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Must-Have Reference

Charles Hamilton’s American Autographs - Scarce, first edition set of the renowned autograph expertʼs premier two-volume American autograph reference set

 

Autographs from the Estate of Llewellyn E. Thompson, Jr.

click here to see this outstanding Cold War collection of letters and documents that has never before been offered for sale on the autograph market.  It contains letters from five American Presidents—Harry S. Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, and Richard M. Nixon—as well as First Ladies Eleanor Roosevelt, Mamie Eisenhower, and Jacqueline Kennedy and others such as Robert F. Kennedy, Hubert H. Humphrey, Dean Rusk, and even Soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin.

 

Presidents and First Ladies

Franklin Pierce - extraordinary autograph album  from the 33rd Congress containing the signatures of Pierce and other prominent mid-19th Century personalities, including Jefferson Davis and members of the Confederate government, Texas giants Sam Houston and Thomas Jefferson Rusk, Chief Justice Salmon P. Chase, and Union and Confederate generals

John Tyler - rare land document in which Tyler approves the transfer of land from a member of the Creek Indian tribe, 9-21-1841, unframed

Ulysses S. Grant - large signature of Grant from April 1885, less than three months before his death, unframed

James A. Garfield - pristine signature on a crisp, white card, unframed

Chester A. Arthur - exceedingly rare signed cabinet photograph, unframed

Theodore Roosevelt - exceptional content typed letter signed encouraging organization of the Progressive Party in Rhode Island, 4-10-1913, unframed

William Howard Taft - boldly signed The White House card, unframed

Woodrow Wilson - beautifully framed presidential appointment document for a District of Columbia judge, 10-16-1917

Woodrow Wilson - magnificently signed Volume I of the limited Alumni Edition set of Wilsonʼs A History of the American People, with two additional unsigned volumes

Ellen Axson Wilson - very rare, very fine condition autographed letter signed, unframed

Edith Bolling Wilson - autographed letter signed, mentioning difficulties of the Great Depression, the 1932 Democratic convention and Bernard Baruch 4-22-1932, unframed

Warren G. Harding - scarce The White House card, signed in black, unframed

Warren G. Harding - beautifully framed presidential appointment document for a District of Columbia judge, 9-12-1922

Calvin Coolidge - nice The White House card signed with a very large signature, unframed

Herbert Hoover - very rare autographed letter signed to a friend about to depart for Europe, unframed

Herbert Hoover - very nice The White House card, signed in black, unframed

Herbert Hoover - outstanding signed speech in which Hoover warns students of the burden and the cost of defending liberty, unframed

Franklin D. Roosevelt - outstanding typed letter signed by FDR, seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, about “the present tragic economic condition” and the need  for “a return to sanity and stability” near the depth of the Great Depression, 5-6-1932, unframed

Franklin D. Roosevelt - rare and excellent World War II content typed letter signed, FDR’s first known letter following Pearl Harbor, mentioning his son Elliott’s assignment to “a bombing squadron on the West Coast,” 12-18-1941, unframed

Eleanor Roosevelt - typed letter signed to an editor of The Atlantic Monthly regarding a proposed article, 12-14-1957, unframed

Harry S. Truman - President Truman awards the Legion of Merit to a British signal officer for his work with communications for the important Yalta Conference among Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin in February 1945, unframed

Harry S. Truman - extremely rare signed reproduction of the Chicago Daily Tribune’s 1948 election night front page boldly declaring dewey defeats truman, framed

Harry S. Truman - excellent content typed White House letter signed commemorating the anniversary of the Civil Service Act and presaging Trumanʼs controversial loyalty program, 1-4-1947, unframed

Harry S. Truman - rare set of three vintage matching The White House cards signed by Harry S. Truman, Bess W. Truman, and Margaret Truman, unframed

Harry S. Truman - excellent 11" x 13½" formal portrait inscribed and signed to a relative, almost certainly as President, unframed

Harry S. Truman - the former President sends his autograph in a polite letter to a collector, 10-10-1962, unframed

Harry S. Truman - first edition, first printing copy of Mr. President with uncommon inscription and signature to one of Trumanʼs relatives

Bess Truman - very fine condition autograph letter signed, as First Lady, sending thanks for a gift, 9-17-1949, unframed

Bess Truman - rare set of three vintage matching The White House cards signed by Harry S. Truman, Bess W. Truman, and Margaret Truman, unframed

Bess Truman - excellent condition autographed letter signed to New York Post columnist Leonard Lyons, with original autograph envelope, unframed

Dwight D. Eisenhower - the former President exercises “a bit of discretion” in declining comment on the pending Foreign Assistance Act, 8-4-1961, unframed

Dwight D. Eisenhower - rare post-presidential typed letter signed, “Uncle Ike,” to his great niece, 4-4-1966, unframed

Dwight D. Eisenhower - uncommon unsigned typed letter to New York Times correspondent Felix Belair saying that, after leaving the hospital, the former President would “again be on the firing line,” 10-28-1964, unframed

Mamie Doud Eisenhower - the First Lady asks Jane Thompson, the wife of Ambassador Thompson, to extend courtesies to famed ladies’ hat designer Sally Victor on her trip to Moscow, 4-16-1959, unframed

Jacqueline B. Kennedy - gracious handwritten letter sending condolences to Jane Thompson on the death of Ambassador Lewellyn Thompson, 2-9-1972, unframed

Lyndon B. Johnson - eyeing a 1948 Senate run, LBJ thanks a friend and supporter for a newspapermanʼs report, 12-2-1947, unframed

Lyndon B. Johnson - LBJ praises his wife, Lady Bird, his caretaker as he recovers from a major heart attack, 9-1-1955, unframed

Lyndon B. Johnson - Johnson, as Vice President, writes of the “full and difficult, but challenging” days of the Cuban Missile Crisis, 11-12-1962, unframed

Lyndon B. Johnson - typed letter signed as ex-president, from his hospital in San Antonio, thanking a lady for get-well wishes, 3-9-1970, unframed

Lyndon B. Johnson - heartfelt letter to Jane Thompson, Ambassador Thompson’s widow, replying to her letter after Thompsonʼs death the previous month, 3-8-1972, unframed

Lady Bird Johnson - extra fine condition signed White House engraving with an inscription promoting her pet beautification projects, unframed

Richard M. Nixon - typed letter signed as Vice President attributing the “the important Republican victory in California” in the 1954 mid-term election to “grass roots campaigning,” 11-24-1954, unframed

Richard M. Nixon - Nixon thanks Ambassador Llewellyn Thompson for his help during Nixon’s trip to the Soviet Union in March 1967, one of four foreign trips Nixon used as a springboard for his 1968 presidential campaign, 3-27-1967, unframed

Richard M. Nixon - superb autograph note signed referring to his “long climb upward on the comeback trail,” 7-7-1979, unframed

Richard M. Nixon - autograph letter signed thanking a friend for a gift of California navel oranges, 3-21-1988, unframed

Richard M. Nixon - first edition, first printing copy of Leaders, inscribed and signed to a friend, 1982

Richard M. Nixon and Julie Nixon Eisenhower - the former President sends a signed first edition copy of his daughterʼs book Special People (two pieces), 6-24-1977

Pat Nixon - autographed letter signed sending thanks for a Christmas ornament, unframed

Pat Nixon - official color White House photograph of President and Mrs. Nixon, inscribed and signed by the First Lady, with her accompanying typed cover letter on embossed White House stationery, 8-5-1971, unframed

Gerald R. Ford - scarce early campaign letter in which Ford, facing reelection, courts votes in a Democratic precinct that he previously lost 3 to 1, unframed

Ronald Reagan - handwritten notes for a Reagan speech about voluntary income tax withholding, written as Governor of California, unframed

George H. W. Bush - excellent association typed letter signed, as Vice President, emphasizing the importance of both Hispanics in the administration and of the United States’ relationship with the Spanish speaking countries, 2-19-1982, unframed

George W. Bush - very scarce autograph letter signed to NASCAR legend O. Bruton Smith dated three months before Bush announced his candidacy for the 2000 Republican presidential nomination, 3-29-1999, unframed

 

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