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CALHOUN, JOHN C.
JOHN C. CALHOUN A full page 4to Department of War manuscript letter signed J.C. Calhoun, August 26, 1823, by the U.S. statesman and politician, here as Secretary of War under James Monroe. To Richard Smith, Cashier of the Office of Discount and Deposit, "A draft for $1000 in favor of Col. David Brearley late agent of the Cherokee nation on the Arkansas, founded on a requisition issued by the Dept. in August last, has been addressed by the Treasurer of the U. States to said Brearley, at Arkansas, and has miscarried, it is now desirable to have the money at my disposal here." "…issue a duplicate of the draft…I hereby pledge myself that he shall incur no loss." Two holograph corrections. [ref:7169]
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CALHOUN, JOHN C.
JOHN C. CALHOUN A full page 4to Department of War manuscript letter signed J.C. Calhoun, August 26, 1823, by the U.S. statesman and politician, here as Secretary of War under James Monroe. To Richard Smith, Cashier of the Office of Discount and Deposit, "A draft for $1000 in favor of Col. David Brearley late agent of the Cherokee nation on the Arkansas, founded on a requisition issued by the Dept. in August last, has been addressed by the Treasurer of the U. States to said Brearley, at Arkansas, and has miscarried, it is now desirable to have the money at my disposal here." "It will therefore become necessary for the Treasurer to issue a duplicate of the draft…I hereby pledge myself that he shall incur no loss, in the event of the original being presented and paid at New Orleans (on which place it was drawn), under any circumstances." Two holograph corrections. [ref:5771]
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Calhoun, John C.
JOHN C. CALHOUN. A full page 4to Department of War manuscript letter signed J.C. Calhoun, August 26, 1823, by the U.S. statesman and politician, here as Secretary of War under James Monroe. To Richard Smith, Cashier of the Office of Discount and Deposit, "A draft for $1000 in favor of Col. David Brearley late agent of the Cherokee nation on the Arkansas, founded on a requisition issued by the Dept. in August last, has been addressed by the Treasurer of the U. States to said Brearley, at Arkansas, and has miscarried, it is now desirable to have the money at my disposal here." "It will therefore become necessary for the Treasurer to issue a duplicate of the draft…I hereby pledge myself that he shall incur no loss, in the event of the original being presented and paid at New Orleans (on which place it was drawn), under any circumstances." Two holograph corrections. [ref:5329]
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CAMERON, SIMON
SIMON CAMERON An autograph letter signed Harrisburg [Pennsylvania], May 8, 1869, as Senator from that state. The former Secretary of War under Lincoln writes to General David B. McCreary, Civil War hero. "I have pleasure in sending your commission to Brigadier General received this morning." "And I hope you may long live to enjoy this and many other honors." 1 page, 8vo. [ref:7171]
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Cameron, Simon
SIMON CAMERON. An autograph letter signed Harrisburg [Pennsylvania], May 8, 1869, as Senator from that state. The former Secretary of War under Lincoln writes to General [name indecipherable], "I have pleasure in sending your commission to Brigadier General received this morning." "And I hope you may long live to enjoy this and many other honors." 1 page, 8vo. [ref:5475]
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CARSON, RACHEL
RACHEL CARSON A scarce, original Brooks of Bethesda, Maryland 5 x 8 ½ photograph signed and inscribed on the generous lower margin by the American marine biologist and conservationist, author of the groundbreaking book Silent Spring energized and jump started American awareness of environmental dangers; this led to the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency. There is a mild vertical crease through the middle of this photo, which does not impair the overall image. [ref:6486]
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CARVER, GEORGE WASHINGTON
GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER A Tuskegee Institute autograph letter signed G. W. Carver, January 10, 1931, as Director of the Research and Experiment Station. Writing about a rock specimen, "This is just to extend to you greetings and to say that another piece of the Fla. Stone dresses up beautifully, if it is in large quantities they have a worthwhile product." "Cut one piece from your deposit, it is too soft for anything but interior art finishing." A fine one-page 4to example. With portrait. The two: [ref:6198]
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Chamberlin, Clarence D.
A cacheted 6 1/2 X 3 3/4 envelope, postmarked September 29, 1967, honoring Air Canada’s inaugural flight from Los Ange-les and Montreal. Signed by the American aviator who made the first non-stop flight from New York to Germany in June of 1927, a fact which Chamberlin has written out in his own hand. [ref:1420]
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CHASE, SALMON P.
SALMON P. CHASE A brief autograph letter signed, as the sixth Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, September 10, 1872, on a 4 ¼ x 2 ¾ portion of lined stationery. The politician and abolitionist, Secretary of the Treasury under Abraham Lincoln addresses an unidentified correspondent, "Sir, Gen. Sherman will soon be at home & presumably will give you his autograph, Respectfully, S.P. Chase, Sept. 10, 1872." With an engraved portrait of Chase, one of the founders of the Republican Party, who as Chief Justice presided over the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson. The two: [ref:6756]
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Clark, Captain Charles Edgar
An autograph letter signed C.E. Clark, Navy Yard League Island, Virginia, December 23, 1899. In reply to receipt of a food gift from admirers, the Captain of the battleship Oregon, instrumental in the destruction of the Spanish fleet off Santiago de Cuba, replies, "Do you remember the story of the small boy whose grandmother said ‘Charley if you eat all that, you will have the stomach ache’ and the answer, ‘I’m goin’ to make her ache’...I little thought [that] I was to go home to the family [with] muffins and cake. You see I couldn’t wait for Christmas to make the attack..." 3 pages, 12mo. [ref:3409]
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