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GROVER CLEVELAND, WRITING AS PRESIDENT ON HIS PERSONAL ‘GRAY GABLES’ STATIONERY STATES:  HE HAS NO POWER TO PARDON A BIGAMIST CONVICTED IN THE SATE OF NEW JERSEY. AS IT WAS A VIOLATION OF NEW JERSEY STATE LAW, AND NOT UNDER HIS JURISDICTION

CLEVELAND, GROVER.  (1837-1908).  Twenty-second and twenty-fourth President of the United States (1885-89, 1893-97).  Scarce Autograph Letter Signed, “Grover Cleveland”, as President, on his personal imprinted Gray Gables Buzzards Bay, Mass. stationery.  Two pages, octavo.  July 15, 1896.  Very fine condition.  To “Mrs. M. E. Calvan”. 

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LINCOLN  /  JOHNSON —  ELECTION OF 1864 ELECTORAL UNION ‘TICKET’

[PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION OF 1864].  Printed electoral college ‘ticket’ from the 1864 election.  One page, narrow tall octavo [approximately 3 x 6 ½ inches].    This ‘ticket’ represents those electors for Lincoln and Johnson, evidently from the state of Ohio.  A scarce piece of presidential electoral Americana. 

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MARK TWAIN WRITES TO RUDYARD KIPLING’S ATTORNEY, A.T. GURLITZ:  “AN AUTHOR IS INJURED BY THE PUBLICATION OF ANY UNAUTHORIZED EDITION OF HIS WORKS”  ~~ CLARIFYING HIS VIEWPOINTS ON COPYRIGHT LAW FOLLOWING A HIGH PROFILE CASE DURING WHICH TWAIN HIMSELF PROVIDED TESTIMONY IN DEFENSE OF AUTHORIAL RIGHTS

CLEMENS, SAMUEL L. [MARK TWAIN].  (1835-1910.)  American humorist, lecturer and writer.  Autograph Letter Signed twice, “S.L. Clemens” and “S.L.C.”  Three very full, separate pages, octavo.  Ampersand, N.Y., September 14, 1901.  Very fine condition. 

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WOODROW WILSON AS PROFESSOR OF JURISPRUDENCE & POLITICS —  AT PRINCETON UNIVERSITY

WILSON, (THOMAS) WOODROW. (1856-1924). Twenty-eighth President of the United States.  Uncommon Autograph Statement Signed “Woodrow Wilson”, as Princeton University “Professor of Jurisprudence & Politics” on light mint-green stationery.  One full page, crown octavo. [Princeton, NJ], August 10, 1899.  Very fine condition.  Certifying George Kinkaid in his coursework at the University. 

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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 Exceedingly-rare and Choice [apparently unpublished], Autograph Document Signed, “A. Lincoln” in his capacity as attorney.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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HENRY CABOT LODGE WRITES ABOUT A BILL COMING BEFORE CONGRESS FOR:  “THE PROPOSED INCREASE IN COMPENSATION FOR POSTAL EMPLOYEES”

LODGE, HENRY CABOT.  (1850-1924). American statesman.  Typed Letter Signed, “H.C. Lodge”, on imprinted United States Senate, Committee on Foreign Relations letterhead.  One full page, quarto.  May 26, 1920.

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THE FAMOUS DEFENSE ATTORNEY, CLARENCE DARROW, TRANSFERS HIS STOCK IN AN ARIZONA MINING COMPANY

DARROW, CLARENCE S.  (1857-1938)  American lawyer who defended Eugene Debs, Leopold and Loeb, and John T. Scopes in the infamous “Monkey Trial”. Document Signed “C. S. Darrow” on the verso. Attractive orange bordered stock certificate for 50 shares in the Black Mountain Mining Company. One page, oblong folio, Territory of Arizona, Oct 22, 1906.

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