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Ben Perley Poore Autographs, Memorabilia & Collectibles

BEN PERLEY POORE
Born: November 2, 1820 in Newburyport, Massachusetts
Died: May 30, 1887 in Washington, District of Columbia
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Benjamin Perley Poore (1820-1887), an American reporter who covered the White House for several publications, also served as clerk of the Senate Printing Records and editor of the Congressional Directory. He wrote biographies of French leaders Louis Philippe and Napoleon Bonaparte, books on the generalship of Zachary Taylor and Ambrose Burnside, and a detailed account of the trial of Lincoln's assassins. A two-volume memoir, Reminiscences of Sixty Years in the National Metropolis (1886), was published shortly before his death.
  • BEN PERLEY POORE - AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED  - HFSID 873
    BEN PERLEY POORE Veteran Washington reporter who covered the Lincoln White House. Autograph Sentiment signed: "Very Faithfully Yours,/Ben; Perley Poore", 3¾x1¼ lined slip, affixed to 4¼x3½ card.

    Sale Price $126.00

    $140.00

  • BEN PERLEY POORE - AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED 09/26/1878  - HFSID 324233
    BEN PERLEY POORE The American reporter and author offers his regards to an admirer, signs name in black ink Autograph sentiment signed: "With the regards of/ Ben: Perley Poore/ Indian Hill Farm, near/ Newburyport, Sept. 26, 1878" in black ink. 1 page, 4x2¼. Newburyport, Massachusetts. September 26, 1878.

    Sale Price $180.00

    $200.00

  • BEN PERLEY POORE - ENGRAVING SIGNED  - HFSID 847
    BEN PERLEY POORE Veteran Washington reporter and biographer. Engraving signed: "Faithfully yours,/Ben: Perley Poore". B/w, 5½x8¾ overall, image 4¼x4¼ (one surface). Engraved by H. B. Hall's Sons, New York.

    Sale Price $324.00

    $360.00

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