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KING GEORGE III  — BOLD SIGNATURE OF THE “MAD” KING  — IN THE 50TH YEAR OF HIS REIGN – 1810

GEORGE III.  (1738-1820).  King of England, he reigned: (1760-1820); In 1811 it was acknowledged that he was violently insane with the doctors continuing to hope for recovery, but Parliament enacted the Regency Act whereby the Prince of Wales (the future George IV) essentially ruled.   Interesting fragment of a Manuscript Document Signed, “George R”, as King.  One page, oblong small quarto.  [approx 7 x 10 inches].   

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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 . 

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THEODORE ROOSEVELT REGRETS HE CAN NOT SPEAK AT A WOMAN’S CLUB MEETING   — A FINE TYPED LETTER, BOLDLY SIGNED, ON HIS NAME-IMPRINTED THE OUTLOOK STATIONERY 

ROOSEVELT, THEODORE.  (1858-1919).  Twenty-sixth President of the United States (1901-9).  Typed Letter Signed, “T. Roosevelt”, on his name-imprinted The Outlook stationery.  One full page, octavo [approx. 8 x 7 inches].  “287 Fourth Avenue, New York”, July 18, 1910. 

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FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE WRITES ABOUT SENDING SUPPLIES TO THE HOSPITAL WHERE SHE ESTABLISHED HER FIRST SCHOOL FOR TRAINING NURSES

NIGHTINGALE, FLORENCE. (1820-1910). British nurse, hospital reformer and humanitarian. Autograph Letter Signed, “F”, on black bordered mourning stationary. Two pages, octavo. No date, circa 1859. [London]. With reference to London’s  St. Thomas Hospital, where Nightingale set up her famous nursing school.

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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. 

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