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Historic Autograph Letters, Manuscripts & Documents

Important Signed & Inscribed Books and Photographs

Black Americana

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FREDERICK DOUGLASS   —  POSSIBLY UNIQUE SIGNED CARTE-DE-VISITE PHOTOGRAPH  —   TAKEN BY ABOLITIONIST AND PHOTOGRAPHER  —  JOHN HURN, WHO HELPED DOUGLASS ESCAPE TO CANADA, AFTER JOHN BROWN’S ARREST AT HARPER’S FERRY

DOUGLASS, FREDERICK.  (1817-1895).  The most prominent African American abolitionist, orator, journalist and antislavery leader of the 19th century.  Superb, and unquestionably extremely-rare Signed Carte-de-visite Photograph.  Douglass is depicted in a 4/5 full face, bust pose.

$92,500.00
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BOOKER T. WASHINGTON ASKS:  “AS A MEMBER OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE NATIONAL NEGRO BUSINESS LEAGUE…HAVE YOU ANY SUGGESTIONS TO MAKE?”

WASHINGTON, BOOKER T.  (1856-1915)  African American educator. Typed Letter Signed, “Booker T. Washington,” on The Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute  / for the Training of Colored // Young Men and Women letterhead. One page, quarto. “December 20, 1905”

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ANDREW JACKSON ORDERS THAT PROVISIONS BE PROVIDED FOR “NEGRO BOB” –  A FINE PRESIDENTIAL / BLACK-AMERICANA ITEM FROM 1813

JACKSON, ANDREW.  (1767-1845).  Seventh President of the United States (1829-37).  Interesting, and historically important,  Manuscript Document Signed, “Andrew Jackson, Major Genl”.  One page, oblong narrow octavo.  No place, March 31, 1813. 

$18,500.00
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EUGENE O’NEILL, EXPRESSES HIS ADMIRATION FOR PAUL ROBESON  — BUT STILL POLITELY REFUSES TO WRITE THE INTRODUCTION TO THE BIOGRAPHY OF ROBESON, WRITTEN BY MRS. ROBESON

O’NEILL, EUGENE.   Good Typed Letter Signed, “Eugene O’Neill”, on imprinted Le Plessis, Saint-Antoine Du Rocher stationery.  One page, quarto.  No place, February 19, 1930.

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