10 DAYS AFTER THE NAZI ANSCHLUSS OF AUSTRIA, AND 3 DAYS BEFORE DICTATOR FRANCISCO FRANCO CAPTURES MADRID (THUS ENDING THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR), AND 5 MONTHS BEFORE GERMANY WAS TO INVADE POLAND THEREBY STARTING WWII, ROOSEVELT WRITES CANDIDLY OF HIS OBSERVATIONS AND THE PERPLEXITY OF THE WORLD SITUATION THAT WAS LAID BEFORE HIM.
ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN DELANO. (1882 – 1945). Thirty-second President of the United States (1933-45). Simply stunning, and highly revealing, Typed Letter Signed, “Franklin D. Roosevelt”, as President, on imprinted The White House stationery. One full page, quarto. Washington, D.C., March 25, 1939.
ELEANOR ROOSEVELT ACCEPTS A COPY OF HEAVY WEIGHT FIGHTER FLOYD PATTERSON’S AUTOBIOGRAPHY
ROOSEVELT, ELEANOR. (1884-1962). First Lady. Typed Letter Signed, “Eleanor Roosevelt”, on her name-imprinted stationery. One page, large octavo. New York, May 4, 1962.
1850 “THE SLAVERY QUESTION ABSORBS EVERYTHING STILL”
JOHNSON, ANDREW. (1808-75). Seventeenth President of the United States (1865-9). Good and rather scarce, Autograph Letter Signed, “Andrew Johnson” written during the period of extreme political debate in the United States. 1 1/2 pages, quarto. “House of Rep[resentative]s”, May 29, 1850.
PRESIDENT WOODROW WILSON SIGNS A “DOLLAR A YEAR MAN” CHECK FOR SERVICES RENDERED IN WORLD WAR I
WILSON, (THOMAS) WOODROW. (1856-1924). Twenty-eighth President of the United States. Scarce Document Signed “Woodrow Wilson”, as President. Wilson signs a ‘War Industries Board Check’ for one dollar. Countersigned by Chairman of the War Industries Board BERNARD BARUCH (1870-1965) American financier, statesman and political consultant. 8½” x 3¼”. Washington, D.C., September 6, 1919.
JOHN QUINCY ADAMS ~~ OFFERS AN INVITATION TO WEST POINT
ADAMS, JOHN QUINCY. (1767-1848). Sixth President of the United States (1825-9). Autograph Letter Signed, “J.Q. Adams”. One page, quarto. Washington, D.C., May 15, 1840. Very fine condition.
FORMER PRESIDENT, JAMES MONROE — CHRONICLES HIS DIFFICULT TRAVELS ABOARD A STEAMSHIP IN 1830. A FINE ALS — WITH THE ORIGINAL FREE-FRANKED ADDRESS PANEL, SIGNED BY MONROE, STILL ATTACHED
MONROE, JAMES. (1758-1831). Fifth President of the United States. Good Autograph Letter Signed, “James Monroe”. Two full pages, quarto. Washington, D.C., January 18, 1830. Very fine condition.
WOODROW WILSON AS PROFESSOR OF JURISPRUDENCE & POLITICS — AT PRINCETON UNIVERSITY
WILSON, (THOMAS) WOODROW. (1856-1924). Twenty-eighth President of the United States. Uncommon Autograph Statement Signed “Woodrow Wilson”, as Princeton University “Professor of Jurisprudence & Politics” on light mint-green stationery. One full page, crown octavo. [Princeton, NJ], August 10, 1899. Very fine condition. Certifying George Kinkaid in his coursework at the University.