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Auction: Auction 15.12.2005
was auctioned on: 15 December 2005
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AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION]. A good collection of approximately 95 letters, documents, free franks, clipped signatures etc., assembled by an industrious collector and carefully tipped into three large albums (a few sheets inserted loosely). Many displayed ...

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Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000
Price realised:  US$13,200
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AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION]. A good collection of approximately 95 letters, documents, free franks, clipped signatures etc., assembled by an industrious collector and carefully tipped into three large albums (a few sheets inserted loosely). Many displayed with stamps of related interest. Sold as a collection, not subject to return. Select contents: Album 1 : Abraham LINCOLN (clipped signature "A Lincoln"), Henry W. LONGFELLOW (ALS, Nahant, 3 Aug 1865); A. Lincoln, Clipped signature "A. Lincoln," Von Hindenberg (Autograph envelope), Florence Nightingale, Albert Gallatin John Duke of Saxony, M. Van Buren, Napoleon III, Henry Clay, Sarah Bernhardt Charles Gounod (ALS), G. Rossini (sentiment on a card), J. Paderewski (Autograph musical quotation signed), Calvin Coolidge, Santander (1823 appointment for Sucre), Daniel Manning (two checks, 1885), J.C. Fremont (railroad bond signed, 1868), W. C. Gorgas, W. McKinley (LS as Governor), Queen Marie of Romania (signed photo), J. Mazzini, Henry IV of France (DS, parchment) and others. Album 2 : Baden-Powell, Jefferson Davis, M. Fillmore, Toussaint O'Ouverture, A. Piccard, W.H. Taft, George Boutwell (ALS, 1841), Daniel O'Connell (dated 1825), A. Dumas, W. Grenfell, S.F.B. Morse (ALS, 1825), and others. Album 3 : D. Webster, Henry M. Stanley (ALS, 1886), Richard Rush (AMS legal opinion), Andrew Jackson (land grant signed, 1832), F. Liszt (Inscription and signature on an envelope), C.A. Arthur, P.H. Sheridan, John Q. Adams, W.T. Sherman, R.E. Byrd, D. Clinton, Kossuth (ALS, 1852), R. Livingston (DS, 1777, receipt for funds), V. Hugo, Susan B. Anthony (TLS and autograph check to Carrie C. Catt), Booker T. Washington (LS, 1903), Garibaldi (photo signed), W.H. Seward, F.D. Roosevelt (TLS as President, to a fellow sufferer from polio, White House, 1934), and others. (3)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 15.12.2005
Date of the auction: 15 Dec 2005
Address: Christie's
New York, Rockefeller Center