 TO JANUARY 1773

An exceedingly-rare Autograph Document Signed, “Joseph Warren Dr” in the third person, in the body of the document.  One page, oblong octavo. Lightly silked for preservation, else very fine condition. No place, [Boston], January 1773.  Additionally docketed on the verso by his brother JOHN WARREN.  (1753-1815)

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EXCEEDINGLY SCARCE AND HIGHLY DESIRABLE SIGNED AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION FROM LOUISA MAY ALCOTT’S POEM:   “TRANSFIGURATION”

ALCOTT, Louisa May (1832-88). American author, suffragist, reformer and selfless nurse during the Civil War.  She achieved fame with Little Women. Exceedingly scarce, Autograph Quotation Signed: “L.M. Alcott.” One page, oblong 12mo. No place, No date.

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JOHN HANCOCK  —  A 1765 LOTTERY TICKET FOR THE RECONSTRUCTION OF FANEUIL HALL

ISSUED TO EDWARD PROCTOR, WHO LEAD A GROUP OF MEN ON THE NIGHT OF THE ‘BOSTON TEA PARTY’ TO DUMP INTO THE SEA THE TEA CHESTS SECURED ABOARD THE ‘DARTMOUTH’ WHILE SHE LAY MOORED AT GRIFFIN’S WARF IN BOSTON HARBOR.   BOLDLY SIGNED BY PROCTOR ON THE VERSO AND STRONGLY SIGNED BY HANCOCK ON THE RECTO —   A SIMPLY SUPERB, AND POSSIBLY UNIQUE, COMBINATION OF REVOLUTIONARY WAR PATRIOT SIGNATURES

HANCOCK, JOHN (1737-1793)   President of the Continental Congress and of the Congress of the Confederation; Governor of Massachusetts; first Signer of the Declaration of Independence.  Scarce Partly-printed “Faneuil-Hall LOTTERY, No. Five” ticket, boldly signed “John Hancock”, at the lower center right.

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