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Historic Autograph Letters, Manuscripts & Documents

Important Signed & Inscribed Books and Photographs

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CATHERINE THE GREAT  —  PENS HER ACCEPTANCE OF THE SALARY TO BE PAID A CAVALRY GUARD OFFICER

CATHERINE II. [CATHERINE THE GREAT.] (1729-1797). Empress of Russia.  Uncommon Manuscript Document boldly Signed, ‘Catherina’, as Empress, in Russian.  1/3 page, legal folio, on watermarked paper bearing a crown and the letters “C.R.”   “The Queen’s village,  February 6, 1774.”

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STATE OF CONNECTICUT PAY ORDER FOR SERVICE IN THE CONTINENTAL ARMY DURING THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION PAYABLE IN GOLD OR SILVER

COLT, PETER.  (1744-1824) American Revolutionary War Patriot; friend of Alexander Hamilton;  Governor of the ‘Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures’; grandfather of Samuel Colt; Commanded one of Arron Burr’s expeditions to Canada.  Partly-printed Connecticut Treasury-Office Pay Order Signed, “Peter Colt” as Treasurer of Connecticut.  [June 1, 1782].

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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].

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