autograph letter signed
CHARLES CARROLL OF CARROLLTON — AN ATTRACTIVE LETTER OF THE LONGEST LIVED SIGNER OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE, — VOICING HIS CONCERNS ABOUT GETTING HIS TOBACCO CROP TO MARKET
CARROLL, CHARLES [OF CARROLLTON]. (1737-1832). American patriot and Signer of the Declaration of Independence. Attractive Autograph Letter Signed, “Ch. Carroll of Carrollton”. Two full pages, small quarto. Baltimore, May 2-3, 1823.
“AS COMMANDER OF THE EXPEDITION, IT WAS MY DUTY TO BRING FORWARD THE WORK OF THE OFFICERS COMPOSING THE EXPEDITION, NOT AS WORKS OF ART SUCH AS YOURS, BUT AS BEING DESCRIPTIVE OF THE COUNTRY…”
CHESNEY, FRANCIS RAWDON . (1789-1872). British General, soldier and explorer of the Euphrates River whose expedition proved the practicability of the Euphrates route to India. Two, relatively rare, Autograph Letters Signed, “F.R. Chesney”. Four full pages total, quarto.
“STRIKE BUT HEAR” — A SCARCE LETTER FROM THE PEN OF THE AMERCIAN EDUCATIONAL REFORMER, HORACE MANN, ABOUT AN ARTICLE SUBMITTED TO HIS JOURNAL
MANN, HORACE. (1796-1859). American educational reformer; slavery abolitionist; Whig politician elected to the United States House of Representatives (1848–1853); President of Antioch College. Scarce Autograph Letter Signed, “Horace Mann”. 1 ¼ pages, quarto. West Newton, Massachusetts. November 24, 1846.
AN ATTRACTIVE ALS OF CALVIN COOLIDGE ~~ WRITTEN IN HIS POST PRESIDENTIAL YEARS, ON HIS OWN NAME-IMPRINTED STATIONERY FROM HIS COUNTRY ESTATE IN NORTHAMPTON
COOLIDGE, CALVIN. (1872-1933). Thirtieth President of the United States (1923-9). Uncommon Autograph Letter Signed, “Calvin Coolidge,” on his name-imprinted stationery. One page, quarto. Northampton, Massachusetts, June 25, 1931. Very fine condition.
MCKINLEY ACCEPTS CONGRATULATIONS ON HIS RE-ELECTION
McKINLEY, WILLIAM (1843-1901) 25th President of the United States. Typed Letter Signed, “Wm. McKinley,” as President, on Executive Mansion, Washington letterhead. One page, quarto. Washington, November 14, 1900. McKinley writes to Gen. Albert D. Shaw.
JOHN DALTON TO HIS FORMER SCHOOL MASTER, JOHN FLETCHER, THE PERSON WHOM ENCOURAGED DALTON’S EARLIEST INVESTIGATIONS AND HIS STUDY OF MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE
DALTON, JOHN. (1766-1844). British chemist, physicist, and pioneer meteorologist; best known for introducing the atomic theory into chemistry, and for his research into color blindness, sometimes referred to as Daltonism; published “On the Absorption of Gases by Water and other Liquids” (first read as a lecture on 21 October 1803, first published in 1805) — which contained his law of partial pressures now known as Dalton’s law. Exceedingly Scarce Autograph Letter Signed, “John Dalton”. Two full pages, quarto. Manchester, February 9, 1822. Fine condition.
WRITTEN FROM THE INTERIOR OF AFRICA, DR. DAVID LIVINGSTONE THANKS A YOUNG LADY FOR HER PRAYERS FOR HIS CONTINUED SUCCESS AND SPEAKS OF HIS CONVERTING THE NATIVE AFRICAN POPULATION TO CHRISTIANITY: “PAUL IS ONE OF THE FIRST CONVERTS OF THE KURUMAN [TRIBE] AND LATELY JOINED US. MELROSE HAS ALWAYS BEEN MY COMPANION A HARD WORKER & AN UPRIGHT MAN.”
LIVINGSTONE, DAVID. (1813-1873) Pioneer medical missionary and African explorer; best known for his explorations and having been ‘found’ by journalist Henry Stanley. Important Partial Autograph Letter Signed, “David Livingston”.