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Historic Autograph Letters, Manuscripts & Documents

Important Signed & Inscribed Books and Photographs

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MADISON:    “ON THE CULTIVATION AND MANAGEMENT OF TOBACCO”

MADISON, JAMES.   (1751-1836).   Interesting Autograph Letter Signed One page, quarto. Montpelier [Virginia], June 3, 1822,

$6500.00
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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”.

$450.00
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PRESIDENT ANDREW JOHNSON  — TO GENERAL GRANT

JOHNSON, ANDREW.  (1808-1875).   Exceedingly-rare Autograph Note Signed, “Andrew Johnson”, in pencil, most probably AS PRESIDENT.   One page, 32mo.  No place [Washington, D.C], no date [circa 1866].  Very fine condition.  To ULYSSES S. GRANT. 

$9500.00
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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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“IT’S IDEAS ARE PROFOUND; IT’S STYLE IS BAD. IT IS WORTH READING FOR ITS SUBSTANCE, NOTWITHSTANDING ITS FORM.”

MANN, HORACE. (1796-1859) American educator. Autograph letter signed “Horace Mann” on illustrated Antioch College letterhead. One page, octavo. Yellow Springs, [Ohio] Oct. 3rd, 1854.

$350.00
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