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DICKENS ALS TO ALBERT SMITH — WHILE WRITING ‘LITTLE DORRIT’  

DICKENS, CHARLES. (1812-1870). Beloved English novelist. Choice, and apparently unpublished Autograph Letter Signed, “Charles Dickens”. One full page, octavo.  “3 Albion Villas, Folkstone, Wednesday August 1855”.   To “Albert Smith”.  

$3500.00
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FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE — WRITES OF HER HEAVY WORK LOAD 

NIGHTINGALE, FLORENCE.  (1820-1910).  British nurse, hospital reformer and humanitarian.  Partial Autograph Letter Signed, “F. Nightingale”.  One page, oblong octavo.  [Approximately 4 1/2 x 7 inches]  No place, April 7, 1891. 

$1750.00
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JAMES MONROE PENS A CHECK / SIGHT -DRAFT DURING THE WAR OF 1812

MONROE, JAMES. (1758-1831). Fifth President of the United States. Autograph Document Signed, “Jas Monroe”, as Secretary of State under James Madison. One page, 7”x 2½” [Washington], Jan[uar]y 31, 1814.

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JULES VERNE  —  AN ATTRACTIVE AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED IN FRENCH — SENDING HIS BEST WISHES FOR THE NEW YEAR [1885]

VERNE, JULES (1828-1905)  French author;  pioneered the science-fiction genre;  best known for his novels: A Journey to the Centre of the Earth (1864), Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, (1870), and Around the World in Eighty Days (1872). Uncommon Autograph Note Signed, “Jules Verne,” in French.  ’16 Dcbr [18]84′.  One full page, 16mo . 

$1200.00
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PRESIDENT HAYES AFFIRMS HIS ASSESSMENT ON A LEGAL CASE THAT IS PENDING,  AFTER HEARING FROM HIS FORMER SECRETARY OF STATE, WILLIAM M. EVARTS

HAYES, RUTHERFORD B(IRCHARD).  (1822-93).  Nineteenth President of the United States (1877-81).  Uncommon Autograph Letter Signed, “R.B. Hayes”, as President, on imprinted Executive Mansion stationery.  Full page, octavo.  Washington, D.C., “5 September 1879”.  To “Hon[orable] Wm Hunter / Acting Sec[retar]y of State”.  

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SUSAN B. ANTHONY  —  DETAILS A PIVOTAL MOTIVATING EVENT IN HER EARLY LIFE AND CAREER:   “I HAVE NEVER HAD A MISGIVING AS TO THE RIGHTFULNESS OF AIDING MRS. P[HELPS] TO PERSONAL FREEDOM – AND ONLY HAVE TO REGRET THAT IT HAS BEEN SO VERY LITTLE AID AND COMFORT IN MY POWER TO RENDER.”

ANTHONY, SUSAN B.  (1820-1906).  American woman-suffrage advocate.  Scarce, early, and Important Autograph Letter Signed, “Susan B. Anthony”.  Four very full pages, octavo.  Rochester, N.Y., October 30, 1861. 

$16,500.00
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IKE TO MAMIE –  A WAR-TIME ALS

EISENHOWER, DWIGHT D.  (1890-1969).  Thirty-fourth President of the United States (1953-61).  Uncommon Autograph Letter Signed, “Ike”.  Two full separate pages, quarto.  No place, July 23, no year [1945].  Very fine condition.  To “Darling” [his wife, Mamie].

$6500.00
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