EMERSON REPORTS THE DEATH OF A HARVARD CLASSMATE
EMERSON, RALPH WALDO. (1803 -1882) Author, poet, and philosopher; leader of the Transcendentalist movement. Autograph Letter Signed “R.W. Emerson”. One page, octavo. Concord [Massachusetts], February 14, 1869.
GENERAL U.S. GRANT SALUTES CYRUS W. FIELD ON THE ACCOMPLISHMENT OF THE SUCCESSFUL LAYING OF THE ATLANTIC CABLE
GRANT, ULYSSESS S. (1822-1885). Union General in the Civil War and President of the United States. Choice Autograph Letter Signed, as General, on Head Quarters Armies of the United States stationery. One full page, 4to. Washington, D.C., November 8, 1866.
A STUNNING F.D.R. ITEM OF THE HIGHEST PHILATELIC INTEREST!
ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D. (1882-1945). Thirty-second President of the United States (1933-45). Unusual Postal Envelope signed “Franklin D. Roosevelt”, as President, on the return address portion of a red, white, and blue bordered, stamped envelope.
LETTER WRITTEN FROM THE YUKON GOLD RUSH IN 1898
ALASKAN GOLD RUSH. Canadian / Yukon gold rush of the late 1890s. Autograph Letter Signed, “Charlie”, in blue wax pencil. Two full pages, quarto. No place, [Ships Camp] May 27, 1898.
THOMAS EDISON USES HIS DICTATION MACHINE, THE EDIPHONE, FOR PERSONAL CORRESPONDENCE
EDISON, THOMAS. (1847-1931). American inventor and businessman. Typed Letter boldly Signed, “Thos. A. Edison,” on his imprinted From the Laboratory of Thomas A. Edison, Orange, N.J. stationary. One full page, quarto. February 4, 1927. Accompanied by original imprinted Laboratory of Thomas A. Edison, Orange N.J. envelope.
AUDUBON PUBLISHES HIS ROYAL OCTAVO EDITION OF: ‘THE BIRDS OF AMERICA’ WITH ITS 65 ADDITIONAL PLATES, AND ANNOUNCES TO HARRIS: “I HAVE MADE A GOOD NUMBER OF DRAWINGS THAT YOU HAVE NOT SEEN AND THAT I LONG TO SHOW YOU.”
AUDUBON, JOHN. (1785-1851). Ornithologist, naturalist, and artist. Scarce Autograph Letter Signed, “John J. Audubon.” Very full page, quarto. February 4, 1842, To Edward Harris.
MAHLON DICKERSON REPORTS HIS WRITING TO THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY REGARDING BENJAMIN FRANKLIN BACHE’S APPOINTMENT AS MIDSHIPMAN IN THE NAVY, AND REPORTS THE DEATH OF ALEXANDER J. DALLAS ~~ UNITED STATES SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY FROM 1814 TO 1816, IN THE JAMES MADISON ADMINISTRATION
DICKERSON, MAHLON. (1770-1853) Governor of New Jersey, U.S. Senator, and Secretary of the Navy under Presidents Jackson and Van Buren. Autograph Letter Signed, “Mahlon Dickerson.”