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  • RUSSELL A. ALGER - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 04/10/1886  - HFSID 321467
    RUSSELL A. ALGER - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 04/10/1886 - HFSID 321467
    RUSSELL A. ALGER As Governor of Michigan, he humbly receives his honor from the Northwestern Literary and Historical Society Autograph Letter signed: "R. A. Alger", 1 page. 8x10. Detroit, Michigan, April 10, 1886. On official letterhead of the Michigan Executive Office to Mr. B.W. Austin, Sioux City, Iowa.

    Sale Price $680.00

    $800.00

  • RUSSELL A. ALGER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 01/30/1888  - HFSID 13789
    RUSSELL A. ALGER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 01/30/1888 - HFSID 13789
    RUSSELL A. ALGER. Letter from Alger declining an invitation to a dinner party, dated 1888 while serving as Commander of the Michigan Department of the Grand Army of the Republic Typed letter signed: "R.A. Alger", 1p, 8x10. Detroit, Mich., 1888 January 30.To New York Republican leader James S. Lehmaire.

    Sale Price $342.00

    $380.00

  • RUSSELL A. ALGER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 06/18/1890  - HFSID 44685
    RUSSELL A. ALGER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 06/18/1890 - HFSID 44685
    RUSSELL A. ALGER Letter from Alger dated 1890, asking that a friend inquire about a lithograph of Joseph B. Foraker seen in a local barber shop Typed letter signed: "R.A. Alger", 1p, 7¾x10½. Detroit, Michigan, 1890 June 18. On personal letterhead to Comrade John M. Dalzell, Caldwell, Ohio.

    Sale Price $324.00

    $360.00

  • RUSSELL A. ALGER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 07/16/1895  - HFSID 56691
    RUSSELL A. ALGER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 07/16/1895 - HFSID 56691
    RUSSELL A. ALGER Brief letter from Alger, stating there is nothing to be said about him politically as he is simply "in the ranks" Typed Letter signed: "R A Alger", 1p, 5¼x8 with blank integral leaf. Detroit, Michigan, 1895 July 16. On personal letterhead to Colonel Darwin C.

    Sale Price $324.00

    $360.00

  • RUSSELL A. ALGER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 10/12/1898  - HFSID 291718
    RUSSELL A. ALGER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 10/12/1898 - HFSID 291718
    RUSSELL A. ALGER Soon to be fired by President McKinley for mismanagement of the Spanish-American War, Secretary of War Alger authorizes discharge of a New York volunteer corporal. Typed Letter signed: "R. A. Alger" as Secretary of War, 1 page. 5x7¾. War Department, Washington, 1898 October 12.

    Sale Price $378.00

    $420.00

  • NEWTON D. BAKER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 03/16/1932  - HFSID 297054
    NEWTON D. BAKER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 03/16/1932 - HFSID 297054
    NEWTON D. BAKER The former Secretary of War gracefully declines an invitation. Typed Letter signed: "Newton D. Baker", 1 page, 8½x11. Cleveland, Illinois, 1932 March 16. On letterhead of Baker, Hostetler, Sidlo & Patterson [his law firm] to Walter F.

    Sale Price $324.00

    $360.00

  • NEWTON D. BAKER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 04/24/1916  - HFSID 291667
    NEWTON D. BAKER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 04/24/1916 - HFSID 291667
    NEWTON D. BAKER The Secretary of War greets a church minister who has moved to Washington, D.C. Typed Letter signed: "Newton D. Baker" as Secretary of War", 1 page, 5½x9. Washington, D.C., 1916 April 24. To Rev. Paul R. Hickok, Metropolitan Presbyterian Church, Washington, D.C.

    Sale Price $324.00

    $360.00

  • NEWTON D. BAKER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 06/12/1931  - HFSID 26431
    NEWTON D. BAKER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 06/12/1931 - HFSID 26431
    Newton Diehl Baker signed this letter on the letterhead of Baker, Hostetler, Sidlo & Patterson in 1931, saying that a reassessment of Woodrow Wilson's administration by Mark Sullivan was "deeply gratifying" and that he would not seek the presidency.

    Sale Price $414.00

    $460.00

  • NEWTON D. BAKER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 06/30/1932  - HFSID 3613
    NEWTON D. BAKER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 06/30/1932 - HFSID 3613
    Former Secretary of War Newton Diehl Baker signed this typed letter to the wife of Samuel Gompers, founder of the American Federation of Labor, in 1924, saying in part "it is difficult for me to select out any particular incident, or incidents, for inclusion in the intimate appreciation of him which you are preparing."

    Sale Price $414.00

    $460.00

  • NEWTON D. BAKER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 10/12/1912  - HFSID 321190
    NEWTON D. BAKER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 10/12/1912 - HFSID 321190
    NEWTON D. BAKER As Mayor of Cleveland, he explains that he has been making many campaign appearances for Woodrow Wilson, and cannot take on an additional one in Pittsburgh. Typed Letter signed: "Newton D. Baker" as Mayor, 1 page, 8½x11. Cleveland, 1912 October 12.

    Sale Price $378.00

    $420.00

  • NEWTON D. BAKER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 11/06/1918  - HFSID 315179
    NEWTON D. BAKER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 11/06/1918 - HFSID 315179
    NEWTON D. BAKER Writing as Secretary of War, 5 days before the end of World War I, he thanks a soldier's father for a box of cigars, but doubts that any can be mailed to the generals in France. Typed Letter signed: "Newton D. Baker" as Secretary of War, 1 page, 8x10½.

    Sale Price $378.00

    $420.00

  • NEWTON D. BAKER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 11/16/1934  - HFSID 299830
    NEWTON D. BAKER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 11/16/1934 - HFSID 299830
    NEWTON D. BAKER Typed Letter accompanying his returned questionnaire about President Wilson's Cabinet. Typed Letter signed: "Newton D. Baker", 1 page, 8½x11. Cleveland, Ohio, 1934 November 16. On letterhead of Baker, Hostetler, Sidlo & Patterson [law firm] to Lewis Schwartz, Bronx, New York.

    Sale Price $324.00

    $360.00

  • JAMES D. CAMERON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 01/12/1877  - HFSID 44683
    JAMES D. CAMERON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 01/12/1877 - HFSID 44683
    JAMES D. CAMERON. Manuscript LS: "J.D. Cameron" as Grant's Secretary of War, 1p, 7¾x10¼. War Department, Washington City, 1877 January 12.

    Sale Price $324.00

    $360.00

  • JAMES D. CAMERON - MANUSCRIPT LETTER SIGNED 02/17/1877  - HFSID 291760
    JAMES D. CAMERON - MANUSCRIPT LETTER SIGNED 02/17/1877 - HFSID 291760
    JAMES D. CAMERON The Secretary of War replies to an inquiry by Senator Edmunds about army paymaster positions. Autograph Letter signed: "J. D. Cameron," as Secretary of War, 1 pages 8x10¾, affixed to 8x11½ paper. War Department, Washington City, 1877 February 17.

    Sale Price $324.00

    $360.00

  • SIMON CAMERON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 03/14/1887  - HFSID 140503
    SIMON CAMERON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 03/14/1887 - HFSID 140503
    SIMON CAMERON An elder Cameron writes to a friend in the hospital - 1887 Autograph Letter Signed: "Simon Cameron", 1p, 5x8. Harrisburg, 1887 March 14. To William B. Fordney, Lancaster, Pa., promising "to meet Duffy at your hospital room" on Friday.

    Sale Price $337.50

    $375.00

  • SIMON CAMERON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 05/05/1867  - HFSID 286525
    SIMON CAMERON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 05/05/1867 - HFSID 286525
    SIMON CAMERON ALS sending a referral Autograph Letter signed: "Simon Cameron" as US Senator, 1 page, 4¾x7¼. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1867 May 5. He has marked the letter Private". To A. J.

    Sale Price $405.00

    $450.00

  • SIMON CAMERON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 05/07/1889  - HFSID 140502
    SIMON CAMERON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 05/07/1889 - HFSID 140502
    SIMON CAMERON At 90, he writes of sending a case of wine to an old frined Autograph Letter Signed: "Simon Cameron", 1p, 5x8. Harrisburg (Pa.), 1889 May 7. To Col. William B. Fordney, Lancaster, Pa. In full: "How are you my good old Friend.

    Sale Price $337.50

    $375.00

  • SIMON CAMERON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 05/16/1827  - HFSID 33578
    SIMON CAMERON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 05/16/1827 - HFSID 33578
    SIMON CAMERON Signed Autograph Letter as Pennsylvania State Printer (1827), impatiently demanding a shipment of paper Autograph Letter signed: "S. Cameron", 1 page, 8x9¾. Harrisburg, 1827 May 16.

    Sale Price $450.00

    $500.00

  • SIMON CAMERON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 06/16/1888  - HFSID 140504
    SIMON CAMERON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 06/16/1888 - HFSID 140504
    SIMON CAMERON Signed Autograph Letter (1888), inviting a friend for a luncheon and an overnight visit Autograph Letter signed: "Simon Cameron", 2 pages, 10x8 (front and verso). Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1888 June 16. To "My dear old friend" [William Fordney].

    Sale Price $337.50

    $375.00

  • SIMON CAMERON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 11/06/1864  - HFSID 46938
    SIMON CAMERON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 11/06/1864 - HFSID 46938
    SIMON CAMERON As Secretary of War, he writes to Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy Autograph Letter Signed: "Simon Cameron", 1½p, 5x8, front and verso. Harrisburg, 1864 November 6. To Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles. In full: "The bearer, Mr. H.W.

    Sale Price $637.50

    $750.00

  • SIMON CAMERON - MANUSCRIPT LETTER SIGNED 04/20/1872  - HFSID 46937
    SIMON CAMERON - MANUSCRIPT LETTER SIGNED 04/20/1872 - HFSID 46937
    SIMON CAMERON About passing laws "which prevent cruelty to our 'dumb friends'". Manuscript LS: "Simon Cameron" as U.S. Senator, 1p, 5¼x8. Washington, 1872 April 20. To William F. Pettit, Philadelphia.

    Sale Price $405.00

    $450.00

  • FRANK C. CARLUCCI - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 12/23/1986  - HFSID 327960
    FRANK C. CARLUCCI - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 12/23/1986 - HFSID 327960
    FRANK C. CARLUCCI Writing as CEO of Sears World Trade Inc., Carlucci returns a requested autograph and signed picture (items not included) Typed letter signed: "Frank C. Carlucci", in black ink, 7¼x10½. December 23, 1986. Washington, D.C. In full: "Dear Mr.

    Sale Price $162.00

    $180.00

  • LEWIS CASS - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 02/20/1860  - HFSID 287356
    LEWIS CASS - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 02/20/1860 - HFSID 287356
    LEWIS CASS While Secretary of State, he sends a private correspondence to a colonel about a compensation case he is anxious to see resolved. Autograph Letter signed: "Lewis Cass", 2 pages (front and verso), 5x8. No place, 1860 September 20. To a colonel (name illegible).

    Sale Price $414.00

    $460.00

  • WILLIAM COHEN - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 01/24/1974  - HFSID 79123
    WILLIAM COHEN - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 01/24/1974 - HFSID 79123
    WILLIAM S. COHEN. TLS: "William S. Cohen" as Congressman, 1p, 8x10½. Washington, D.C., 1974 January 24. To John Ottina, Commissioner, Office of Education, Department of Health, Education & Welfare.

    Sale Price $180.00

    $200.00

  • WILLIAM COHEN - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 01/31/1979  - HFSID 34326
    WILLIAM COHEN - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 01/31/1979 - HFSID 34326
    WILLIAM S. COHEN. TLS: "Bill Cohen" as U.S. Senator from Maine, 1p, 8x10½. Washington, 1979 January 31. To Elliot F. Kraemer, West Palm Beach, Florida, thanking him for "congratulations on my election to the United States Senate....

    Sale Price $162.00

    $180.00

  • WILLIAM COHEN - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 04/01/1981  - HFSID 274430
    WILLIAM COHEN - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 04/01/1981 - HFSID 274430
    WILLIAM COHEN. TLS: "Bill Cohen" as U.S. Senator from Maine, 1p, 8½x11. Washington, D.C., 1981 April 1. On United States Senate letterhead to Mr. John S. Bush, Jr., Vice President, Governmental Affairs, United States Gypsum Company, Washington, D.C.

    Sale Price $162.00

    $180.00

  • DWIGHT F. DAVIS - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 02/08/1928  - HFSID 315298
    DWIGHT F. DAVIS - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 02/08/1928 - HFSID 315298
    DWIGHT F. DAVIS As Secretary of War, he reports to a Senator that an Army lieutenant has no disability justifying retirement. Typed Letter signed: "Dwight F. Davis" as Secretary of War, 1 page, 8x10½. War Department, Washington, 1928 February 8. On official letterhead to Earle B.

    Sale Price $252.00

    $280.00

  • DWIGHT F. DAVIS - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 04/16/1928  - HFSID 73792
    DWIGHT F. DAVIS - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 04/16/1928 - HFSID 73792
    DWIGHT F. DAVIS. TLS: "Dwight F. Davis" as Coolidge's Secretary of War, 1p, 8x10½. Washington, D.C., 1928 April 16. On letterhead of the War Department to Mr. Walter Russell, President, The Society of Arts and Sciences, New York City.

    Sale Price $252.00

    $280.00

  • DWIGHT F. DAVIS - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 04/23/1928  - HFSID 73791
    DWIGHT F. DAVIS - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 04/23/1928 - HFSID 73791
    THE SECRETARY OF WAR CANNOT LEND HIS NAME TO AN ORGANIZATION, BUT HE HAS CONTRIBUTED A STATEMENT TO ITS VOLUME HONORING AMERICAN INVENTOR THOMAS A. EDISON   DWIGHT F. DAVIS. TLS: "Dwight F Davis" as Coolidge's Secretary of War, 1p, 8x10½. Washington, D.C., 1928 April 23.

    Sale Price $288.00

    $320.00

  • DWIGHT F. DAVIS - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 05/21/1926  - HFSID 321200
    DWIGHT F. DAVIS - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 05/21/1926 - HFSID 321200
    DWIGHT F. DAVIS As Secretary of War, he replies to a Texas Senator who had passed on concerns of local Chambers of Commerce about garrison reductions in the State. Typed Letter signed: "Dwight F. Davis" as Secretary of War, 1 page, 8x10½. War Department, Washington, 1926 May 21.

    Sale Price $324.00

    $360.00

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