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image of Autograph Letter Signed ("Buenaventura Baez"), as President to Colonel Joseph W. Fabens, Minister Plenipotentiary of the Republic

Autograph Letter Signed ("Buenaventura Baez"), as President to Colonel Joseph W. Fabens, Minister Plenipotentiary of the Republic

by (Dominican Republic) Báez, Buenaventura

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1870
Condition
Fine
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Santo Domingo, 1870. 2 pp. pen and ink, in Spanish, on "Residencia del Ejecutivo" letterhead, affixed at left margin to sheet and mounted with 1869 1 peso note from Banco Nacional de Santo Domingo. 4to (10 x 8 1/4 in.). Fine. 2 pp. pen and ink, in Spanish, on "Residencia del Ejecutivo" letterhead, affixed at left margin to… Read more
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image of An autograph letter signed (as T.E. Shaw) to 'Dear Bordewich', relating to 'boats for the RAF'

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One page, small quarto; Plymouth, 24 November 1932; light creases across and down the middle (where folded for posting); 'Mr S Smith' written in red pencil on the verso; in excellent condition. From the spring of 1931 until the end of his enlistment in February 1935, T.E. Lawrence 'was part of a small team that developed and perfected the… Read more
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Autograph letter signed; describing Lincoln's review of the troops of the Army of the Potomac. Approx. 1000 words.

by [CIVIL WAR; LINCOLN, Abraham] PENFIELD, Ira, Private, 17th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry.

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Jeffrey H. Marks Rare Books
Published
Saturday April 11, 1863.
Condition
Fine original condition.
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$2,500.00

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Camp near Brooks Station,, Saturday April 11, 1863.. Fine original condition.. 15-1/2 x 9-3/4 inches.. "...Yesterday I witnessed one of the grandest sights that I ever beheld. Our whole corps was reviewed by the President, Generals Hooker, McLain, Howard, Steinway, Secretary Seward and an innumerable host of Brigadier Generals, and it was a sight that… Read more
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image of Autograph Letter, signed ("May"), to Helen [Gaudin], from Baghdad, dated 2 May 1946. [With:] Recipes from Baghdad, editor's copy, signed by contributors, with presentation inscription in Arabic to Mrs Gaudin from 'Aliya, Queen Mother of Iraq

Autograph Letter, signed ("May"), to Helen [Gaudin], from Baghdad, dated 2 May 1946. [With:] Recipes from Baghdad, editor's copy, signed by contributors, with presentation inscription in Arabic to Mrs Gaudin from 'Aliya, Queen Mother of Iraq

by (Iraq) Beattie, May H.

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1946
Condition
Letter: small loss from old staple at top of first leaf (affecting two letters). Near fine. Book: Black cloth, title in green, i
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Baghdad, 1946. Six pages in ink on three leaves. 1 vols. 8vo. Letter: small loss from old staple at top of first leaf (affecting two letters). Near fine. Book: Black cloth, title in green, illustration of measuring utensils on pastedowns. Pictorial dust jacket. Binding a bit rubbed, spine faded with small loss at head Very good minus. Six… Read more
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image of Autograph Letter, signed ("A. Macmillan") to Trelawney Saunders, 24 April 1884, concerning the Charles M. Doughty and the manuscript of Travels in Arabia Deserta

Autograph Letter, signed ("A. Macmillan") to Trelawney Saunders, 24 April 1884, concerning the Charles M. Doughty and the manuscript of Travels in Arabia Deserta

by (Doughty, Charles M) Macmillan, Alexander

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1884
Condition
Narrow trace of old mount on left margin of first page. Very good plus
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London, 1884. 3 pages on a bifolium of Macmillan & Co. letterhead. 1 vols. 12mo. Narrow trace of old mount on left margin of first page. Very good plus. 3 pages on a bifolium of Macmillan & Co. letterhead. 1 vols. 12mo. 'Upon no theory of scholarship is the style tolerable ...'. Remarkable letter from publisher Alexander Macmillan… Read more
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image of Autograph letter, signed ("Dorothy") to John Steinbeck, on Oscar Hammerstein's death

Autograph letter, signed ("Dorothy") to John Steinbeck, on Oscar Hammerstein's death

by (Steinbeck, John) Hammerstein, Dorothy

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1960
Condition
Fine
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New York, 1960. 1 page, single sheet 10 East 63rd St. stationery. With note at bottom in Elaine Steinbeck's hand "At Oscar's Hammerstein's death". 8vo. Fine. 1 page, single sheet 10 East 63rd St. stationery. With note at bottom in Elaine Steinbeck's hand "At Oscar's Hammerstein's death". 8vo. "Thank you for your note. Knowing you and Elaine so… Read more
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image of Autograph Letter Signed ("John Burroughs"), to Leonard Morgan Brown of Norfolk, England, regarding Whitman

Autograph Letter Signed ("John Burroughs"), to Leonard Morgan Brown of Norfolk, England, regarding Whitman

by (Whitman, Walt) Burroughs, John

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1885
Condition
Bifolium, the last page written vertically on verso of first, trace remains of mounts to terminal blank page
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West Park, NY, 1885. 3 pages. 8vo. Bifolium, the last page written vertically on verso of first, trace remains of mounts to terminal blank page. 3 pages. 8vo. ON WHITMAN: "HE IS A LARGE, HEROIC, HELPFUL SOUL" A letter from one of Whitman's disciples to a British admirer, rich in biographical detail on the bard, then recently installed… Read more
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image of Autograph Letter, signed ("Very sincerely Arthur B. Davies"), to Florence Thompson

Autograph Letter, signed ("Very sincerely Arthur B. Davies"), to Florence Thompson

by (Seurat, Georges)(Quinn, John) Davies, Arthur B.

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1925
Condition
Fine, with conjugate bank
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$1,000.00

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337 E. 57th street, New York, 1925. 12 lines (50 words). 1 vols. 8vo. Fine, with conjugate bank. 12 lines (50 words). 1 vols. 8vo. Arthur B. Davies (1862-1928), American artist and organizer of the International Exhibition of Modern Art (the 1913 Armory show), knew the visionary American collector John Quinn in connection with Quinn's loans to the… Read more
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image of Autograph Letter Signed ("James Smith"), declining an invitation to attend a performance of Shakespeare

Autograph Letter Signed ("James Smith"), declining an invitation to attend a performance of Shakespeare

by (British Romantics) Smith, James, & Horatio Smith

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
29 April [n.y.]
Condition
Toned, mounted. WITH: Autograph Letter Signed ("Horatio Smith"), 1 p, 8vo, Brighton, 14 October 1828, toned, tipped to verso of
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10 Austin Friars [London], 29 April [n.y.]. 1 page. 8vo. Toned, mounted. WITH: Autograph Letter Signed ("Horatio Smith"), 1 p, 8vo, Brighton, 14 October 1828, toned, tipped to verso of same mount. 1 page. 8vo. A pair of letters from brother-humorists James Smith (1775-1839) and Horatio Smith (1779-1849), authors of the celebrated parody anthology "Rejected Addresses" (1812) which… Read more
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image of Autograph letter, signed ("Sincerely, Gordon Grand"), to Sidney Smith, 27 January 1946, concerning the Somerville and Ross Bibliography and his "debt to these authors

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Millbrook, New York, 1946. One page, on ruled letterhead, G.G., Millbrook, New York. 4to. Old fold. Fine. One page, on ruled letterhead, G.G., Millbrook, New York. 4to. GG on Somerville & Ross: 'for truly I am much in debt to these authors'. A fine letter from Grand to bookseller Sidney Smith of Canaan, New York, "making some inroads… Read more
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image of Autograph letter signed ("Alexandre Dumas fils")

Autograph letter signed ("Alexandre Dumas fils")

by [VERDI, Giuseppe 1813-1901]. Dumas, Alexandre 1824-1895

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J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC
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1 page. Octavo. Dumas tells his "chère amie" that, although he hardly knows a certain Mr. Berardi, he will send his correspondent a word of introduction. Slightly worn; creased at folds and slightly overall; several pinholes to corners; pencilled annotations to margins. During his lifetime French writer and dramatist Alexandre Dumas, fils (1824-1895) was as celebrated as… Read more
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Autograph Letter Signed

by (CIVIL WAR)

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Argosy Book Store
Published
1863
Condition
very good(+)
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$300.00

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Appleton, WI, 1863. unbound. very good(+). Fine content A.L.S. 4to., 2 pages, Appleton, WI, January 27, 1863, providing news of troop movements and the firing and replacement of several Generals, in part: "...I suppose Rosecrans Army is at Murfreesboro yet. You see they cashiered and dismissed Porter. They ought to do the same with Buell or shoot him.… Read more
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Autograph Letter Signed

by (EXPLORATION -- VENEZUELA). TALCOTT, Allyn K. (1839-1916)

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Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, ABAA
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This obscure seaman was apparently just your run-of-the-mill sailor; apparently he did see Civil War service, as he appears in the rolls of Civil War veterans from Connecticut. Interesting ALS describing a journey up the Orinoco River in Venezuela, 3pp (lettersheet), 7½" X 10", Angostura, Venezuela, 8 November 1858. Addressed to his sister, Livy. Very good. Routine folds and… Read more
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Autograph letter signed.

by [MESSRS I. CAMONDO ET CIE ON BEHALF OF [PROBABLY] MOISE DE CAMONDO, (Ottoman Empire-born French banker, art collector and philanthropist), (1860-1935)].

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Khalkedon Books, IOBA
Published
1901
Condition
Very Good
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Constantinople: I. Camondo & Cie, Constantinople Letterhead., 17 Janvier 1901, 1901. No Binding. Very Good. Original autograph letter signed (ALS) by P.pon "[We hereby declare that Ms. L. Cassinelli occupied our house located in Pera Rue, Hodja Ali No 19. On December 1, 1887, and left him on September 30, 1899. That during all time, he did not… Read more
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image of Autograph letter signed ("James Petrie") to John A. Clements, Esq. ("My Dear Friend")

Autograph letter signed ("James Petrie") to John A. Clements, Esq. ("My Dear Friend")

by (Pluckemin, New Jersey) Petrie, Rev. James

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1853
Condition
Old folds, fine
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Pluckamin [NJ], 1853. 2 pp. on 1 leaf, stampless cover, pen and ink on paper with accompanying envelope. 4to. Old folds, fine. 2 pp. on 1 leaf, stampless cover, pen and ink on paper with accompanying envelope. 4to. 'The Rappers Are Still in Full Blast'. An entertaining and predictably pious letter mentioning the "rappers," a reference to the… Read more
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Autograph Letter, signed ("Robert C")

by (Civil War)

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1862
Condition
Very good
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Roanoke [Island] Camp Stanton, 1862. 4 pp., on letterhead displaying the Union flag. 1 vols. 8vo. Very good. 4 pp., on letterhead displaying the Union flag. 1 vols. 8vo. Civil War Letter from the Outer Banks. In February 1862, as part of Nrg. Ge. Abrose Burnside's North Carolina Expedition, Union forces captured Roanoke Island and the Confederate fortifcations… Read more
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Autograph letter signed [sealed] 'Vâlî-yi Edirne Es-Seyyid Ismail Rahmi' to famous Crimean origin Haci Giray family for condolences.

by [TEPEDELENLIZÂDE] ISMAIL RAHMI PASHA, (Active as Turkish / Ottoman governor of Adrianople between 1848-1850).

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Khalkedon Books, IOBA
Published
1849
Condition
Very Good
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$175.00

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[Edirne - [Adrianople]]: AH: [12]65, 1849. No Binding. Very Good. Original autograph manuscript letter sent to Haci Giray family for condolences on Haci Giray's death. 38x21 cm. On a special paper with 'ahar'. Sealed. 1 p. Has six lines. With a legible script and fine calligraphic style. It starts with 'huve'. He was a Turkish statesman, governor and… Read more
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image of Autograph letter signed, ("Joseph Otis") to Jonathan Jackson ("Sir") regarding his position as Collector of Customs

Autograph letter signed, ("Joseph Otis") to Jonathan Jackson ("Sir") regarding his position as Collector of Customs

by (BARNSTABLE, MA) Otis, Joseph

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The Old Mill Bookshop
Published
1796
Condition
Old folds, small tear in margin. VG
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Barnstable, [Mass], 1796. 1p. pen and ink on paper. 8vo. Old folds, small tear in margin. VG. 1p. pen and ink on paper. 8vo. 'I Sacrificed My All in the Revolution'. Joseph Otis (1728-1810), the brother of zealous Massachusetts patriot, James Otis, and a former General of militia known popularly as "Brigadier Otis, was appointed by George Washington,… Read more
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AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED

by [ROOSEVELT, Franklin Delano] ROOSEVELT, Sara

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Charles Agvent
Published
[1935]
Condition
Normal folds from mailing. Near Fine
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Washington DC, [1935]. Letter. Normal folds from mailing. Near Fine. A four-page AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED by the mother of Franklin Delano Roosevelt on one sheet of White House stationery folded to make four pages. Addressed to one of the daughters of United States Army officer and polar explorer A. W. Greely. Though not dated, we can narrow… Read more
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image of Autograph Letter signed ["Anne Cobden-Sanderson"] to Mary

Autograph Letter signed ["Anne Cobden-Sanderson"] to Mary

by (Doves Press) Cobden-Sanderson, Anne

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The Old Mill Bookshop
Published
Sunday
Condition
Fine
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The Chesnuts, Ebford, Topham, S. Devon, Sunday. 3 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Fine. 3 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. "I was so sorry to ---away without coming to wish you 'good-bye' & hear how you were feeling.
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Autograph letter signed

by [Manuscript - correspondence]; Wesley

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Rabelais - Fine Books on Food & Drink
Published
1955
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New Castle [?], 1955. Single leaf (24 x 20.5 cm.), one leaf (text on one side only, approximately 175 words). A light and touching correspondence from an absent husband (perhaps in the military or in some sort of work camp environment) to his absent wife; a nice glimpse of mid-19th century relations. "Wesley" reassures his wife, "Mary" "We get… Read more
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Autograph letter signed ("Geo F. Root") to ("Sir")

by (Popular Song) Root, George F.

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The Old Mill Bookshop
Published
1885
Condition
Trimmed, old folds, residue from album paper on verso, good
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Chicago, 1885. 1 p., pen and ink on paper. 8vo. Trimmed, old folds, residue from album paper on verso, good. 1 p., pen and ink on paper. 8vo. 'I Am So Pressed By The Publishers'. A letter penned by antebellum period and Civil war era American songwriter, George Frederick Root (1820-1895), best known for his sentimental popular songs… Read more
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Autograph Letter Signed (secretarial)

by (MITCHELL, S. Weir, 1829-1914)

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Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, ABAA
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This pioneering American physician, considered the father of neurology, was also a psychiatrist and bestselling writer and poet. Secretarial ALS, 2pp (lettersheet), 5" X 8", Philadelphia, PA, 1898 August 11. Addressed to Edward Peterson. Near fine. On his "S. Weir Mitchell, M.D." letterhead, Mitchell's secretary pens a letter on his behalf. In part: "Dr Mitchell has forwarded me some… Read more
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Autograph Letter Signed

by (MONTANA -- Mine Claim.) SMITH, Alonzo (1832-1912)

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Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, ABAA
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Montana resident, possibly an attorney. ALS, 2pp (separate leaves), 8½" X 11", Harlem, MT, 1904 July 21. Addressed to "My dear James & Albert," Smith's brothers. Near fine. Handsomely penned in black ink in a large readable hand, this letter largely concerns the claims on "poor Writ's property," for "some of his old time prospect loving friend got around… Read more
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Autograph letter signed ("Archibald MacLeish") to ("Mr. Applefield")

by ((PULITZER PRIZE)) Macleish, Archibald

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The Old Mill Bookshop
Published
1/20/78
Condition
VG
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Paget [Bermuda], 1/20/78. 1p. pen and ink on paper. 4to. VG. 1p. pen and ink on paper. 4to. 'Had My World Been Right Side Up'. A somewhat doleful and revealing letter citing difficult times, by the three-time Pulitzer prize-winning American poet and writer, to "Mr. Applefield," probably author David Applefield, who would have been the opinion editor for… Read more
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Autograph Letter Signed

by (SOAP / BATHING). WATSON, David S. (?-?)

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Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, ABAA
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This Boston businessman was partner in the firm of Winslow, Rand & Co. Wholesale Grocers. ALS, 1p, 8" X 10½", Boston, MA, 23 December 1881. Addressed to "Friend Nutter." Very good. Original folds; single archivally closed (on verso) edge tear. On imprinted company letterhead listing the four principal officers, Watson comments interestingly on the use of soap: "I shall… Read more
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Autograph Letter Signed ("Wm H. Spencer") To J[edidiah] D[owns] Commins of Lima [Livonia, Ontario county] , New York

by (New York State) Spencer, William H.

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The Old Mill Bookshop
Published
1821
Condition
Regarding the Convention bill which he feels will not pass this time but another is being put forth. Folds, some browning, else
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Albany, 1821. One page with integral address leaf with Spencer's free frank. 1 vols. 4to. Regarding the Convention bill which he feels will not pass this time but another is being put forth. Folds, some browning, else good. One page with integral address leaf with Spencer's free frank. 1 vols. 4to. Free frank.
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Autograph letter signed ("Mary Heaton Vorse") to Seymour Halpern in response to Halpern's query regarding the key to success in life

by (Labor) Vorse, Mary Heaton

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The Old Mill Bookshop
Published
1931
Condition
Tears not affecting text or signature, some loss to leaf edges, fair/good
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New York, 1931. 1 p. on "Hotel Brevoort" letterhead. 8-1/2 x 11 inches. Tears not affecting text or signature, some loss to leaf edges, fair/good. 1 p. on "Hotel Brevoort" letterhead. 8-1/2 x 11 inches. A letter from an author better known for her advocacy of social justice. Reading in part: "To work, opportunity and curiosity about life.… Read more
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Autograph Letter Signed

by [Flower, James

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The Kelmscott Bookshop
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1843. One page 13 line autograph letter signed by James Flower, the High Sheriff of Norfolk. In it he writes that he was postponing an appointment and noting that he we going to Mr. Simpson for his picture. Dated May 17, 1843.
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