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  • EINSTEIN

    Lot: 30
    Sold for: $1,380$1,200

    EINSTEIN, ALBERT (1879-1955) Letter Signed, December 29, 1942, one page, 6 1/2 x 5 1/2 in., to Mrs. Fiske Warren, thanking her for sending a liquid of some kind, "It was very kind of you to send more ...

  • EMERSON

    Lot: 32
    Sold for: $805$700

    EMERSON, RALPH WALDO (1803-1882) Two Autograph Letters Signed, the first c. 1870 concerning the care of Emerson's boat, "thanks for your charitable care of my boat. A roguish boy long ago more ...

  • EMERSON

    Lot: 33
    Sold for: $2,185$1,900

    EMERSON, RALPH WALDO (1803-1882) Six Autograph Letters Signed, 1856-1864, to Mr. A.M. Ide; the first, November 17, 1856, four pages, concerning dates as a lecturer; second, March 13, 1858, two more ...

  • GREELEY

    Lot: 35
    Sold for: $230$200

    GREELEY, HORACE (1811-1872) Autograph Letter Signed, New York, Dec. 11, 1844, one page, to A.M. Ide, Jr., accepting a verse for publication in the New York Tribune and offering advice... "You more ...

  • GRISWOLD

    Lot: 36
    Sold for: $173$150

    GRISWOLD, MATTHEW (1714-1799) Signed Document, one page, dated May 10, 1785, appointing Phinehas Baldwin a captain in the Connecticut State Militia, more ...

  • HAMILTON

    Lot: 37
    Sold for: $10,350$9,000

    HAMILTON, ALEXANDER (1757-1804) Letter Signed, September 20, 1794, two pages, folio, to Governor Thomas Mifflin of Pennsylvania, concerning the Whiskey Rebellion and the threat to send in militia to more ...

  • HARDY

    Lot: 38
    Sold for: $403$350

    HARDY, THOMAS Autograph Letter Signed, one page, December 27, 1890, regretting that he cannot write a story at present but will communicate at a later more ...

  • HAYES

    Lot: 39
    Sold for: $288$250

    HAYES, RUTHERFORD B. (1822-1893) Signed Document, February 8, 1878, as President, one page, folio, on vellum, commission for Charles H. Amsden as Ensign in the Navy, countersigned by R.W. more ...

  • HOLMES

    Lot: 40
    Sold for: $345$300

    HOLMES, OLIVER WENDELL (1809-1893) Autograph Letter Signed, one page, 8vo, October 3, 1919, to Mrs. Fiske Warren complimenting her on her writing, "an imaginative approach to what affects your more ...

  • JACKSON

    Lot: 42
    Sold for: $633$550

    JACKSON, ANDREW (1767-1845) Signed Document, as President, August 23rd, 1833, one page, 4to, on vellum, commission for Charles Boardman as a carpenter in the Navy, countersigned by John Boyle, more ...

  • JAMES

    Lot: 43
    Sold for: $920$800

    JAMES, HENRY (1843-1916) Series of three Autograph Letters Signed, two to Mrs. Fiske Warren, 1909 and 1911, the first concerning Isabella Gardner and paying her high compliments, "she is a great more ...

  • JAMES

    Lot: 43A
    Sold for: $978$850

    JAMES, WILLIAM (1842-1910) Series of Six Autograph Letters Signed, 1887-1908, to Mrs. Fiske Warren and others, regarding, among other things, The Perice Lectures, "I am trying to raise 1000 more ...

  • JEFFERSON

    Lot: 44
    Sold for: $3,738$3,250

    JEFFERSON, THOMAS (1743-1826) and MADISON, JAMES (1751-1836) Signed Document, undated, as President, one page, folio, on vellum, with cancellation but without ship's information, etc., more ...

  • Jefferson, Thomas (1746-1826)

    Lot: 45
    Sold for: $3,335$2,900

    Jefferson, Thomas (1746-1826), Signed Document, one age, as President, on vellum, appointing Joseph Boomer First Lieutenant in the Second Regiment of Infantry, April 17, 1802, countersigned by Henry more ...

  • JOHN PAUL

    Lot: 46
    Sold for: $115$100

    JOHN PAUL, II, POPE Signed Photograph, c. 1985, signed Joahnnes Paulus PPII, 5 1/2 x 3 more ...

  • KAHLO

    Lot: 47
    Sold for: $7,475$6,500

    KAHLO, FRIDA (1907-1954) and RIVERA, DIEGO (1886-1957) Archive of Correspondence, between Kahlo, Rivera, and Francis Flynn Paine of the Paine Mexican Arts Corporation, related to personal matters, more ...

  • KENNEDY

    Lot: 48
    Sold for: $1,265$1,100

    KENNEDY, JOHN F. (1917-1963) and KENNEDY, JACQUELINE (1929-1994) Signed Campaign Poster, c. 1956, for U.S. Senate, inscribed on the reverse, "Thanks for coming, John Kennedy Jackie Kennedy," more ...

  • KENNEDY

    Lot: 49
    Sold for: $1,495$1,300

    KENNEDY, JOHN F. (1917-1963) PROFILES IN COURAGE, 1956, paperback, autographed with inscription, together with three letters from Edward Kennedy, one letter from Joseph Kennedy and a secretarial more ...

  • KIPLING

    Lot: 50
    Sold for: $460$400

    KIPLING, RUDYARD (1865-1936) Autograph Note Signed, [n.d.], 1 page, 4to, to S.S. McClure & co., requesting galley proofs for the remainder of CAPTAINS COURAGEOUS, together with Kipling, J. L, more ...

  • RARE AND IMPORTANT SIGNED SKETCH OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN BY HANS BALLING Watercolor on paper

    Lot: 51
    Sold for: $46,000$40,000

    RARE AND IMPORTANT SIGNED SKETCH OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN BY HANS BALLING Watercolor on paper, signed A. Lincoln and inscribed "Sketched Sept. 23 1864" and signed H. Balling lower right, affixed more ...

  • (LINCOLN ASSASSINATION - BROADSIDE) Lincoln

    Lot: 52
    Sold for: $18,400$16,000

    (LINCOLN ASSASSINATION - BROADSIDE) Lincoln, Abraham (1809-65), War Department, Washington, April 20, 1865, $100,000 REWARD! The Murderer of Our Late Beloved President, Abraham Lincoln, is still at more ...

  • LINCOLN

    Lot: 53
    Sold for: $3,738$3,250

    LINCOLN, ABRAHAM (1809-1865) Signed Document, March 4th, 1863, as President, one page, folio, appointing John L. Martin Collector of Internal Revenue for the third Collection District of Ohio; more ...

  • LINCOLN

    Lot: 54
    Sold for: $4,025$3,500

    LINCOLN, ABRAHAM (1809-1865) Signed Document, August 19th 1862, as President, one page, folio, appointing John L. Martin a Collector of Taxes for the third Collection District of Ohio; countersigned more ...

  • LINCOLN

    Lot: 56
    Sold for: $4,025$3,500

    LINCOLN, ABRAHAM (1809-1865) Autograph Note Signed, November 26, 1864, on a card, "Allow the bearer, Mr. Gray, to visit Major Geo. B. Kyle, prisoner at Baltimore, November 26, 1864, A. more ...

  • (LINCOLN

    Lot: 57
    Sold for: $1,150$1,000

    (LINCOLN, ABRAHAM) A Calligraphic Specimen Depicting a Portrait of Lincoln and a Poem, showing foliate scrolls and birds about a central portrait of Lincoln with three eight line stanzas more ...

  • LINDBERGH

    Lot: 58
    Sold for: $345$300

    LINDBERGH, CHARLES A. (1902-1974) Signature (n.d.), on sheet of paper, 5 3/4 x 9 more ...

  • (LINDBERGH

    Lot: 59
    Sold for: $920$800

    (LINDBERGH, CHARLES) A Collection of Memorabilia, including a press pass dated July 22, 1927, signed Colonel Lindbergh, a silvered bronze statue, stamps, framed photographs, commemorative plate, more ...

  • (LITERARY FIGURES

    Lot: 60
    Sold for: $978$850

    (LITERARY FIGURES, 19TH CENTURY) Eleven Autograph Letters Signed, by a variety of accomplished and obscure figures from the American literary community of the second half 19th century; all written more ...

  • LONGFELLOW

    Lot: 62
    Sold for: $144$125

    LONGFELLOW, HENRY WADSWORTH (1807-1882) Signature Card, signed and dated 1873, framed with engraving, 2 x 4 more ...

  • LONGFELLOW

    Lot: 63
    Sold for: $1,725$1,500

    LONGFELLOW, HENRY WADSWORTH (1807-1882) Autograph Letter Signed, Cambridge, July 4, 1843, four pages, to A.M. Ide, Jr., in which he apologizes for being a negligent correspondent, how he spent the more ...