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  • RUSSELL A. ALGER - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 26386
    RUSSELL A. ALGER - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 26386
    RUSSELL A. ALGER The Secretary of War's signature in black ink Signature: "R A Alger", 4¼x2½ card. Russell A. Alger (1836-1907), an attorney and Civil War hero, served as Secretary of War during McKinley's first term, from March 5, 1897 until August 1, 1899, when he resigned over criticism of his management of the War Department.

    Sale Price $126.00

    $140.00

  • RUSSELL A. ALGER - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 49325
    RUSSELL A. ALGER - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 49325
    RUSSELL A. ALGER Alger signs as Secretary of War in black ink Signature: "R A Alger/Secy of War", 4¼x2½ card. Russell A. Alger (1836-1907), an attorney and Civil War hero, served as Secretary of War during McKinley's first term, from March 5, 1897 until August 1, 1899, when he resigned over criticism of his management of the War Department.

    Sale Price $144.00

    $160.00

  • RUSSELL A. ALGER - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 142442
    RUSSELL A. ALGER - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 142442
    RUSSELL A. ALGER Signature from the Secretary of War in black ink Signature: "R A Alger", 3½x2¾ card. Ink caption (unknown hand) in lower left: "June 1899". Russell A. Alger (1836-1907), an attorney and Civil War hero, served as

    Sale Price $126.00

    $140.00

  • 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

  • CHARLES HERBERT ALLEN - AUTOGRAPH 03/12/1886  - HFSID 35033
    CHARLES HERBERT ALLEN - AUTOGRAPH 03/12/1886 - HFSID 35033
    CHARLES H. ALLEN Signature dated by him as a Member of Congress in 1886 Signature: "Chas. H. Allen/Lowell,/Massachusetts/Mch 12, 1886", 7x3½ sheet. Charles Herbert Allen (1848-1934), a businessman

    Sale Price $81.00

    $90.00

  • CHARLES HERBERT ALLEN - AUTOGRAPH 12/24/1898 CO-SIGNED BY: WILLIAM N. ROACH - HFSID 2011
    CHARLES HERBERT ALLEN - AUTOGRAPH 12/24/1898 CO-SIGNED BY: WILLIAM N. ROACH - HFSID 2011
    CHARLES H. ALLEN His war-dated signature as Assistant Secretary of the Navy (1898), with signature of Senator W. N. Roach on verso Signature: "Chas. H. Allen/Asst Secy of the Navy'Dec 24, 1898", 6x2½ sheet. Also signed on verso: "W. N. Roach/North Dakota". Ink note (unknown hand) "2-14/99 Senator".

    Sale Price $126.00

    $140.00

  • REAR ADMIRAL REGINALD R. BELKNAP - AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED 04/30/1942  - HFSID 311746
    REAR ADMIRAL REGINALD R. BELKNAP - AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED 04/30/1942 - HFSID 311746
    REGINALD R. BELKNAP The veteran of four US wars signed here as a Rear Admiral (retired). Autograph Note signed: "Best wishes for Ronald Smith/from Reginald R. Belknap/Rear Admiral, U. S. N., retired/At Washington's Statue/Sub-Treasury,New York/April 30, 1942", 6x4½.

    Sale Price $180.00

    $200.00

  • MAJOR GENERAL JAMES F. BELL - DOCUMENT SIGNED 06/27/1904  - HFSID 24325
    MAJOR GENERAL JAMES F. BELL - DOCUMENT SIGNED 06/27/1904 - HFSID 24325
    JAMES FRANKLIN BELL As Commandant of the Army Staff School at Fort Leavenworth, the Medal of Honor winner signs the graduation certificate of a lieutenant Document signed: "J. F. Bell" as Commandant, 1 page, 19x15. Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, 1904 June 27. Certification that First Lieutenant John W.

    Sale Price $324.00

    $360.00

  • MAJOR GENERAL JOSEPH C. BRECKINRIDGE - AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED  - HFSID 22281
    MAJOR GENERAL JOSEPH C. BRECKINRIDGE - AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED - HFSID 22281
    JOSEPH C. BRECKINRIDGE Autograph Sentimentsigned as Inspector General of the US Army Autograph Sentiment signed: "J. C. Breckinridge/Inspector General U.S. Army", 4x2½ card. Joseph Cabell

    Sale Price $180.00

    $200.00

  • CLARE BRIGGS - INSCRIBED ORIGINAL ART SIGNED  - HFSID 15962
    CLARE BRIGGS - INSCRIBED ORIGINAL ART SIGNED - HFSID 15962
    CLARE BRIGGS The cartoonist's pencil drawing of a monkey wearing a hat. Original Art inscribed and signed: "with love/from Clare/Briggs". 3x4 Signed on verso of a card from the restaurant/bar Chez Pirali (Paris). Frayed at top edge, removing what was probably an inscription.

    Sale Price $198.00

    $220.00

  • MAJOR GENERAL MATTHEW C. BUTLER - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 320169
    MAJOR GENERAL MATTHEW C. BUTLER - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 320169
    MATTHEW C. BUTLER Signature of the Confederate General and US Senator Signature: "M. C. Butler/S. C.", 5x2½. Matthew C.Butler (1836-1909), elected to the South Carolina legislature in 1860, became a Confederate cavalry officer, losing a foot at the Battle of Brandy Station (1863).

    Sale Price $198.00

    $220.00

  • MAJOR GENERAL MATTHEW C. BUTLER - AUTOGRAPH 04/19/1899 CO-SIGNED BY: NATHAN OAKE - HFSID 34982
    MAJOR GENERAL MATTHEW C. BUTLER - AUTOGRAPH 04/19/1899 CO-SIGNED BY: NATHAN OAKES MURPHY, HERMAN H. KOHLSAAT - HFSID 34982
    MATTHEW C. BUTLER, HERMAN H. KOHLSAAT and NATHAN O. MURPHY. Signatures: "M.C. Butler/Maj Gen'l U.S. Vol/Washington/April 19th 99", "H. H. Kohlstaat/April 22-99/Chicago Times Herald", and on verso"N. O. Murphy/Governor of Arizona", 6½x3½.

    Sale Price $234.00

    $260.00

  • COLONEL WILLIAM F. BLAUVELT - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED CHECK 03/31/1911  - HFSID 317553
    COLONEL WILLIAM F. BLAUVELT - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED CHECK 03/31/1911 - HFSID 317553
    WILLIAM F. BLAUVELT The veteran US Army officer signed this $12 check in Washington D.C. Check signed: "W. F. Blauvelt", 7½x3. Washington, D.C., 1911 March 31. Check #68, drawn on the Riggs National Bank, payable to Adolph Kahn for $12.00. Entirely filled out by Blauvelt and endorsed by Kahn on verso.

    Sale Price $144.00

    $160.00

  • COLONEL WILLIAM F. BLAUVELT - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED CHECK 05/31/1911  - HFSID 317554
    COLONEL WILLIAM F. BLAUVELT - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED CHECK 05/31/1911 - HFSID 317554
    WILLIAM F. BLAUVELT $9.85 check signed in Washington by the veteran Army officer Check signed: "W. F. Blauvelt", 7½x3. Washington, D.C., 1911 March 31. Check #82, drawn on the Riggs National Bank, payable to S. U. Mayer for $9.85. Entirely filled out by Blauvelt. William F.

    Sale Price $144.00

    $160.00

  • ADMIRAL ROBERT E. COONTZ - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 142861
    ADMIRAL ROBERT E. COONTZ - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 142861
    ROBERT E. COONTZ The U.S. Navy Admiral signs a 3¼x1¼ slip of paper. Extremely rare! Signature: "R.E. Coontz/U.S.S. Seattle", 3¼x1¼ slip of paper, affixed to a 5x2½ blank white sheet of paper (2 surfaces). Robert E. Coontz (1864-1935) was born in Hannibal, Missouri. A graduate of the U.S.

    Sale Price $126.00

    $140.00

  • BRIGADIER GENERAL BENJAMIN O. DAVIS SR. - COMMEMORATIVE ENVELOPE SIGNED  - HFSID 174780
    BRIGADIER GENERAL BENJAMIN O. DAVIS SR. - COMMEMORATIVE ENVELOPE SIGNED - HFSID 174780
    BENJAMIN O. DAVIS SR. The first black general in the United States Army. Philatelic Envelope signed: "B. O. Davis/Brig. Gen U S A", 6¼x3½. Commemorating the progress of transportation, 3-cent U.S. stamp affixed that is postmarked; typed address to collector in Chicago.Benjamin Oliver Davis Sr.

    Sale Price $850.00

    $1,000.00

  • RICHARD HARDING DAVIS - AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED  - HFSID 222123
    RICHARD HARDING DAVIS - AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED - HFSID 222123
    RICHARD HARDING DAVIS He signs his autograph "Sincerely" Autograph Sentiment signed: "Sincerely Yours/Richard Harding Davis", 4½x3½. Richard Harding Davis (1864-1916) was managing editor of Harper's Weekly magazine by the age of 26.

    Sale Price $81.00

    $90.00

  • RICHARD HARDING DAVIS - INSCRIBED SIGNATURE  - HFSID 32678
    RICHARD HARDING DAVIS - INSCRIBED SIGNATURE - HFSID 32678
    RICHARD HARDING DAVIS. Inscribed Signature: "Robert Dechert/Very Sincerely His/Richard Harding Davis", 4¾x2¼. Richard Harding Davis (1864-1916) was managing editor of Harper's Weekly magazine by the age of 26. The author of romantic novels and short stories, he was best known as a war correspondent.

    Sale Price $72.00

    $80.00

  • ADMIRAL GEORGE DEWEY - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 03/18/1889  - HFSID 3033
    ADMIRAL GEORGE DEWEY - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 03/18/1889 - HFSID 3033
    GEORGE DEWEY George Dewey sends an autograph letter asking for help to get an appointment; which he is successful! Autograph Letter Signed: "Geo. Dewey/Captain, U.S. Navy", 1½p, separate sheets. New York, 1889 March 18. To Republican Senator George F. Edmunds of Vermont.

    Sale Price $467.50

    $550.00

  • ADMIRAL GEORGE DEWEY - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 04/12  - HFSID 33038
    ADMIRAL GEORGE DEWEY - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 04/12 - HFSID 33038
    GEORGE DEWEYThsi handwritten letter was penned and signed by the commander of the U.S.S. Pensacola ALS: "Geo. Dewey", 4p, 5x8. U.S. Flagship Pensacola, Leghorn (Italy), no year April 12. To Mr. Worthington.

    Sale Price $531.25

    $625.00

  • ADMIRAL GEORGE DEWEY - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 08/18/1906  - HFSID 257996
    ADMIRAL GEORGE DEWEY - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 08/18/1906 - HFSID 257996
    GEORGE DEWEY. ALS: "George Dewey", 1p, 5x7½. The Berkeley-Waiontha, Richfield Springs, N.Y., 1906 August 18. To Mr. Cranford. In full: "Please see that the enclosed is forwarded to the Secy. I have declined the invitation on account of the health of Mrs. Dewey.

    Sale Price $396.00

    $440.00

  • ADMIRAL GEORGE DEWEY - MANUSCRIPT LETTER SIGNED 09/09/1911  - HFSID 254390
    ADMIRAL GEORGE DEWEY - MANUSCRIPT LETTER SIGNED 09/09/1911 - HFSID 254390
    GEORGE DEWEY. Manuscript LS: "George Dewey" as Admiral of the Navy, 11/2p, 7x91/2. Woodstock, 1911 September 9. To Mr. J.E. Boos, Superintendent Public Batln No. 3.

    Sale Price $637.50

    $750.00

  • ADMIRAL GEORGE DEWEY - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 01/27/1900  - HFSID 262866
    ADMIRAL GEORGE DEWEY - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 01/27/1900 - HFSID 262866
    GEORGE DEWEY. TLS: "George Dewey" as Admiral, 1p, 8x10½. Washington, 1900 January 27. To the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, Brooklyn, N.Y. In full: "Please accept my thanks for thre copy of the Brooklyn Eagle Almanac, which you so kindly sent me.

    Sale Price $360.00

    $400.00

  • ADMIRAL GEORGE DEWEY - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 04/05/1904  - HFSID 262844
    ADMIRAL GEORGE DEWEY - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 04/05/1904 - HFSID 262844
    ADMIRAL OF THE NAVY GEORGE DEWEY.Appointed on March 3, 1899 by Act of Congress. TLS: "George Dewey", 1p, 8x10½. Washington, 1904 April 5. To William S. Ross, Corresponding

    Sale Price $396.00

    $440.00

  • ADMIRAL GEORGE DEWEY - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 06/18/1900  - HFSID 24128
    ADMIRAL GEORGE DEWEY - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 06/18/1900 - HFSID 24128
    GEORGE DEWEY Written during the time the Democrats wanted the war hero to run for President. TLS: "George Dewey", 1p, 8x10½. Washington, 1900 June 18. To Rev. W.E. Barton, D.C., Oak Park, Illinois.

    Sale Price $396.00

    $440.00

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