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Morgan, James (fl. circa 1920) Small Archive of Received Correspondence, American Presidents, Authors, and Others.

Auction:
3245T
Lot:
1022
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3245T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 08, 2019 12:00PM

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Morgan, James (fl. circa 1920) Small Archive of Received Correspondence, American Presidents, Authors, and Others. Including letters from the following people: Theodore Roosevelt, typed letter signed, 15 February 1912, praising the recently deceased Edward Augustus Moseley (1846-1911), and his services "for the cause of industrial betterment of our people," with several corrections in ink, the sheet toned; Julia Ward Howe, autograph letter signed, 2 November 1894, regarding "A Rhyme for Memorial Day" and its publication in the Boston Globe, asking in part for a proof copy, on account of her bad handwriting, accompanied by the proof copy, with her manuscript corrections; Grover Cleveland, typed letter signed, to Edward Moseley, regarding the Phelps-Rosberry treaty, with handwritten corrections; Warren Harding, typed transcript of an excerpt of his Armistice Day address, signed and dated 11 November 1921 (with an accompanying letter from Harding's secretary); William Jennings Bryan, typed note signed 30 December 1908, to the Boston Globe, acknowledging the receipt of a telegram, and regretting his inability to respond; Charlie Chaplin, typed letter signed 8 May 1928 to Morgan thanking him for "your splendid book," received through mutual friend Mayme Ober Peak, and mentioning the wonderful inscription, "modesty forbids! I can only say that you have the faculty of conquering with the pen," on letterhead; [together with] three other signed pieces and other ephemera.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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BOSTON GLOBE, Theodore Roosevelt, William Jennings Bryan, Grover Cleveland, Warren Harding, Julia Ward Howe, Edward Augustus Moseley, Mayme Ober, Autograph, Moseley, Presidents of the United States, Type system, Type theory, Warren G. Harding

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