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JOHN "DUKE" WAYNE - CONTRACT SIGNED 09/02/1971:

John Wayne signs a contract to appear on The Glen Campbell Show.

Partly Printed Document Signed: "John Wayne", 1p, 8½x12. Los Angeles, California, 1971 September 2. Headed: "Standard AFTRA Engagement Contract". Contract between Wayne and Glenco Productions, Inc., Beverly Hills, California, for Wayne to appear in "parts to be designated by Producer" on The Glen Campbell Show. Wayne was to be paid $230 for his appearance, which was to be taped on September 2, 1971 and scheduled to be broadcast on CBS on September 14, 1971. Also signed by a Producer from Glenco Productions, Inc. In addition to playing "Himself" on The Glen Campbell Good Time Hour on the scheduled air date, on September 12, 1971, just ten days after he signed this contract, Wayne also appeared as himself on the TV series V.I.P. - Schaukel. In February 1971, he had visited The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, and in November 1971 he would be a guest on Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In. That year, he also appeared in a feature film, Big Jake. Wayne had previously appeared on Glen Campbell's variety show in February 1969. Read More...

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HENRY FORD - DEED SIGNED 06/01/1929 CO-SIGNED BY: CLARA J. FORD

HENRY FORD - DEED SIGNED 06/01/1929 CO-SIGNED BY: CLARA J. FORD:

HENRY FORD SELLS THREE ACRES OF LAND (NEAR HIS RIVER ROUGE AUTOMOBILE FACTORY) TO THE RAILROAD FOR ONE DOLLAR!

HENRY FORD and CLARA J. FORD. Partly Printed DS: "Henry Ford" and "Clara J. Ford", 2p, 8x13 (front and verso). Wayne County, Michigan, 1929 June 1. Henry and his wife Clara sell 2.964 acres of land in Dearborn, Wayne County, Michigan, to the Michigan Central Railroad Company "for the sum of One Dollar ($1.00) and other good and valuable considerations". The land is located adjoining the railroad's "original 100.00 feet right of way...1970.08 feet along the southerly line of said Michigan Central Railroad Company's original 100.00 feet right of way to a point marked by a concrete monument on the westerly lips of Southfield Road...to a point at the center of the Rouge River...." Also signed by two witnesses and a Notary Public. In 1917, Henry Ford built the huge River Rouge Plant to assemble his Model T's and tractors. One of the earliest schools in Dearborn was a one-room brick building known as the Dort School. It was located on the bank of the Rouge River, just south of the Michigan Central Railroad. Read More...

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SPACE SHUTTLE CHALLENGER - STS - 51L CREW - INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH SIGNED CO-SIGNED BY: LT. COLONEL ELLISON S. "EL" ONIZUKA, GREG JARVIS, RONALD E. McNAIR, LT. COLONEL DICK (FRANCIS R.) SCOBEE, CHRISTA McAULIFFE, JUDITH A. "JUDY" RESNIK, CAPTAIN MICHAEL J. SMITH:

This official NASA photograph is a crew photo of the ill-fated Challenger mission STS-51L, which exploded in midair on Jan. 28, 1986 and was the deadliest accident in NASA history until the destruction of the Columbia in 2003. This rare photograph contains the signatures of all seven crew members of STS-51L, who are shown in flight suits and holding their helmets. All seven people in this photo died in the Challenger disaster.

Photograph Inscribed and signed: "Dot - Best Wishes" (unknown hand),"El Onizuka", "S. Christa/McAuliffe", "Greg Jarvis", "Judy/Resnik", "Mike Smith", "Dick/Scobee" and "Ron McNair". Color, 10x8 overall, image 9¼x6¾ (one surface). NASA publicity photo with NASA logo in upper left corner. Captioned: "Crew of Space Shuttle/Mission 51-L. This photograph is an official NASA crew photo of the ill-fated Challenger mission STS-51L. It contains the signatures of all seven crew members, including teacher Christa McAuliffe, who died when the space shuttle exploded 73 seconds after launch. The recipient of this photo, Dot Davis, worked with the Challenger crew at the Johnson Space Center. Accompanied by: A letter of provenance from Davis noting that the Challenger crew signed this photo in quarantine at the Kennedy Space Center's while awaiting their launch. The space shuttle Challenger mission STS-51L, the craft's 10th flight, was launched on Jan. 28, 1986. This was the deadliest accident in NASA history until the destruction of the Columbia during its February 1st, 2003 re-entry. Read More...

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SPACE SHUTTLE CHALLENGER - STS - 51L CREW - INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH SIGNED CO-SIGNED BY: LT. COLONEL ELLISON S.

SPACE SHUTTLE CHALLENGER - STS - 51L CREW - INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH SIGNED CO-SIGNED BY: LT. COLONEL ELLISON S.

 
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PRIME MINISTER DAVID BEN-GURION (ISRAEL) - TYPESCRIPT SIGNED

PRIME MINISTER DAVID BEN-GURION (ISRAEL) - TYPESCRIPT SIGNED:

He signs a 9-page typed account of events leading up to the 1956 Suez War. A manuscript of historical interest!

Typescript signed: "D. Ben-Gurion" on last page, 9 pages, 8x11. Titled: "At Bay". Recounts the events leading up to the 1956 Suez War, in which Israel won a speedy victory over Egypt. The text emphasizes the threat posed to Israel by its Arab neighbors and the ineffectiveness of the United Nations in forestalling that threat. On the day that Israel declared independence, May 14, 1948, David Ben-Gurion (1886-1973) became the Chairman of the Provisional State Council, a post he held until May 17th, when Chaim Weizmann became Head of the Council and Ben-Gurion became Prime Minister. Ben-Gurion was Israeli Prime Minister from May 17, 1948 to December 7, 1953 and from November 2, 1955 to June 21, 1963. "Time" magazine called him "part Washington, part Moses...the architect of a new nation". Read More...

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EARL OF BATHURST III (HENRY BATHURST) - ROYAL WARRANT SIGNED 09/09/1822:

The British Secretary of War empowers the Duke of Wellington to act on his behalf at an important diplomatic conference in Vienna (1822).

Royal Warrant signed: "Bathurst" in brown ink. King George IV's signature and royal seal clipped from top of first page. 6 pages , 7x12½. Carlton House, London, England. 1822 September 9. Copy of a warrant for affixing the Great Seal of the United Kingdom to the Duke of Wellington's Full Power. Impression where the seal would have been shows through on all pages. Docketed on final page. In part: "Our Will and Pleasure is, that you forthwith cause the Great Seal of Our United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland to be affixed to an Instrument bearing date with these Presents (a Copy wherof is herdunto annexed) containing a Full Power to Our Right Trusty and Right Entirely beloved Cousin and Councillor Arthur Duke, Marquess, and Earl of Wellington ... [many additional titles follow] authorizing and empowering him in Our Name, with the Commissioners, Procurators and Plenipotentiaries of the Powers whom it may concern to negotiate and conclude such matters as may arise out of the Conferences about to be held at Vienna, and which may be necessary and expedient for Our Service. Read More...

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EARL OF BATHURST III (HENRY BATHURST) - ROYAL WARRANT SIGNED 09/09/1822

 
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MOSES AUSTIN - PROMISSORY NOTE SIGNED 02/11/1802

MOSES AUSTIN - PROMISSORY NOTE SIGNED 02/11/1802:

He signs a demand promissory note arranging for payment in 142½ pounds of lead. Framed to 10½x8½.

Promissory Note signed: "M. Austin", 1 page, 7¼x5¼, affixed to a larger off-white sheet and framed to an overall size of 10½x8½. Mine A Burton, 1802 February 11. In full: "Please pay Mr. Jos. Pratt One Hundred & forty two pounds & half of lead out of the Lead in your hands of mine and this order shall be your Discharge for the same." Moses Austin (1761-1821), the father of Texas pioneer Stephen F. Austin, was known as "the Lead King" of southwestern Virginia, where he owned mines and production facilities to make buckshot and other lead products. His business failed, and in 1798 Austin and his family moved to what is now Missouri, then Spanish territory. (Austin had purchased the land from Spain, but when he signed this note it was actually in French territory under a secret Franco-Spanish treaty, soon to be acquired by the United States in the Louisiana Purchase of 1803). Read More...

HFSID 292977

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