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Historic Autograph Letters, Manuscripts & Documents

Important Signed & Inscribed Books and Photographs

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WRITTEN FROM THE INTERIOR OF AFRICA, DR. DAVID LIVINGSTONE THANKS A YOUNG LADY FOR HER PRAYERS FOR HIS CONTINUED SUCCESS AND SPEAKS OF HIS CONVERTING THE NATIVE AFRICAN POPULATION TO CHRISTIANITY:   “PAUL IS ONE OF THE FIRST CONVERTS OF THE KURUMAN [TRIBE] AND LATELY JOINED US.  MELROSE HAS ALWAYS BEEN MY COMPANION A HARD WORKER & AN UPRIGHT MAN.”

LIVINGSTONE, DAVID. (1813-1873) Pioneer medical missionary and African  explorer; best known for his explorations and having been ‘found’ by journalist Henry Stanley.  Important Partial Autograph Letter Signed, “David Livingston”.

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CLARA BARTON —  FOUNDER OF THE AMERICAN RED CROSS, PENS AN ODDLY ETHEREAL AND REFLECTIVE LETTER,  IN THE YEAR OF HER AUTOBIOGRAPHY

BARTON, CLARA.  (1821-1912).  American humanitarian and founder of the American Red Cross; Her book: the Story of My Childhood was publishe din1907.   Interesting series of two letters written on the same piece of paper.  One: Autograph Letter Signed, “Clara Barton” and the other: “C.B.”  Four very full pages, octavo.  (each letter is 2 pages in length).  Meriden, Connecticut, June 3, 1907. Very fine condition. 

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SENATOR JOHN F. KENNEDY  —  “HOLY ORDERS IS NO INSURANCE THAT A MAN WON’T ACT LIKE A DAMN FOOL”

KENNEDY, JOHN F. (1917-1963). Thirty-fifth president of the United States. Superb, and uncommon Autograph Letter Signed, “Jack”, on his imprinted United States Senate stationery. Four full pages, small quarto.  Washington, D.C., no date.   To an intimate and unidentified woman whom he addresses as “Dear Mary”. 

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BRIGHAM YOUNG TO CHURCH ELDER GEORGE CANNON   —   VOICING HIS OUTSPOKEN REBUKE OF FEDERAL TROOPS BEING STATIONED IN UTAH IN 1859

YOUNG, BRIGHAM.  (1801-1877).  Fascinating and important Manuscript Letter Signed, “Brigham Young sen[ior]”.   Three very full pages, quarto.  Salt Lake City, June 23, 1859.  Excellent condition.  To Church elder George Cannon.

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JOHN HENRY CARDINAL NEWMAN:  “I WISH YOU TO ACCEPT FROM ME THE WORK…TAKEN FROM THE ROMAN CATACOMBS’’.

NEWMAN, JOHN HENRY CARDINAL.  (1801-1890).  English clergyman, who was leader of the Oxford movement, and Cardinal after his conversion to the Roman Catholic church.  Scarce Autograph Letter Signed, “John H. Card. Newman”.  One full page, octavo.  Birmingham, England, February 18, 1886.  Very fine condition.

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