Auction 14.06.1995

Christie's
New York, East

Datum der Auktion: 14.06.1995

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ADAMS, JOHN, President . Clipped free frank ("Free John Adams"). 47 x 72...

ADAMS, JOHN, President . Clipped free frank ("Free John Adams"). 47 x 72 mm. (1 7/8 x 2 7/8 in.); framed -- ELLERY, WILLIAM, Signer . Clipped signature ("William Ellery"). 34 x 70 mm. (1¼ x 2¾ in.), mounted, some soiling; framed. (2

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 14.06.1995

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AMERICAN 20TH CENTURY AUTOGRAPHS]. Group of 17 autographs of various...

AMERICAN 20TH CENTURY AUTOGRAPHS]. Group of 17 autographs of various statesmen, politicians, military and religious leaders, etc. Mostly 20th century. Various sizes, mostly clipped and mounted, some on browned newspaper photographs, condition varies; each framed. Includes: Gen. John J. Pershing (TLS

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 14.06.1995

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AMERICANA]. HARRISON, BENJAMIN, President . Document signed ("Benj...

AMERICANA]. HARRISON, BENJAMIN, President . Document signed ("Benj Harrison") as President, Washington, D.C., 9 March 1891, 1 page, 4to, integral blank, docketed on verso , authorizing "...the Secretary of State to cause the Seal of the United States to be affixed to...my letter...addressed to the

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 14.06.1995

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ARTHUR, CHESTER, President . Letter signed ("CA Arthur") as Vice-President...

ARTHUR, CHESTER, President . Letter signed ("CA Arthur") as Vice-President elect, to William H. Morris, New York, 8 November 1880, 1 page, 8vo, integral blank , in good condition, acknowledging the receipt of a letter and thanking an apparent supporter for his congratulations; [ARTHUR]. Letter

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 14.06.1995

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AUTHORS]. CLEMENS, SAMUEL ("Mark Twain"). Card signed ("Mark Twain...

AUTHORS]. CLEMENS, SAMUEL ("Mark Twain"). Card signed ("Mark Twain") -- IRVING, WASHINGTON. Clipped signature ("Washington Irving") -- LONGFELLOW, HENRY WADSWORTH. Clipped signature which reads: "Henry W. Longfellow, 1879" -- KIPLING, RUDYARD. Clipped signature ("Rudyard Kipling"). Framed with a

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 14.06.1995

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AUTOGRAPH ALBUM]. Album containing approximately 70 autographs of various...

AUTOGRAPH ALBUM]. Album containing approximately 70 autographs of various statesmen, politicians, Supreme Court justices, authors, etc. Various sizes, many clipped and mounted, some on browned newspaper photographs, condition varies. Includes: Robert F. Kennedy (TLS), Huey P. Long (TLS), A. Piccard

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 14.06.1995

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AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION. Group of approximately 20 miscellaneous autographs...

AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION. Group of approximately 20 miscellaneous autographs. Vp, mostly 1930's-50's. Various sizes, condition varies. Includes: Franklin D. Roosevelt (TLS and an envelope signed), Herbert Hoover (signed envelope), Goldwater (signed card and campaign pin), Ronald Reagan (signed card as

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 14.06.1995

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AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION. Group of approximately 65 miscellaneous autographs...

AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION. Group of approximately 65 miscellaneous autographs, mostly typed letters signed all written to Hon. Robert G. Simmons, Supreme Court Justice of the State of Nebraska on various matters. Vp, mostly 1930's-50's. Various sizes, condition varies. Includes: Herbert Hoover (9 TLS's

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 2.500 $ - 3.500 $

Datum: 14.06.1995

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BRITISH AUTHORS]. STEVENSON, ROBERT LOUIS. Autograph letter signed to "My...

BRITISH AUTHORS]. STEVENSON, ROBERT LOUIS. Autograph letter signed to "My dear friend," 17 Heriot Row, Edinburgh, n.d., 2 pages, 12mo, on rectos of two leaves, in sepia ink on imprinted letterhead, framed with a portrait, 300 x 490mm. (11 1/2 x 19 1/4in.) over-all : "...here I am, pretty well and

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 800 $

Datum: 14.06.1995

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BUCHANAN, JAMES, President . Autograph letter signed ("James Buchanan") to...

BUCHANAN, JAMES, President . Autograph letter signed ("James Buchanan") to James Gothrie, Lancaster, [Pennsylvania], 29 March 1853. 1 page, 4to, edges slightly browned and a trifle worn, intregral blank, recipient's docket . A letter requesting an appointment: "...I have thought that, without

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 14.06.1995

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BUCHANAN, JAMES, President. Autograph letter signed ("James Buchanan") as...

BUCHANAN, JAMES, President. Autograph letter signed ("James Buchanan") as U.S. Minister to Great Britain, introducing Mrs. Patterson of Philadelphia and Her Daughter and friend(?) for their travels in the United Kingdom. London, 10 September 1855. One page, 8vo, on "Legation of The United States

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 14.06.1995

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CHURCHILL, Sir WINSTON S. Clipped signature ("Yours trly, Winston S...

CHURCHILL, Sir WINSTON S. Clipped signature ("Yours trly, Winston S. Churchill"). 61 x 130 mm., creased from folding (just touching the "W" of signature), some discoloration from tape mounting on verso showing through signature; framed

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 14.06.1995

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CLAY, HENRY, Secretary of State . Autograph letter signed ("H. Clay") to...

CLAY, HENRY, Secretary of State . Autograph letter signed ("H. Clay") to W.H. Ewing, Ashland, [Kentucky], 14 May 1829. 1 page, 4to, 195 x 240mm. (7 3/4 x 9 1/2 in.), edges lightly browned, integral address leaf in Clay's hand with remnants of original red wax seal, seal hole, intregral address leaf

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 700 $ - 900 $

Datum: 14.06.1995

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CLEVELAND, GROVER, President . Autograph letter signed ("Grover Cleveland...

CLEVELAND, GROVER, President . Autograph letter signed ("Grover Cleveland") as President, to Robert M. Bennett, Washington, D.C., 7 June 1895. 2 3/4 pages, 8vo, Executive Mansion stationery , in good condition. President Cleveland sends his thanks: "...I enclose you my check for $108[.50] the price

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 800 $

Datum: 14.06.1995

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COLONIAL AUTOGRAPHS]. HAMILTON, ALEXANDER. Clipped closing portion of a...

COLONIAL AUTOGRAPHS]. HAMILTON, ALEXANDER. Clipped closing portion of a note signed ("A. Hamilton"). 7 September 1802 -- PEARTREE, WILLIAM. Document signed ("Wm. Peartree") as Mayor, with papered city seal. New York, 9 September 1707 -- CLINTON, DEWITT. Document signed ("DeWitt Clinton") as Mayor

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 14.06.1995

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CONGRESS]. Time magazine front cover entitled "Crisis in Congress" signed...

CONGRESS]. Time magazine front cover entitled "Crisis in Congress" signed by 14 members of Congress (of the 20 pictured on the cover). 15 January 1973 [cover publication date]. 4to; matted and framed with 2 leaves of text from the cover article. Signatures include: John Rhodes, William Saxbe, Leslie

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 700 $

Datum: 14.06.1995

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COOLIDGE, CALVIN, President. Typed letter signed ("Calvin Coolidge") as...

COOLIDGE, CALVIN, President. Typed letter signed ("Calvin Coolidge") as President to Mrs. Jennie M. Dow, thanking her for a letter and mentioning "some time I want to become better acquainted with California." Washington, D. C., 16 March 1927. One page, 4to, on White House letterhead, minor

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 400 $

Datum: 14.06.1995

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FIRST LADIES]. ADAMS, ABIGAIL. Clipped signature which reads: "Humble...

FIRST LADIES]. ADAMS, ABIGAIL. Clipped signature which reads: "Humble Servant Abigail Adams" -- MADISON, DOROTHY PAYNE ("Dolley"). Free frank signed ("Free D.P. Madison") -- LINCOLN, MARY TODD. Brief autograph note signed ("Mary Lincoln"), which reads: "May 19th 1861. Very truly yours Mary Lincoln

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 400 $

Datum: 14.06.1995

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FIRST LADIES]. ROOSEVELT, ELEANOR. Typed letter signed ("Eleanor...

FIRST LADIES]. ROOSEVELT, ELEANOR. Typed letter signed ("Eleanor Roosevelt") to Mrs. Shirah, Val-Kill Cottage, Hyde Park, N.Y., 27 February 1951, 2 pages, 4to, on Mrs. Roosevelt's personal stationery , an unusually outspoken letter on the Korean War and the necessity of the Universal Military

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 800 $

Datum: 14.06.1995

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FOREIGN AUTOGRAPHS]. LOUIS XIV. Document signed ("Louis"). May 1699...

FOREIGN AUTOGRAPHS]. LOUIS XIV. Document signed ("Louis"). May 1699 -- BISHOP OF AMIENS. Calligraphic document signed. November 1609. Marriage license on vellum of Germain du Deffand and Suzanne de Quenet -- MUSSOLINI, BENITO. Clipped signature ("Benito Mussolini") -- D'ISRAELI, BENJAMIN. Clipped

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 800 $

Datum: 14.06.1995

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GALVEZ, BERNARDO DE, Captain-General of Lousiana and the Floridas...

GALVEZ, BERNARDO DE, Captain-General of Lousiana and the Floridas . Document signed ("Bdo de Galvez," with paraph) to an unidentified correspondent, n.p., n.d., 1 page, folio, 302 x 210mm. (12 x 8 1/4 in.), integral blank, edges worn, dampstains , commending "Señor Goverrador," for his service

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 700 $ - 1.000 $

Datum: 14.06.1995

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GARFIELD, JAMES A., President. Autograph letter signed ("J. A. Garfield...

GARFIELD, JAMES A., President. Autograph letter signed ("J. A. Garfield") as member of the House of Representatives, to Mrs. Emily Talbot declining a request to prepare a paper for a meeting of the Social Science Association in Saratoga: "...I shall probably during that month be devoting my time to

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 400 $

Datum: 14.06.1995

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GEORGE III, King of England. Document signed ("George III"), demanding...

GEORGE III, King of England. Document signed ("George III"), demanding payment to Richard Vernon Sadleir 3,728.55 pounds for provisions "for the use of our forces serving in the Carolinas..." Court at St. James's, 1 May 1781. One page, folio, some soiling; framed. Countersigned by Lord North

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 400 $

Datum: 14.06.1995

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GOOKIN, NATHANAEL. Autograph document signed ("Nathanael Gookin...

GOOKIN, NATHANAEL. Autograph document signed ("Nathanael Gookin"), witnessing a marriage. 12 April 1687 -- GEORGE IV. Fragment of a document signed ("George R"). Kensington, 1740? -- SULLY, GEORGE WASHINGTON. "A set of poor lawyers." Colored caricature drawing. Circa 1830's -- [GERMAN MANUSCRIPT

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 14.06.1995

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GRANT, ULYSSES S., President. Document signed ("U.S. Grant") as President...

GRANT, ULYSSES S., President. Document signed ("U.S. Grant") as President, authorizing a warrant for the pardon of James Stanley. 14 April 1875. One page, 240 x 185 mm. (9½ x 7 3/8 in.); framed

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 700 $

Datum: 14.06.1995

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HANCOCK, JOHN]. JOHN HANCOCK AND JOHN HANCOCK, JR., Grandfather and father...

HANCOCK, JOHN]. JOHN HANCOCK AND JOHN HANCOCK, JR., Grandfather and father of the Massachusetts Signer . Document signed ("John Hancock" and "John Hancock Jnr"), "Middlesex: Watertown, "22 August 1720. 2 pages, folio, 305 x 190mm. (12 x 7 1/2 in.), edges slightly worn, two small holes at fold

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 1.200 $ - 1.800 $

Datum: 14.06.1995

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HANCOCK, JOHN, Signer (Massachusetts) . Partly printed document signed...

HANCOCK, JOHN, Signer (Massachusetts) . Partly printed document signed ("John Hancock") as President of Congress, Baltimore, 1 January 1777. 1 page, oblong folio, 328 x 210mm. (13 x 8 1/4 in.), clean separation at central fold (repairable), fold tears, light dampstains, silked on verso. "The

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 1.800 $ - 2.500 $

Datum: 14.06.1995

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HARRISON, WILLIAM HENRY, President. Autograph note signed ("Wm. H...

HARRISON, WILLIAM HENRY, President. Autograph note signed ("Wm. H. Harrison") ordering six pounds of beef for two men returned from captivity. Headquarters, Greenville, 28 August 1795. One page, oblong 12mo, 81 x 194 mm. (3¼ x 7 5/8 in.), small hole (affecting date) at uppper right; framed

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 14.06.1995

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HARRISON, BENJAMIN, President . Autograph letter signed ("Benj Harrison...

HARRISON, BENJAMIN, President . Autograph letter signed ("Benj Harrison") to Governor D.B. Hill, Washington, D.C., 9 December 1900, 1 1/2 pages, 8vo, on pages one and three of a four page sheet of Harrison's personal stationery , discussing a legal case: "I think I ought to have a fee of $10,000

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 700 $ - 900 $

Datum: 14.06.1995

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HAYES, RUTHERFORD B., President . Autograph letter signed ("RB Hayes") as...

HAYES, RUTHERFORD B., President . Autograph letter signed ("RB Hayes") as Governor of Ohio, to an unidentified correspondent, Columbus, Ohio, 20 April 1870. 1 full page, 4to, elaborately engraved "Executive Department" stationery with state emblem at top, marked "Private," one tear at horizontal

Los #: 31

Schätzpreis: 700 $ - 900 $

Datum: 14.06.1995