“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.
FORMER PRESIDENT, JAMES MONROE — CHRONICLES HIS DIFFICULT TRAVELS ABOARD A STEAMSHIP IN 1830. A FINE ALS — WITH THE ORIGINAL FREE-FRANKED ADDRESS PANEL, SIGNED BY MONROE, STILL ATTACHED
MONROE, JAMES. (1758-1831). Fifth President of the United States. Good Autograph Letter Signed, “James Monroe”. Two full pages, quarto. Washington, D.C., January 18, 1830. Very fine condition.
FRANKLIN PIERCE URGES THE APPOINTMENT OF A NEW SHERIFF IN NEW HAMPSHIRE, STATING THAT THE PETITION SUPPORTING HIM: “ALREADY BEARS THE NAMES OF SOME OF THE BEST DEMOCRATS IN THE COUNTY.”
PIERCE, FRANKLIN. (1804-1869). Fourteenth President of the United States (1853-7). Early, scarce, Autograph Letter Signed, “Fr. Pierce”. One full page, quarto. Francestown, New Hampshire, April 17, 1837. Very fine condition. To “Col. John H. Steele, Peterboro, N.H.”
“MRS. ROOSEVELT…HAS A RATHER LONG CONVALESCENCE AHEAD OF HER… TITINE AND HELEN AND TOMMY JR. WERE TRUMPS ABOUT ARCHIE”… WITH FURTHER COMMENTARY ON HIS READING RUTH McNERY’S BOOKS
ROOSEVELT, THEODORE. (1858-1919). 26th President (1901-1909), and first American to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize (1906). Good Autograph Letter, boldly written and Signed “Theodore Roosevelt,” on his imprinted Sagamore Hill embossed stationery, with excellent personal and family content. Three very full pages, octavo. [New York], October 9, 1911.
LINCOLN AND HIS FIRST LAW PARTNER JOHN T. STUART — JOINTLY ACKNOWLEDGE PAYMENT OF $50 FOR THEIR LEGAL SERVICES
ABRAHAM, LINCOLN. (1809-1865). President of the United States; assassinated. Exceedingly-rare and Choice [apparently unpublished], Autograph Document Signed, “A. Lincoln” in his capacity as attorney. No place [Springfield, Illinois]], April 7, 1854. One page, oblong narrow octavo. [approx 4 x 8 inches].
SIR WINSTON S. CHURCHILL SENDS CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEARS GREETINGS FOR 1927 — AN ATTRACTIVE ONE PAGE, BOLDLY PENNED LETTER
CHURCHILL, SIR WINSTON S. (1874-1965). British politician and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1940-1945, 1951-1955). Attractive Autograph Letter Signed, “Winston S. Churchill”, on blind-embossed Treasury Chambers, Whitehall, S.W. stationery. One page, octavo. London, December 30, 1926.
PRESIDENT LINCOLN’S RECOMMENDATION
LINCOLN, ABRAHAM. (1809-1865). Sixteenth President of the United States. Lengthy Autograph Message Signed, “A. Lincoln”, as President. [To Edwin M. Stanton, Secretary of War. (Basler, vol viii, pg 76)]. Written on both sides of a card measuring approximately 2×3 1/4 inches. [Washington], October 25, 1864.