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Four Typed Signed Letters addressing Albert West, Esq. Massachusetts Bar Association 1961-1964
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Four Typed Signed Letters addressing Albert West, Esq. Massachusetts Bar Association 1961-1964

By Hughes, Richard J. (Joseph) 1909-92.

typed signed letters in original post canceled mailing envelopes. Signed by Hughes and one 1935 signature of Albert West. 10.25 x 7.25-inches (26x18,5cm). /Near Fine All correspondence enclosed in original mailing envelopes. 1. December 15, 1961 on watermarked personal stationery after his November 7th gubernatorial win and thanking West for his confidence. The next three on State of New Jersey Office of the Governor Trenton stationery: 2. February 8, 1962 declining invitation for St. Patrick's Day in Boston (with pencil quote on envelope rear from West with copy of his signature from a book ffep 1935 to match handwriting); 3. April 9, 1962 thanking West for 4/3/62 note and how he missed the MBA; 4. April 2, 1964 "Dear Al: The exoneration of the Irish certainly brightened my St. Patrick's Day. Now if we can put our thoughts to clearing Democratic politicians of the usual unjust Republican accusations - the clearance by verse is preferred - life hereabouts would be even more complete...." In New Jersey, Hughes served as both as the 45th Governor 1962-70 and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court 1973-79. Retiring at the mandatory age of 70 in 1979, he practiced law until his death in 1992. Albert West, Esq. was Executive Director of the Massachusetts Bar Association then at 15 Pemberton Square in Boston..

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TSL from Herbert Hoover to Mrs. Laserte asking for a donation for Boys' Clubs of America.
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TSL from Herbert Hoover to Mrs. Laserte asking for a donation for Boys' Clubs of America.

By Hoover, Herbert [Clark] 1864-1964.

New York., 1/20/58. 7.5 x 10.5 Arena Bond Paper Rag Content by Ailing & Cory Co. Rochester, NY (1819-1999). Signed by Herbert Hoover in blue ink. Fine. "Dear Mrs. Laserte: I greatly dislike writing begging letters but I am as convinced of the great importance of the Boys' Clubs of America that I violate my rule in asking your consideration of a contribution among the many other calls upon you at this time. In this work there are 500 boys' Clubs with more thatn 425,000 boy members in the slum areas of 290 cities throughout the country where we definitely are reducing delinquency, improving health, morals and preparing them for the skilled trades. The are some 3,000,000 such boys and the country is in great need of expansion of this movement. We do no ask for much from any one individual and most gifts are from $10.00 to $25.00. They are, of course, tax deductible. I send you herewith a leaflet which explains the work. I hope it commends itself to you. Faithfully Herbert Hoover. P.S. Checks should be made payable to Boys' Clubs of America." Hoover was elected chairman of the board of BCA (founded in 1860) in 1936 and became a life long advocate, including doing the task of fundraising. Their name was changed in 1990 to include girls, BGCA..

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No. 2984. Received of Timothy Skinner the Sum of ten pounds for the use and service of the State of Massachusetts Bay...to repay by the First Day of March A.D. 1782 the aforesaid Sum of with Interest Annually at Six per Cent per Annum...drafted October 16, 1778
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No. 2984. Received of Timothy Skinner the Sum of ten pounds for the use and service of the State of Massachusetts Bay...to repay by the First Day of March A.D. 1782 the aforesaid Sum of with Interest Annually at Six per Cent per Annum...drafted October 16, 1778

By Gardiner, H. (Henry) Treasurer.

Boston: Collection of the State Street Bank and Trust Company, 1974. Illustrated by Pine tree crest and illustrate ribbon and stem border. facsimile edition. yellow parchment broadside . Signed by I. Scollay and P. Boyen (committee) and Witness my Hand, H. Gardiner, Treasurer. 21.5x14.5cm. pp. [2]. Fine. Suitable for framing..

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No. 209. In Behalf of the State of Massachusetts Bay, I the Subscriber do hereby pre...to repay by the First Day of March A.D. 1782 the aforesaid Sum of with Interest Annually at Six per Cent per Annum...drafted October 16, 1778
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No. 209. In Behalf of the State of Massachusetts Bay, I the Subscriber do hereby pre...to repay by the First Day of March A.D. 1782 the aforesaid Sum of with Interest Annually at Six per Cent per Annum...drafted October 16, 1778

By Gardiner, H. (Henry) Treasurer.

Boston: Collection of the State Street Bank and Trust Company, 1974. Illustrated by Pine tree crest and illustrate ribbon and stem border. facsimile edition. yellow parchment broadside . Signed by I. Scollay and P. Boyen (committee) and Witness my Hand, H. Gardiner, Treasurer. 10.5x5cm. pp. [2]. Fine. Suitable for framing..

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Report of the Minority of the Select Committee, relative to the boundary line between this State and the State of New-Jersey. No. 316. In Assembly April 6, 1831
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Report of the Minority of the Select Committee, relative to the boundary line between this State and the State of New-Jersey. No. 316. In Assembly April 6, 1831

By Horsford, Mr.

: Privately published, 1831. First edition. Folded pamphlet. 8vo. pp. 11. Very Good. New York border of New Jersey. Small tears about old stitch holes..

$50.00

Prospects Beyond the Rubicon No. VI, VII, VIII. A Gratuitous Exhibition of the Great Southern War Horse.
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Prospects Beyond the Rubicon No. VI, VII, VIII. A Gratuitous Exhibition of the Great Southern War Horse.

By Hamilton, Major.

Philadelphia., Jan. 18, 1833. Stated 3rd edition. Folded wraps. 8vo. pp. 8. Very Good. Foxed text block, covers detached..

$125.00

TSL of Acceptance to Harvard College September 8, 1939, Registration Broadside for 1939-40 Academic Year, Regulations for Students in Harvard College  1939-40 in original mailing envelope with Two Cent Stamp on which there was postage due of One Cent.
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TSL of Acceptance to Harvard College September 8, 1939, Registration Broadside for 1939-40 Academic Year, Regulations for Students in Harvard College 1939-40 in original mailing envelope with Two Cent Stamp on which there was postage due of One Cent.

By Kennedy, Sargent [Robert Sargent Shriver], Assistant Dean 1915-2011.

n.p., 1939-40. Original edition. 4 volumes. Legal and letter sheets, envelope and pamphlet. Signed by Sargent Kennedy. pp. [2], [1], 15, envelope. Near Fine/In very good envelope. Shriver was founder of the Peace Corps and was married to Eunice (Kennedy) Shriver..

$75.00

Documents Legal (Distribution to Widow and Next of Kin): Barnstable, ss. Probate Court Commonwealth of Massachusetts
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Documents Legal (Distribution to Widow and Next of Kin): Barnstable, ss. Probate Court Commonwealth of Massachusetts

By Small, Abraham, estate of Jonathan Higgins, Administrator.

1877. Original edition. 3 volumes. Original printed sheet stored in thirds with one-flap summary information, two separate sheets. Signed by Joseph M. Day, Hannah N. Smith, Ella A. Small, James H. North, Cyrenius Smalley, Isaac Small, Emily Shedd, Polly Atkins, Leonard Cook, Betsy Kibbey. 43,5 x 28cm. pp. [2], [1], [1]. Good+. Edge chipped and fold toning ..

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IMPEACHMENT OF RICHARD M. NIXON President of the United States. Report of the Committee on the Judiciary House of Representatives. House Calendar No. 426
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IMPEACHMENT OF RICHARD M. NIXON President of the United States. Report of the Committee on the Judiciary House of Representatives. House Calendar No. 426

By Rodino, Peter W. Jr., Chairman.

Washington, DC: GPO, 1974. 93d Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Report No. 93-1305. House Document No. 93-339. 38-593 O. Stiff wraps. 8vo. pp. 528. Near Fine. Bump to several beginning pages..

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IMPEACHMENT OF RICHARD M. NIXON President of the United States. Report of the Committee on the Judiciary House of Representatives. House Calendar No. 426
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IMPEACHMENT OF RICHARD M. NIXON President of the United States. Report of the Committee on the Judiciary House of Representatives. House Calendar No. 426

By Rodino, Peter W. Jr., Chairman.

Washington, DC: GPO, 1974. 93d Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Report No. 93-1305. 37-777 O. Stiff wraps. 8vo. pp. 528. As New..

$40.00

WATERGATE: Special Prosecution Force Report.
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WATERGATE: Special Prosecution Force Report.

By WSPF.

Washington, DC: GPO, October, 1975. First edition. Stock No 027-000-00335-4. Blue stiff wraps. 8vo. pp. 277. Near Fine. Light cover sunning, internally fine..

$40.00

Message from the President of the United States to answer To a resolution of the Senate, communicating information and correspondence relative to the search of American vessels by British cruisers since the treaty of Washington, AND 2. communicating Copies of the correspondence between the government of the United States and that of Great Britain, on the subject of the right of search; with copies of the protest of the American minister at Paris against the quintuple treaty, and the correspondence thereto
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Message from the President of the United States to answer To a resolution of the Senate, communicating information and correspondence relative to the search of American vessels by British cruisers since the treaty of Washington, AND 2. communicating Copies of the correspondence between the government of the United States and that of Great Britain, on the subject of the right of search; with copies of the protest of the American minister at Paris against the quintuple treaty, and the correspondence thereto

By Polk, James K. 1795-1849.

[Washington, DC]: NP, April 20, 1846, (read, ordered and to be printed). First edition. Congress (29th, 1st session ) Senate [300]. 3 volumes. Stitched wraps. 8vo. pp. 48. Very Good. Disbound (complete) copy with toned text blocks, buckled. Indexed correspondence (1843-45) from James Buchanan, Calhoun, Edward Everett, Hugh Swinton Legare, Nelson and incidents of American frigate "Cyrus", barque "Rhoderick Dhu", H.M. sloop "Spy", H.M. brig of war "Alert", French merchant barque "Guantimozin" with Captains Foote, Sims Bosanquet, and Dumas in the ports of Rio de Janeiro and Cabinda, Africa..

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Message from the President of the United States communicating Copies of the correspondence between the government of the United States and that of Great Britain, on the subject of the right of search; with copies of the protest of the American minister at Paris against the quintuple treaty, and the correspondence thereto
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Message from the President of the United States communicating Copies of the correspondence between the government of the United States and that of Great Britain, on the subject of the right of search; with copies of the protest of the American minister at Paris against the quintuple treaty, and the correspondence thereto

By Polk, James K. 1795-1849.

[Washington, DC]: NP, June 6, 1846 (read, ordered and to be printed). First edition. Congress (29th, 1st session ) Senate [377]. Stitched wraps. 8vo. pp. 248. Very Good. Disbound (complete) copy with toned text blocks, buckled. Indexed correspondence (1840-43) from James Buchanan, Lewis Cass, Edward Everett, John Forsyth, H. S. Fox, Hugh Swinton Legare, Nelson, Mr. A. Stevenson, Daniel Webster, Abel Upshur..

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Message from the President of the United States communicating A report from the Secretary of State, with the correspondence of Mr. Wise, late United States minister to Brazil, in relation to the slave trade.
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Message from the President of the United States communicating A report from the Secretary of State, with the correspondence of Mr. Wise, late United States minister to Brazil, in relation to the slave trade.

By Polk, James K. 1795-1849.

[Washington, DC]: NP, March 3, 1848 (read, ordered and to be printed). First edition. Congress (30th, 1st session) Executive, No. 28. Stitched wraps. 8vo. pp. 133. Very Good+. Disbound (complete) copy with several corner chips, buckled. Correspondence (1845-48) from James Buchanan, Thomas H. Boyle, Thomas M. Cutter, John Graham, Hamilton Hamilton, Robert Hesketh, John Henry Kagel, Hugh Swinton Legare, Charles Nicholson, Gorham Parks, G. W. Slacum, Mr. Henry A. Wise with a Forbes, Forbes & Co. Circular No. LXXV "Postscript 24th January 1846", ship sales (schooner "Enterprise", barque "Pons"), Departures and Dispatches of American ships in Africa, Bahia, Bengal, Benguella, Cabinda, Cape Verd..

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SUPPLEMENT TO CUMULATIVE INDEX to Publications of the Committee on Un-American Activities 1955 through 1960

By Committee on Un-American Activities, U.S. House of Representatives, prepared and released by.

Washington, DC: GPO, June 1961. First edition. Original printed card wraps backed with black cloth and brown library board. 8vo (23cm). pp. 563. Near Fine/Ex-Lib. Library reference bookplate front pastedown. Contents: Rear cover and page black tabs match organization: Key to Symbols, Individuals, Publications, Organizations, Index of Facts on Communism Vol. I, and ...Vol. II. Important bibliographical reference for all manner of reports from the Committee of Un-American Activities House of Representatives covering 1938-60 through 86th Congress Sessions. After this time indices were included with reports..

$35.00

CUMULATIVE INDEX TO Publications of the Committee on Un-American Activities 1938-1954

By Committee on Un-American Activities, U.S. House of Representatives, prepared and released by.

Washington, DC: GPO, August 1962. First edition. Original wraps rebound in black library buckram. Thick 8vo (23,5cm). pp. 1344. Near Fine. Contents: Key to symbols, Individuals, Publications, Organizations. Listing example: Rubenstein, Jack...a 593, 631, 7143; I, 919-921; cp 52. Important bibliographical reference for all manner of reports from the Committee of Un-American Activities House of Representatives. Oversize..

$75.00

Communist Activities in the Buffalo, N.Y., Area. Hearings before the Committee on Un-American Activities House of Representatives...

By Committee on Un-American Activities.

Washington, DC: GPO, 1965. Illustrated by Sporn Exhibits (2). First edition. 50-834-O. Two-Staple section report. 8vo. pp. v, 1513-1666, v. Index. Near Fine. Spotty foxed line to cover with felt spine title, internally fine. Testimony: Andrew J. Berecz, Paul Sporn, Joseph C. Scioli, Edward A. Wolkenstein, Seymour Rudner, Helen Schwartz, Walter J. Zvaleko, Tobias L. Schwartz, Gertrude Alexander, Richard H. Alexander, Gloria Massa, Max Berman, Miroslaw B. Zelman, Joseph Pranis, Emanuel J. Fried..

$35.00

Communist Activities in the Chicago, Illinois, Area PART 1. HEARINGS before the Committee on Un-American Activities House of Representatives...[and] ...PART 2. APPENDIX to Hearings...

By Committee on Un-American Activities.

Washington, DC: GPO, 1965. Illustrated by reproductions period clippings. First edition. 52-810 [and] 52-810-O. 2 volumes. Two-Staple section report. 8vo. pp. v, 301-574, xvi; vi, 575-813, ix. Index. Very Good [and] Near Fine. Complete 2/2 report. Part 1 covers with spotty foxing about slightly rippled spine area, 2 corners with straightened dogears to beginning pages, felt spine title, internally near fine with 2 page corner chips. Contents: Synopsis, Testimony: Lola Belle Holmes, Lucius Armstrong, Louis Diskin, David Englestein, Milton Mitchell Cohen, Benjamin Max Friedlander, Charles Fehniger Wilson, Wilberforce Cox Jones, Versta Miller, Helen Fotine Pantazopoulos Queen, Dorothy Mixter Hayes, Leon Joy Jennings, Laura Rae Blough, Yolanda Hall, Jeremiah Stamler, Mathilde Burke (executive and public). Part 2 covers lightly soiled, with felt spine title, ink owner rear cover, internally fine. Contents: Holmes, Stamler-Hall, Cohen and Committee Exhibits, Re: Jeremiah Stamler M.D. and Yolanda F. Hall (Plaintiffs), Hon. Edwin E. Willis, et al (Defendant). (Post as one book)..

$55.00

CUMULATIVE INDEX TO Publications of the Committee on Un-American Activities 1938-1954 [and] SUPPLEMENT TO...1955 through 1960

By Committee on Un-American Activities, U.S. House of Representatives, prepared and released by.

Washington, DC: GPO, August 1962. First edition. [no number listed, assumed 88158] and 88158-O. 2 volumes. Original printed card wraps, topboard emblem. Thick 8vo (23,5cm). pp. 1344; 563. Very Good [and] Near Fine. Index has cover soil and light stains about concave spine with minor spine nick repair, straightened curls to several edge pages of 3 corners following old straightened cover folds, internally near fine. Contents: Key to symbols, Individuals, Publications, Organizations. Listing example: Rubenstein, Jack...a 593, 631, 7143; I, 919-921; cp 52. Supplement has cover soil, internally fine. Contents: Rear cover and page black tabs match organization: Key to Symbols, Individuals, Publications, Organizations, Index of Facts on Communism Vol. I, and ...Vol. II. Important bibliographical reference for all manner of reports from the Committee of Un-American Activities House of Representatives covering 1938-60 through 86th Congress Sessions. After this time indices were included with reports. [There was also an "Issue Index to Publications"...covering 1939-41] which is also scarce. (Oversize post)..

$150.00

Violations of State Department Travel Regulations and Pro-Castro Propaganda Activities in the United States, PART 5. HEARINGS before the Committee on Un-American Activities House of Representatives...

By Committee on Un-American Activities.

Washington, DC: GPO, 1964. Illustrated by reproductions. First edition. 40-013. Two-Staple section report. 8vo. pp. xvi; vi, 575-813, ix. Appendix, Index. Very Good+. Cover has thin foxed line and light stain, internally near fine with several straightened dogears. Contents: Synopsis, Testimony: George Luke, Alexander Lewing, Yvonne Marie Bond, Morton B. Slater, Edward Lemansky, Albert Lasater Maher, Appendix (Committee Exhibits). Note: Part 5 ONLY, Parts 1-4 NOT included..

$25.00

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