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7000. [FILM] Mia Farrow (b. 1945) American actress. Signed, inscribed note card, 1983, 6-1/4 x 4-1/2". VG.

7001. [MICHIGAN] Thomas Witherell Palmer (1830-1913) U.S. Senator from the state of Michigan. He is considered to be one of the most significant figures in the history of Detroit, Michigan. He was also one of the founders and the first president of the Detroit Museum of Art (now known as the Detroit Institute of Arts), to which he contributed $16,000 and its current building stands on the site of Palmer's former home. SIGNATURE.

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Portrait of Palmer

 

7002. [NY] Reuben Eaton Fenton (1819-1885) American merchant and politician from New York. He was Governor of New York from 1865 to 1868, elected in 1864 and 1866. In 1868, he was among the candidates to be Vice President but the nomination went eventually to Schuyler Colfax. Also a US senator and congressman. Free Frank Signature clipped from cover.

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Portrait of Fenton

 

7003. [WISC] TALLMADGE, Nathaniel Pitcher, a Senator from New York; born in Chatham, Columbia County, N.Y., February 8, 1795; graduated from Union College, Schenectady, N.Y., in 1815; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1818 and commenced practice in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.; member, State assembly 1828; member, State senate 1830-1833; elected as a Jacksonian to the United States Senate in 1833; reelected as a Democrat in 1839, and served from March 4, 1833, to June 17, 1844, when he resigned, having been appointed by President John Tyler to be Governor of Wisconsin Territory, with residence in Fond du Lac; served as Governor of Wisconsin Territory until his removal from office in May 1845; devoted himself to writing religious tracts; died in Battle Creek, Mich., November 2, 1864; interment in Rienzi Cemetery, Fond du Lac, Wis. CLIP SIGNATURE [quite foxed].

 

7004. [EARLY US SENATORS] two clip signatures: Dudley Chase (1771-1846) Senator from Vermont. Fair condition with unobtrusive tear. W.B. Allison (1829-1908) was an early leader of the Iowa Republican Party, who represented northeastern Iowa for four consecutive terms in the U.S. House before representing his state for six consecutive terms in the U.S. Senate............25-35

 

7005. [NOBEL PRIZE] Arthur L. Schawlow (1921-1999) American physicist. He is best remembered for his work on lasers, for which he was awarded a 1981 Nobel Prize. HIS STATIONERY SIGNED, 1982, inscribed in type to collector..............25-35

7006. MICHAEL DEBAKEY - famous heart surgeon. Signed card. Nice.

7007. [CIVIL WAR] JAMES H. PLATT JR. [1837-1894] Representative from Virginia; during the Civil War entered the Union Army as first sergeant of the Third Regiment, Vermont Volunteer Infantry; served as captain and lieutenant colonel; declined assignment to duty as chief quartermaster of the Sixth Corps; settled in Petersburg, Va., April 6, 1865. CLIP SIGNATURE.

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7008. [CABINET] John A. Creswell (1828- 1891) American politician from Maryland. He served as Postmaster General of the United States during the Grant administration. Clip Signature.

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Creswell portrait

 

7009. [CIVIL WAR] JESSE C. DICKEY [1808-1890] Representative from Pennsylvania; quartermaster and later paymaster in the United States Army during the Civil War. CLIP SIGNATURE - 3 mounting stains show through.

7010. J(oseph) P. TUMULTY [1879-1954]. American lawyer, b. Jersey City, N.J. Private secretary to Woodrow Wilson as governor (1910-13) and as president of the United States (1913-21). Author of Woodrow Wilson as I Know Him (1921). CLIP SIGNATURE.

 

7011. [KY] HALSELL, John Edward, a Representative from Kentucky; born near Bowling Green, Warren County, Ky., September 11, 1826; attended the common schools at Rich Pond, Ky., and Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tenn.; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1856 and commenced practice in Bowling Green; prosecuting attorney of Warren County for four years; elected circuit judge of the fourth judicial district of Kentucky in 1870; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-eighth and Forty-ninth Congresses (March 4, 1883-March 3, 1887); chairman, Committee on Private Land Claims (Forty-ninth Congress); unsuccessful candidate for renomination; resumed the practice of law; mayor of Bowling Green from December 5, 1888, to December 5, 1889; moved to Fort Worth, Tex., and continued the practice of law; died in Fort Worth, December 26, 1899; interment in Fair View Cemetery, Bowling Green, Ky. CLIP SIGNATURE.

 

7012. [CALIF.] JOHNSON, James Augustus, a Representative from California; born in Spartanburg, S.C., May 16, 1829; moved with his parents to Arkansas when quite young; attended the common schools; moved to California in 1853; studied medicine and was graduated from Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pa.; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1859 and commenced the practice of law in Downieville, Calif.; member of the general assembly in 1859 and 1860; elected as a Democrat to the Fortieth and Forty-first Congresses (March 4, 1867-March 3, 1871); Lieutenant Governor of California 1875-1880; moved to San Francisco; registrar of voters in 1883 and 1884; engaged in the practice of his profession until his death in San Francisco, Calif., May 11, 1896; interment in the Masonic Cemetery. CLIP SIGNATURE.

 

7013. [NY] SCHUMAKER, John Godfrey, a Representative from New York; born in Claverack, Columbia County, N.Y., June 27, 1826; completed preparatory studies in the Lenox (Mass.) Academy; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in 1847; moved to Brooklyn, N.Y., in 1853 and continued the practice of law; district attorney for Kings County 1856-1859; corporation counsel for the city of Brooklyn 1862-1864; member of the State constitutional conventions in 1862, 1867, and 1894; delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1864; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-first Congress (March 4, 1869-March 3, 1871); was not a candidate for renomination in 1870; elected to the Forty-third and Forty-fourth Congresses (March 4, 1873-March 3, 1877); was not a candidate for renomination in 1876 to the Forty-fifth Congress; resumed the practice of law; died in Brooklyn, N.Y., on November 23, 1905; interment in Greenwood Cemetery. SIGNATURE.

 

7014. [NY] REEVES, Henry Augustus, a Representative from New York; born in Sag Harbor, N.Y., December 7, 1832; attended private schools in Sag Harbor, the Southampton Academy, the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor for three years, and was graduated from Union College, Schenectady, N.Y., in 1852; studied law; was admitted to the bar; edited the Republican Watchman in Greenport from 1858 until his death; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-first Congress (March 4, 1869-March 3, 1871); resumed newspaper interests; supervisor of Southold Town 1872-1894; member of the State assembly in 1887; member of the State commission in lunacy 1889-1897; died in Greenport, Suffolk County, N.Y., March 4, 1916; interment in Southampton Cemetery, Southampton, N.Y. SIGNATURE.

 

7015. [CINEMA] Marion Mack - actress. ANS, 1987, on 3x5 card.

7016. Isabella M. Alden (1841-1930) American author. Signed card.

7017. [FILM] John Ireland (1914-1992) Academy Award-nominated actor and sometime film director. Signed/inscribed album page.

7018. Biff Elliot - actor who played Mike Hammer in Mickey Spillane's "I, the Jury" (1953 film). He writes "To Shirley Who appreciate Bette who appreciates acting who Biff appreciates Biff Elliot."

7019. Norman Zollinger - author. Sig. & inscribed page, 1981.

7020. [CINEMA] John Bromfield (1922-2005) film actor who appeared in a number of film-noirs and westerns in his short film career. South Bend, Indiana-born Bromfield's film career began when he was cast in Sorry, Wrong Number for Columbia Pictures. His career stretched into the 1950s when he appeard in more westerns and horror films (including the 3D horror film Revenge of the Creature (1955) - one of the Creature from the Black Lagoon sequels). Bromfield at last became a star when he was cast in the lucrative syndicated western TV series Sheriff of Cochise (1956), which later was retitled US Marshal. He retired from acting in 1960 to become a commercial fisherman. SIGNED/INSCRIBED 3x5 card. Fine.

7021. Henry William Herbert (pen name Frank Forester) (1807-1858) English novelist and writer on sport. CLIP SIGNATURE.

7022. [MUSIC] Ben Davies (1858-1943) was a popular tenor from Swansea, Wales. He performed in the first production of the Royal English Opera (now the Palace Theater), playing in the première of the opera Ivanhoe. Davies was noted for frequently singing with his eyes closed. SIGNED CARD, 1922.

7023. Howard Crosby (1826-1891) American preacher and teacher. From 1870 to 1881 Crosby was chancellor of New York University. He was one of the American revisers of the English version of the New Testament. Crosby took a prominent part in politics. He urged to excise reform and opposed total abstinence. He was one of the founders and the first president of the New York Society for the Prevention of Crime, and pleaded for better management of Indian affairs and international copyright. CLIP SIGNATURE. Fine.

 

7024. William H. Armstrong (1914-1999) Am. author, most noted for his Newbery Medal-winning novel, Sounder. Signed, inscribed 3x5 card.

7025. [ART] Margaret Fitzhugh Browne [1884-1972] Am. artist. Signed card.

7026. [OPERA] Robert Radford (1874-1933) British bass singer who made his career entirely in Britain, becoming one of the foremost singers of oratorio and concert work and equally having great success in a wide range of operatic roles from Wagner to Gilbert and Sullivan. SIGNED card, 1922. Toned around edges.

7027. Sir Frederic G. Kenyon (1863-1952) British paleographer, biblical and classical scholar. He was the director of the British Museum. He was also the president of the British Academy from 1917 to 1921 SIGNED CARD, 1922. Toned around edges.

 

7028. Cyrus H.K. Curtis (1850-1933) was a significant American publisher. Curtis was born in Portland, Maine, and entered the publishing business there with a weekly newspaper. He founded the Philadelphia-based Curtis Publishing Company, which published the Ladies' Home Journal and the Saturday Evening Post, as well as several other magazines and newspapers. For a time he own the Public Ledger, the Philadelphia Inquirer and the New York Evening Post. He was also known for his philanthropy to hospitals, museums, and schools. He obtained a pipe organ manufactured by the Austin Organ Company which had been displayed at the Philadelphia Sesquicentennial Exposition of 1926 and donated it to the University of Pennsylvania. It was built into Irvine Auditorium when the building was constructed and is known to this day as the Curtis Organ. It is one of the largest pipe organs in the world. SIGNATURE on card. VG.

7029. Benay Venuta (1911-1995) American actress, singer and dancer. CLIP SIGNATURE.

7030. [ENGLAND] J. SCOPE [1662-1752] English Justice; Sec. of the Treasury [1724-1752]. Small mounted irregular slip of paper signed.

 

7031. [THEATRE] John Orlando Parry (1810-1879) Welsh actor, pianist, artist, comedian and singer. SIGNATURE dated August 12th 1865. Mounted.

7032. [MUSIC] Frank H. Damrosch (1859-1937) German-born American music conductor and educator. SIGNED CARD, 4-1/4 x 2-1/4 in.

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7033. T. DEWITT TALMADGE [1832-1902] Clergyman, lecturer, author. Signed card.

7034. [GREAT BRITAIN] E. Durham (Edward Maltby) (1770 - 1859) English clergyman of the Church of England. He became Bishop of Durham, controversial for his liberal politics, for his slightly naive ecumenism, and for the great personal wealth that he amassed. Clip Signature as Bishop mounted to album sheet.

7035. [GREAT BRITAIN] Hugh Percy (1784&endash;1856) English churchman, bishop of Rochester and bishop of Carlisle. In 1838 he established a clergy aid society, and in 1855 a diocesan education society. He found Rose Castle, the episcopal residence, much dilapidated; he called in the architect Thomas Rickman , and the house was entirely remodelled. The main cost was defrayed out of the episcopal revenues, but he spent his own money on the gardens, grounds, and outbuildings. A rosary was laid out by Sir Joseph Paxton , who also formed the terraced gardens. He was fond of farming, and on his journeys to and from London, to attend the House of Lords, he used to drive his four horses himself. He died at Rose Castle on 5 Feb. 1856, and was buried in the parish churchyard of Dalston. Clip Signature mounted to album scrap.

 

7036. [GREAT BRITAIN] Charles Lloyd (1784-1829) Regius Professor of Divinity and Bishop of Oxford from 1827 to 1829, was born in West Wycombe, Buckinghamshire on 26 September 1784, the second son of Thomas Lloyd. Thomas, a 'clergyman and schoolmaster', was Rector of Aston-sub-Edge in Gloucestershire and ran a school at Great Missenden. Charles went to Eton, his education being paid for by scholarships. He was evidently a considerable scholar, achieving a first at Oxford in 1806, an MA in 1809, a BD in 1818 and a DD in 1821. Eventually he had to leave and took a job as a tutor to Lord Elgin 's children at Dunfermline. This didn't last long as he was asked to return to Oxford to teach mathematics. One of his first jobs was to prepare Robert Peel for his exams. Peel later became prime minister. Charles Lloyd soon gained a reputation as an effective teacher. Postmarked FREE 1829 cover, signed Charles Oxford. The whole red wax seal on verso is still intact. Nice example...........40-60

Portrait of Lloyd

 

7037. [BRITISH ART] Edwin Long RA (1829-1891) English genre, history, biblical and portrait painter. Clip Signature.

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7038. [ART] THOS. CRAWFORD (1814-1857). American sculptor, b. New York City. Studied in Rome, with Thorvaldsen (1835); resident in Rome most of his life. Works in neoclassical style included Beethoven, Orpheus, Dancing Girl, Dying Indian Maiden, Flora, Peri, Babes in the Woods. The Washington statue in Richmond, Va., and some of the sculptural decorations for the Capitol at Washington, D.C. (notably the Senate pediment, the bronze entry doors, and the armed figure Freedom on its dome) were executed from his designs. CLIPPED SIGNATURE, mounted. Mounting traces show.

 

7039. Thomas Bailey Aldrich (November 11, 1836 &endash; March 19, 1907) was an American poet, novelist, traveler and editor, born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Signature dated 1893.

 

7040. Josiah Flynt (1869&endash;1907) Am. sociologist and author. Sig. card, 1901

 

7041. [SCIENCE] John Hutton Balfour (1808-1884) Scottish botanist. Signed address panel, 1830.

7042. [VERMONT] George Whitman Hendee (1832-1906) U.S. Representative from Vermont. Born in Stowe, Vermont, Hendee attended the common schools of Morrisville, Vermont, and People's Academy. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1855 and commenced practice in Morrisville, Vermont . He served as prosecuting attorney of Lamoille County in 1858 and 1859. He served as member of the State house of representatives in 1861 and 1862. During the Civil War served as deputy provost marshal. He served in the State senate 1866-1868. Lieutenant Governor of Vermont in 1869 and acted as Governor after the death of Governor Washburn. SIGNATURE mounted. Modernate staining.

 

7043. [MUSIC] Robert Shaw (1916-1999) American conductor most famous for his work with his namesake Chorale, with the Cleveland Orchestra and Chorus, and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus. Shaw received 14 Grammy awards, four ASCAP awards for service to contemporary music, the first Guggenheim Fellowship ever awarded to a conductor, the Alice M. Ditson Conductor's Award for Service to American Music; the George Peabody Medal for outstanding contributions to music in America, the Gold Baton Award of the American Symphony Orchestra League for "distinguished service to music and the arts, the American National Medal of Arts, France's Officier des Arts et des Lettres, England's Gramophone Award, and was a 1991 recipient of the Kennedy Center Honors . Signed 3x5 card.

7044. [THEATRE] Jas. A. Herne (1839-1901) American playwright. Considered by some critics to be the "American Ibsen," his controversial play Margaret Fleming is often credited with having begun modern drama in America. Herne was the first American playwright to incorporate dramatic realism. Signature, with sentiment, dated 1893, on card.

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7045. [US CONGRESS] album page signed on both sides: Henry Y. Cranston (1789-1864) from RI E.R. Potter (1811 - 1882) from RI Thos. H. SEYMOUR [1807-1868] from Connecticut; served in the Mexican War; commissioned major in the Connecticut Infantry March 16, 1846, and in the Ninth United States Infantry April 9, 1847; lieutenant colonel of the Twelfth Infantry August 12, 1847; Governor of Connecticut 1850-1853; Minister to Russia 1853-1858 Daniel P. King [1801-1850] from Massachusetts on other side are signatures of John White [1802-1845] from Kentucky J.R. NGERSOLL [1786-1868] from Pennsylvania Luther SEVERANCE [1797-1855] from Maine; vice president of the Whig National Convention in 1848; United States commissioner to the Sandwich Islands 1850-1854. Plus another slip signed on both sides by Geo. W. Hopkins [1804-1861] from Virginia; appointed by President Polk Chargé d'Affaires to Portugal and served from March 3, 1847, to October 18, 1849 Edward J. Black [1806-1846] from Ga. on other side are Osmyn Baker [1800-1875] from Massachusetts Julius Rockwell [1805 - 1888] a Representative and a Senator from Massachusetts; appointed to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Edward Everett.............50-75

 

Murdered Confederate Congressman

7046. [TENN] Josiah McNair Anderson was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives for Tennessee's 3rd congressional district. He was born near Pikeville, Tennessee in Bledsoe County on November 29, 1807. He attended the common schools, studied law, was admitted to the bar, and commenced practice in Jasper, Tennessee. From 1833 to 1837, he was a member of the Tennessee House of Representatives, serving as speaker. He was a member of the Tennessee Senate from 1843 to 1845, serving as its presiding officer. He was elected as a Whig to the Thirty-first United States Congress, but was not a successful candidate for re-election in 1850 to the Thirty-second Congress. He served from March 4, 1849 to March 3, 1851. He was a delegate from Tennessee to the peace convention of 1861, held in Washington, D.C., in an effort to devise means to prevent the impending war. He was a colonel in the Tennessee State Militia in 1861. He was killed at Looneys Creek, near the present town of Whitwell, Tennessee in Marion County on November 8 of that year, just after having made a secession speech. He was interred on a farm seven miles southeast of Dunlap, Tennessee in Sequatchie County. An article in the North Carolina Standard newspaper, dated Wednesday, Nov. 27, 1861, states: Murder of Hon. Josiah M. Anderson of Tennessee - On the day of election, at or near Dunlap, Sequatchie County, Tennessee, Hon. Josiah M. Anderson was set upon by a band of Lincolnite assassins, and stabbed in the back, causing his instant death. Col. Anderson formerly represented the Knoxville District in the Congress of the United States, and was delegate from Tennessee in the "Peace Congress." His only offence for which he was so basely assassinted, was his defence of the South in conversation. SIGNATURE on 5-3/4 x 2-1/4 in. Unfortunately mounting stains show on front..........40-60

 

7047. [OHIO] O. F. Moore (1817-1885) U.S. Representative from Ohio. He served as lieutenant colonel and later as colonel of the Thirty-third Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, during the Civil War. CLIP SIGNATURE.

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7048. OPERA] Gladys Swarthout [1900-1969] Am. opera star. Pencil signature.

 

7049. [INDIANA] MACE, Daniel, a Representative from Indiana; born in Pickaway County, Ohio, September 5, 1811; attended the public schools; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1835 and practiced in LaFayette, Ind.; member of the state house of representatives in 1836; clerk of the state house of representatives in 1837; United States attorney for Indiana 1849-1853; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-second and Thirty-third Congresses (March 4, 1851-March 3, 1855); reelected as an Opposition Party candidate to the Thirty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1855-March 3, 1857); chairman, Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads (Thirty-fourth Congress); resumed the practice of law; postmaster of LaFayette from September 22, 1866, until his death in LaFayette, July 26, 1867; interment in Greenbush Cemetery. SIGNATURE.

7050. [INDIANA] WILLIAMS, William, a Representative from Indiana; born near Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pa., May 11, 1821; attended the common schools and received a very limited education; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1845 and commenced practice in Warsaw, Kosciusko County, Ind.; treasurer of Kosciusko County in 1852; resigned the office of treasurer in order to become a candidate for Lieutenant Governor; unsuccessful candidate for Lieutenant Governor in 1853; managed the Bank of Warsaw for several years; director of the Fort Wayne and Chicago Railway 1854-1856; director of the Michigan City prison 1859-1862; served in the Union Army as commandant of Camp Allen, Fort Wayne, Ind., in 1862 and as paymaster of Volunteers, with headquarters at Louisville, Ky., until the close of the war; elected as a Republican to the Fortieth and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1867-March 3, 1875); chairman, Committee on Expenditures in the Department of War (Fortieth through Forty-third Congresses); was not a candidate for renomination in 1874; resumed the practice of law in Warsaw, Ind.; appointed by President Arthur as Chargé d'Affaires to Paraguay and Uruguay April 12, 1882, and served until February 14, 1885, when he resigned; returned to Warsaw, Ind., in 1885 and retired from active business pursuits; died in Warsaw April 22, 1896; interment in Oakwood Cemetery. FINE SIGNATURE.

 

7051. [INDIANA] NIBLACK, William Ellis, (cousin of Silas Leslie Niblack), a Representative from Indiana; born in Dubois County, Ind., May 19, 1822; attended the country schools and the Indiana University at Bloomington; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1843 and commenced practice in Vincennes, Ind.; surveyor of Dubois County; member of the State house of representatives in 1849 and 1850; served in the State senate 1850-1853; judge of the circuit court of the third judicial district from January 1854 until October 1859, when he resigned; moved to Vincennes, Ind., in 1855; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-fifth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of James Lockhart; reelected to the Thirty-sixth Congress and served from December 7, 1857, to March 3, 1861; was not a candidate for renomination in 1860; again a member of the State house of representatives in 1862 and 1863; delegate to the Democratic National Conventions in 1864, 1868, and 1876; elected to the Thirty-ninth and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1865-March 3, 1875); was not a candidate for renomination in 1874; resumed the practice of law; judge of the supreme court of Indiana 1877-1889; moved to Indianapolis in 1889 and retired from public life; died in Indianapolis, Ind., May 7, 1893; interment in Crown Hill Cemetery. SIGNED CARD..............15-20

7052. [INDIANA] ORTH, Godlove Stein, a Representative from Indiana; born in Lebanon, Pa., on April 22, 1817; attended the Gettysburg College, Pennsylvania; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1839 and commenced practice in LaFayette, Ind.; member of the State senate 1843-1848 and served one year as president; presidential elector on the Whig ticket in 1848; delegate to the peace convention held in Washington, D.C., in 1861 in an effort to devise means to prevent the impending war; served as captain of a company of Volunteers during the Civil War; elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1863-March 3, 1871); chairman, Committee on Private Land Claims (Fortieth and Forty-first Congresses), Committee on Foreign Affairs (Forty-third Congress); was not a candidate for reelection in 1870 to the Forty-second Congress; elected to the Forty-third Congress (March 4, 1873-March 3, 1875); was not a candidate for renomination in 1874; appointed Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Austria-Hungary March 9, 1875, and served until May 23, 1876, when he resigned; elected as a Republican to the Forty-sixth and Forty-seventh Congresses and served from March 4, 1879, until his death in LaFayette, Tippecanoe County, Ind., December 16, 1882; interment in Springvale Cemetery. SIGNATURE.

 

7053. Charles P. Taft [1897-1983] Republican Party politician and the son of President William H. Taft. Signed card, 1936.

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7054. [CW] ALEX. H. JONES [1822-1901] Representative from North Carolina; enlisted in the Union Army in 1863; was captured in east Tennessee while raising a regiment of Union Volunteers and imprisoned; made his escape November 14, 1864; again joined the Union forces in Cumberland, Md.; after the war returned to North Carolina. SIGNATURE.

 

Founded Largest Shipbuilding Empire in US

7055. John Roach (1815-1887) American industrialist who rose from humble origins as an Irish immigrant laborer to found the largest and most productive shipbuilding empire in the postbellum United States, John Roach & Sons. After twenty years in the employment of Allaire, Roach at the age of 37 together with three partners purchased a small New York ironworks which had fallen into receivership, the Etna Iron Works, in 1852. Roach soon became sole proprietor, and during the American Civil War transformed the Etna Works into a major manufacturer of marine engines. From 1871 until 1885, John Roach & Sons was easily the largest and most productive shipbuilding firm in the United States, building more tonnage of ships than its next two chief competitors combined. In the mid-1880s the firm ran into trouble with a series of U.S. Navy contracts which became the subject of political controversy. His ink signature on 3 x 1-3/4 in. card. VG.

 

7056. Charles William ("Will") Beebe (1877-1962) American naturalist, explorer, and author. In 1899, he was appointed Curator of Ornithology for the New York Zoological Society. n 1900, he began undertaking field research, which eventually led to him being made the New York Zoological Society's Director of the Department of Tropical Research in 1919. In addition to the United States and Canada, he eventually undertook expeditions in Trinidad, Venezuela, Brazil and British Guiana. Beebe wrote many popular books of his expeditions, some of which became best-sellers ("my potboilers") in the 1920s and 1930s. He was also a regular contributor to the National Geographic Magazine. The money from the sale of these books helped finance his later expeditions. He also wrote his magnificent A Monograph of the Pheasants (1918 -1922), which remains the classic reference on the subject. Clip Signature, inscribed.

 

7057. [ILLINOIS] Joseph Gurney Cannon (1836-1926) US politician from Illinois and leader of the Republican Party. Cannon served as Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1903 to 1911, and historians generally consider him to be the most dominant Speaker in United States history, with such control over the House that he could often control debate. Cannon is the second-longest continuously serving Republican Speaker in history. Signature.

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Portrait of Cannon

 

7058. [MARYLAND] Wm. Pinkney Whyte (1824-1908) a member of the Democratic Party, was a politician who served the State of Maryland as a United States Senator, the 35th Governor, the Mayor of Baltimore, Maryland, and the State Attorney General. Clip Signature.

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Portrait of Whyte

 

7059. Orton, Arthur - Alias Thomas Catro. Known as the Tichborne Claimant, [1834-1898]. English butcher and imposter. Emigrant to Australia (1852); returned to England (1866) on invitation of widow of Sir James Francis Doughty Tichborne, 10th baronet; impersonated her eldest son, Robert Charles Tichborne, who had been lost at sea, and convinced Lady Tichborne and many others; brought action (1871-72) for ejectment against the 12th baronet; on collapse of his suit after trial of 102 days, was committed for perjury after trial of 188 days; confessed his imposture (1895). Orton served ten years in prison and was released in 1884, by which time the public had forgotten him. He alternately confessed and claimed he was innocent but aroused little interest. He died in poverty on 2 April 1898. His coffin still carries the name Sir Roger Charles Doughty Tichborne. CLIP SIGNATURE.................40-60

 

7060. [FILM] RANDOLPH SCOTT (1898-1987) American film actor whose career spanned from 1928 to 1962. As a leading man for all but the first three years of his cinematic career. Signed 3x5 card [yellow]. Fine..............30-40

7061. [CALIF] John Bigler (1805-1871) American lawyer, politician and diplomat. A Democrat, he served as the third Governor of California from 1852 to 1856 and was the first California governor to successfully complete an entire term in office, as well as the first to win re-election. His younger brother, William Bigler, was elected Governor of Pennsylvania during the same period. Bigler was also appointed by President James Buchanan as the U.S. Minister to Chile from 1857 to 1861. CLIP SIGNATURE.

 

7062. [JFK ASSASSINATION] James R. Leavelle - former Dallas, Texas homicide detective best known as the person in a Stetson hat and cream-colored suit photographed next to Lee Harvey Oswald when Oswald was murdered by Jacob Rubenstein, who had changed his name to Jack Ruby. SIGNED & INSCRIBED card.

 

 

Governor of California 1858-1860

7063. [CALIF] WELLER, John B., a Representative from Ohio and a Senator from California; born in Hamilton County, Ohio, February 22, 1812; attended the public schools and Miami University, Oxford, Ohio; studied law; admitted to the bar and practiced in Butler County, Ohio; prosecuting attorney of Butler County 1833-1836; elected as a Democrat from Ohio to the Twenty-sixth, Twenty-seventh, and Twenty-eighth Congresses (March 4, 1839-March 3, 1845); was not a candidate for renomination in 1844; served in the Mexican War 1846-1847; unsuccessful Democratic candidate for governor of Ohio in 1848; member of the commission to establish the boundary line between California and Mexico in 1849 and 1850; moved to California and engaged in the practice of law; elected as a Democrat from California to the United States Senate for the term commencing March 4, 1851, and served from January 30, 1852, to March 3, 1857; unsuccessful candidate for reelection; chairman, Committee on Military Affairs (Thirty-fourth Congress); Governor of California 1858-1860; appointed Minister to Mexico in 1860 and was recalled in 1861; moved to New Orleans, La., in 1867 and continued the practice of law; died in New Orleans, La., August 17, 1875; interment in Girod Street Cemetery; cemetery destroyed in 1959 and unclaimed remains commingled with 15,000 others and deposited beneath Hope Mausoleum, St. John's Cemetery, New Orleans, La. SIGNATURE.

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Portrait of Weller

 

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7064. [ENGLAND] Henry Paget, 2nd Marquess of Anglesey PC (1797-1869) styled Lord Paget 1812 and 1815 and Earl of Uxbridge between 1815 and 1854, was a British peer and Whig politician. He served as Lord Chamberlain of the Household between 1839 and 1841. CLIP SIGNATURE - soiled.

 

7065. Louise Chandler Moulton (1835 - August 10, 1908), American poet, story-writer and critic. Signed card dated 1901.

 

7066. [MEDICINE] William Sharpey [1802-1880] British anatomist and physiologist. He was one of the founders of modern physiology in Great Britain and the first to occupy a chair of physiology in a British medical school. Joseph Lister was one of his pupils. SIGNED fragment removed from letter. No date...............60-80

 

7067. Delbert Mann [1920-2007] TV & film director. Sig/inscribed card.

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7068. [ENGLAND] George William Frederick Villiers, 4th Earl of Clarendon KG, GCB, PC (1800-1870) English diplomat and statesman. HE WAS BRITISH FOREIGN SECRETARY UNDER 4 PRIME MINISTERS. Signed card, 4 x 2.5 in. VG.

7069. [ENGLAND] Admiral Maurice Frederick FitzHardinge Berkeley, 1st Baron FitzHardinge of Bristol, GCB PC, DL (1788-1867) was a former Royal Navy First Sea Lord and former First and Principal Naval Aide-de-Camp to Queen Victoria. CLOSELY CROPPED SIGNATURE. There is slight loss due to the crop.

7070. (William) Vincent Astor (1891-1959) businessman and philanthropist and a member of the prominent Astor family. He had a highly developed social conscience. He was 20 when his father died and having inherited a massive fortune, Vincent Astor dropped out of Harvard University . He set about to change the family image from that of miserly, aloof slum landlords who enjoyed the good life at the expense of others. CLIP SIGNATURE.

7071. ISABEL BISHOP [1902-1988] Am. artist. Signature [married name]....25-35

7072. Norman Thomas (1884-1968) leading American socialist, pacifist, and six-time presidential candidate for the Socialist Party of America. SIGNATURE on card.

7073. [GREAT BRITAIN] Beaumont Hotham, 3rd Baron Hotham (1794-1870) British soldier, peer and long-standing Conservative Member of Parliament. Hotham was the son of Lieutenant-Colonel Beaumont Hotham and Philadelphia Dyke. His father died when he was five years old. Hotham fought at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815 and later achieved the rank of General. In 1814 he had succeeded his grandfather as third Baron Hotham, but as this was an Irish peerage it did not entitle him to a seat in the House of Lords. SIGNED ADDRESS PANEL postmarked 1834.

7074. RICH HENRY LEE (ca.1802-1865). The son of Ludwell Lee and grandson of Signer Richard Henry Lee. As a strong opponent of slavery, the younger Lee abandoned Virginia in favor of Washington, Pennsylvania, where he accepted the presidency of Washington College. As political alliances started form after 1830, many of the Lees became Whigs (later Republicans), who eventually supported Lincoln with the emancipation process. Lee wrote biographies of Richard Henry Lee and his great uncle, Arthur Lee. CLIP SIGNATURE.

7075. [Olympics] Horace Ashenfelter, III (b.1923) American athlete. He competed in international athletics from 1947 to 1956 after service in World War II. Ashenfelter was one of America's finest runners during his career. Although he was considered a long shot, Ashenfelter was the surprise winner of the steeplechase at the 1952 Summer Olympics at Helsinki. He finished ahead of Vladimir Kazantsev of USSR and John Disley of Great Britain, and broke Kazantsev's unofficial world record. Since Ashenfelter worked for the Federal Bureau of Investigation , it led to humorous comments about him being the first American spy who allowed himself to be chased by a Russian. In addition, Ashenfelter won the Sullivan Award as outstanding amateur athlete for the year 1952. The indoor track facility at his alma mater, Penn State, is named in his honor. Signed & inscribed album page. He adds 3000 meter steeplechase 1952 Olympic Games.

7076. [Olympics] Tom Courtney (b. 1933) iAmerican athlete, winner of two gold medals at the 1956 Summer Olympics. Signed album page to which he adds 1956 Olympic 800 meters, 1600 meter relay.

 

7077. [GEORGIA] HARRIS, William Julius, (great-grandson of Charles Hooks), a Senator from Georgia; born in Cedartown, Polk County, Ga., February 3, 1868; attended the common schools and graduated from the University of Georgia at Athens in 1890; engaged in the general insurance business and banking at Cedartown; served as private secretary to United States Senator Alexander S. Clay 1904-1909; member, State senate 1911-1912; Director of the United States Census Bureau 1913-1915, when he resigned to become a member of the Federal Trade Commission; Acting Secretary of the Department of Commerce 1913-1915; member of the Federal Trade Commission 1915-1918, when he resigned to become a candidate for United States Senator; chairman of the commission 1917-1918; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1918; reelected in 1924 and in 1930 and served from March 4, 1919, until his death; member of the National Forest Reservation Commission 1929-1932; died in Washington, D.C., April 18, 1932; funeral services were held in the Chamber of the United States Senate; interment in Greenwood Cemetery, Cedartown, Ga. AUTOGRAPH SIGNATURE.

7078. [GEORGIA] SEWARD, James Lindsay, a Representative from Georgia; born in Dublin, Laurens County, Ga., on October 30, 1813; attended the common schools; moved with his parents to Thomas County in 1826; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1835 and commenced practice in Thomasville, Thomas County, Ga.; member of the State house of representatives 1835-1839, 1847, 1848, 1851, and 1852; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-third, Thirty-fourth, and Thirty-fifth Congresses (March 4, 1853-March 3, 1859); was not a candidate for renomination in 1858; resumed the practice of law and also engaged as a planter; delegate to the Democratic State conventions in 1858, 1859, and 1860; served in the State senate 1859-1865; delegate to the Democratic National Conventions at Charleston and Baltimore in 1860; member of the board of trustees of Young's Female College 1860-1886 and of the University of Georgia at Athens 1865-1886; delegate to the reconstruction constitutional convention in 1865; delegate to the Democratic Conservative Convention in 1870; delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1877; died in Thomasville, Ga., on November 21, 1886; interment in Laurel Hill Cemetery. AUTOGRAPH SIGNATURE. No top margin.

 

7079. [MUSIC] Ivor Foster (1870-1959) Baritone and teacher of singing. SIGNATURE ON ALBUM PAGE, HE DATES IT MARCH 1/1902. SIGNED BELOW BY H. LANE WILSON.

7080. Mary Martin (1913-1990) Am. actress. SIGNATURE. VG.

7081. [NAVAL] Admiral Cameron McRae Winslow (1854-1932) served in the United States Navy during the Spanish-American War and World War I. A son of Commander Francis Winslow (I) (1818 - 1862), he was a first cousin once removed of Rear Admiral John A. Winslow, who served in the Civil War (Cameron's father, who also fought in the Civil War, and died of Yellow Fever in 1862 while in command of the USS R. R. Cuyler (1860). SIGNED 3X5 CARD - irregularly toned.

 

7082. Louis Auchincloss [b. 1917] Am. writer. Sig. 3x5 card.

7083. [NOBEL PRIZE] Tjalling Charles Koopmans (1910-1985) was the joint winner, with Leonid Kantorovich, of the 1975 Nobel Prize in Economics. SIGNATURE on slip.

 

7084. [MUSIC] Carl Wendling [1875-1962] German violinist. Signature.

7085. [THEATRE] OTIS SKINNER (1858-1942) American Actor - His first stage appearance was at the Philadelphia Museum in 1877 in Woodleigh.and made his New York City debut in 1879. During the next five years he developed a classical repertory and a successful acting style, first with Edwin Booth, at Booth's Theatre, and then, for three years, with Lawrence Barrett. In 1884 he joined Augustin Daly's company at Daly's Theatre, remaining with it for four years. He made his London debut in 1886 with Daly's company. After two years with the Booth-Modjeska company, he became, in 1892, leading man opposite Helena Modjeska. In 1903 he starred with Ada Rehan. By his own estimation he appeared in 16 plays of Shakespeare, "acting therein, at various times, 38 parts." In addition to his Shakespearean roles, Skinner's chief successes were in Kismet, which he played between 1911 and 1914, and Blood and Sand (1921), in which he played the matador, Juan Gallardo. Skinner was active in the theatre until his death. He was the author of Footlights and Spotlights (1924) and Mad Folk of the Theatre (1928). SIGNATURE with sentiment dtd 1922.

 

7086. [MUSIC] Scott Wiseman [1909-1981] Country songwriter & entertainer. Sig. 3x5 card [on lined side].

7087. OLIVER NORTH - signed/inscribed 1988 cover honoring 125th Ann. of Congressional Medal of Honor. Clean w/cachet.

7088. Francis Howard Williams [1844-1922] Author. AQS on card. Not dated.

7089. [GOLF] GOLF COVER WITH CANCELLED GOLF STAMPS [but no POSTAL MARK] SIGNED BY Patty Berg, Nancy Lopez, and tennis player Tracy Austin.

7090. [ENGLAND] John Mason Good (1764-1827) English writer on medical, religious and classical subjects. In the autumn of 1784, he began to practise as a surgeon at Sudbury in Suffolk. There he was an acquaintance of Nathan Drake, a fellow writer and student of Shakespeare. n 1794 John Good became a member of the British Pharmaceutical Society, and in that connection, and especially by the publication of his work, A History of Medicine (1795), he did much to effect a greatly needed reform in the profession of the apothecary. OFFERED HERE is clip signature. Accompanied by a clip signature of Nathan Drake (1766-1836) English essayist and physician. Drake's works include several volumes of literary essays, and some papers contributed to medical periodicals, but his most important production was Shakespeare and his Times, including the Biography of the Poet, Criticisms on his Genius, and Writings; a new Chronology of his Plays; a Disquisition on the Object of his Sonnets; and a History of the Manners, Customs and Amusements, Superstitions, Poetry and Elegant Literature of his Age (2 vols., 1817). Click below to see portrait of Nathan Drake, which does NOT come with this lot. Two signatures..........40-60

Portrait of Nathan Drake

 

7091. [NOBEL PRIZE] ROSALYN S. YALOW (1921- ), American medical physicist and Nobel laureate, who helped to develop the testing technique known as the radioimmunoassay. Signed/inscribed 3x5 card.

 

7092. [GREAT BRITAIN] GRENVILLE, William Wyndham, Baron Grenville (1759-1834), British prime minister (1806-7). CLIP SIGNATURE.......50-75

7093. [OPERA] Ernestine Schumann-Heink [1861-1936] contralto. Signature...30-40

7094. [BUSINESS] Nathan Straus (1848- 1931) American merchant and philanthropist who owned two of New York City's biggest department stores&emdash;R.H. Macy & Company and Abraham & Straus&emdash;before giving away most of his fortune to the Zionist cause. SIGNATURE on 4.5 x 3.75 " album page. Nice example..........40-60

 

7095. Edmund Clarence Stedman (1833-1908) American poet, critic, and essayist was born at Hartford, Connecticut. SIGNATURE WITH SENTIMENT.

 

7096. Thaddeus William Harris (1795-1856) American entomologist and botanist. CLIP SIGNATURE.

7097. [AVIATION] Stan Boyd [co-pilot USAF] and Gary Krier [pilot NASA] both have signed 1974 Airmail cover honoring their flight of F-111 Super Critical Wing, Oct. 9, 1974.

7098. G. GORDON LIDDY - Central figure in the Watergate scandal. Signed/inscribed 3 x 5 card. Fine.

 

Sacco and Vanzetti Trial

7099. Robert Grant (1852-1940) American author. Grant was also a probate court judge, appointed in 1893. After he left the bench, Massachusetts Governor Alvan T. Fuller appointed Grant to a commission to review the conviction of Sacco and Vanzetti. The commission recommended that the decision to execute both men be upheld. AQS, 1904, on album page. "Nothing refineth the young like experience." Soft crease...............30-40

7100. Dorothy Canfield Fisher [1879-1958] reformer, writer. Signature.

7101. Andrew R. Forsyth [1858-1942] Scottish mathematician. Signature.

7102. [THEATRE] Adelaide Ristori [1822-1906] Italian tragedienne. Signature.

7103. Edwin Markham [1852-1940] Am. poet. Sig. (mount. trace show thru).

7104. [FILM] Ruth Gordon [1896-1985] actress. Signed [in haste] 3x5 card.

7105. Alice Hegan Rice (1870-1942) Am. novelist. Clip signature.

7106. Frederick Palmer (1873-1958) American journalist and writer. He was born in Pleasantville, Pennsylvania. He attended Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania. The New York Press hired Palmer in 1895 as its London correspondent; and this opportunity evolved into a long career. General John Pershing persuaded him to take on the task of press accreditation for the American Expeditionary Force (AEF). In this period, he was accorded the rank of Colonel. ANS, 1920.

7107. George Yardley (1928-2004) Basketball HOF. Sig. on lined card.

7108. Ralph A. Dungan, Special Assistant to the President, 1961-1964; U.S. Ambassador to Chile, 1964-1967; Chancellor of Higher Education, State of New Jersey. Signed 3x5 card. VG.

7109. (BRITISH) GORDON [Alexander, 4th duke. 1743-1827) Scottish representative peer [1767] and British peer [1784]; author of song "There is Cauld Kail in Aberdeen." His wife was Jane Maxwell, Duchess of Gordon, famous beauty [portrait painted by Joshua Reynolds]. During the American Revolution he raised, at his own cost, two regiments of infantry. Mounted signature & closing from letter. One center crease.

7110. [BASKETBALL HOF] Dave Tobey (1898-1988 ) American basketball referee. He refereed many notable pro games in New York between 1918 and 1925. In 1926 he refereed the Syracuse vs. West Point game, which featured two future Hall of Famers, Vic Hanson and John Roosma . After that game he became popular and refereed many important games from 1926 to 1945, such as the first game with a three-man officiating crew (Georgetown vs. Columbia). He was enshrined in the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1961. Signed & inscribed 2-1/2 x 6-1/2" card with his picture & bio. information.

7111. [BASKETBALL HOF] John A. "The Cat" Thompson (1906-1990) American basketball player. He was named All-America in 1928, 1929 and 1930. He scored 1,539 points in 100 career college games he played. He was enshrined in the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1962. Signed & inscribed 2-1/2 x 6-1/2" card with his picture & bio. information..........20-30

7112. William Hosking FSA (1800-1861 ) writer, lecturer, and architect who had an important influence on the growth and development of London in Victorian times. ANS, 1828, on 4 x 2-1/2 slip. Re: a book?.

7113. Gloria Loring (born Gloria Jean Goff on December 12, 1946 in New York City) is an American singer and actress. Signed 3x5 card.

7114. MARY WILSON - singer., best known for her work as a founding member of The Supremes. Signed 3x5 card.

7115. John H. Trumbull (1873-1961) the 54th governor of the U.S. state of Connecticut from 1925 to 1931. He was a Republican. He was from Plainville, Connecticut, and was dubbed "The Flying Governor" because he often flew into Robertson Field Airport in Plainville. His daughter Florence married John Coolidge son of President Calvin Coolidge. SIGNED CARD.

7116. [BRITAIN] Thomas Taylour, 2nd Marquess of Headfort - Lord of the King's bedchamber and Governor of the County Meath. SIGNED ADDRESS PANEL postmarked 1804.

7117. [FILM] JANET LEIGH [1927-2004] Academy Award-nominated actress. Leigh's best-known role was in the Alfred Hitchcock classic 1960 film Psycho. Signature on 3x5 card.

7118. [ITALY] ALEXANDRO GAVAZZI [1809-1889]. Italian religious and social reformer. Ordained Roman Catholic priest; champion of liberal ideas, esp. unity of Italy. Left Italy (1849); joined Evangelical church (1850); organized Italian Protestants in London (1850-60). Chaplain in army of Garibaldi (1860). Organized Free Church of Italy (1870); established theological school, Rome (1875). CLIPPED SIGNATURE, 1851...........30-40

7119. [OPERA] Sir Charles Santley (1834-1922) English vocalist. In such songs as "To Anthea," "Simon the Cellarer" or "Maid of Athens," he was unapproachable, and his oratorio singing carried on the finest traditions of his art. He was knighted in 1907. MOUNTED SIGNED DATED 1877. VG.

7120. Waldegrave - 8th Earl [1788-1859] Brit. naval Vice-Adm. Clip signature.

7121. William Buell Sprague (1795-1876) American Congregational and Presbyterian clergyman and compiler of Annals of the American Pulpit (nine volumes, 1857-1869), a comprehensive biographical dictionary of the leading American Protestant Christian ministers who died before 1850. CLIP SIGNATURE with sentiment.

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7122. [MUSIC] Sammy Kaye [1910-1987] band leader. Sig. with sentiment.

7123. JOHN GLENN (1921- ), American senator and former astronaut. On Feb. 20, 1962, Glenn became the first American to orbit the earth in space, in the Project Mercury Gemini capsule Friendship 7. Signed/inscribed 3x5 card. Fine.

 

7124. [OPERA] Emma Eames [1865-1952] soprano. Signature.

Eames - front of card

 

7125. Max O'Rell was the pen name of Léon Paul Blouet (1848-1903) French author and journalist. Max O'Rell was a ready and amusing speaker, and his easy manner and his humorous gift made him very successful on the platform. He lectured often in the United Kingdom and still more often in America. Signature on card dated 1890, with sentiment.

7126. [RUSSIAN SCIENCE] Nikolai Alexandrovich Kozyrev (1908&endash;1983) was a Russian astronomer. He was born in St. Petersburg, and by 1928 he had graduated from the University of Leningrad. In 1931 he began working at the Pulkovo Observatory, located to the south of Leningrad. He is most noted for his observation of the transient lunar phenomenon in Alphonsus crater on the Moon. In 1958 he observed a patch of white within the crater, and a spectrum of the area appeared to reveal an emission cloud of carbon particles. Transient lunar phenomenon had long recorded what appeared to be temporary emissions on the lunar surface, and Kozyrev's observation appeared to provide confirmation that the Moon was volcanically active. SIGNED 3x5 card.

 

7127. [ROYALTY] Princess Mary Adelaide Wilhelmina Elizabeth of Cambridge (1833-1897) was a member of the British Royal Family, granddaughter of George III. She later held the title of Duchess of Teck by marriage. Mary Adelaide is remembered as the mother of Queen Mary, the consort of George V. She was one of the first Royals to patronise a wide range of charities. CLIP SIGNATURE. Closely cropped at top [see scan]..........50-75

See signature

Portrait of Adelaide

 

7128. Archibald McIntyre (1773 -1858) American merchant and politician. He was a member from Montgomery County of the New York State Assembly from 1798 to 1802, in 1804, 1812 and 1820-21. He was Deputy Secretary of State from 1801 to 1806. He was New York State Comptroller from 1806 to 1821. He was a presidential elector in 1828 and 1840. In partnership with his son-in-law David Henderson, he ran iron ore mines in and around North Elba, New York , like the North Elba Ironworks, the McIntyre Mine and the Adirondack Iron Company. He was also involved in the early development of Jersey City, New Jersey. From 1821 to 1834, he and his partner Henry Yates (brother of Governor Joseph C. Yates) operated the lotteries in New York and other states. Among others, they sold tickets for the Union College lottery, which led to a controversy that was settled only in 1854. On May 20, 1842, the Ithaca and Owego Railroad was sold at a public sale of the Comptroller in Albany to Henry Yates and Archibald McIntyre for the sum of $4,500, an additional sum of $13,500 being paid for the equipment. Yates and McIntyre then reorganized the road on April 13, 1843, under the name of Cayuga and Susquehanna Railroad Co. In 1849, they sold it to the Leggett's Gap Railroad, and it became later part of the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad. CLIP SIGNATURE 1809. Good example...........25-35

 

7129. [SLAVERY] Ashbel Green, D.D. (1762-1848) American Presbyterian minister and academic. He served as a sergeant of the New Jersey militia during the American Revolution, and went on to study with Dr. John Witherspoon and graduate valedictorian from Princeton University in 1783. Green later became the third Chaplain of the United States House of Representatives from 1792 to 1800, and the eighth (and highly unpopular, due to what many students saw as his heavy-handed leadership style) President of Princeton University, from 1812 to 1822. He emancipated his family's slave Betsey Stockton in 1817, taught her and recommended her as a missionary to the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, making her the first single female overseas missionary. He also published a periodical entitled the Christian Advocate. SIGNATURE on blue lined paper. Our research finds that students were using blue lined paper as early as, at least, 1825..............50-75.

7130. [MUSIC] DAVID NADIEN - composer. Signature of envelope [no post marks]..

7131. [MUSIC] STANISLAV SKROWACZEWSKY - FAMOUS CONDUCTOR. Signed 3x5 card.

7132. [TEXAS] A.S. Burleson (1863-1937) US Postmaster General and Congressman. SIGNED BOOKPLATE.

 

7133. [MILITARY] Robert C. Davis (1876-1944) American Major General who served as Adjutant General of the U.S. Army from 1922 to 1927. Signed 3x5 card ; he has added rank. Even overall age toning.

 

7134. [MILITARY] William Crozier [1855-1942] American Brig. General, artillerist and inventor. He invented the Buffington-Crozier disappearing gun carriage (1893). He also invented a wire-wound gun, and perfected many appliances connected with heavy and field ordnance. Signed 3x5 card, with rank. Sun toned edges.

7135. [MILITARY] Charles H. Muir - American Major General. Signed 3x5 card. Sun toned at 2 edges.

 

7136. [NOBEL PRIZE] Sydney Brenner, CH FRS (b. 1927) is a South African biologist and a 2002 Nobel prize in Physiology or Medicine laureate, shared with H. Robert Horvitz and John Sulston. HIS SIGNATURE ON KING'S COLLEGE CAMBRIDGE CARD, 20 MAY 2002..

7137. JOHN CHARLES NUGENT [1868-1947] ACTOR/SCREENWRITER. ANS on 3x5 card, 1932.

7138. Henry Richard Greville, 3rd Earl of Warwick, 3rd Earl Brooke KT (1779-1853), styled Lord Brooke from 1786 to 1816, was a British Tory politician. Warwick was the son of George Greville, 2nd Earl of Warwick, by his second wife Henrietta (née Vernon), and was educated at Winchester. He entered Parliament as one of two representatives for Warwick in 1802, a seat he held until he succeeded his father in the earldom in 1816. He served as a Lord-in-Waiting (government whip in the House of Lords) from 1841 to 1846 in the second Tory administration of Sir Robert Peel. Warwick was also a Recorder of Warwick between 1816 and 1813, Lord-Lieutenant of Warwickshire between 1822 and 1853 and a Lord of the Bedchamber between 1828 and 1830. In 1827 he was made a Knight of the Thistle. Lord Warwick married Lady Sarah Elizabeth, daughter of John Savile, 2nd Earl of Mexborough , and widow of John Monson, 3rd Baron Monson, in 1816. She died in January 1851, aged 64. Warwick survived her by two years and died in August 1853, aged 74. He was succeeded in the earldom by his son George. SIGNED ADDRESS PANAL dated 1832.

 

7139. Jno. Treat Irving, Jr. - in 1833 he, only 20 years old, set off west in the footsteps of his famous uncle, Washington Irving. His book "Indian Sketches" chronicles his experiences traversing the prairie and living among the Pawnees, Otoes, and other Indian tribes. CLIP SIGNATURE mounted.

7140. [MUSIC] Pinky Tomlin (1907-1987) singer, songwriter, and bandleader of the 1930s and 1940s. Signed & inscribed 3x5 card.

7141. Trevor Nunn [b.1940) English theatre- and film director. Signed 3x5 card.

7142. George D. Snell [1903-1996] shared 1980 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Signed 3x5 card.

7143. [FILM] Robert Clarke (1920-2005) actor known for cult classic sci-fi films of the 1950's. ANS, 1985.

7144. Edward Martin (1879-1967) Gov. Pennsylvania & US Senator. Signature.

7145. Tisha Sterling (b.1944) Am. actress, and the daughter of the late actor Robert Sterling and the late actress/singer Ann Sothern. Sig. & inscribed 3x5 card.....10-15

7146. [FILM] Rand Brooks [1918-2003] The screen star who played Scarlett O'Hara's ill-fated first husband Charles Hamilton in the 1939 classic film Gone With The Wind. Bold sig. on 3x5 card.

7147. [FILM] Bernard Hughes [1915-2006] American actor of theater and film . Hughes became famous for a variety of roles; his most notable roles came after middle age, and he was often cast as a dithering authority figure or grandfatherly elder. Signed 3x5 card.

 

7148. [BALLET] Alexandra Danilova (1903-1997) Russian-born prima ballerina who became an American citizen. She had a long intimate relationship with George Balanchine although they never officially married. Signed, inscribed 3x5 card. Fine.

7149. (SCIENCE) P.G. TAIT [Tait, Peter Guthrie. 1831-1901]. Scottish physicist and mathematician. Professor, Edinburgh (from 1860). Instrumental in development of modern mathematical physics; helped develop quaternions. Investigated properties of ozone, the foundations of the kinetic theory of gases, thermoelectricity and thermal conductivity, etc. Cut Signature toned..............25-35

7150. Hiram Walbridge (1821-1870) U.S. Rep. from NY. Signature.

7151. Peter W. Strader (1818-1881) U.S. Rep. from Ohio. Signature.

7152. [TEXAS] Eugene Black (1879-1975) American lawyer, teacher, and grocer who was the Democratic United States Representative from the First District of Texas from 1915 to 1929. In 1929 he was appointed by President Hoover to serve on the United States Board of Tax Appeals, on which he served until 1966. Signed 3x5 card.

 

7153. [TEXAS] George Washington Whitmore (1824-1876) was a U.S. Representative from Texas. SIGNATURE.

7154. [OHIO] WATSON, Cooper Kinderdine, a Representative from Ohio; born in Jefferson County, Ky., June 18, 1810; pursued preparatory studies; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Delaware, Ohio; moved to Marion, Ohio; unsuccessful candidate for prosecuting attorney of Marion County in 1839; moved to Tiffin, Ohio, and practiced law for twenty years or more; elected as a Republican to the Thirty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1855-March 3, 1857); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1856 to the Thirty-fifth Congress; resumed the practice of law; moved to Sandusky, Ohio; member of the State constitutional convention in 1871; appointed judge of the court of common pleas in 1876 and served until his death in Sandusky, Erie County, Ohio, May 20, 1880; interment in Greenlawn Cemetery, Tiffin, Seneca County, Ohio. SIGNATURE.

 

AMERICAN WRITERS - the following offered without estimates. Signatures in various forms. * means inscribed.

7155. George Ade

7156. Waldo Frank

7157. Laurence Hutton

7158. Arlo Bates

7159. Ruth McEnery Stuart

7160. L.H. Sigourney

7161. Ruth Ashmore

7162. Samuel Merwin

7163. Hannah Flagg Gould

7164. Horace Scudder

7165. Frank R. Stockton

7166. Percy Mackaye

7167. Christopher Morley

7168. Louise Chandler Moulton

7169. Alice Duer Miller

7170. Harold MacGrath

7171. Peter B. Kyne

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7172. Marjorie (Merriweather) Post (1887-1973) American socialite and the founder of General Foods, Inc. She was 27 when her father died, and she became the owner of the rapidly growing Postum Cereal Company later becoming the wealthiest woman in America. Brief typed note signed on her imprinted card, 1972. Bold signature. 4-5/8 x 3-3/8 in. Fine.......25-35

 

7173. [MEDICINE] Sir William Henry Broadbent, 1st Baronet (1835-1907) English neurologist. He was a leading British authority in the field of cardiology as well as neurology. He also performed research involving diseases such as tuberculosis and cancer. In 1876 he was the first to describe a type of stroke caused by a cerebral hemorrhage into the ventricular system, that was later to be named Broadbent apoplexy. SIGNATURE. VG........40-60

 

7174. Sophie Tucker (1884-1966) singer and comedian, one of the most popular entertainers in America during the first third of the 20th century. SIGNATURE, inscribed, 1961..............25-35

7175. Thos. R. Macquoid [1820-1912] Brit. artist. Clip signature.

7176. Jonathan Silverman - Am. actor. Sig. 3x5 card.

7177. Parke Godwin [1816-1904] Am. journalist. Clip signature.

7178. Increase Sumner Lincoln [1799-1890] Am. Unitarian Minister, abolitionist, author. Signature dated 1889.

 

7179. Louis Auchincloss [b.1917] Am. writer. Clip signature.

7180. Constance Booth [b.1944] Am. writer, actress; wife of John Cleese. Signature.

7181. Jarmila Novotna [1907-1994] Czech soprano. Signature in return address clipped from envelope.

7182. [CW] CHAS. E. PEARCE [1842-1902] US Representative from Missouri; enlisted in the Union Army and was commissioned captain of Battery D, Sixteenth Regiment, New York Heavy Artillery, in 1863; promoted to the rank of major in June 1864; on the occupation of Wilmington was detailed as provost marshal general of the eastern district of North Carolina; resigned from the Army in the fall of 1865; settled in St. Louis, Mo., appointed chairman of the commission to treat with the Sioux Indians of the Northwest in 1891. SIGNATURE.

7183. Charles Stewart (1840-1907) English zoologist and comparative anatomist. Stewart was born in Plymouth and studied at St Bartholomew's Hospital, receiving his MRCS in 1862. He was Conservator of the Hunterian Museum of the Royal College of Surgeons of England from 1884 to 1900, in succession to William Henry Flower. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society on 4 June 1896, and he was the president of the Linnean Society from 1890 to 1894. Brief ALS, 1901, 1p. "Dear Sir, I have arranged for the visit of your party on Oct. 5th. Yours truly C. Stewart. VG.

7184. George F. Edmunds (1828-1919) Republican U.S. Senator from Vermont from 1866 to 1891. Bold SIGNATURE.

7185. [DEL] Eli May Saulsbury (1817-1893) U.S. Senator from Delaware. SIGNATURE.

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Picture of Saulsbury

 

7186. [DELAWARE] Presley Spruance (1785-1863) American merchant and politician from Smyrna, in Kent County, Delaware. He was a member of the Federalist and later the Whig Party, who served in the Delaware General Assembly and as U.S. Senator from Delaware. SIGNATURE.

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7187. [THEATRE] (John) Augustin DALY (1838-1899) American playwright and theatrical manager. CLIP SIGNATURE.

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Missionary

7188. [RELIGION] John McKendree Springer (1873&endash;1963) was an American Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church and The Methodist Church, elected in 1936. He was also notable as a pioneering missionary instrumental in developing Methodism on the continent of Africa. Springer was appointed a missionary in 1901. He was assigned as a Pastor and the Superintendent of the Old Umtali Industrial Mission in Rhodesia from 1901 until 1906. During 1907 he and his wife journeyed across the African continent. He took furlough, 1907-09. Upon his return to Africa in 1910, he was stationed in the Lunda country of Angola and Belgian Congo. He held various appointments between 1910 and 1915, including Kalalua in North Western Rhodesia (1910-11), Lukoshi in Belgian Congo (1911-13), and Kambove (1913-15). He took a second furlough, 1915-16. Upon his return to Africa in 1916, Rev. Springer became Superintendent of the Congo Mission Conference. He returned to the U.S.A. in 1918 to work on the Centenary and Inter-Church World Movement projects. In 1920 he was appointed Superintendent of the Elisabethville-Luba District . In 1921 he was transferred to the Rhodesia Mission Conference to serve as Superintendent of the Mutumbara District. Another transfer occurred in 1924, when Springer joined the Congo Mission Conference a second time, again appointed Superintendent. During this time he was stationed at Panda-Likasa. A third furlough took place 1925-28, again returning to the U.S.A. BRIEF TLS, 1949. To the people at WHO'S WHO IN AMERICA, saying "I appreciate your pre-pub. offer. But I do not have need of every issue. I have your Jubilee number, so am not taking advantage of your offer in connection with this edition.....30-40

 

7189. [BRITAIN] Sir Thomas Brooke-Pechell, 2nd Baronet (1753&endash;1826) Major General. Signed address panel postmarked 1833.

7190. [ENGLAND] Murray, William. 1st Earl of Mansfield [1705-1793] British jurist, b. Scotland. Son of 5th Viscount Stormont; M. P. (1742-56); solicitor general (1742), attorney general (1754); privy councilor (1756); lord chief justice (1756-88); created baron (1756); found technical flaw allowing substitution for fine and imprisonment for Wilkes's outlawry (1768); on unpopular side in cases of seditious libel, bitterly attacked by Junius; created earl (1776); during Gordon riots (1780) his house was burned, but nonetheless conducted scrupulously fair trial in which Lord George Gordon was acquitted. Reduced commercial law and doctrine of quasi-contract to coherent body of rules; developed new law to replace land-centered law in covering commerce; called by Macaulay "father of modern toryism." Clipped Signature mounted into a ornate color design on white paper...................40-60

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Portrait of Earl of Mansfield

 

7191. [NH] Moses Norris, Jr. (1799-1855) United States Representative and Senator from New Hampshire. Clip Signature.

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Portrait of Norris

 

7192. [MUSIC] Maryan Rawicz (1898-1970) Polish Pianist. Sig. inscribed.

7193. Oppie Read (1852-1939) Am. journalist, humorist. Clip signature.

7194. Bill Proxmire (1915-2005) US senator from Wis. Signed on lined side.

7195. Wm. Lyon Phelps (1865-1943) Am. educator, critic. Signature 1940.

7196. James Parton (1822-1891) Am. biographer. Sig. card, 1885.

7197. [MUSIC] Rosa Olitzka (1873-1949) Polish/German Soprano. Clip signature.

7198. Kathleen Norris (1880-1966) Am. novelist. Signed card.

7199. Caroline Norton (1808-1877) Brit. society beauty, author. Clip signature.

7200. [MUSIC] Stevie Nicks (b. 1948) Am. singer, songwriter. Sig. 4x6 card.

7201. Minnie Pearl (1912-1996) Country comedian. Sig. FDC honoring Jimmie Rodgers.

7202. Pauline Fredericks (1883-1938) actress. Signed album page. Nice.

7203. Cyril Ritchard (1897-1977) actor. Signature on lined paper.

7204. Lily Pons (1898-1976) Fr.-American soprano. Signature on stained 3x5 card.

 

7205. George Augustus Henry Sala (21828-1895), English journalist. His signature on title page from book "Literary And Pictorial Repository. [1838]. Toned, edge faults all around.

 

7206. [LAW] Roger Minott Sherman (1773-1844) brother of the distinguished Roger Sherman. After graduation he began the study of law in Windsor, under the direction of the Honorable Oliver Ellsworth, and at the same time taught an academy. After about two years he removed to the Litchfield Law School, where he continued his studies with the Honorable Tapping Reeve, while teaching a common school. In February, 1795, he was elected a tutor at Yale College, and on March 12 began his duties succeeding James Gould, of the Class of 1791, in the instruction of the sophomore (2nd year) class, and at the same time continuing the study of law with the Roger Sherman's son-in-law, Honorable Simeon Baldwin (Yale 1781). He united with the church in Yale College by profession of his faith on May 1, 1796, and ever after made the advancement of the interests of religion a prime object. His eminence in his profession was early acknowledged, and his influence exerted in other relations. He represented the town in the General Assembly in the two sessions of 1798. It is believed that he argued more causes than any other lawyer who practiced in Connecticut during the first half of the nineteenth century. He did comparatively little office-business, but devoted his time to the trial of causes in court, and he also for more than twenty-five years attended the Legislature as an advocate in cases pending before that body. He was deeply interested in the administration of justice as provided for by legislative enactment, and many of the statutes of the State in the Department of municipal law during his active life were drawn up and their passage procured by him. In 1814, he was elected to the Connecticut Governor's Council, and continued in that office until May, 1818, when the constitution of the State was altered. During this time he declined a nomination to the United States Congress. In 1814, he was appointed a delegate to the Hartford Convention , in the proceedings of which he took an active part. He had been actively interested also in the steps preliminary to the call of the Convention, and was the author of the Report to the Connecticut Legislature, of the Committee which had recommended the appointment of delegates. After the death of Yale College President Timothy Dwight in 1817, he was considered by some as a candidate for the presidency of Yale. There is no doubt that Mr. Sherman's rank as a lawyer was among the very first in the country, --to be compared with that of Jeremiah Mason and Daniel Webster. CLIP SIGNATURE WITH SENTIMENT. ............25-35

7207. [MINN] SABIN, Dwight May, a Senator from Minnesota; born near Marseilles, La Salle County, Ill., April 25, 1843; moved to Connecticut with his parents in 1857; attended the country schools and Phillips Academy, Andover, Mass.; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; employed as a clerk in Washington, D.C.; returned to Connecticut in 1864 and engaged in agricultural pursuits and also the lumber business; moved to Stillwater, Minn., in 1868; engaged in lumbering and the general manufacture of railroad cars and agricultural machinery; member, Minnesota State senate 1872-1875; served in the State house of representatives in 1878 and 1881; chairman of the Republican National Committee 1883-1884; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1883, to March 3, 1889; unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1886; chairman, Committee to Examine Branches of the Civil Service (Forty-ninth Congress), Committee on Railroads (Fiftieth Congress); engaged in the coal, lumber, and manufacturing business; died in Chicago, Ill., on December 22, 1902; interment in Fairview Cemetery, Stillwater, Washington County, Minn. CLIP SIGNATURE.

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7208. [BRITAIN] Graham Wallas [1858-1932]. English political scientist. Lecturer, London School of Economics (1895-1923); professor, U. of London (1914-23); member of Fabian Society (1886-1904); on London County Council (1904-07); known for contributions to development of empirical basis and scientific methods in social sciences. Author of Life of Francis Place (1898), Human Nature in Politics (1908), The Great Society (1914), The Art of Thought (1926). CLIP SIGNATURE.

7209. [ART] JAMES M. HART (1828-1901)Scottish-American landscape and cattle painter of the Hudson River School. He exhibited his first work at the National Academy of Design in 1848, became an associate in 1857 and a full member in 1859. James Hart was particularly devoted to the National Academy, exhibiting there over a period of more than forty years, and serving as vice president late in his life from 1895 to 1899. SIGNED CARD [1877], 3-5/8 x 2-1/8 in. VG.............25-35

 

7210. Edmund Clarence Stedman (1833-1908) American poet, critic, and essayist was born at Hartford, Connecticut. SIGNATURE WITH SENTIMENT.

7211. [ART] Henry Moore (1831-1895) English marine and landscape painter. In rendering of wave movement, in veracity of color and texture, and in subtle atmospheric effects he has few rivals. He was elected an academician in 1893. CLIP SIGNATURE. Very good example.

7212. [MUSIC] Stanislav Skrowaczewski - composer, conductor. Sig. in return address.

 

7213. [POETRY] Alfred Austin (1835-1913) English poet, who was appointed Poet Laureate in 1896 upon the death of Tennyson. SIGNATURE with sentiment, 1908. VG.

7214. [JAPANESE NAVAL] Hiroharu Kato - VICE ADMIRAL, Commander in chief of the IJN 2nd Fleet [June 1, 1923 &endash; Dec. 1 1924]. The IJN 2nd Fleet was a fleet of the Imperial Japanese Navy. First established on December 28, 1903, the IJN 2nd Fleet was created by the Imperial General Headquarters as a mobile strike force of cruisers and destroyers to pursue the Imperial Russian Navy's Vladivostok-based cruiser squadron while the remaining bulk of the Japanese fleet (the IJN 1st Fleet) continued to blockade Port Arthur in hopes of luring the battleships of the Russian Pacific Fleet out into a classic line-of-battle confrontation. As the main mobile force in the Imperial Japanese Navy, the IJN 2nd Fleet saw the bulk of all future combat operations from the time of its inception until this dissolution at the end of World War II. Offered here is a SIGNED CARD with rank as Vice Admiral, on 3-1/2 x 2-1/2" card.

7215. [BRITAIN] James Archibald Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie, 1st Baron Wharncliffe (1776-1845) English statesman. He was commissioned into the 48th Foot in 1790, transferred to the 7th Foot in 1791, and purchased a Captaincy in the 72nd Foot in 1793. He was promoted Lieutenant-Colonel in 1797 and became Colonel of the 12th Foot six months later. In 1797 he transferred to the Grenadier Guards, but resigned his commission in 1801. He then devoted himself to politics, sitting in parliament as a Tory. His attitude on various questions became gradually more Liberal, and his support of Catholic emancipation lost him his seat in 1826. He was then raised to the peerage as Baron Wharncliffe of Wortley, a recognition both of his previous parliamentary activity and of his high position among the country gentlemen. At first opposing the Reform Bill , he gradually came to see the undesirability of a popular conflict, and he separated himself from the Tories and took an important part in modifying the attitude of the peers and helping to pass the bill. SIGNED ADDRESS PANEL dated 1826.

 

7216. William Robert Ware (1832-1915) American architect, born in Cambridge, Massachusetts into a family of the Unitarian clergy. He received his professional education at Milton Academy, Harvard College and Harvard's Lawrence Scientific School. He is credited with designing the High Street Church in Brookline, Massachusetts while at the first firm he partnered, Philbrick and Ware, and Harvard's Memorial and Weld Halls, the Episcopal Divinity School campus at Harvard University, and the Ether Monument at the Boston Public Garden while at the second firm he partnered, Ware and Van Brunt. In 1865, Ware became the first professor of architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In 1881 he moved to New York City and founded the School of Architecture at Columbia University, which began as the Architecture Department in the Columbia School of Mines. He retired in 1903. Clip Signature.

7217. Charles Follen Adams [1842-1918]. American poet, b. Dorchester, Mass. Author of German dialect poems, as in Leedle Yawcob Strauss, and Other Poems (1877) and Dialect Ballads (1888). Signed 7x4-1/4 slip, Boston 1896.

7218. [ART] Will Hicok Low (1853-1933) American artist and writer on art. In 1873 he entered the atelier of J. L. Gérme in the École des Beaux Arts at Paris, subsequently joining the classes of Carolus-Duran, with whom he remained until 1877. Returning to New York, he became a member of the Society of American Artists in 1878 and of the National Academy of Design in 1890. His pictures of New England types, and illustrations of John Keats, brought him into prominence. Subsequently he turned his attention to decoration, and executed panels and medallions for the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City, a panel for the Essex County Court House in Newark, New Jersey as well as numerous panels for private residences and stained glass windows for various churches, including St. Paul's Methodist Episcopal Church, Newark. CLIP SIGNATURE mounted to card.

7219. [ENGLAND] Henry George Grey, 3rd Earl Grey (1802- 1894), known as Viscount Howick from 1807 until 1845, was an English statesman. He was the eldest son of Prime Minister Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey. In 1835 he entered Lord Melbourne's cabinet as Secretary at War, and effected some valuable administrative reforms, especially by suppressing malpractices detrimental to the troops in India. Signed undated address panel "Grey."..............25-35

7220. [FRANCE] G. MONOD [Monod, Gabriel-Jean-Jacques. 1844-1912]. French historian. Founder and director of Revue historique (1875); lectured at École des Hautes Études, École Normale Supérieure; professor, Collège de France (1905). Author of Allemands et Français (1872), Études critiques sur les sources de l' histoire mérovingienne (1872-85), etc. ANS, in English. Clipped from a letter but complete in itself. Mounted. No year.

7221. [SCIENCE] Henri CARTAN (1904-2008) one of France's leading mathematician's. He made fundamental advances in the theory of analytic functions, worked on the theory of sheaves, homological theory, algebraic topology and potential theory. He wrote under the name Bourbaki with some 30 Volumes. ANS, 1992, with signed return address envelope/both signed H. Cartan...........25-35

7222. Florence Chadwick (1918-1995) American swimmer who was the first woman ever to cross the English Channel both ways. She also made contributions to various youth groups. Signed 3x5 card with sentiment.

7223. Sir Percy Zachariah Cox (1864-1937) British administrator and diplomat in the British Mandate of Iraq. He established the Iraqi army and constitution. He replaced Sir Arnold Wilson as the British Civil Commissioner in Baghdad in 1920. In 1902, he was adviser to the Sultan of Oman. Nicknamed Coccus, Cox replaced Sir Charles Marling as Minister at Tehran from the Indian Political Service and wrote the Anglo-Persian Agreement of 1919. He established the Iraqi army and created the individual state of Kuwait as an autonomous Kaza within the Ottoman Empire which was set up in the Anglo-Ottoman Convention of 1913. SIGNED CARD with sentiment. Fine example...............30-40

7224. EDWARD EGGLESTON [1837-1902] American author. Bible agent and Methodist pastor in Minnesota (1858-66); editor of Little Corporal (1866-67), National Sunday School Teacher (1867-73), Hearth and Home (1871-72); author of novels. SIGNATURE, 1891, with sentiment on card.

7225. Horace Annesley Vachell (1861&endash;1955) prolific English writer. SIGNATURE with sentiment.

7226. Phyllis Bottome (1884-1963) British novelist and short story writer. Signed inscription in her handwriting removed from unidentified book reading: "July 30th 1949. To the Mark Twain Society from its devoted member and daughter Phyllis Bottome."

7227. [INDIANA] Charles W. Cathcart (1809-1888) US Representative and Senator from Indiana. Clip Signature.

Portrait of Carthcart

 

7228. [RHODE ISLAND] Jonathan Chace (1829-1917) US Representative and Senator from Rhode Island. He was also the nephew of famed 19th century abolitionist Elizabeth Buffum Chace and had himself been active in the Underground Railroad during his time in Philadelphia, where he operated a dry goods store. CLIP SIGNATURE.

Portrait of Chace

 

7229. [RHODE ISLAND] John H. Clarke (1789-1870) US Senator from Rhode Island. Clip signature.

Portrait of Clarke

 

7230. [RHODE ISLAND] Henry B. Anthony (1815-1884) American newspaperman and political figure. He served as the editor and later part owner of the Providence Journal and later was the Governor of Rhode Island between 1849 and 1851, as a member of the Whig Party. Anthony served from 1859 as a Republican Senator from Rhode Island, he served as the President pro tempore of the United States Senate from 1869 to 1873 and again briefly in 1875. Clip signature.

Portrait of Anthony

 

7231. [CT] Nathan Smith (1770-1835) United States Senator from Connecticut, who was elected as a Whig to the senate and served from March 4, 1833, until his death in Washington, D.C. on December 6, 1835. Clip Signature.

7232. [ILLINOIS] Charles Benjamin Farwell (1823 - 1903) U.S. Representative and Senator from Illinois. Clip Signature.

Portrait of Farwell

 

SENATOR & 3rd GOVERNOR of INDIANA

7233. [INDIANA] William Hendricks (1782-1850) Democratic-Republican member of the House of Representatives from 1816 to 1822, the third Governor of Indiana from 1822 to 1825, and an Anti-Jacksonian member of the U.S. Senate from 1825 to 1837. He led much of his family into politics and founded one of the largest political families in Indiana. He was the uncle of Thomas Andrews Hendricks, Vice President of the United States. Hendricks County was named in his honor. Clip Signature.

PORTRAIT OF HENDRICKS

 

7234. [INDIANA] Daniel W. Voorhees (1827-1897) US Senator from Indiana, who was leader of the Democratic party and an anti-war Copperhead during the American Civil War. Signature.

Portrait of Voorhees

 

7235. FRANCES M. FROST (1905-1959) American Poet. ANS on card 1929.

7236. J. Robert Schrieffer - Am. Nobel physicist. Signature.

7237. [NOBEL] Paul A. Samuelson (b.1915) American neoclassical economist. Recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1970, the second year of the Prize. Signed 3x5 card [on lined side].

7238. [THE LAW] Alan Dershowitz (b. 1938) American lawyer, and political commentator. He is the Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. He is known for his career as an attorney in several high-profile law cases. SIGNED 3x5 card.

7239. Alfred B. Richards (1820&endash;1876) English journalist and author. He turned from law to literature and was the author of a number of popular dramas, volumes of poems, essays, etc. He was the first editor of the Daily Telegraph, and afterwards of the Morning Advertiser. He took an active interest in the volunteer movement. CLIP SIGNATURE

7240. Scott O'Dell (1898-1989) Am. children's author who wrote 26 novels for youngsters, along with three adult novels and four nonfiction books. He was most famously the author of the children's novel Island of the Blue Dolphins (1960), which won the 1961 Newbery Medal and the 1963 Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis as well as a number of other awards. Other award winning books by O'Dell include The King's Fifth (1966), Black Star, Bright Dawn (1988), The Black Pearl (1967), and Sing Down the Moon (1970); which were all also Newbery Honor award books. O'Dell wrote primarily historical fiction. Many of his children's novels are about historical California and Mexico. Signed 3x5 card.

7241. Edwin Long [1829-1891] Brit. painter. Sig. w/ sentiment.

7242. John Drinkwater [1882-1937] Eng. poet. Signature, 1925.

7243. [FILM] Gloria Grahame (1923-1981) Academy Award-winning American film actress. She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in The Bad and the Beautiful (1952). SIGNATURE...........30-40

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7244. THE ODD COUPLE - Tony Randall (1920-2004) & Jack Klugman (b.1922). Signed 3x5 cards. Fine.......25-35

7245. Stewart Edward White [1873-1946] Am. author. Sig. w/sentiment 1925.

7246. Lowell Thomas [1892-1981] Am. writer/broadcaster. Clip signature.

7247. Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849-1924) English&endash;American playwright and author. She is best known for her children's stories, in particular The Secret Garden, A Little Princess, and Little Lord Fauntleroy. Signature on card, with sentiment dated May 1, 1892. VG............35-45

7248. Frederik Pohl [b.1919] sci-fi writer. Signed/inscribed 3x5 card, 1987.

7249. [MISSOURI] Gustavus Adolphus Finkelnburg (1837-1908) nineteenth century politician, lawyer and judge from Missouri. Born near Cologne, Germany, Finkelnburg immigrated to the United States with his parents in 1848, settling in St. Charles, Missouri. During the Civil War, Finkelnburg served as a private in the Union Army and was a member of the Missouri House of Representatives from 1864 to 1868, serving as speaker pro tempore in 1868. He was elected a Republican and later reelected a Liberal Republican to the United States House of Representatives in 1868, serving from 1869 to 1873. Finkelnburg was appointed judge of the eastern district of Missouri by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1905, serving until 1907.CLIP SIGNATURE, mounted.

7250. [JAPANESE NAVAL] Hiroharu Kato - VICE ADMIRAL, Commander in chief of the IJN 2nd Fleet (June 1, 1923 to Dec. 1 1924). The IJN 2nd Fleet was a fleet of the Imperial Japanese Navy. First established on December 28, 1903, the IJN 2nd Fleet was created by the Imperial General Headquarters as a mobile strike force of cruisers and destroyers to pursue the Imperial Russian Navy's Vladivostok-based cruiser squadron while the remaining bulk of the Japanese fleet (the IJN 1st Fleet) continued to blockade Port Arthur in hopes of luring the battleships of the Russian Pacific Fleet out into a classic line-of-battle confrontation. As the main mobile force in the Imperial Japanese Navy, the IJN 2nd Fleet saw the bulk of all future combat operations from the time of its inception until this dissolution at the end of World War II. Offered here is a SIGNED CARD with rank as Vice Admiral, on 3-1/2 x 2-1/2" card.

7251. [FOOTBALL] Raymond Emmett Berry (born February 27, 1933 in Corpus Christi, Texas) was an American football player and considered by many to be one of the best wide receivers of all time. He played for the Baltimore Colts during their four NFL championship wins--one away from the record for any team.Berry returned to the NFL as a head coach in 1984. ELECTED TO THE HALL OF FAME. Signed/inscribed 3x5 slip, 1963. VG.

7252. [MUSIC] JIMMY DEAN [1928-2010] American country music singer, television host, actor and businessman. Although he may be best known today as the creator of the Jimmy Dean Sausage brand, he became a national television personality starting in 1957, rising to fame for his 1961 country crossover hit "Big Bad John". His acting career included a supporting role in the 1971 James Bond movie, Diamonds Are Forever. He lived near Richmond, Virginia and was nominated for the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2010, although he was formally inducted posthumously. Sig/inscribed 3x5 card.

7253. JOHN BIGELOW [1817-1911]. American writer and diplomat, b. Bristol (now Malden), N.Y. Coeditor and co-owner, with William Cullen Bryant, of New York Evening Post (1848-61). U.S. consul general at Paris (1861-65); U.S. minister to France (1865-66). Discovered and edited (1868) Benjamin Franklin' s Autobiography; author of France and the Confederate Navy, 1862-68 (1888), Life of Benjamin Franklin (1874), etc. SIGNATURE.

7254. JOHN PALGRAVE SIMPSON [1804-1887] Novelist and dramatist. CLIP SIGNATURE. FINE.

7255. (FINANCIER). SIR WILLIAM HENRY MAULE (1788-1858). British judge; counsel to the Bank of England (1835); baron of the exchequer (1839). Postmarked free franked address panel, London, September 6, 1839. With large red wax seal on front.

7256. [MEDICINE] Thomas Parran, Jr. (1892-1968) was the Surgeon General of the United States from 1936 to 1948. SIGNED ,1952 FDC honoring International Red Cross. Type addressed.

7257. [NEW HAMPSHIRE] Jacob Hart Ela (1820- 1884) U.S. Representative from New Hampshire. Born in Rochester, New Hampshire , Ela attended the village school in Rochester. At fourteen years of age he was apprenticed in a woolen manufactory and subsequently learned the printer's trade. He served as member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives in 1857 and 1858 and as United States marshal from July 1861 to October 1866. Ela was elected as a Republican to the Fortieth and Forty-first Congresses (March 4, 1867-March 3, 1871). He served as chairman of the Committee on Expenditures in the Department of the Interior (Forty-first Congress). He was appointed by President Grant as Fifth Auditor of the Treasury on January 1, 1872, and served until June 2, 1881. On June 3, 1881, he was appointed Auditor of the Treasury for the Post Office Department and served in that position until his death in Washington, D.C., on August 21, 1884. SIGNATURE, Rochester, NH, on album page.

 

7258. [NEW HAMPSHIRE] Ossian Ray (1835- 1892) United States Representative from New Hampshire. Ray was the solicitor for Coos County, New Hampshire from 1862 to 1872. He twice served as a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives in 1868 and, again, in 1869. He was a delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1872. For a short time, Ray was a United States attorney for the district of New Hampshire from February 22, 1879, to December 23, 1880, when he resigned. He was elected as a Republican to the Forty-sixth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Evarts W. Farr and was re-elected to the Forty-seventh and Forty-eighth Congresses, serving from January 8, 1881, to March 3, 1885. He did not seek renomination in 1884. SIGNATURE, Lancaster, NH.

 

7259. [AMERICAN NAVAL] Walter Selywn Crosley (1871-1939) American naval officer. During the Spanish&endash;American War he distinguished himself by taking the USS Leyden into the Nipe Bay through a narrow channel that was supposedly mined. Under musket fire from shore, he discovered the Spanish gunboat Jorge Juan and engaged in a heated action until the remainder of the squadron came up and sank the enemy ship. Later, during the Puerto Rican Campaign, Crosley supported American troops with broadsides from USS Leyden at the Battle of Fajardo. Crosley served as assistant naval attaché in Russia and received the Navy Cross for conducting a party of Americans out of Russia under difficult and trying conditions in April 1917. He served as Navy hydrographer, commanded organizations in the operating forces and naval districts, and was a member of the Navy General Board. SIGNATURE on 4-1/4 x 3 in. slip. One light crease fold.

 

7260. [RELIGION] W. DURHAM [William Van Mildert. 1765&endash;1836) was the last Prince-Bishop of Durham (1826&endash;1836), and one of the founders of the University of Durham. His name survives in Van Mildert College, founded in 1965. Mounted clip signature.

 

7261. [MEDICINE] Thomas Wakley [1795-1862]. English surgeon. Founder (1823) of The Lancet, weekly medical paper in which he campaigned for various medical and public health reforms; M.P. (1835-52). Signed ADDRESS PANEL postmarked 1835. Mounted. ........35-45

7262. Peter Benchley [1940-2006] author "JAWS". ANS ON 3X5 CARD.

7263. Augustus Trowbridge [1870-1934] Am. physicist, inventor. Signature.

 

7264. Augustus Thomas [1859-1934] Am. playwright. Sig./sentiment 1908.

7265. Frank R. Stockton [1834-1902] Am. writer & humorist. Clip sig.

7266. Alexander Godunov [1949-1995] Russian ballet start & actor. Sig. 3x5 card.

7267. Dorothy Malone [b.1925] OSCAR winning actress. Sig. 3x5 card.

7268. Eileen Heckart [1919-2001] OSCAR winning actress. Sig. card [lined side].

7269. [CABINET] Frank Pace, Jr. (1912-1988) United States public official and business executive. He was Sec. of Army in the Eisenhower administration. SIGNED card........20-30

7270. Harriet Winslow Sewall (1819&endash;1889) was an American poet, and editor of the collected letters of Lydia Maria Child. SIGNED ALBUM PAGE, Jan. 12, 1886. Also signed by her husband, Samuel E. Sewall. Harriet Winslow was born in Portland, Maine on June 20, 1819 into a Quaker family. She was educated in Portland and at a boarding school in Providence, Rhode Island. She was, at least in her early years, interested in transcendentalism and animal magnetism; and arguably more practically engaged with contemporary anti-slave and women's rights movements. In 1882 she arranged for publication the letters of her friend, the author Lydia Maria Child. VG..............25-35

7271. William Crutchfield - American artist. Signed 3x5 card.

7272. [SCIENCE] Makio Murayama - Biochemist who conducted vital research in the U.S. that laid the groundwork for combating sickle-cell anemia. SIGNED 3x5 card.

7273. Henry Fawcett [1833-1884] Eng. statesman. CLIP SIGNATURE.

7274. John Morley [1838-1923] British statesman. Signed address panel addressed to Prime Minister Earl of Rosebury.

7275. John Morley [1838-1923] British statesman. Signed envelope addressed to William Gladstone, Prime Minister. No postmark.

7276. John Godfrey Saxe [1816-1887] Am. poet. Signature, Brooklyn, NY. Soiled.

7277. Wm. H.C. Hosmer [1814-1877] Am. poet. Signature, 1874.

7278. Frank R. Stockton [1834-1902] Am. writer, humorist. Signature.

7279. SIR JAMES PAGET [1814-1899] BRIT. PATHOLOGIST. SIGNATURE.

7280. Josh Hartnett - actor. Signed 3x5 card.

7281. Henry M. Baird (1832-1906), American historian and educationalist. He is best known as a historian of the Huguenots. SIGNATURE with sentiment on card 1885.

7282. [FIRST LADY] MRS. EISENHOWER (Mamie) signature "Mrs. Eisenhower" plus address, clipped from envelope. Slightly smudged.............25-35

7283. James Lane Allen [1849-1925] Am. novelist. Signature...........20-30

7284. Hervey Allen [1889-1949] Am. author. Signature.

ACTORS & ACTRESSES - SIGNED 3 X 5 CARDS. * means also inscribed to collector. No estimates given so winning bidders pay full amount of their bid.

7285. FRANCES LANGFORD

7286. ANNABELLA

7287. LOIS CHILES *

7288. LORAINE DAY

7289. VIRGINIA GREY *

7290. BETTY FURNESS

7291. LOIS JANUARY *

7292. G. Paul Chalmers [1836-1878] Scottish painter. Clip. signature.

7293. Ben Turner [1912-1966] American painter. Signature

7294. Karl Zerbe (1903-1972) German-born American painter of note. Signed 3x5 card to which is affixed US postage stamp he designed.

7295. Jacques Lipchitz (1891-1973) Cubist sculptor. FULL SIGNATURE on return address panel of envelope [backside], with his address in his hand; postmarked May 4, 1943..........60-80

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7296. C. Napier Hemy [1841-1917] Brit. artist. Signature, 1910.

7297. [THEATRE] Joseph Anthony (1912-1993) American playwright and director. Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Anthony's first Broadway credit was as the author of the 1934 play A Ship Comes In. Three years later he debuted as an actor and appeared in Lady in the Dark, Peer Gynt, and Camino Real, among others. He ultimately directed numerous Broadway productions, including The Rainmaker, The Most Happy Fella, The Best Man, Rhinoceros, Mary, Mary, 110 in the Shade, and the infamously ill-fated David Merrick-produced musical version of Breakfast at Tiffany's. He was nominated for a Best Director Tony Award five times but never won. GREAT SIGNATURE ON HIS MONOGRAMMED CARD. Fine.

7298. Edmund Clarence Stedman [1833-1908] Am. poet. Signature 1892......15-20

7299. Richard Aldington [1892-1962] Brit. writer. Signature 1921.........15-20

7300. Irving Bacheller (1859-1950) American journalist and writer who founded the first modern newspaper syndicate in the United States. Brief ANS on 3.5 x 2 in. card.

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