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Historic Autograph Letters, Manuscripts & Documents

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FREUD ~~ IN ENGLISH — WITH PSYCHOLOGICAL MEDICAL CONTENT  —  “BUT I CANNOT TAKE HIM MYSELF.  I HAVE GIVEN UP TREATING PATIENTS AND DEVOTE MY TIME TO THE INSTRUCTION OF PHYSICIANS.  IF MR. K. COMES HE WILL BE TREATED BY ONE OF MY EXPERIENCED PUPILS.  I WILL PICK OUT ONE WHO TALKS ENGLISH.”

FREUD, SIGMUND.  (1856-1939).  Austrian neurologist; founder of psychoanalysis.  Exceptional Autograph Letter Signed, “Prof. Freud”, on his name-imprinted stationery, in English.  1 ½ pages, octavo.  “Wien, IX., Berggasse 19”, May 12th 1922.  Very fine condition. 

$24,000.00
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CHARLES DARWIN  ~~  AN EXCEPTIONALLY EARLY SCIENTIFIC LETTER ON THE USE OF CHLOROFORM, AND THE STUDY OF BARNACLES WHICH WAS TO PLAY A KEY COMPONENT IN HIS THEORY OF EVOLUTION

DARWIN, CHARLES (1809-82). British scientist. Good, early Autograph Letter Signed, “C. Darwin” with remarkable science content.  “Athenaeum Club,  Saturday August 20, 1848”.  Three full pages, octavo.  To “My dear Dr. Boott”. 

$28,500.00
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E.M. FORSTER ARCHIVE  ~~  AUTHOR OF: WHERE ANGELS FEAR TO TREAD, A PASSAGE TO INDIA, & HOWARDS END   —  DISCUSSING HIS READING AND BOOK BUYING HABITS SAYING: ‘LIVING IN CAMBRIDGE, I DO MY BOOK-BUYING AND BOOK-SCROUNGING HERE’ —  AND MENTIONING ~~ THOMAS HARDY, T.E. LAWRENCE, & GEORGE BERNARD SHAW AND PENS A LIST OF SEVERAL OF HIS BETTER KNOWN WORKS

FORSTER, E(DWARD) M(ORGAN).  (1879-1970).  English novelist and essayist.  Good archive of six Autograph Letters Signed, “E. M. Forster”, on imprinted King’s College and West Hackhurst, Abinger Hammer, Dorking stationery.  Plus an Autograph List Signed, “E.M. Forster”, of his various works, organized by publisher.  Nine total pages.  Cambridge and Dorking, January 9, 1939 to October 6, 1958. 

$7200.00
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PRESIDENT HAYES USES AN EXECUTIVE MANSION CARD FOR AN INQUIRY ON WHAT MAY HAVE BEEN HIS GETTING ADDITIONAL INPUT FOR AN ADDRESS TO CONGRESS

HAYES, RUTHERFORD B. (1882-1893) 19th President of the United States. Scarce Autograph Note Signed, “R.B.H.,” as President, on an imprinted 16 mo Executive Mansion. / Washington note card.  [4 ¼ x 2 ½ inches]. Washington, D.C.

$950.00
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KING KAMEHAMEHA IV  ~~  HIS AUTOGRAPH TRANSLATION OF THE “PRAYER FOR ALL ESTATES OF MEN,” LIKELY A WORKING MANUSCRIPT FOR HIS 1862 SELF-TRANSLATED BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER, THE FIRST IN THE HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE!

KAMEHAMEHA IV.  (1834-1863) Fourth king of the united Kingdom of Hawaii (1855-1863). Exceedingly-rare Autograph Manuscript, in pencil, Unsigned. One page, full legal folio. [Approximately 8 ½ x 12 inches] No place [Hawaii] No date [circa 1862].

$16,500.00
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FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT ADDRESS THE INITIAL FUNDING FOR HIS WARM SPRINGS FOUNDATION

ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN DELANO. (1882-1945). Thirty-second President of the United States (1933-1945).  Interesting, and scarce Autograph Letter Signed, “Franklin D. Roosevelt,” on his name-imprinted Hyde Park ~ Dutchess County New York letterhead. ”Warm Springs, GA.” November 19, 1927.

$3500.00
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PRESIDENT ANDREW JACKSON  ~~  IN REACTION TO THE FINANCIAL PANIC OF 1834 BROUGHT ON BY THE IMMENIENT COLLAPSE OF THE BANK OF THE UNITED STATES, “IN ADOPTING THIS COURSE IS SOLELY GOVERNED BY A DESIRE TO PREVENT ANY FURTHER MISUNDERSTANDING OF HIS OWN VIEWS AS WELL AS HE IS TO THE SUFFERINGS AND WANTS OF ALL CLASSES OF HIS FELLOW CITIZENS”

JACKSON, ANDREW.  (1767-1845).  Seventh President of the United States; won the ‘Battle of New Orleans’ against the British in 1815; and led U.S. forces in the First Seminole War, which led to the annexation of Florida.  Good content Manuscript Letter Signed, “Andrew Jackson”, as President.  3 ¼ pages, quarto.  Washington,  March 17, 1834.

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