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PHYSICK, PHILIP SYNG (1768-1837) American Physician & Surgical Pioneer

# 8102

Original Engraving, 6 ½” x 9 ½” overall, with a printed facsimile signature beneath a 3 ½” x 4 ½” image of Physick, imprinted “Engraved by R.W. Dodson from the original picture by H. Inman. Painted for the Medical Class of the University of Pennsylvania,” and dated “1838” in print below.

Lightly and evenly toned, with staining at the edges.

Price: $20.00
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SAY, THOMAS (1787-1834) American Entomologist, Conchologist & Internationally Known Naturalist

# 8097

Original Engraving, 6 ¾” x 10 ¼” overall, with a printed facsimile signature beneath a 3 ½” x 4 ¼” image, imprinted “Engraved by Hoppner Meyer from a Painting by J. Wood.”

Lightly and evenly toned, with a few inconsequential stains and tiny edge tears.

Price: $15.00
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SCOTT, WALTER (1771-1832) Scottish Historical Novelist & Poet

# 7932

Authored Ivanhoe, Rob Roy, Old Mortality, The Lady of the Lake, Waverley, The Heart of Midlothian, and The Bride of Lammermoor

Original Steel Engraving, 7” x 10 ½” overall, with a printed facsimile signature beneath a 5 ½” x 7 ½” image of Scott, imprinted “From the original painting by Sir Thomas Lawrence.”

Lightly and evenly toned, with a few superficial stains in the margins.

Price: $20.00
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STANTON, ELIZABETH CADY (1815-1902)

# 6480

American Social Reformer; Author, Lecturer & Early Suffrage Movement Leader

Signed Card, 2 ¼” x 3 ½”, Elizabeth Cady Stanton.”

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STARK, LLOYD C. (1886-1972)

# 7756

Governor of Missouri – 1937-41; Officer in the U.S. Army during World War I; Co-owner of Stark Brothers’ Nursery in Louisiana, Missouri – the largest nursery in America at the time, which popularized the Golden Delicious Apple

Signed Card, 3” x 5”, light green with a beautifully embossed state seal, as Missouri Governor, “Lloyd C. Stark.”

Price: $25.00
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STOWE, HARRIETT BEECHER (1811-96)

# 6681

American Abolitionist Writer – Authored “Uncle Tom’s Cabin”

Signed Card, 2 ¼” x 4 ¼”, with date and sentiment from Stowe’s Hartford, Connecticut home.

“Jan[uar]y 22, 1885. Very Truly Yours, H.B. Stowe, 49 Forest St., Hartford, Conn.

The card is lightly and evenly toned, with a few superficial stains.

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STOWE, HARRIETT BEECHER (1811-96)

# 6981

American Abolitionist Writer – Authored “Uncle Tom’s Cabin”

Signed Gold-Edged Card, 2 ¾” x 3 ¾”, with date and sentiment from her Hartford, Connecticut home.

“Truly Yours, H.B. Stowe, 49 Forest St., Hartford, Conn., Jan[uar]y 26, 1885.”

The card is lightly and evenly toned, with surface loss along the upper and lower edges, presumably from past mounting, and there are old glue stains on the reverse.

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TILTON, THEODORE (1835-1907)

# 6580

American Poet & Abolitionist Newspaper Editor

A longtime associate of Henry Ward Beecher, Tilton filed charges against Beecher for “criminal intimacy” with his (Tilton’s) wife in 1874.

Signed Card, 2 ¼” x 3 ½”, “Truly yours, Theodore Tilton.”

The card is lightly toned and soiled and has a light diagonal crease in the lower left corner.

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VOLCK, ADALBERT J. (1828-1912)

# 7182

Bavarian-Born Political Cartoonist & Caricaturist

A dentist by vocation, Volck supported the Confederacy during the Civil War. He savaged President Lincoln and the Union cause in political cartoons, acted as a courier for Confederate President Jefferson Davis, and smuggled goods for the Confederate Army.

Autograph Document Signed, 4 ¼” x 7”, Baltimore, Maryland, April 26, 1878, “A.J. Volck,” a partly printed receipt for $37 on Volck’s Baltimore dental practice, received from a Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Neville; also fully accomplished by Volck, thus bearing a second signature in the heading.

The receipt is lightly and evenly toned, with light vertical folds.

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WASHINGTON, BOOKER T. (1856-1915)

# 6771

African-American Educator, Author & Political Leader

Letter Signed, on 6” x 9 ½” imprinted stationery of the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute. As school principal, Washington solicits a contribution to help pay the students’ tuition.

Tuskegee, Ala[bama], Jan[uary] 17, 1901. Mrs. E.C. Hammer, B. Hotel Alexander, Boston, Mass[achusetts]. Dear Madam, I write thinking that you might like to take some interest in our work. Our students pay their own board partly in cash and partly in labor, but are wholly unable to pay their tuition in addition. Any sum, however small, will help us. The enclosed circular gives definite information. Yours truly, Booker T. Washington, Principal.”

The letter is lightly and evenly toned, with two horizontal folds and a few stains.

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WASHINGTON, BOOKER T. (1856-1915)

# 7016

African-American Educator, Author & Political Leader; First President of Tuskegee University

Signed Card, 2” x 3 ½”, from the institute Washington helped establish in 1881.

“Booker T. Washington, Tuskegee, Alabama, Oct[ober] 30, 1908.”

A light ink smear above the “W” detracts very little, and there are old mounting remnants on the reverse.

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WEBSTER, NOAH (1758-1843) American Lexicographer & Author; Published An American Dictionary of the English Language in 1828

# 8000

Original Steel Engraving, 6 ¼” x 9 ¼” overall, with a printed facsimile signature beneath a 5 ¼” x 7 ¼” image of Webster, imprinted “From the original Painting by Chappel in the possession of the Publishers,” and dated “A.D. 1867” in print below.

Lightly and evenly toned, with minor staining in the margins.

Price: $15.00
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WEST, BENJAMIN (1738-1820) American Painter

# 7939

Known for The Death of General Wolfe, Benjamin Franklin Drawing Electricity from the Sky, and The Death of Nelson; Second President of the Royal Academy – 1792-1805

Original Engraving, 6 ¾” x 10 ¼” overall, with a printed facsimile signature beneath a 3 ½” x 4 ½” image of West, imprinted “G.H. Harlow.  J. Jenkins…FISHER, SON & CO., 1829.”

Lightly and evenly toned, with a few superficial stains.

Price: $25.00
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