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THREE YEARS BEFORE PUBLISHING ALICE IN WONDERLAND,  LEWIS CARROLL OFFERS EDITING ADVICE ON A POEM SUBMITTED TO HIM FOR REVIEW, AND ACCEPTS CONGRATULATIONS ON HIS NEWLY PUBLISHED WORK ENTITLED:  COLLEGE RHYMES

DODGSON, CHARLES L.  [LEWIS CARROLL].  (1832-1898). English logician, mathematician, photographer, and novelist, especially remembered for Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and its sequel, Through the Looking-Glass (1871). Good, early Autograph Letter Signed, “C.L. Dodgson”.  Four full pages, octavo.  “Ch[rist] Ch[urch] Oxford”, England, December 1, 1862. 

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FORMER FIRST LADY, LADY BIRD JOHNSON,  THANKS HER CORRESPONDENT FOR HIS CONTIRBUTION TO THE NATIONAL WILDFLOWER RESEARCH CENTER — A CAUSE WHICH SHE CHAMPIONED

JOHNSON, CLAUDIA “LADY BIRD” (1912-2007) First Lady of the United States. Typed Letter Signed, “Lady Bird Johnson,” on her illustrated LBJ Ranch Stonewall, Texas stationery. One page, quarto. Stonewall, Texas. “June 13, 1984.”

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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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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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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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