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Auction archive: Lot number 76

Grant, Ulysses S. 1822-1885; Grover Cleveland. 1837-1908.

Estimate
US$1,500 - US$2,500
Price realised:
n. a.
Auction archive: Lot number 76

Grant, Ulysses S. 1822-1885; Grover Cleveland. 1837-1908.

Estimate
US$1,500 - US$2,500
Price realised:
n. a.
Beschreibung:

Grant, Ulysses S. 1822-1885; Grover Cleveland. 1837-1908. Autograph Letter Signed ("U.S. Grant"), 2 pp, 8vo, New York City, January 31, 1881, to George Childs old fold. WITH: Autograph Letter Signed ("Grover Cleveland") 1 p, 4to, July 31, 1885, Executive Mansion, Washington, as president to George Childs asking him to be a pall bearer for the funeral of U.S. Grant, old folds, toning to outermost edges, several small spots, several small wrinkles at fold lines, both framed and matted with engraved portraits of the President. WITH: CLEVELAND, GROVER. 1837-1908. Photograph Signed ("Grover Cleveland"), 13 3/8 x 16 1/4 inch gelatin silver print laid down to 15 1/2 x 19 inch board, 1903 seated portrait by Frederick Gutekunst with photographer's imprint in plate and Philadelphia label to verso of mount, additionally inscribed "Yours Sincerely ... June 7, 1903" at lower mount, a fine example. Newspaper publisher George William Childs (1829-1894) was a close friend and neighbor of Ulysses S. Grant. In Grant's letter to Childs, he says that he will be visiting Philadelphia soon and will stay overnight with either Childs or a Mr. Drexel. The following day, he is leaving "to meet the World's Fair commissioner that evening." In the other letter here, then-President Grover Cleveland writes to Childs shortly after Grant's death on July 23rd, 1885 requesting that Childs be a pallbearer at Grant's funeral. Verkaufsraum-Bekanntmachungen The Grover Cleveland letter is in a secretarial hand, and signed by Cleveland in holograph.

Auction archive: Lot number 76
Auction:
Datum:
23 Oct 2019
Auction house:
Bonhams London
New York 580 Madison Avenue New York NY 10022 Tel: +1 212 644 9001 Fax : +1 212 644 9009 info.us@bonhams.com
Beschreibung:

Grant, Ulysses S. 1822-1885; Grover Cleveland. 1837-1908. Autograph Letter Signed ("U.S. Grant"), 2 pp, 8vo, New York City, January 31, 1881, to George Childs old fold. WITH: Autograph Letter Signed ("Grover Cleveland") 1 p, 4to, July 31, 1885, Executive Mansion, Washington, as president to George Childs asking him to be a pall bearer for the funeral of U.S. Grant, old folds, toning to outermost edges, several small spots, several small wrinkles at fold lines, both framed and matted with engraved portraits of the President. WITH: CLEVELAND, GROVER. 1837-1908. Photograph Signed ("Grover Cleveland"), 13 3/8 x 16 1/4 inch gelatin silver print laid down to 15 1/2 x 19 inch board, 1903 seated portrait by Frederick Gutekunst with photographer's imprint in plate and Philadelphia label to verso of mount, additionally inscribed "Yours Sincerely ... June 7, 1903" at lower mount, a fine example. Newspaper publisher George William Childs (1829-1894) was a close friend and neighbor of Ulysses S. Grant. In Grant's letter to Childs, he says that he will be visiting Philadelphia soon and will stay overnight with either Childs or a Mr. Drexel. The following day, he is leaving "to meet the World's Fair commissioner that evening." In the other letter here, then-President Grover Cleveland writes to Childs shortly after Grant's death on July 23rd, 1885 requesting that Childs be a pallbearer at Grant's funeral. Verkaufsraum-Bekanntmachungen The Grover Cleveland letter is in a secretarial hand, and signed by Cleveland in holograph.

Auction archive: Lot number 76
Auction:
Datum:
23 Oct 2019
Auction house:
Bonhams London
New York 580 Madison Avenue New York NY 10022 Tel: +1 212 644 9001 Fax : +1 212 644 9009 info.us@bonhams.com
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