Massive 19th Century to 1970s Historical Figures Autograph & Documents Archive (475+)
Fascinating archive of signed documents, handwritten letters, checks, cut signatures and much more. Mostly dating to the 19th century, yet goes up into the late 20th century. 1) AUTOGRAPHS (400+): Isbael Bishop letter, Anne Roselle signed postcard, Eliza Dupuy letter, Albert Nock letters (4), receipt from WWI arms dealer, 1867 James J. Roosevelt check, John McFerran document, Theodore Sedwick letter, P.G Vought letter, Charles G. Bartlett letter, 1905 Cherokee land grant, jasper Packard document, Rob J. Stevens letter, 1892 early letter referencing electric light, Josiah P. Cooke signature, Will Durant letter, E. Lacoste letter, Pierre Nommesch signature, letter referencing P.T Barnum, letter from anti-slavery organizer Amanda Richardson, Pietro Miliani letter, Juanita Castro signatures, Robert Kennedy autopen letter and more. 2) 19th C. ENGRAVINGS (45): Hancock, Edison, Hamilton, Madison, Webster, Sherman, etc. 3) MEET THE PRESS LETTERS (120+) : Archive of letters written to Larry Spivak of "Meet the Press": Ellsworth Bunker (3), Wilbur Mills (17), Ernest Newman, Mendel Rivers (9), Franz Josef Strauss, James M. Burns (5), John McCormack (11), Ted Sorensen (2), Yen Chia-Kan, Juanita Castro (3), Robert Taft Jr (3), Lewis Mumford (3), John L. McClellan (7), Richard Russell (13), Chester Bowles (4). 4) LETTERS (20): Handwritten letters with envelopes addressed to G.K Sage in Chicago. 5) Mini collection from artist William Littlefield w/letters to museums asking to buy and display his works, list of his works and a letter from him. 6) UNSIGNED: 1833-43 "Collection of 19 Addresses, Speeches, Orations and Discourses" bound by Thomas Ewing, 1851 Mr. Webster's Speeches, 1802 Acts of The Corporation, 1864 Confederate Jefferson Davis' message to the Senate and House, 1864 General Orders no. 232 by Abraham Lincoln, 19th century Album book with handwritten recipes and more.There is simply tremendous breakdown here. Please assume there is 10-20% secretarial or autopen, mostly on letters. Plus, there is a lot of foreign unknowns that we cannot translate. That will be fun for the buyer.