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Historic Autograph Letters, Manuscripts & Documents

Important Signed & Inscribed Books and Photographs

woman’s rights

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FRANCIS E. SPINNER, TREASURER OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE FIRST ADMINISTRATOR IN THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO EMPLOY WOMEN FOR CLERICAL JOBS

SPINNER, FRANCIS E. (1802-1890).  Treasurer of the United States (1861-1875); Congressman; Banker; and Politician.  Surprisingly scarce, Good Autograph Letter Signed “F. E. Spinner” as Treasurer, on Treasury of the United States  letterhead. Four full pages, quarto. Washington, August 4, 1866.

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MARK TWAIN AND HIS FELLOW HARTFORD, CONNETICUT CITIZENS SEEK TO ARRANGE A LECTURE ON MADAGASCAR!

CLEMENS, SAMUEL L. [MARK TWAIN].  (1835-1910.)  American humorist, lecturer and writer.  Manuscript Letter Signed, “Mark Twain”,  in committee and by other prominent Connecticut residents. Two pages, quarto. Hartford, October 9, 1884.

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DR. MARY E. WALKER, THE ONLY WOMAN TO RECEIVE THE MEDAL OF HONOR — A FABULOUS AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED

WALKER, MARY E[DWARDS] DR.  (1832-1919) American feminist, abolitionist, prohibitionist, and medical surgeon; Walker is the only female to have received the Medal of Honor. Exceedingly-scarce Autograph Sentiment Signed, “Mary E. Walker M.D.” in pencil.   One page, oblong 12mo.

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QUEEN VICTORIA TO THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON  ~~ “The Queen quite forgets.”

VICTORIA, QUEEN (ALEXANDRINA VICTORIA).  (1819 –1901) Queen  of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.  Scarce, early Autograph Letter Signed, twice, in the third person, “The Queen”.

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GEORGE ELIOT  [MARY ANNE EVANS]  —  WRITES TO ALEXANDER MAIN REGARDING THE PRONUNCIATION OF HER FOURTH NOVEL, ROMOLA,  —  AND HER LIFE WITH GEORGE LEWES

EVANS, MARY ANNE.  (1819-1880)  Writing under the pen name ‘George Eliot’; Mary Anne Evans was one of the leading writers of the Victorian era; Her novels, largely set in provincial England, are well known for their realism and psychological insight; she wrote seven novels: Adam Bede (1859), The Mill on the Floss (1860), Silas Marner (1861), Romola (1862–63), Felix Holt, the Radical (1866), Middlemarch (1871–72) and Daniel Deronda (1876).  Scarce Autograph Letter Signed, “M.A. Lewes,” on The Priory, 21 North Bank, Regents Park letterhead. January 2, 1875.  Four full pages, octavo.  Very fine condition. 

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FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE:  “WITH REGARD TO THE FEMALE NURSING SERVICE  FOR MILITARY HOSPITALS…WE DO NOT LOOK OUT FOR SITUATIONS FOR LADIES; WE TRAIN THEM FOR SITUATIONS.” —  “WE DESIRE TO FIND LADIES TO BE TRAINED AS HOSPITAL SUPERINTENDENTS FOR WHOM THERE IS AN EVER INCREASING DEMAND, WITH GOOD SALARIES, FOR HOSPITALS BOTH AT HOME, IN THE COLONIES, AND IN INDIA. THE DEMAND IS, IN FACT, FAR BEYOND OUR POWER OF SUPPLY.”

NIGHTINGALE, FLORENCE. (1820-1910).  British nurse, hospital reformer, humanitarian and founder of modern nursing.  Outstanding Autograph Letter Signed “Florence Nightingale” on imprinted 35 South Street, Park Lane, W. stationary.  Four very full pages, octavo.  London, Feb. 16, 1867.

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SUSAN B. ANTHONY —  “YOURS FOR EQUALITY OF RIGHTS”   —  “THE GROWTH OF PUBLIC SENTIMENT ON THE QUESTION OF WOMAN’S ENFRANCHISEMENT…MAY BE REGARDED AS ONE OF THE PROMINENT ISSUES OF THE DAY.”  —  THE NATIONAL AMERICAN WOMAN SUFFRAGE  ASSOCIATION SEEKS FUNDS TO OPEN THEIR OWN PRESS OFFICE

ANTHONY, SUSAN B. (1820-1906).  American woman-suffrage advocate.  Good Typed Letter [mimeographed body text] Signed “Susan B. Anthony” on National American Woman Suffrage Association letterhead, as President of the Association. One full page, quarto. Rochester, N.Y., December 25, 1897.

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