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VERY RARE ZACHARY TAYLOR MILITARY AUTOGRAPH ORDER — SIGNED WHILE OCCUPING MEXICAN TERRITORY DURING THE MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR IN 1846 

TAYLOR, ZACHARY.  (1784-1850).  Twelfth President of the United States (1849-50).  Autograph Note Signed, “Z. Taylor, Genl., U.S.A Comdg.”  One page, oblong octavo.  “Matamoros, Mexico”, July 27, 1846.

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JAMES WATT EXTENDS HIS HEARTFELT THANKS TO HIS DOCTOR FOR KEEPING HIS FAMILY HEALTHY 

WATT, JAMES.    (1736-1819) Scottish inventor and mechanical engineer whose improvements to the steam engine were fundamental to the Industrial Revolution.  Rare Autograph Letter Signed, “James Watt.” One page, quarto. Birmingham, January 9, 1790.  To his Doctor.  

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SIR ARTHUR SULLIVAN REPORTS: “I HAVE NOT YET RECEIVED THE LIBRETTO…”

SULLIVAN, ARTHUR (1842-1900) English composer best know for his work with librettist W.S. Gilbert. Manuscript Letter Signed, “Arthur Sullivan,” on 1 Queen’s Mansions, Victoria Street S.W. stationery.  One page, octavo. London. October 14, 1894.  Sullivan writes to:  V. Langammer, Esq:

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HERMAN MELVILLE’S VERY RARE SIGNATURE

MELVILLE, HERMAN.  (1819-91).  American novelist.  His Signature, “Yours very truly / H.  Melville”, as cut from a letter.  One page narrow oblong 16mo.   Slip of paper measures 1 x 4 1/4 inches.   Small mounting strip on verso, else very fine condition.

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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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