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Julia Ward Howe Autographs, Memorabilia & Collectibles

JULIA WARD HOWE
Born: May 27, 1819 in New York City, New York
Died: October 17, 1910 in Portsmouth, Rhode Island
Biography
An ardent abolitionist, suffragette and advocate of world peace, Julia Ward Howe is best known for writing "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" (set to the tune of "John Brown's Body"), which was penned in 1861 after her visit to Civil War battlefields.
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  • JULIA WARD HOWE - AUTOGRAPH 06/1889  - HFSID 313071
    JULIA WARD HOWE Signature of the anti-slavery and women's rights crusader Signature: "Julia Ward Howe/June, 1889", 3½x2. Julia Ward Howe (1819-1910), a social reformer and poet, is best known for writing the poem, "The Battle Hymn of the Republic", which she was inspired to write after visiting army camps in Washington, D.C.

    Sale Price $270.00

    $300.00

  • JULIA WARD HOWE - AUTOGRAPH 8/1903  - HFSID 42866
    JULIA WARD HOWE Howe signed and dated this slip of paper with her name in August of 1903. Signature: "Julia Ward Howe./August. 1903." 4½x7. Howe (1819-1910, born in New York City), a social reformer and

    Sale Price $270.00

    $300.00

  • JULIA WARD HOWE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED  - HFSID 48353
    JULIA WARD HOWE Howe handwrote and signed a short letter on this card to "Anne". In it, she thanks Anne for "you good wishes and sweet gift" and mentions that she already sent a thank you note to another address. Autograph letter signed "J. W. Howe." With erased pencil notations on front and verso in unknown hand.

    Sale Price $450.00

    $500.00

  • JULIA WARD HOWE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED  - HFSID 16401
    JULIA WARD HOWE Howe handwrote and signed this letter to Mr. Siles, letting him know that "my copy will over-run 450 pages of my writing". With pencil notations at bottom edge and on verso and erased pencil notations near top edge, all in unknown hand. Stamped at top in purple ink: "Robert Brothers,/Publishers,/Boston.".

    Sale Price $595.00

    $700.00

  • JULIA WARD HOWE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED  - HFSID 266403
    JULIA WARD HOWE. She signs an autograph letter inviting someone to hear Howe rehearse an upcoming speech. ALS: "Julia Ward Howe", 1 page, 4¼x3¼. No place, no year, April 6th. To Mrs. Bowoker. In full: "If you can - call at 5.00 today, or at 7.

    Sale Price $510.00

    $600.00

  • JULIA WARD HOWE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED  - HFSID 157741
    JULIA WARD HOWE Howe handwrote and signed this letter to Little-Brown Publishers on the back of a blank 1¢ postcard, inquiring about the postage on a cookbook that Little-Brown offered to send at no additional cost. Autograph letter signed: "Julia Ward Howe." 1 page, 5½x3¼, on verso of 1¢ Jefferson postcard.

    Sale Price $510.00

    $600.00

  • JULIA WARD HOWE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED  - HFSID 253292
    JULIA WARD HOWE Howe handwrote and signed this letter to a Capt. Walker, inviting him to Sunday dinner and to "bring any friend of your's who 'feels inclined'." Autograph letter signed "Julia W. Howe.". With erased pencil notes near top left corner in unknown hand. 2 pages, 4½x7 (folded), 1 sheet folded, front and verso.

    Sale Price $595.00

    $700.00

  • JULIA WARD HOWE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 01/09/1896  - HFSID 261576
    JULIA WARD HOWE She signs a handwritten letter explaining that demand for autograph copies of her Battle Hymn exceed her ability to supply them. Autograph Letter signed: "Julia Ward Howe", 2 pages, 4½x7. Boston, Massachusetts, 1896 January 9.

    Sale Price $2,762.50

    $3,250.00

  • JULIA WARD HOWE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 01/15/1900  - HFSID 16400
    Howe handwrote, signed and dated this letter in 1900 to a Mrs. Phillips. In it, she accepts Phillip's invitation to dinner - if she can make it from a speech at "George school" in Philadelphia, that is - and talks about her two daughters.

    Sale Price $595.00

    $700.00

  • JULIA WARD HOWE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 02/19  - HFSID 174599
    Howe handwrote and signed this letter to a Mrs. Sargent, saying that she will read at Sargent's club, but only if she was expected to. She added this caveat: "I will come as well prepared as circumstances have allowed."

    Sale Price $595.00

    $700.00

  • JULIA WARD HOWE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 04/10/1905  - HFSID 86035
    Howe handwrote, signed and dated this letter to N.C. Adassides at The Tarthman Weekly Church Paper, Boston, Massachusetts in 1905. In it, she apologizes for leaving during a lecture given by Adassides - "my fatigue was so great that I was obliged to leave after hearing Mr Anagnos" - and talks about printing details for one of her addresses.

    Sale Price $765.00

    $900.00

  • JULIA WARD HOWE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 04/18/1900  - HFSID 287091
    JULIA WARD HOWE ALS (1900), accepting an invitation to be a house guest Autograph Letter signed: "Julia Ward Howe", 2 pages (integral leaf), 4x6. New York, N.Y., 1900 April 19. To "Dear Mrs. Fritch [?], in full: "You are most kind in inviting me to your house.

    Sale Price $595.00

    $700.00

  • JULIA WARD HOWE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 04/19  - HFSID 153196
    JULIA WARD HOWE Howe handwrote and signed this letter to a Dr. Talbot, saying that she had received some books that he sent her and that she doesn't have a poem that she wrote for a celebration. Autograph letter signed "Julia Ward Howe.". 2 pages, 4½x6¾, 1 page front and verso.

    Sale Price $595.00

    $700.00

  • JULIA WARD HOWE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 04/24/1906  - HFSID 41688
    JULIA WARD HOWE She signs an autograph letter with thanks for a gift of flowers and regrets for having to miss a meeting. ALS: "Julia Ward Howe," 2 pages, 4x6, separate sheets. 241 Beacon St., (Boston), 1906 April 24. On tan paper. The reformer who wrote Battle Hymn of the Republic writes to Mrs.

    Sale Price $510.00

    $600.00

  • JULIA WARD HOWE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 05/09/1898  - HFSID 251394
    Howe handwrote, dated and signed this letter to a Mr. Child from Rome in 1898. She autographed two book plates sent by Child with a line from Battle Hymn of the Republic [not included] and regretted not meeting him at Chicago's Columbian Exhibition.

    Sale Price $1,020.00

    $1,200.00

  • JULIA WARD HOWE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 05/23/1903  - HFSID 161408
    JULIA WARD HOWE Ward handwrote, signed and dated this letter to a Miss Cleveland from Boston in 1903 to let her know that she will send "a little message for your meeting." Autograph letter signed "Julia Ward Howe". 1 page, 3¾x6. Boston, Massachusetts,May 23, 1903. Addressed to "Miss Cleveland".

    Sale Price $595.00

    $700.00

  • JULIA WARD HOWE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 06/06/1899  - HFSID 76235
    Howe handwrote, signed and dated this letter to a Mrs. Clemson in 1899. In it, she gives her expected arrival time in Boston by train and adds that she "shall hope to meet your daughter, and to have her com-pany on my journey."

    Sale Price $595.00

    $700.00

  • JULIA WARD HOWE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 06/25/1887  - HFSID 43981
    Howe handwrote, signed and dated this letter to Maria L. Chapin from Newport, Rhode Island in 1887, writing that she would hold a lecture at Chapin's club if it didn't conflict with another lecture date with a Mrs. Miriman.

    Sale Price $595.00

    $700.00

  • JULIA WARD HOWE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 10/20/1900  - HFSID 29721
    JULIA WARD HOWE She signs an autograph letter, regretting that she cannot attend a tree planting. ALS: "Julia Ward Howe," 2 pages, 51/4x7, separate sheets. Oak Glen, South Portsmouth, R.I., 1900 October 20. To Mrs. Dyer.In full: "I am truly sorry that I did not let you hear from me 'right away,' as you requested.

    Sale Price $595.00

    $700.00

  • JULIA WARD HOWE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 11/04/1898  - HFSID 155777
    JULIA WARD HOWE Howe handwrote, signed and dated this letter from Boston to a Mrs. Namor in 1898. In it, she writes about a lecture in New Jersey and thanked Namor for how she was received in Wilmington. Autograph letter signed "Julia Ward Howe". With pencil notations inside letter in unknown hand.

    Sale Price $850.00

    $1,000.00

  • JULIA WARD HOWE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 12/06/1898  - HFSID 28248
    Howe handwrote, signed and dated this 1¢ postcard in Boston to author Harriet A. Townsend in 1898. In it, she accepts an offer to lecture and "promise myself much pleasure in seeing you and the other friends once more."

    Sale Price $595.00

    $700.00

  • JULIA WARD HOWE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 12/14/1908  - HFSID 253064
    JULIA WARD HOWE. Her signed, handwritten thanking the daughter of a deceased friend for a gift and inviting her to pay a visit, Howe being too frail at age 90 to make visits herself. ALS: "Julia Ward Howe", 4 pages, 5x61/2. 241 Beacon St (Boston), 1908 December 14. To Mrs. Schaeffer.

    Sale Price $850.00

    $1,000.00

  • JULIA WARD HOWE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 2/12  - HFSID 5740
    JULIA WARD HOWE Invitation to tea addressed to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, who shared her literary and reform enthusiasms, and also shared a place with her in Civil War history Autograph Letter Signed: "Julia W. Howe", 1½ pages, 4½x3½ card, front and verso.

    Sale Price $595.00

    $700.00

  • JULIA WARD HOWE - AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED  - HFSID 251832
    JULIA WARD HOWE Howe handwrote and signed this note: "Please observe corrections". Affixed to an 8x10 sheet of paper with a copy of Howe's Battle Hymn of the Republic and b/w book photo of Howe. Autograph note signed "Julia Ward Howe.

    Sale Price $450.00

    $500.00

  • JULIA WARD HOWE - AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED 04/25/1892  - HFSID 297548
    JULIA WARD HOWE She pens her appreciation for a color sketch sent with a letter. Autograph Note signed: "J. W. H.", 1 page, 4¼x4. Groton [Connecticut], 1892 April 25. In full: "Much obliged for the pretty water color sketch sent with / or rather on your letter.

    Sale Price $450.00

    $500.00

  • JULIA WARD HOWE - AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED 8/1898  - HFSID 2846
    JULIA WARD HOWE Howe handwrote and signed this note to apologize for not sending an autograph that the recipient had asked for. Accompanied by a small card signed and dated in August of 1898. Autograph note signed "J. W. H.". With black ink notation on verso in unknown hand. 1 page, 4¼x7.

    Sale Price $360.00

    $400.00

  • JULIA WARD HOWE - AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION SIGNED 03/18/1860  - HFSID 172992
    JULIA WARD HOWE Howe handwrote, signed and dated this quotation in Boston in 1860, two years before The Atlantic Monthly published her Battle Hymn of the Republic. Autograph quote signd "Julia Ward Howe.". 1 page, 8x5. Boston, Massachusetts, March 18, 1860.

    Sale Price $1,190.00

    $1,400.00

  • JULIA WARD HOWE - AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION SIGNED 05/09/1898  - HFSID 258112
    JULIA WARD HOWE She writes, signs and dates the first two lines of "Battle Hymn of the Republic" on a book plate, which is affixed to the inside cover of her book, Later Lyrics. Autograph quotation signed: "Mine eyes have seen the glory/of the coming of the Lord./Julia Ward Howe./May 9th 1898.

    Sale Price $2,762.50

    $3,250.00

  • JULIA WARD HOWE - AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION SIGNED 3/1909  - HFSID 264498
    JULIA WARD HOWE A year and a half before her death, she penned and signed this verse. Autograph Quotation signed: "Julia Ward Howe.", 5¼x3½. In full: "The veriest churl/May be an Earl/With blazon broad and high;/And Hodge may hold/A heart of gold/that empires would not buy.

    Sale Price $1,360.00

    $1,600.00

  • JULIA WARD HOWE - AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION SIGNED 4/1892  - HFSID 297547
    JULIA WARD HOWE She writes "High Thought makes High Life" and signs a 4¾x2¾ card. Autograph Quotation signed: "High Thought/makes High Life./Julia Ward Howe/April 1892", 4¾x2¾ card.

    Sale Price $573.75

    $675.00

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