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JOHN ADAMS  ~~ACCEPTS THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE VOTES FROM KENTUCKY  —  IN THE ELECTION OF 1796, WHICH SAW HIM BECOME PRESIDENT

ADAMS, JOHN.  (1735-1826).  Second President of the United States; Signer of Declaration of Independence.  Choice Autograph Document Signed, “John Adams”, as Vice President.  One page, quarto.  Philadelphia, January 4, 1797. 

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WOMAN WANTS BREAD;  NOT THE BALLOT”   ~~~  SUSAN B. ANTHONY OFFERS TO GIVE A LECTURE AND PROPOSES A SPLIT FOR THE GATE RECEIPTS

ANTHONY, SUSAN B.  (1820-1906).  American woman-suffrage advocate.  Good Autograph Letter Signed, “Susan B. Anthony”, on National-American Woman Suffrage Association stationery, with the names of the various Suffrage leaders imprinted on it, along with their titles/positions.  2 1/2 full pages, large octavo.  Chicago, Illinois, March 25th, 1876.

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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 Exceedingly-rare and Choice [apparently unpublished], Autograph Document Signed, “A. Lincoln” in his capacity as attorney.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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THE HOLY GRAIL FOR ALL CHARLES DICKENS COLLECTORS!  ~~  A SIGNED AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION FROM “A CHRISTMAS CAROL”.

“AND SO, AS TINY TIM OBSERVED, GOD BLESS US EVERY ONE!”   

WITH A LETTER OF TRANSMITTAL FROM WILKIE COLLINS

Simply superb Autograph Quotation Signed, “Charles Dickens”, being the most famous quotation from his timeless Christmas classic:  A Christmas Carol,  penned on his  imprinted Gad’s Hill Place, Higham by Rochester, Kent stationery, with a bold paraph under his name.  One page, small square octavo.  [approx. 4 1/5 x 5 inches]. “Saturday, 13th February 1869”. 

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AN EXCEPTIONALLY EARLY WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS LETTER REFERENCING HIS FIRST SUCCESSFUL BOOK:  “FAIRY AND FOLK TALES OF THE IRISH PEASANTRY” AND SAYS THE PUBLISHER SENT THE BOOK TO THE CONTROVERSIAL RUSSIAN SPIRITUALIST, AUTHOR AND CO-FOUNDER OF THE THEOSOPHICAL SOCIETY, AND PUBLISHER OF THE JOURNAL ‘LUCIFER’  ~~  MADAME HELENA BLAVATSKY

YEATS, WILLIAM BUTLER.  (1865-1939) Irish poet, dramatist, and Nobel laureate.   Exceptionally early, Autograph Letter Signed, “W.B. Yeats”.  One full page, octavo.  November 9, no year [1888]..  “3 Blenheim Road, Bedford Park, Chiswick”, UK.  To Mr. Keighty. 

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SIR WINSTON S. CHURCHILL  —  ONE OF THE LARGEST, TRULY ICONIC, WALTER STONEMAN IMAGES THAT IS OBTAINABLE  —  BOLDLY SIGNED BY THE STOIC ENGLISH WAR TIME PRIME MINISTER

CHURCHILL, WINSTON (1874-1965). Prime Minister of Great Britain. Magnificent vintage matte-finish 9 x 12 inch, Walter Stoneman photograph, affixed to the original 11.5 x 14.5 inch photographer’s mount, depicting Churchill in the cabinet war rooms, Signed in fountain pen, “Winston S. Churchill” across his lower image.

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GEORGE WASHINGTON GOETHALS ~ THE CHIEF ENGINEER FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE PANAMA CANAL

GOETHALS, GEORGE WASHINGTON. (1858-1928) U.S. Army officer and Civil Engineer; best known for his administration and supervision of the construction and the opening of the Panama Canal.  Uncommon Typed Letter Signed, “G. W. Goethals,” on Isthmian Canal Commission letterhead. One page, quarto. Culebra. December 4, 1913.  Fine condition.

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