DAVID BEN-GURION — ATTRACTIVE LETTER OF ISRAEL’S FIRST PRIME MINISTER
BEN-GURION, DAVID. (1886-1973). Israeli statesman and the first Prime Minister of Israel. Autograph Letter Signed, “D. Ben-Gurion”. One page, octavo. Tel-Aviv, July 16, 1967.
VAN BUREN INTRODUCES HIS SUCCESSOR
VAN BUREN, MARTIN. (1782-1862) Eighth President of the United States; Vice President under Andrew Jackson; Secretary of State; Senator; Governor. Autograph Letter Signed “M. V. Buren”, as Governor of New York. “Albany, January 17th., 1829”.
THEODORE ROOSEVELT ON RACE RELATIONS: “I HAVE APPOINTED A LARGER PERCENTAGE OF COLORED MEN THAN ANY OTHER PRESIDENT.”
ROOSEVELT, THEODORE. (1858-1919). 26th President (1901-1909), and first American to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize (1906). Exceptional Typed Letter Signed “Theodore Roosevelt,” as President, on imprinted The White House /Washington stationary. One full page, quarto.
“NO HIGHER EULOGIUM COULD HAVE BEEN PRONOUNCED ON ANY MAN THAN TO SUGGEST, THAT HIS NAME MIGHT BE JUSTLY ASSOCIATED WITH THOSE OF JACKSON, VAN BUREN AND WOLF: MEN WHO, IN THEIR SEVERAL SPHERES, HAVE RENDERED THE GREATEST SERVICES TO THEIR COUNTRY AND CONTRIBUTED SO MUCH TO ITS PROSPERITY AND GLORY…”
BUCHANAN, JAMES. (1791-1868). Fifteenth President of the United States (1857-61). Exceptional Autograph Letter Signed, “James Buchanan”. One full page, quarto. Washington, D.C., January 7, 1835.
FORMER FIRST LADY, LADY BIRD JOHNSON, THANKS HER CORRESPONDENT FOR HIS CONTIRBUTION TO THE NATIONAL WILDFLOWER RESEARCH CENTER — A CAUSE WHICH SHE CHAMPIONED
JOHNSON, CLAUDIA “LADY BIRD” (1912-2007) First Lady of the United States. Typed Letter Signed, “Lady Bird Johnson,” on her illustrated LBJ Ranch Stonewall, Texas stationery. One page, quarto. Stonewall, Texas. “June 13, 1984.”
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.”
CHIEF JUSTICE WILLIAM HOWARD TAFT STATES: “I LIKE MR. [HENRY CABOT] LODGE MUCH BETTER AS A LITERARY MAN AND HISTORIAN THAN IN OTHER FIELDS.”
TAFT, WILLIAM HOWARD. (1857-1930). 27th President of the United States (1909–1913) and later the tenth Chief Justice of the United States (1921–1930); the only person to have served in both of these offices. Attractive Autograph Letter Signed “Wm H Taft”, on imprinted Supreme Court stationary, just two months after being appointed Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. September 15, 1921.