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ROBERT E. PEARY, THE FIRST MAN TO CLAIM TO HAVE REACHED THE NORTH POLE,  PROTECTS HIS PUBLICATION RIGHTS TO HIS BOOK: ”THE LURE OF THE POLE”

PEARY, ROBERT, E. (1856-1920) Rear Admiral, North Pole Explorer. Document Signed “R. E. Peary”. One page, oblong octavo. May 8, 1905.

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HOUDINI THE AUTOGRAPH COLLECTOR ON HIS PORTRAIT IMPRINTED LETTERGRAM STATIONERY  

HOUDINI, HARRY (1874-1926). Illusionist and stunt performer. Choice Typed Letter Signed “Houdini”, on his uncommon yellow Lettergram, [his own personalized version of a telegram with two images of himself in top upper corners]. One page, oblong octavo. October 3, 1923.

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FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVET    —  BOLDLY SIGNED WHITE HOUSE CARD 

ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN (1882-1945)  32nd President of the United States. His bold Signature, “Franklin D. Roosevelt,” penned as President, on an imprinted “The White House, Washington” card.   

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WINSTON CHUCHILL  —  SOON TO BECOME PRIME MINISTER OF ENGLAND, PENS AN ATTRACTIVE ONE PAGE ALS, JUST 7 MONTHS AFTER ENGLAND HAD DECLARED WAR AGAINST GERMANY, THUS FULLY ENTERING INTO WWII

CHURCHILL, SIR WINSTON S.  (1874-1965).  British politician and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1940-1945, 1951-1955).  Choice Autograph Letter Signed, “Winston S. Churchill”, on crested Admiralty, Whitehall stationery.  One full page, octavo.  London, April 1, 1940.  Very fine condition.

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GROVER CLEVELAND, WRITING AS PRESIDENT ON HIS PERSONAL ‘GRAY GABLES’ STATIONERY STATES:  HE HAS NO POWER TO PARDON A BIGAMIST CONVICTED IN THE SATE OF NEW JERSEY. AS IT WAS A VIOLATION OF NEW JERSEY STATE LAW, AND NOT UNDER HIS JURISDICTION

CLEVELAND, GROVER.  (1837-1908).  Twenty-second and twenty-fourth President of the United States (1885-89, 1893-97).  Scarce Autograph Letter Signed, “Grover Cleveland”, as President, on his personal imprinted Gray Gables Buzzards Bay, Mass. stationery.  Two pages, octavo.  July 15, 1896.  Very fine condition.  To “Mrs. M. E. Calvan”. 

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WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON – IN THE WAR OF 1812  —  PENS AN ORDER, JUST WEEKS BEFORE HIS DEFEATING THE BRITISH AND THE KILLING OF TECUMSEH, THE NATIVE AMERICAN LEADER, AT ‘THE BATTLE OF THE THAMES’

HARRISON, WILLIAM HENRY.  (1773-1841).  Ninth President of the United States.  Boldly penned Autograph Letter Signed, Will[ia]m Henry Harrison”, at a critical period in the War of 1812, and his dealings with the Native American population in the Northwest territory.  “Headquarters, U[pper] Sandusky,  6 Aug[ust] 1813”. One page, quarto.

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EXCEPTIONALLY EARLY, AND ALMOST UNATTAINABLE SIGNATURE OF U.S. GRANT AT AGE 29!

GRANT, ULYSSES S. (1822-1885) 18th President of the United States; attended West Point and graduated with the class of 1843, and served with distinction in the Mexican–American War; he resigned from the army in 1854.  His exceptionally early, extremely-rare, and an almost unattainable Signature from this period in his life.  He has penned:  “U.S. Grant / 1st Lt. & Bvt. Capt. 4th Infty. / Regt. Qt. Ms.”

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