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AS LORD NELSON AND LADY HAMLTON BEGIN THEIR LOVE AFFAIR

NELSON WRITES TO THE HUSBAND OF HIS MISTRESS, SIR WILLIAM HAMILTON A FULL RECOUNTING OF THE BRITISH FLEET’S ACTIVITIES IN THE MEDITERRANEAN AGAINST THE FRENCH FLEET.  HIS PHYSICAL EXHAUSTION IS EVIDENT, STATING: “I AM SERIOUSLY UNWELL…I KNOW NOT WHAT SLEEP IS SINCE I LEFT PALERMO”

NELSON, HORATIO. (1758-1805).  Legendary British Naval officer;  Admiral.  Intriguing and Important Autograph Letter Signed “Nelson”, with a lengthy Autograph Postscript also Signed “Nelson”.  To Sir William Hamilton (1730-1803).   Written aboard his ship, The Vanguard, “off Trapani, 27 May [1799]”. Three very full pages, quarto.

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RARE LETTER OF ZIONIST FOUNDER ~~ THEODORE HERZL

HERZL, THEODORE.  (1860-1904).  Founder of the Zionist movement, whose advocacy of a Jewish state in Palestine led to the creation of Israel.  Rare Autograph Letter Signed, “Herzl”, in German, on Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten lined paper.  Two full pages, octavo.  Berlin, October 21, 1890. 

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“I WENT TO JEFFERSON DAVIS, CHAIRMAN OF THE COMM[ISSION] AND ASKED HIM IF HE WOULD DO ME THE PERSONAL FAVOR TO REPORT THE BILL.  HE DID SO ON THE 23RD OF FEB.   ON THE 26TH AT MY REQUEST HE MARRIED IT AS AN AMENDMENT UPON THE ARMY APPROPRIATION BILL…”

WILSON, HENRY. (1812-1875). 18th Vice President of the United States. Good Autograph Letter Signed, “Henry Wilson”, as Senator from Massachusetts.  Four full pages, quarto. Natick [Massachusetts].  June 3, 1869.

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THEODORE ROOSEVELT TO HENRY CABOT LODGE  ~~  RECOMMENDING NOTED NAVAL ARTIST HENRY REUTERDAHL FOR A COMMISSION

ROOSEVELT, THEODORE.  (1858-1919).  Twenty-sixth President of the United States (1901-1909).  Choice Typed Letter Signed, “Theodore Roosevelt”, on his name-imprinted Metropolitan letterhead.  One page, quarto.  “432 Fourth Avenue, New York”, May 15, 1917.  Very fine condition.

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CHARMING LETTER OF GEORGE BERNARD SHAW OFFERING TO INSCRIBE A SECOND COPY OF HIS BOOK, BECAUSE OF A MISTAKE IN THE PRESENTATION OF THE FIRST, AND SAYING: ‘’YOU CAN THEN PASS THE SYBIL ONE TO YOUR MOTHER, WHO NEED NEVER KNOW THAT IT WAS NOT MEANT FOR HER’’!

SHAW, GEORGE BERNARD.   (1856-1950).  Irish-born writer.  Good Autograph Note Signed twice, “G. Bernard Shaw” and “Bernard Shaw”, on a “Republique Francaise Carte Postale” post card.  Cape Antibes, July [?] 1928.  Fine condition. 

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WOODROW WILSON AS PRESIDENT TO MRS. WILLIAM JENNINGS BRYAN REGARDING AN APPOINTMENT TO WEST POINT

WILSON, (THOMAS) WOODROW. (1856-1924). Twenty-eighth President of the United States (1913-1921). Typed Letter Signed, “Woodrow Wilson”, as President, on The White House stationery. One full page, small quarto. Washington, DC, June 6, 1914.  To the wife of the Populist Democrat and three time presidential candidate, William Jennings Bryan.

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SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE  — THE CREATOR OF “SHERLOCK HOLMES”  —  DECLINES TO PROVIDE A RECOMMENDATION

DOYLE, SIR ARTHUR CONAN.  (1859-1930).  British physician, novelist and detective-story writer.  Autograph Letter Signed, “A. Conan Doyle”.  One page, octavo.  “2 Clarence Parade, Southsea”, September 8, no year.  Very fine condition.

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