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.
“WOMAN WANTS BREAD; NOT THE BALLOT” ~~~ SUSAN B. ANTHONY OFFERS TO GIVE A LECTURE AND PROPOSES A SPLIT FOR THE GATE RECEIPTS
ANTHONY, SUSAN B. (1820-1906). American woman-suffrage advocate. Good Autograph Letter Signed, “Susan B. Anthony”, on National-American Woman Suffrage Association stationery, with the names of the various Suffrage leaders imprinted on it, along with their titles/positions. 2 1/2 full pages, large octavo. Chicago, Illinois, March 25th, 1876.
“I…KNOW A GOOD DEAL ABOUT THE NEGROES…AND MY OBSERVATION SATISFIES ME THAT, LIKE OTHER MEN, THE NEGROES ARE AS THEY ARE TREATED. … [SOUTHERN PLANTERS] ARE AMAZED AT THE POLITICAL CAPACITY AND THE MORAL GREATNESS EVINCED BY PEOPLE WHOM THEY HAVE BEEN ACCUSTOMED TO CONSIDER LESS THAN HUMAN.”
MARTINEAU, HARRIET. (1802-1876). English essayist, novelist, journalist, and economic and historical writer who was prominent among English intellectuals of the 19th Century; one of the first female writers to support herself by her own talent; considered the first female sociologist; observed a link between slavery and the oppression of women’s rights; considered one of the first feminists. Remarkable Autograph Letter Signed, “H. Martineau”. Eight full pages, small octavo. Ambleside, January 5, 1866.
SIR WINSTON S. CHURCHILL SENDS CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEARS GREETINGS FOR 1927 — AN ATTRACTIVE ONE PAGE, BOLDLY PENNED LETTER
CHURCHILL, SIR WINSTON S. (1874-1965). British politician and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1940-1945, 1951-1955). Attractive Autograph Letter Signed, “Winston S. Churchill”, on blind-embossed Treasury Chambers, Whitehall, S.W. stationery. One page, octavo. London, December 30, 1926.
NOTED AUTHOR AND CO-FOUNDER OF THE BOY SCOUTS, ERNEST SETON-THOMPSON
SETON-THOMPSON, ERNEST. (1860-1946). English-born Canadian-American author, wildlife artist and illustrator; one of the founding pioneers of the Boy Scouts of America. Autograph Letter Signed, “Ernest Seton-Thompson”. One full page, octavo. “144 Fifth Ave., B-4”, New York, January 10, 1900.
THE “LIBERATOR OF ARGENTINA, CHILE AND PERU” ~~ A SCARCE SIGNED LETTER OF JOSE DE SAN MARTIN
SAN MARTÍN, JOSÉ DE. (1778-1850). Argentine General, known as the “Liberator of Argentina, Chile and Peru”; one of the principal leaders of the independence movement in South America from the Spanish Empire in the 19th Century; served as the Protector of Peru. Scarce Manuscript Letter Signed, “José de San Martín”, in Spanish. One page, quarto. Santiago, Chile, June 26, 1817.
SIR WINSTON S. CHURCHILL — ONE OF THE LARGEST, TRULY ICONIC, WALTER STONEMAN IMAGES THAT IS OBTAINABLE — BOLDLY SIGNED BY THE STOIC ENGLISH WAR TIME PRIME MINISTER
CHURCHILL, WINSTON (1874-1965). Prime Minister of Great Britain. Magnificent vintage matte-finish 9 x 12 inch, Walter Stoneman photograph, affixed to the original 11.5 x 14.5 inch photographer’s mount, depicting Churchill in the cabinet war rooms, Signed in fountain pen, “Winston S. Churchill” across his lower image.