SECRETARY OF STATE, DANIEL WEBSTER, RELAYS HIS UPDATED TRAVEL PLANS
WEBSTER, DANIEL (1782-1852) American statesman; Secretary of State. Attractive Autograph Letter Signed, “Danl. Webster”, as Secretary of State, in Fillmore’s administration. One page, small square quarto. “Washington, March 14, 1851”.
SAMUEL COLT: THE INVENTOR OF THE REVOLVER
COLT, SAMUEL. (1814-62). American inventor of the revolver. Rare, and early, Autograph Document Signed, “Samuel Colt”. One page, small octavo. New York, October 15, 1836.
GOLD RUSH DREAMS GO BUST: “BUT TAKING SAN FRANSISCO ALL IN ALL — IT IS THE MOST DISGUSTING PLACE MY EYES EVER BEHELD”
[GOLD RUSH – CALIFORNIA] Wonderful Autograph Letter Signed, “C.W. Rowell”, who attempted to seek his fortune in the California gold fields during the rush west of 1949/1850. Four very full pages, quarto. San Francisco. July 14, 1850. To “dr. Friend Kidder.” A fascinating read!
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN – PENS A RECEIPT FOR 30 POUNDS PAYMENT, FOR ONE YEAR’S INTEREST ON A BOND
FRANKLIN, BENJAMIN. Attractive Autograph Document Signed, “B. Franklin”. One page, oblong octavo. [Philadelphia]. July 3, 1789.
LABOR LEADER — SAMUEL GOMPERS — ON IMPRINTED AND ILLUSTRATED AMERICAN FEDERATION OF LABOR LETTERHEAD
GOMPERS, SAMUEL. (1850-1924). American labor leader. Typed Letter Signed twice, “Sam’l Gompers” and “S.G.”, on imprinted and illustrated American Federation of Labor letterhead. One full page, quarto. Washington, D.C., June 27, 1914. Very fine condition.
AN ATTRACTIVE ALS OF JUSTICE LOUIS BANDEIS
BRANDEIS, LOUIS D. (1856-1941). American jurist; Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Autograph Letter Signed, “Louis D. Brandeis”, on his imprinted Stoneleigh Court, Washington, D.C stationery. One full page, octavo. Washington, D.C., September 17, 1920. Excellent condition.
CHIEF JUSTICE, WILLIAM HOWARD TAFT COMMENDS A KENTUCKY JUDGE
TAFT, WILLIAM HOWARD. (1857-1930). Twenty-seventh President of the United States and tenth Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (1921-30). Good and revealing Typed Letter Signed, “Wm. H. Taft”, as Chief Justice, on imprinted SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES stationery. Two full conjoined pages, octavo. Washington, D.C., January 11, 1927.