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A RARE FORM OF GOVERNMENTAL ‘PASSPORT’ ISSUED AFTER THE CONCLUSION OF WWI AND JUST PRIOR TO THE UNITED STATES FOOD ADMINISTRATION EFFORTS IN EUROPE

HOOVER, HERBERT. (1874-1964).  31st President of the United States. Partially Printed Document Signed, “Herbert Hoover”, as administrator of the United States Food Administration.  One page, large quarto. No place, but with with “American Legation, Berne, Switzerland” seal affixed at lower right.   December 26, 1918.

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QUEEN ANNE ORDERS “ONE LARGE MANTLE OF BLEW VELVET LIND WITH WHITE TAFFATA” FOR HER COUSIN, HENRY, DUKE OF KENT’S  “ORDER OF THE GARTER” ROBE

ANNE.  (1665-1714).  Queen of Great Britain and Ireland (1702-14); last British sovereign of the House of Stuart. Interesting Document Signed with her bold, “Anne R”, as Queen, at top center.  One full page, folio. “Court at Windsor”, October 27, 1712.

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ORNATE HAND-ILLUMINATED PAPAL BENEDICTION SIGNED BY POPE PIUS XI

PIUS XI (1857-1939) [Ambrogio Damiano Achille Ratti].  Pope (1922-1939). Ornate Document, Boldly Signed, “Pius P.P. XI,” as Pope, being a petition in Italian for a Plenary Indulgence ‘In Articulo Mortis’ for Plinia Calvo,  herself and her family.  One page, tall quarto. [approximately 6 ½ X 12 ¾ inches].  Rome, no date, circa 1930.

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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 Exceedingly-rare and Choice [apparently unpublished], Autograph Document Signed, “A. Lincoln” in his capacity as attorney.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].

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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.

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DYLAN THOMAS   ~~  SIGNED AGREEMENT FOR THE SALE OF HIS: ‘THE FOLLOWERS’, WHICH WAS TO BE PUBLISHED IN BOOK FORM AS: ‘ADVENTURES IN THE SKIN TRADE AND OTHER STORIES’ AFTER HIS DEATH IN 1955

THOMAS, DYLAN.  (1914 – 1953).  Welsh poet and prose writer whose works include radio broadcasts of: ‘A Child’s Christmas in Wales’ and ‘Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog’; the poem ‘Do not go gentle into that good night’.  Scarce Agreement Signed: “Dylan Thomas”, being his acknowledgement at the conclusion of a Typed [carbon] Letter Signed to him from the ‘American Library of World Literature, Inc.’  One very full page, New York,  August 25, 1953. [just 3 months before is death.] 

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CRYPTICALLY PHRASED,  AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY  ROBERT PEEL, WRITTEN BETWEEN HIS STINTS AS  PRIME MINISTER OF GREAT BRITIAN

PEEL, ROBERT. (1788-1850).  British statesman and twice Prime Minister (1834-5 and 1841-46). Cryptically phrased,  Autograph Letter Signed “Robert Peel”. 1 ½ pages. octavo. Whitehall. November 20, 1840. To Lord De La Warr, [George Sackville-West, 5th Earl De La Warr], Lord Chamberlain, chief officer of the Royal Household, generally responsible for organizing all court functions.  Extremely-fine condition. 

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