U.S. & Worldwide Stamps & Postal History
January 11-12, 2006

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Lot #1
Autographs
Burr, Aaron
(1756-1836), American statesman, attorney general, U.S. Senator, vice-president of the United States. His defeat in a contest for the governorship of New York, led to a duel in 1804 with Alexander Hamilton, whom he mortallywounded. An ALS dated 1829 discussing legal matters relating to a mortgage obligation, addressed to Samuel Hopkins in Moscow, N.Y., ms "25" charge and red "PAID" markings, also New York June 11 arrival pmk, fine and rare letter
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #2
Autographs
Coolidge, Calvin
(1827-1933) 30th President of the United States, attractive partly printed check, dated June 3, 1916, payable to A.J. Bushey for "one dollar", v.f.
Price Realized
$200.00

Lot #3
Autographs
Davis, Jefferson
(1808-1889), president of the Confederate States of America, ALS endorsed "personal", from Beauvoir, Miss., dated Nov.24, 1887 to R.M.Orne "accept my thanks for your kind letter of the 20th.. I have read with pleasure your mention of Genl H.R.Jackson, a pleasure proportional to the pain & disappointment... As to the reported interview with Genl Longstreet, I will only remark...", signed "Jefferson Davis", with the original envelope to Savannah, rare content
Price Realized
$3,500.00

Lot #4
Autographs
Earhart, Amelia
(1898-1937) American aviatrix, signature (slightly smudged) on a 1931 US commemorative flight cover welcoming American Record Fliers, whose signatures are also included, fine and rare
Envelope
Price Realized
$650.00

Lot #5
Autographs
Earhart, Amelia
(1898-1937) American aviatrix, signed on reverse of a small card addressed to Mrs. Alfred P. Lee, with attractive airplane label, v.f.
Envelope
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #6
Autographs
Eisenhower, Dwight, David.
(1890-1969) U.S. President, Partly printed letterhead "Allied Force Headquarters Office of the Commander-in-Chief", dated 1 November, 1943 and signed "Dwight D.Eisenhower", addressed to Miss Dorothea Hofmann,fine
Price Realized
$130.00

Lot #7
Autographs
Hoover, Herbert.
(1874-1964) U.S. President, partly printed letterhead "Herbert Hoover", dated 15 November, 1928 Stanford University, Calif. and signed "Herbert Hoover", addressed to F.S. McCall, fine
Price Realized
$130.00

Lot #8
Autographs
Hoover, Herbert.
(1874-1964) U.S. President, partly printed letterhead "Herbert Hoover", dated Aug. 21, 1945 Stanford University, Calif. and signed "Herbert Hoover", discussing his proposed obituary and addressed to Wayne T. Cottingham,fine
Price Realized
$130.00

Lot #9
Autographs
Jackson, Andrew.
1830 FL, two page FL, ALS signed Andrew Jackson, quite worn and soiled, with two major fold separations through letter, canc. "Nashville T. Sep.12", addressed to Samuel J. Hayes, headed "Hermitage, Sept 2nd 1830",interesting contents "I am off to the city this morning... I have succeeded in a treaty with the ... Will also with the Choctaws, with whom, on 15th instant a meeting is to be...." With 1991 Brian Kathenes cert. A fine Jackson letter
Envelope
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #10
Autographs
Johnson, Andrew
(1808-75), 17th President of the United States, took office after Lincoln's assassination, later impeached but acquitted. An 1866 appointment for Deputy Postmaster, signed by Andrew Johnson as President and William Sewardas Secretary of State, v.f. and rare
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #11
Autographs
Lincoln, Abraham.
(1809-1865) Large part of an autographed lettersheet, in Lincoln's hand "My dear Madam, the most I can say is that when the time comes, if it be made to appear that the appointment of your friend to the Post Office at Oskaloosa, will be as satisfactory to the people then, as would that of any other person, he will probably receive it, otherwise no, yours truly, A Lincoln", little overall aging, otherwise fine and rare piece of Lincolniana
Price Realized
$7,250.00

Lot #12
Autographs
Lindbergh, Charles A.
(1902-74) American Aviator, autographed luncheon menu, in the municipal auditorium in Birmingham, Ala, dated Oct.5, 1927, with "Welcome Lindy" at top, boldly signed "Charles A. Lindbergh", v.f.
Unsold
Lot #13
Autographs
Reagan, Ronald.
(1911-2004) 40th United States President, original color photograph (200:260), dedicated "To Rita and Roy Endres, With Best Wishes" and signed by Ronald Reagan (posing as President), v.f.
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #14
Autographs
Seward, William H
(1801-72) Lincoln's Secretary of State, partly printed Department of State document, dated July 9, 1868, with red Department of State seal, apparently an oath of allegiance required from ex-Confederate officers, signedH. Seward at bottom
Price Realized
$400.00

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