HistoryForSale Autographs
Join our email mailing list: 

Print Document Description  Print this page Questions about authenticity? Click Here


Douglas "Wrong Way" Corrigan sends an autograph letter of thanks for the newspaper clipping.
Autograph Letter Signed: "Douglas Corrigan/'Wrong Way'", 1p, cut to 8x5. No place, "12-7-57". To "Dear Mc Cullough". In full: "I certainly thank you for the page clipping from the Sunday News that you sent me - the pictures were taken last Sept. and I was wondering if they used them or not. Glad to know youre [sic] still able to get around even tho you had a 'wrong way' time of it in World War I. I was selling papers on the streets of San Antonio Texas in 1917-18 and remember some of the news yet." After having been refused a license to fly to Ireland in 1937, on July 17, 1938, aviator Corrigan (1907-1995) left Floyd Bennett Airfield in New York City for California. 28 hours and 13 minutes later, he landed outside Dublin, Ireland, after "accidentally" going the wrong way. Corrigan's exploit made him a national hero, and he was known as "Wrong-Way" Corrigan. Horizontal fold crosses between the "r"s in "Corrigan". Irregular top edge. Otherwise, fine condition.

For more documents by these signers click the names below:


This website image contains our company watermark. The actual document does not contain this watermark.
Our Signer Sales Event is Here!!!
Try our Make-An-Offer Feature!
  Add to your purchase our informative and authoritative Handbook of Historical Documents for only $19.95 (normally $39.95). This 253 page hardcover volume makes a great gift for anyone interested in the autograph and manuscript collecting field! Click Here for more information.
Act Now as this Promotion Ends 7/31/2018
* Limit one discount per document.
  $420.00 (USD)
Limited-Time-Only Price:   $336.00 (USD)
Price shown is the final price for this document.
Other discounts are not applied to this document

Click here to pop open a floating
Shopper's Currency Converter window.

Make Best Offer on this document

All documents are being offered on a first-come first-serve basis and are sold unframed unless otherwise specified.

This website requires that cookies be enabled in your browser.

Whether looking for corporate, birthday or luxury gifts, nothing makes a more perfect and unique gift than an autographed item for someone special! Imagine the thrill of receiving an autographed item from one's hero or signed on the anniversary of one's birthday. Click here for our Gift Locator Tool.

Born: January 22, 1907 in Galveston, Texas
Died: December 9, 1995 in Santa Ana, California

Film Credits
1957 To Tell the Truth (in person), 1939 The Flying Irishman (Performer), 1939 The Flying Irishman (Sound)

<< Previous Page


[ Home ] [ Shopping Cart ] [ Autograph Definitions ] [ Privacy & Security ] [ Terms & Conditions ] [ Contact us ]
Copyright © 2000-2018 Gallery of History Direct. All Rights Reserved.