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Important Signed & Inscribed Books and Photographs

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LENGTHY MARQUIS DE LAFAYETTE LETTER IN ENGLISH  ~~  TO JOHN NEAL, THE AMERICAN WRITER WHO ADVOCATED FOR WOMAN’S RIGHTS, ADVOCATED THE END OF SLAVERY AND RACIAL PREJUDICE  — WHO WAS STAYING AT ENGLISH PHILOSOPHER, JURIST, AND SOCIAL REFORMER JEREMY BENTHAM’S HOME, WHOM IS REGARDED AS THE FOUNDER OF MODERN UTILITARIANISM.

LAFAYETTE, GILBERT DU MOTIER [MARQUIS DE].  (1757-1834).  French military leader and statesman, who fought on the side of the colonists during the American Revolution and later took a prominent part in the French Revolution.  Scarce Autograph Letter Signed, “Lafayette”, in English. Two pages, quarto. “La Grange” [his home], June 6, 1826.  Fine condition.  Addressed on integral address leaf to “John Neal, Esq. at Jeremy Bentham’s, Esq., Queen Square Place, Westminster, London”.

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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.  

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KOSCIUSZKO  ~ THE POLISH AND AMERICAN PARTIOT  —  ONE OF THE RAREST AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR SIGNATURES TO OBTAIN IN ANY FORM

Excessively-rare Autograph Document Signed, “T. Kosciusko”, in Polish, penned during the 1794 uprising as Supreme Commander of the National Armed Force.  One page, small quarto.  September 6, 1794. 

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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