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Important Signed & Inscribed Books and Photographs

woman’s rights

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SUSAN B. ANTHONY  —  DETAILS A PIVOTAL MOTIVATING EVENT IN HER EARLY LIFE AND CAREER:   “I HAVE NEVER HAD A MISGIVING AS TO THE RIGHTFULNESS OF AIDING MRS. P[HELPS] TO PERSONAL FREEDOM – AND ONLY HAVE TO REGRET THAT IT HAS BEEN SO VERY LITTLE AID AND COMFORT IN MY POWER TO RENDER.”

ANTHONY, SUSAN B.  (1820-1906).  American woman-suffrage advocate.  Scarce, early, and Important Autograph Letter Signed, “Susan B. Anthony”.  Four very full pages, octavo.  Rochester, N.Y., October 30, 1861. 

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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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“THE KANSAS-NEBRASKA ACT… HAS BEEN MADE SUBJECT OF SO MUCH EXCITEMENT SO AS TO SHUT OUT OF PUBLIC VIEW ALL OTHER QUESTIONS… AND HAS CONTRIVED TO TINGE ALL LEGISLATION WITH THE BLACK DEFILEMENT….”

MORSE, SAMUEL F.B.  (1791-1872).  American artist and inventor of the electric telegraph and Morse code.  Superb Autograph Letter Signed, “Samuel F.B. Morse”.  Two full pages, quarto.  Poughkeepsie, New York, November 1, 1854. 

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DOLLEY MADISON RECALLS JAMES MADISON’S TOAST ON THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENCENCE: “THE UNION. MAY IT FIND AN EVERLASTING CEMENT IN THE REVOLUTION, AND THE SACREDNESS OF THE CONSTITUTION.”

MADISON, DOLLEY PAINE. (1768-1849). First lady. Wonderful Autograph Sentiment Signed, ”D.P. Madison”. One page, octavo. Washington, April 19, 1848. At top of page is affixed a clipped Signature of James Madison.

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SUSAN B. ANTHONY  —  INFORMS HER CORRESPONDENT THAT COPIES OF HER BOOKS HAVE BEEN DELIVERED TO THEIR EXPRESS COMPANY OFFICE.   SO NOW HER RESPONSIBILITY FOR THEIR SAFE DELIVERY HAS BEEN SATISIFIED STATING: “MY SKIRTS ARE CLEAR”

ANTHONY, SUSAN B. (1820-1906). American woman-suffrage advocate. Good Typed Letter Signed, “Susan B. Anthony” on National American Woman Suffrage Association letterhead. One page, quarto. Rochester, N.Y.,  March 9, 1904.  

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LENGTHY MARQUIS DE LAFAYETTE LETTER IN ENGLISH  ~~  TO JOHN NEAL, THE AMERICAN WRITER WHO ADVOCATED FOR WOMAN’S RIGHTS, ADVOCATED THE END OF SLAVERY AND RACIAL PREJUDICE  — WHO WAS STAYING AT ENGLISH PHILOSOPHER, JURIST, AND SOCIAL REFORMER JEREMY BENTHAM’S HOME, WHOM IS REGARDED AS THE FOUNDER OF MODERN UTILITARIANISM.

LAFAYETTE, GILBERT DU MOTIER [MARQUIS DE].  (1757-1834).  French military leader and statesman, who fought on the side of the colonists during the American Revolution and later took a prominent part in the French Revolution.  Scarce Autograph Letter Signed, “Lafayette”, in English. Two pages, quarto. “La Grange” [his home], June 6, 1826.  Fine condition.  Addressed on integral address leaf to “John Neal, Esq. at Jeremy Bentham’s, Esq., Queen Square Place, Westminster, London”.

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ELEANOR ROOSEVELT ACCEPTS A COPY OF HEAVY WEIGHT FIGHTER FLOYD PATTERSON’S AUTOBIOGRAPHY

ROOSEVELT, ELEANOR.  (1884-1962).  First Lady.  Typed Letter Signed, “Eleanor Roosevelt”, on her name-imprinted stationery.  One page, large octavo.  New York, May 4, 1962. 

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