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Wilson, Edith Bolling (1872-1961)

Auction:
2167
Lot:
85
Sold for:
$1,763$1,500

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Auction:
Sale #2167 - 2167
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 26, 2002 11:00AM

Description:

Wilson, Edith Bolling (1872-1961) Group of eight letters and a postcard, all signed; comprising, December 30, 1918, a autograph card from Buckingham Palace, to Eleanor Wilson McAdoo, in the days leading up to the Paris Peace Conference, "everyone is so crazy about our beloved one that my heart yearns for you Jess & Margie to share it. We go to Paris tomorow (sic)..."; six autograph letters signed, circa 1921-11 to Margaret Woodrow Wilson, all concerning family news and money matters, an autograph letter written by Edith Wilson scribing for Woodrow Wilson and signed "Father", concerning her lack of judgement in her choice of friends, and money matters, and a letter signed, Januart 5, 1925, to all the children, concerning her decision on a suitable biographer for their father, Mr. Ray Stannard Baker, and the process of preparing the papers and giving future instructions.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Keywords

Margaret Woodrow Wilson, Edith Bolling, Buckingham Palace, Eleanor Wilson McAdoo, Paris, Ray Stannard, Ray Stannard Baker, suitable biographer , Edith Wilson, Autograph, First Ladies of the United States, University of Virginia, Woodrow Wilson