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JAMES MONROE  —   CERTIFIES THE PATENT FOR DANIEL PETTIBONE’S  “RARIFYING AIR STOVE FOR WARMING ROOMS”   ACCOMPANIED BY A FULL DESCRIPTION OF THE DEVICE AND MULTIPLE DRAWINGS OF THE FURNACE, BY PETTIBONE

MONROE, JAMES.  (1758-1831).  Fifth President of the United States. Partially-Printed Document Signed, “Ja[me]s Monroe”, as Secretary of State in James Madison’s cabinet.  One full page, quarto.  Washington. October 14, 1813. 

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IKE TO MAMIE –  A WAR-TIME ALS

EISENHOWER, DWIGHT D.  (1890-1969).  Thirty-fourth President of the United States (1953-61).  Uncommon Autograph Letter Signed, “Ike”.  Two full separate pages, quarto.  No place, July 23, no year [1945].  Very fine condition.  To “Darling” [his wife, Mamie].

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HOUDINI THE AUTOGRAPH COLLECTOR ON HIS PORTRAIT IMPRINTED LETTERGRAM STATIONERY  

HOUDINI, HARRY (1874-1926). Illusionist and stunt performer. Choice Typed Letter Signed “Houdini”, on his uncommon yellow Lettergram, [his own personalized version of a telegram with two images of himself in top upper corners]. One page, oblong octavo. October 3, 1923.

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JIMMY CARTER ALS DURING HIS PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN  

CARTER, JIMMY (b 1924) President of the United States and Nobel laureate.  Scarce Autograph Letter Signed “Jimmy” on his name imprinted “Jimmy Carter / 1 Woodland Drive / Plains Georgia 31780” stationery.  Full page, large octavo.   February 17, 1976.  To “Bob Boch”.   Pristine condition.

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THEODORE ROOSEVELT —  CONFRONTS THE 1916 NYC POLIO EPIDEMIC

ROOSEVELT, THEODORE.  (1858-1919).  Twenty-sixth President of the United States (1901-9).  Autograph Letter Signed, “Theodore Roosevelt”, on his imprinted Sagamore Hill note card.  One full page, 16mo. 

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JEFFERSON DAVIS —  IN A LETTER TO A FORMER LOVER, PENNED JUST 7 MONTHS AFTER HIS MARRIAGE TO VARINA, RECALLS: “WHEN WE WERE TO EACH OTHER IN A DIFFERENT RELATION FROM THAT WHICH EXISTS NOW”

DAVIS, JEFFERSON.  (1808-1889).  First and only President of the Confederate States of America (1861-1865).  Superb Autograph Letter Signed, “Jefferson Davis”.  Four full pages, small quarto.  Washington, D.C.,  September 24, 1854.  Very fine condition. 

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SIR HUMPHRY DAVY  —  NOTES THE DANGERS OF MERCURY POISONING AND HIS ’VAIN’ ATTEMPT AT FLY-FISHING

DAVY, SIR HUMPHRY.  (1778-1829).  British chemist, best known for his experiments in electrochemistry and for his invention of the miner’s safety lamp.  Good Autograph Letter Signed, “H. Davy”.  Four pages, octavo.  “Monday”.  Fine condition.  To “My dear Lord [Holland]”. 

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