AMERICAN POETS AND STATESMEN.
Lot 2231
AMERICAN POETS AND STATESMEN.
Sold for US$ 1,037 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
AMERICAN POETS AND STATESMEN.
1. BUCHANAN, JAMES. Letter Signed ("James Buchanan") as Secretary of State, 1 p, 4to, Washington, February 8, 1849, to Daniel Graham, Register of the Treasury, transmitting the register and crew list of the whaling brig Helen wrecked off the shores of the Azores, leaf creased, lightly toned, some offset.
2. WEBSTER, DANIEL. Letter Signed ("Danl Webster") as Secretary of State, 1 p, 4to, Washington, September 10, 1850, to Townsend Haines, Register of the Treasury, being a list of American vessels sold at Panama, leaf creased, toned, left margin rough.
3. LONGFELLOW, HENRY WADSWORTH. Autograph Letter Signed ("Henry W. Longfellow"), 1 p, 12mo, August 14, 1878, to Francis de Haes Janvier, with original autograph transmittal envelope, inviting the poet and his wife to dinner, light thumbing to envelope.
4. HANCOCK, WINFIELD SCOTT. Autograph Letter Signed ("Wif S. Hancock"), 1 p, 8vo, Philadelphia, January 23, 1964, to photographer's gallery complaining that a ferrotype of B.F. Hancock has not been received.
Together with clipped signatures of SILAS WEIR MITCHELL, WINFIELD SCOTT, DANIEL WEBSTER, and EDWARD EVERETT, as well as a free frank of HENRY CLAY.
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