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JOHN ADAMS  ~~ACCEPTS THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE VOTES FROM KENTUCKY  —  IN THE ELECTION OF 1796, WHICH SAW HIM BECOME PRESIDENT

ADAMS, JOHN.  (1735-1826).  Second President of the United States; Signer of Declaration of Independence.  Choice Autograph Document Signed, “John Adams”, as Vice President.  One page, quarto.  Philadelphia, January 4, 1797. 

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DARWIN LAMENTS:   “THE STATE OF MY HEALTH SELDOM ALLOWS ME TO CONVERSE WITH ANYONE…”

DARWIN, CHARLES.   (1809-82). British scientist. Manuscript Letter Signed “Ch. Darwin”, [written in the hand of his wife, Emma] on his imprinted Down Beckenham, Kent / Railway Station / Orpington S.E.R stationery with a playful drawing of a hand pointing to the address, to emphasize the correct train station for visiting Darwin’s home.  February 13, 1875. Two pages, octavo. Very fine condition.

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LENGTHY MARQUIS DE LAFAYETTE LETTER IN ENGLISH  ~~  TO JOHN NEAL, THE AMERICAN WRITER WHO ADVOCATED FOR WOMAN’S RIGHTS, ADVOCATED THE END OF SLAVERY AND RACIAL PREJUDICE  — WHO WAS STAYING AT ENGLISH PHILOSOPHER, JURIST, AND SOCIAL REFORMER JEREMY BENTHAM’S HOME, WHOM IS REGARDED AS THE FOUNDER OF MODERN UTILITARIANISM.

LAFAYETTE, GILBERT DU MOTIER [MARQUIS DE].  (1757-1834).  French military leader and statesman, who fought on the side of the colonists during the American Revolution and later took a prominent part in the French Revolution.  Scarce Autograph Letter Signed, “Lafayette”, in English. Two pages, quarto. “La Grange” [his home], June 6, 1826.  Fine condition.  Addressed on integral address leaf to “John Neal, Esq. at Jeremy Bentham’s, Esq., Queen Square Place, Westminster, London”.

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1850   “THE SLAVERY QUESTION ABSORBS EVERYTHING STILL”

JOHNSON, ANDREW.  (1808-75).  Seventeenth President of the United States (1865-9).  Good and rather scarce, Autograph Letter Signed, “Andrew Johnson” written during the period of extreme political debate in the United States.   1 1/2 pages, quarto.  “House of Rep[resentative]s”, May 29, 1850. 

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ERTÉ CONSIDERS THE POSSIBILITY OF AN EXPOSITION OF HIS WORK

ERTÉ. (1892-1991) Adopted name of Romain de Tirtoff, a Russian designer and illustrator.  Scarce Typed Letter Signed, “Erté.” In French, on his name-imprinted stationery. One page, quarto. “21, rue Gutenberg, Boulogne-sur-Seine.” August 27, 1966.

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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.

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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. 

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