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JOHN ADAMS ACKNOWLEDGES RECEIPT OF $100 FROM HIS CHIEF STEWARD

ADAMS, JOHN.  (1735-1826).  Second President of the United States (1797-1801); Signer of Declaration of Independence.  Exceptionally choice Autograph Document Signed, “J. Adams”, being a receipt for monies received from his chief steward.  One page, oblong narrow octavo. 

$11,500.00
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CHURCHILL WRITING AT A PIVITAL POINT IN HIS REMARKABLE LIFE’S STORY  ~  GIVING NOTICE TO SIR GEORGE ALLEN, PUBLISHER OF ‘THE PIONEER’, INDIA’S ENGLISH DAILY NEWSPAPER, —  OF HIS ARRIVAL IN SOUTH AFRICA,  TO COVER THE BOER WAR AS A NEWSPAPER CORRESPONDENT – SAYING:  “I WAS PACKED OFF TO S. AFRICA IN SUCH A HURRY TO CHRONICLE THIS WAR” —

NOT KNOWING THAT JUST A MEAR TWO WEEKS LATER, HE WAS TO BE CAPTURED, WHEN HIS ARMOURED TRAIN WAS AMBUSHED BY THE BOERS.  HIS SUBSEQUENT DARING ESCAPE,  MADE HEADLINES THE WORLD OVER, AND SERVED AS THE LAUCHING PAD FOR HIS REMARKABLE POLITICAL CAREER

CHURCHILL, WINSTON, S. (1874-1965). British statesman, and Prime Minister. Simply superb, and irreplaceable Autograph Letter Signed “Winston S. Churchill”,  as newspaper correspondent for the Morning Post to cover the Boer War.  Two pages, octavo on blindstamped “South Africa” stationery.  Cape Town, [South Africa].   October 30, [1899].

$38,500.00
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A YEAR OUT OF THE PRESIDENCY, GROVER CLEVELAND, ATHOUGH TANTALIZED BY THE IDEA, ASTUTELY RECOGNIZES HIS LIMITATIONS FOR ADDING HIS EFFORTS TO HARPER’S MAGAZINE

CLEVELAND, GROVER. (1837-1908). Twenty-second and twenty-fourth President of the United States (1885-9, 1893-7). Autograph Letter Signed, ”Grover Cleveland”, on his imprinted Westland, Princeton stationery. Two pages, octavo. New Jersey, April 13, 1898.

$795.00
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ATTRACTIVE SIGNATURE OF BRIGHAM YOUNG

YOUNG, BRIGHAM. (1801-1877). American leader in the Latter Day Saint movement, and the President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.  His signature: “Brigham Young,” boldly penned on a 16mo card.

$950.00
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GENERAL CURTIS LEMAY ~~  HEADED THE BERLIN AIRLIFT & SOON TO BE HEAD OF THE STRATEGIC AIR COMMAND

LEMAY, CURTIS E. (1906-1990). Lieutenant General United States Air Force. Typed Letter Signed, “Curtis E. LeMay,” on Headquarters Strategic Air Command Offutt Air Force Base Omaha, Nebraska letterhead. One page, quarto. No place. April 10, 1951.

$250.00
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FREDERICK DOUGLASS SIGNED DOCUMENT

DOUGLASS, FREDERICK (1818-1895)  American abolitionist, editor, orator, author and statesman.  Partly-printed Document Signed  “Fredk Douglass,”  in ink, on the docketing panel of a 3 page “Deed” for a land transfer, between Joseph C. Hornblower and James M. Johnston, in his capacity as Recorder of Deeds for the District of Columbia.

$1500.00
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THEODORE ROOSEVELT  —  STATES HIS POSITION ON THE FIRST WORLD WAR,  SHOULD BE CLEAR FROM HIS RECENT ARTICLES AND HIS BOOKS

ROOSEVELT, THEODORE. (1858-1919). Historian, naturalist, 26th President (1901-1909), and first American to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize (1906).  Good Typed Letter Signed, “T. Roosevelt,” on Metropolitan, The Livest Magazine in America, 432 Fourth Avenue, New York, Office of Theodore Roosevelt letterhead. One page, quarto. January 31, 1917. To “Mr. J.E. Jenks, 511 -11th Street, Washington, D.C.”

$3750.00
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