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Typed Note Signed / Unsigned Typed Document / Unsigned Photograph by  Frederick M. (1890-1953) VINSON - Signed - from Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, ABAA (SKU: 31142)

Typed Note Signed / Unsigned Typed Document / Unsigned Photograph

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Typed Note Signed / Unsigned Typed Document / Unsigned Photograph

by VINSON, Frederick M. (1890-1953)

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Harlan Stone's successor as chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1946-53) was known as a strong liberal and a civil rights champion; previously, he served as a Kentucky representative and as treasury secretary under Truman. TNS, 1p, 8" X 10½", Washington, DC, 1924 February 18. Addressed to A.N. Marquis & Co. Very good. On Congressional letterhead, Vinson transmits "the personal sketch properly corrected as directed... of the 1924-25 Who's Who in America...." Boldly signed. Accompanied by the aforementioned sketch, a partly printed unsigned TD, 1p, 8½" X 11", n.p., 1924 February 19. Typed draft of Vinson's brief "Who's Who" entry, bearing one hand-printed correction, quite likely (but not conclusively) in Vinson's hand. Comes with a fine 8½" X 6½" glossy news agency photograph (International News Photo) of 1947 showing Vinson as chief justice administering the oath of office to the new U.S. Solicitor General while Attorney General Tom Clark observes. A choice and scarce image, with the original mimeographed caption sheet still present. A fascinating assemblage.

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Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, ABAA US (US)
Seller's Inventory #
31142
Title
Typed Note Signed / Unsigned Typed Document / Unsigned Photograph
Author
VINSON, Frederick M. (1890-1953)
Book condition
Used
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1
Keywords
AUTOGRAPH, AUTOGRAPHS "JURISPRUDENCE
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Autographs; Law;
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Autograph

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Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, ABAA

Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts accepts most major credit cards and PayPal. Checks are welcome. Institutions will be accommodated as their procedures require. Every effort has been made to describe each book and any defects accurately. If an item proves unsatisfactory for any reason, it may be returned within seven days. We would appreciate a courtesy call if an item is being returned. Member ABAA, ILAB, MWABA, The Manuscript Society.

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About Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, ABAA

Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts has been serving book lovers, collectors and institutions since 1991. Our inventory of quality out-of-print books spans 50 subjects, while the extensive autograph holdings have a decidedly historical bent, reflecting personages from every field of human endeavor.

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