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  • LYMAN ABBOTT - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 06/16/1888  - HFSID 876
    LYMAN ABBOTT - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 06/16/1888 - HFSID 876
    LYMAN ABBOTT Lyman Abbott sends an autograph letter of thanks for the portrait. Autograph Letter signed: "Lyman Abbott", 1p, 4¾x8. No place, 1888 June 16. In full: "My dear Mr. Richwood- Have I thanked you for the splendid portrait of Mr. Beecher.

    Sale Price $108.00

    $120.00

  • LYMAN ABBOTT - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 09/24/1901  - HFSID 112380
    LYMAN ABBOTT - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 09/24/1901 - HFSID 112380
    LYMAN ABBOTT Signed autograph letter declining an invitation to give a sermon. Autograph Letter Signed: "Lyman Abbott", 2 pages, 4½x7, separate sheets. "The Knoll", Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York, 1901 September 24. In full: "Your favor of 17th Sept. I find awaiting me on my arrival at home.

    Sale Price $108.00

    $120.00

  • MARY ANDERSON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 10/04/1916  - HFSID 171839
    MARY ANDERSON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 10/04/1916 - HFSID 171839
    MARY ANDERSON The silent film actress pens a letter to a fan Autograph Letter Signed: "Mary Anderson". 2p, 5¼x6½. Vitagraph Studio, Hollywood, 1916 October 4. To Miss Calvert. In full: "Indeed you may have a little photograph.

    Sale Price $288.00

    $320.00

  • PHILIP D. THE PORK BARON ARMOUR - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 10/01/1897  - HFSID 86098
    PHILIP D. "THE PORK BARON" ARMOUR - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 10/01/1897 - HFSID 86098
    PHILIP ARMOUR. TLS: "Philip D. Armour", 1p, 8½x11. Chicago, 1897 October 1. On his personal stationery to Mr. Jules G. Lombard, Omaha, Neb. In full: "The

    Sale Price $637.50

    $750.00

  • OLAVE BADEN-POWELL - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 03/23/1925  - HFSID 174263
    OLAVE BADEN-POWELL - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 03/23/1925 - HFSID 174263
    OLAVE BADEN-POWELL. TLS: "Olave Baden-Powell" as Chief Guide, 1½p, 8x10, front and verso. London, 1925 March 23. On letterhead of The Girl Guides Association to "Mr.

    Sale Price $234.00

    $260.00

  • OLAVE BADEN-POWELL - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 10/29/1971  - HFSID 221336
    OLAVE BADEN-POWELL - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 10/29/1971 - HFSID 221336
    OLAVE BADEN-POWELL. TLS: "Olave Baden-Powell", 1p, 5x8. Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey, Surrey, 1971 October 29. Returns autographed covers to Miss Grove. In part: "may I just mention that I have a great number of requests similar to yours and I appreciate it when they send postage...

    Sale Price $234.00

    $260.00

  • LUCY BALDWIN - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 05/07/1926  - HFSID 53473
    LUCY BALDWIN - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 05/07/1926 - HFSID 53473
    [STANLEY BALDWIN]; LUCY BALDWIN Writing to Sir Robert Lynn from 10 Downing Street during the General Strike of 1926, she praises her husband's undaunted spirit. Autograph Letter signed: "Lucy Baldwin", 1 page, 5¼x7. 10 Downing Street [Prime Minister's residence, London], 1926 May 7.

    Sale Price $198.00

    $220.00

  • CLARA BARTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED  - HFSID 175775
    CLARA BARTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED - HFSID 175775
    ABOUT THE PRINTING OF A RED CROSS BOOK   CLARA BARTON. Autograph Letter Signed: "C B.", 3p, 4¾x7¾. [Oxford, Mass.], no date. To Roscoe G. Wells. In full: "I am going into Worcester to dine and shall try to reach you by phone. The little book is here and very pretty - but I miss the wide margins.

    Sale Price $1,020.00

    $1,200.00

  • CLARA BARTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED  - HFSID 175776
    CLARA BARTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED - HFSID 175776
    SHE FEARS HER LETTERS ARE DEPRESSING SO, ALTHOUGH THEY ARE WRITTEN, SHE IS NOT SENDING THEM.   CLARA BARTON. Autograph Letter Signed: "C B", 1p, 5x6¾. No place, no date, Saturday. To "Dear children".

    Sale Price $1,020.00

    $1,200.00

  • CLARA BARTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 01/02/1911  - HFSID 76531
    CLARA BARTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 01/02/1911 - HFSID 76531
    CLARA BARTON Clara Barton sends an autograph letter of thanks for the picture. Autograph Letter Signed: "Clara Barton", 2p, 5x6½ lined sheet, conjoined leaves. Glen Echo, Maryland, 1911 January 2. To Mr. Frederick Meserve, New York. In full: "I thank you inexpressibly for that good picture of Mrs. Howe.

    Sale Price $1,530.00

    $1,800.00

  • CLARA BARTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 02/11/1907  - HFSID 175781
    CLARA BARTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 02/11/1907 - HFSID 175781
    CLARA BARTON Clara Barton sends an autograph letter about some official papers she has. Autograph Letter signed: "Clara Barton", 1p, 5¼x6½. Glen EchoMaryland,1907 February 11. To "My dear Mr Hyatt". Marked "Copy".

    Sale Price $935.00

    $1,100.00

  • CLARA BARTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 02/28/1910  - HFSID 182539
    CLARA BARTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 02/28/1910 - HFSID 182539
    CLARA BARTON Clara Barton writes sending a check that is much needed and to say that she is not able to see any more for long periods of time. Autograph Letter Signed: "Clara Barton", 1¼p, 5¾x8¾. Glen Echo, 1910 February 28. To "My Dear Roscoe".

    Sale Price $680.00

    $800.00

  • CLARA BARTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 03/04/1867  - HFSID 15442
    CLARA BARTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 03/04/1867 - HFSID 15442
    CLARA BARTON Clara Barton sends an autograph letter of regret that she will not be able to meet some people. Autograph Letter Signed: "Clara Barton", 1p, 5x8. Worcester, Massachusetts, 1867 March 4. To H.C. Gray, Esqr. In full: "Your kind letter of October 28th Recd.

    Sale Price $595.00

    $700.00

  • CLARA BARTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 04/12/1894  - HFSID 175774
    CLARA BARTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 04/12/1894 - HFSID 175774
    TWO AUTOGRAPH LETTERS WRITTEN TO HER SISTER HARRIETTE TWO DAYS APART FROM NEW YORK CITY, ONE ON EACH SIDE   CLARA BARTON. Autograph Letter Signed: "Clara", 1p, 6x9¼. The Hoffman House, Madison Square, New York, 1894 April 12. To "Harriette", her sister.

    Sale Price $935.00

    $1,100.00

  • CLARA BARTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 05/04/1909  - HFSID 254621
    CLARA BARTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 05/04/1909 - HFSID 254621
    87-YEAR-OLD CLARA BARTON REQUESTS "AN ITEMIZED ACCOUNT OF ALL THE INDEBTEDNESS" OF THE NATIONAL FIRST AID ASSOCIATION   CLARA BARTON. Autograph Letter Signed: "Clara Barton", 2½p, 5x7. Glen Echo, 1909 May 4.To Major General Roscoe G. Wells, Boston.

    Sale Price $1,020.00

    $1,200.00

  • CLARA BARTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 05/20/1908  - HFSID 218026
    CLARA BARTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 05/20/1908 - HFSID 218026
    CLARA BARTON Clara Barton sends an autograph letter trying to set up a time to meet with General Roscoe G. Wells. Autograph Letter Signed: "Clara Barton", 1¾p, 4¾x6. Oxford, 1908 May 20.To Roscoe (General Roscoe G. Wells, her assistant at the National First Aid Association of America).

    Sale Price $935.00

    $1,100.00

  • CLARA BARTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 06/11/1883  - HFSID 30627
    CLARA BARTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 06/11/1883 - HFSID 30627
    CLARA BARTON Clara Barton sends an autograph letter about her desire to get her notes into shape for publication. Autograph Letter signed: "Clara Barton", 4p (integral leaf), 5x8. Washington, D.C., 1883 June 11. To "My dear, dear Mrs. Talbot".

    Sale Price $935.00

    $1,100.00

  • CLARA BARTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 06/29/1886  - HFSID 154218
    CLARA BARTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 06/29/1886 - HFSID 154218
    CLARA BARTON The hard working Clara Barton sends an autograph letter regarding how busy she has been. Autograph Letter Signed: "Yours lovingly/Clara Barton" as President of the American Red Cross, 3 p, 5x8 lined sheet. Washington, D.C., 1886 June 29.

    Sale Price $1,275.00

    $1,500.00

  • CLARA BARTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 07/05/1906  - HFSID 175779
    CLARA BARTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 07/05/1906 - HFSID 175779
    CLARA BARTON FORWARDS A $275 CHECK FROM HER NEPHEW TO HER NATIONAL FIRST AID ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA; SHE'D LIKE $75 OF IT "FOR MY PRESENT USE"   CLARA BARTON. Autograph Letter Signed: "Clara Barton" 2p, 5x6½. Oxford (Mass.), 1906 July 5. To Mr Wells (Roscoe G. Wells).

    Sale Price $935.00

    $1,100.00

  • CLARA BARTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 07/23/1891  - HFSID 27983
    CLARA BARTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 07/23/1891 - HFSID 27983
    CLARA BARTON Clara Barton sends an autograph letter about the sickness going around. Autograph Letter signed: "Clara Barton", 3p, 4½x6¾. Glen Echo (Maryland), 1891 July 23. To "Dear Dr Wm Enola [?]".

    Sale Price $680.00

    $800.00

  • CLARA BARTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 08/15/1905  - HFSID 254645
    CLARA BARTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 08/15/1905 - HFSID 254645
    CLARA BARTON Clara Barton sends an autograph letter from her home in retirement. Autograph Letter Signed: "Clara Barton", 3¼p, 5x6½. Oxford (Massachusetts), 1905 August 15. To M. Wells. Marked "Personal" in pencil with notes in unknown hand in upper margin.

    Sale Price $680.00

    $800.00

  • CLARA BARTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 08/17/1905  - HFSID 218025
    CLARA BARTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 08/17/1905 - HFSID 218025
    AFTER BEING FORCED TO RESIGN AS PRESIDENT OF THE RED CROSS, 82-YEAR-OLD CLARA BARTON FORMED THE NATIONAL FIRST AID ASSOCIATION AND WRITES, FOUR MONTHS LATER: "I TOLD HER OF THE FIRST AID, AND MY CONNECTION WITH IT, AND INTIMATED THAT HER AUXILIARY WOULD BEAR THE SAME RELATION TO ME IN THE FIRST AID THAT IT DID IN THE RED CROSS WITH THE ADVANTAGE OF WORK ALWAYS AT HAND...."

    Sale Price $1,020.00

    $1,200.00

  • CLARA BARTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 09/02/1906  - HFSID 175773
    CLARA BARTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 09/02/1906 - HFSID 175773
    CLARA BARTON Clara Barton sends an autograph letter about travel to raise funding for the National First Aid Association of America. Autograph Letter Signed: "Clara Barton", 7½p, 5x6¾. Anamosa, [Iowa], 1906 September 2, Sunday. To Mr.

    Sale Price $935.00

    $1,100.00

  • CLARA BARTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 09/03/1903  - HFSID 175771
    CLARA BARTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 09/03/1903 - HFSID 175771
    "I BEGIN TO FEEL THAT THEY DO NOT FEEL LIKE TAKING UP FIRST AID AT PRESENT, HOWEVER THEY MAY APPRECIATE IT"   CLARA BARTON. Autograph Letter Signed: "Clara Barton", 2p, 4¼x6. Anamosa, Iowa, 1903 September 3. To Roscoe (Roscoe G. Wells). In full: "I shall write you every day till I know you are through Detroit.

    Sale Price $1,020.00

    $1,200.00

  • CLARA BARTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 09/05/1903  - HFSID 175770
    CLARA BARTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 09/05/1903 - HFSID 175770
    "I DO NOT AT ALL THINK IT WAS - OR IS LACK OF INTERST OR OF APPRECIATION NOR ARE THEY LOST TO THE FUTURE OF FIRST AID"   CLARA BARTON. Autograph Letter Signed: "Clara Barton", 5p, 4¼x5¾. Anamosa [Iowa], [1903] September 5. To Roscoe (Roscoe G. Wells).

    Sale Price $2,380.00

    $2,800.00

  • CLARA BARTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 09/09/1892  - HFSID 33315
    CLARA BARTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 09/09/1892 - HFSID 33315
    CLARA BARTON Clara Barton sends an autograph letter of thanks that a friend came to visit. Autograph Letter signed: "C.B.", 1p, 4¾x8 with blank integral leaf. Washington, D.C., September 9 [1892]. To "My dear Marien". In full: "I am delighted that you came.

    Sale Price $595.00

    $700.00

  • CLARA BARTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 09/18/1899  - HFSID 175766
    CLARA BARTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 09/18/1899 - HFSID 175766
    CLARA BARTON Clara Barton sends an important autograph letter. Important Autograph Letter Signed: "Your loving sister,/Clara [Note: "Barton" had been written, but was rubbed out]", 2p, 8½x11. On letterhead of The American National Red Cross, Washington, D.C.

    Sale Price $1,020.00

    $1,200.00

  • CLARA BARTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 10/17/1910  - HFSID 84888
    CLARA BARTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 10/17/1910 - HFSID 84888
    CLARA BARTON Clara Barton sends an autograph letter of acknowledgment that the photos and negative have arrived. Autograph Letter Signed: "Clara Barton", 3¼p, 5¼x6¾. Glen Echo, Maryland, 1910, October 17.To F.H. Meserve, New York.

    Sale Price $850.00

    $1,000.00

  • CLARA BARTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 11/15/1905  - HFSID 175783
    CLARA BARTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 11/15/1905 - HFSID 175783
    TO THE SECRETARY OF THE NATIONAL FIRST AID ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA CLARA BARTON. Autograph Letter Signed: "Clara Barton", 1p, 8¼x11. Oxford, Mass., 1905 November 15. To Miss Kensel.

    Sale Price $935.00

    $1,100.00

  • CLARA BARTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 12/15/1894  - HFSID 47972
    CLARA BARTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 12/15/1894 - HFSID 47972
    CLARA BARTON Clara Barton sends an autograph letter to a friend discussing the news. Autograph Letter Signed: "Clara Barton", 1p, front and verso, 8½x11 lined The American National Red Cross letterhead. Washington, D. C., 1894 December 15. To Miss Marion E. Balcorn, Worcester, Massachusetts.

    Sale Price $935.00

    $1,100.00

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