CHARLES CARROLL OF CARROLLTON — AN ATTRACTIVE LETTER OF THE LONGEST LIVED SIGNER OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE, — VOICING HIS CONCERNS ABOUT GETTING HIS TOBACCO CROP TO MARKET
CARROLL, CHARLES [OF CARROLLTON]. (1737-1832). American patriot and Signer of the Declaration of Independence. Attractive Autograph Letter Signed, “Ch. Carroll of Carrollton”. Two full pages, small quarto. Baltimore, May 2-3, 1823.
ORNATE CHECK SIGNED BY PETER PAN CREATOR, J.M. BARRIE — MADE PAYABLE TO HIS DOCTOR
BARRIE, SIR J[AMES] M[ATTHEW]. (1860-1937). Scottish dramatist and novelist[ Creator of Peter Pan. Partly-Printed Check Signed, “J.M. Barrie”, drawn on Barclay & Company Limited Bank. London, July 11, 1908.
SIR ARTHUR SULLIVAN PLEDGES HIS STOCK IN THE SAVOY AND CLARIDGE’S HOTELS — AS SECURITY FOR A LOAN
SULLIVAN, SIR ARTHUR S. (1842-1900). English composer. Exceedingly-rare, Partly-printed Document Signed twice, “Arthur S. Sullivan”, and “A.S.”, on a stock certificate transferal agreement form. One full page, quarto. London, April 6, 1898.
JAMES MONROE WRITES A DEMAND ORDER ~~ DRAWN ON THE BANK OF THE METROPOLIS, IN THE AMOUNT OF $200
MONROE, JAMES. (1758-1831). Fifth President of the United States. Autograph Document Signed, ”Jas Monroe”, as Secretary of State under James Madison. One page oblong narrow octavo [7 x 2½ inches] [Washington], April 18, 1814. Small missing piece at bottom border, unobtrusive cancellations to the signature, as commonly done in the time period.
EXTREMELY-RARE DOCUMENT SIGNED BY KING HENRY VII — CHECKING THE ACCOUNT BALANCES OF THE ROYAL TREASURY, OVER 515 YEARS AGO
HENRY VII. (1457-1509). First Tudor King of England. Extremely-rare Manuscript Document Signed, as King, with his monogram ‘HR’, in Latin. Two full pages, folio. “Bawetre [Bawrtry], 22nd year of Henry VII [1506-1507].
WITH A HARLEY-DAVIDSON… “THE MORE THE MERRIER” “CERTAINLY APPLIES TO A BUNCH OF LIVE, CARE-FREE MOTORCYCLE RIDERS. THERE ARE SO MANY PLACES TO GO, SO MANY NEW THINGS TO SEE, AND SO MUCH SPORT AND FUN TO ENJOY WITH A HARLEY-DAVIDSON…”
DAVIDSON, ARTHUR. (1881–1950). One of the Original Founders of Harley-Davidson Motor Co. Uncommon Typed Letter Signed “Arthur Davidson”, on Harley-Davidson letterhead. One page, quarto. “Milwaukee, February 20, 1936, to Mr. Marcus Hilden, Ellsworth, Wisconsin.
SCARCE LETTER OF SIR MOSES MONTEFIORE, — THE BRITISH-JEWISH PHILANTHROPIST
MONTEFIORE, SIR MOSES. (1784-1885). British philanthropist, banker and financier of Italian-Jewish lineage; his promotion of industry and economic development in the Levant, and his relations with the British consul in Damascus, Charles Henry Churchill, was pivotal to the development of Proto-Zionism. Scarce Manuscript Letter Signed, “Moses Montefiore”, on his imprinted East Cliff Lodge, Ramsgate black-bordered mourning stationery. One full page, octavo. Ramsgate, May 9, 1881.