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Important Signed & Inscribed Books and Photographs

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ATTRACTIVE WAR OF 1812 JAMES MONROE FREE FRANK, WITH MILITARY ORDERS NOTATION ABOUT THE RULES FOR THE GRANTING OF COMMISSIONS TO PRIVATEERS

MONROE, JAMES. (1758-1831). Fifth President of the United States. Autograph Document Signed, ”Jas’ Monroe”, as Secretary of State under James Madison. On folded cover, January 21, 1814. Addressed to ”The Collector of the Customs, Marblehead, Mass.”

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MILLARD FILLMORE EXPRESSING A DEPTH OF PERSONAL REFLECTION TO THE WIDOW CARROLL IN HER LONELINESS: “I NOW TAKE GREAT PLEASURE IN SENDING… [PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE FILLMORE FAMILY, NOTING THE ONE] OF MY DEAR DAUGHTER, [MARY ABIGAIL] TAKEN FROM A PAINTING SINCE HER DEATH.”

FILLMORE, MILLARD. (1800-74). Thirteenth President of the United States.  Revealing Autograph Letter Signed, “Millard Fillmore”. Two full pages, octavo.  Buffalo, Sept. 8, 1864.

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HENRY CABOT LODGE WRITES ABOUT A BILL COMING BEFORE CONGRESS FOR:  “THE PROPOSED INCREASE IN COMPENSATION FOR POSTAL EMPLOYEES”

LODGE, HENRY CABOT.  (1850-1924). American statesman.  Typed Letter Signed, “H.C. Lodge”, on imprinted United States Senate, Committee on Foreign Relations letterhead.  One full page, quarto.  May 26, 1920.

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ATTRACTIVE SIGNATURE OF BRIGHAM YOUNG

YOUNG, BRIGHAM. (1801-1877). American leader in the Latter Day Saint movement, and the President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.  His signature: “Brigham Young,” boldly penned on a 16mo card.

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KING GEORGE III ORDERS PAYMENT BE MADE TO GENERAL CORNWALLIS

GEORGE III.  (1738-1820).  King of England; Elector, then King of Hannover (1760-1820).  Manuscript Document Signed, “George R”, as King.  One full page, legal folio [approx. 9 1/2 x 14 1/2 inches].  “Court at Saint James’s”, August 21, 1772.

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THE FAMOUS DEFENSE ATTORNEY, CLARENCE DARROW, TRANSFERS HIS STOCK IN AN ARIZONA MINING COMPANY

DARROW, CLARENCE S.  (1857-1938)  American lawyer who defended Eugene Debs, Leopold and Loeb, and John T. Scopes in the infamous “Monkey Trial”. Document Signed “C. S. Darrow” on the verso. Attractive orange bordered stock certificate for 50 shares in the Black Mountain Mining Company. One page, oblong folio, Territory of Arizona, Oct 22, 1906.

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GENERAL CURTIS LEMAY ~~  HEADED THE BERLIN AIRLIFT & SOON TO BE HEAD OF THE STRATEGIC AIR COMMAND

LEMAY, CURTIS E. (1906-1990). Lieutenant General United States Air Force. Typed Letter Signed, “Curtis E. LeMay,” on Headquarters Strategic Air Command Offutt Air Force Base Omaha, Nebraska letterhead. One page, quarto. No place. April 10, 1951.

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