Joseph Hodges Choate (January 24, 1832 - May 14, 1917) was an American lawyer and diplomat. Autograph Card Writing Signed, 04/16/n.y. - 3 1/2 x 2 written blk ink with browning overall, fine condition.
William Marion Jardine (January 16, 1879 – January 17, 1955) was a U.S. administrator and educator. He served as the United States Secretary of Agriculture from 1925 to 1929 and as the U.S. Ambassador to Egypt from 1930 to 1933. Autograph Card Writing Signed, n.d. - 4 x 2 written in blk ink with deep age-toning seen. Overall, fine condition.
John Quincy Adams (July 11, 1767 – February 23, 1848) was an American statesman who served as the sixth President of the United States from 1825 to 1829. He also served as a diplomat, a Senator and member of the House of Representatives. He was a member of the Federalist, Democratic-Republican, National Republican, and later Anti-Masonic and Whig parties. Autograph Letter Signed, Folio: 10/08/1844 - 8 x 10 written intirely in the hand of the author; blk ink on line English woven wire fiber parchment with a lovely golden-brown hue in lettering and an even age-toning throughout. Minor staines and a archival repair in center fold; also, a four-fold crease with an embossed seal "Cranes' Dalton" at top left corner. on verso, a parcial blk waxie seal remaines. Overall, fine condition.
John Bigelow (1817-1911) was "a gentleman of the highest personal character; a Republican throughout the war and long afterwards, and a man of spotless record," editorialized the New York Tribune in 1876. Autograph Slip Writing Signed 10/16/1872 2 1/2 x 1 1/2 written in blk ink overall, dine cond.
John Armor Bingham (January 21, 1815 – March 19, 1900) was a Republican congressman from Ohio, America, judge advocate in the trial of the Abraham Lincoln assassination. Autograph Card Writing Signed, 03/25/1879 - 4 x 2/1/4 written in blk ink overall, fine/veryfine condition.
Frederick Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, 1st Marquess of Dufferin and Ava (21 June 1826 – 12 February 1902) was a British public servant and prominent member of Victorian society.
He is now best known as one of the most successful diplomats of his time. His long career in public service began as a commissioner to Syria in 1860, where his skillful diplomacy maintained British interests while preventing France from instituting a client state in Lebanon. After his success in Syria, Dufferin served in the Government of the United Kingdom as the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Under-Secretary of State for War.
In 1872 he became the third Governor General of Canada, bolstering imperial ties in the early years of the Dominion, and in 1884 he reached the pinnacle of his diplomatic career as eighth Viceroy of India. Autograph Letter Signed, 01/29/1878 - 5 x 8 recto and verso, written in blk ink with toning and a portion missing on left corner. Two-fold with minimal arhieva repair on verso overall, fine condition.
Walker Blaine (1855-1890) was an official in the United States Department, Diplomat-Court of Commissioners. Autograph Slip Writing Signed, n.d. 8 x 1 1/3 written in blk ink with some toning overall, fine condition.
Yehuda Zvi Blum (born 1931) is an Israeli professor of law and diplomat. In 1978-1984, Blum served as Israel Ambassador to the United Nations. Autograph Slip Writing Signed, n.d. Signed "Yehuda Blum Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations" written in blue pen with one-fold. Overall, very fine condition.
Charles Eustis “Chip” Bohlen (August 30, 1904 – January 1, 1974) was a United States diplomat from 1929 to 1969 and Soviet expert, serving in Moscow before and during World War II, succeeding George F. Kennan as United States Ambassador to the Soviet Union (1953–1957), then ambassador to the Philippines (1957–1959), and to France (1962–1968). He became an exemplar of the nonpartisan foreign policy advisors known as "The Wise Men." Autograph Letter Signed 03/20/1953 - 7 x 9 on Offical "Department Of State" Stationary with the seal embossed of the United States of America in upper left corner. Signed in Blue ink pen with one-fold overall, very fine condtion.
Sir John Bowring, KCB (Chinese translated name: 寶寧,寶靈 or 包令) (17 October 1792 – 23 November 1872) was an English political economist, traveller, miscellaneous writer, polyglot, and the 4th Governor of Hong Kong. Autograph Slip Signed, n.d. 2 x 1/2 mounted and written in blk ink overall, fine condition.
John Bright (16 November 1811 – 27 March 1889), Quaker, was a British Radical. He was the son of Jacob Bright, a self-made and successful cotton manufacturer, was born in Rochdale on 16th November, 1811. Jacob was deeply religious and sent John to Quaker schools in Lancashire and Yorkshire. This Quaker education helped to develop in Bright a passionate commitment to political and religious equality. Autograph Slip Signed, n.d. 4 x 1 1/2 written in blk ink overall, fine condition.
John Bright, (born Nov. 16, 1811, Rochdale, Lancashire, Eng.—died March 27, 1889, Rochdale), British reform politician and orator active in the early Victorian campaigns for free trade and lower grain prices (he was a co-founder of the Anti-Corn Law League), as well as campaigns for parliamentary reform. In his speeches John Bright attacked the privileged position of the landed aristocracy and argued that their selfishness was causing the working class a great deal of suffering. Bright appealed to the working and middle classes to join together in the fight for free trade and cheaper food. Autograph Card Writing Signed, 04/04/1879 - 3 1/2 x 2 written in blk ink ocerall, fine/very fine condition.
John Bright (16 November 1811 – 27 March 1889), Quaker, was a British Radical and Liberal statesman, associated with Richard Cobden in the formation of the Anti-Corn Law League. He was one of the greatest orators of his generation, and a strong critic of British foreign policy. He sat in the House of Commons from 1843 to 1889. Autograph Slip Writing Signed, 4 1/8 x 2 1/4 - 'Friday June 23' parctial document saved. Written in blk ink with browning noted overall fine condition.
* It was a common practice for political administrative personal to cut off the document and send the signed name to a friend or business acquaintance as a moment.
John Bright (16 November 1811 – 27 March 1889). In 1843 Bright was elected to represent Durham in the House of Commons. In Parliament he campaigned for the repeal of the Corn Laws. He also supported those Whigs advocating universal suffrage and the secret ballot. However, unlike most Radicals, Bright was opposed to Parliament regulating the hours of factory workers. Bright feared that factory legislation would lower wages and threaten Britain's export trade and as a result voted against the 1844 Factory Act. Autograph Slip Writing Signed, 01/03/1872 - 3 1/2 x 4 1/2 written in blk ink with browning "age-toning" noted. Overall, fine condition.
Henry Peter Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux (1778–1868) (pronounced Broom and Vokes) was a British statesman who became Lord Chancellor of Great Britain. Autograph Slip Signed, n.d. 2 1/2 x 1/2 mounted and written in blk ink overall, fine condition.
James Bryce, 1st Viscount Bryce (10 May 1838 – 22 January 1922) was a British academic, jurist, historian and Liberal politician. Autograph Slip Signed, n.d. 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 written in blk ink with light toning on leaf overall, fine/very fine condition.
Lloyd Stephens Bryce (September 4, 1851 – April 2, 1917) was a U.S. Representative from New York. He was born in Flushing, Queens County, N.Y and attended the public schools and Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. and was paymaster general for the State of New York in 1886 -1887. Autograph Card Signed, n.d. 4 1/2 x 2 1/2 written in blk ink with light tone on card overall, fine/very fine condition.
Anson Burlingame (November 14, 1820 – February 23, 1870) was an American lawyer, legislator, and diplomat, born in New Berlin, Chenango County, New York. In 1823 his parents (Joel Burlingame and Freelove Angell) took him to Ohio, and about ten years afterwards to Michigan. Between 1838 and 1841 he studied at the Detroit branch of the University of Michigan, and in 1846 graduated from Harvard Law School. On June 3, 1847 he married Jane Cornelia Livermore. They had sons Edward Livermore Burlingame (born 1848) and Walter Angell Burlingame (born 1852), as well as a daughter Gertrude Burlingame (born 1856). Autograph Card Signed, n.d. 5 x 1 1/2 written in blk ink with aging noted and an horizontal crease. Otherwise, fine condition.
Arthur Frank Burns (April 27, 1904 in Stanisławów, Galicia (now Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine) – June 6, 1987 in Baltimore) was an American economist. He served as Chairman of the Federal Reserve from 1970 to 1978. Typed Letter Signed, 10/29/1975 - 8 1/2 x 11 with a two-fold signed in blk ink pen overall very fine condition.
Churchill Caldom Cambreleng (October 24, 1786 Washington, Beaufort County, North Carolina – April 30, 1862 West Neck, Suffolk County, New York) was an American politician from New York. Autograph Slip Writing Signed, 03/25/1831 8 1/2 x 4 with one-fold diagonal,written in blk ink overall, fine cond.
Prince George, Duke of Cambridge (George William Frederick Charles; 26 March 1819 – 17 March 1904) was a member of the British Royal Family, a male-line grandson of King George III. The Duke was an army officer and served as commander-in-chief of the British Army from 1856 to 1895. He became Duke of Cambridge in 1850. Autograph Slip Writing Signed, 04/nd/1859 - 4 1/2 x 3 mounted, written in blk ink with toning overall, fine condition.
John Jeffreys Pratt, 1st Marquess Camden KG, PC (11 February 1759 – 8 October 1840), styled Viscount Bayham from 1786 to 1794 and known as The Earl Camden from 1794 to 1812, was a British politician. Autograph Slip Writing Signed, 08/06/1817 - 7 1/4 x 3 Vellum: written in blk ink on old heavy wove vellum and cut from an ALS; John Jeffreys Pratt was at this time a Field Marshall also. Lovely and rich age-toning seen through both rectro, and verso. Overall, fine condition.
Joseph Hodges Choate (January 24, 1832 - May 14, 1917) was an American lawyer and diplomat. Autograph Slip Writing Signed, 02/18/ny - 4 x 2 1/2 written in blk ink with slight age-toning seen. Overall, fine condition.
Joseph Hodges Choate (January 24, 1832 - May 14, 1917) was an American lawyer and diplomat. Autograph Card Writing Signed, 04/30/1885 - 3 x 2 1/2 written in 'New York' with blk ink andslight "age-toning" seen. Overall, fine/very fine condition.
George Fisk Comfort (September 20, 1833 – 1910) was a 19th century American scholar and art exponent, and founder of both the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, and Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY. Autograph Slip Writing Signed, 11/07/1864 - 4 1/2 x 2 1/2 written in blk ink with "age-toning" overall, fine condition.
* This Autograph Slip was cut from a ALS as a common practice and is still done today by noted professional figures.
William Harris Crawford (February 24, 1772 – September 15, 1834) was an American politician and judge during the early 19th century. He served as United States Secretary of War from 1815 to 1816 and United States Secretary of the Treasury from 1816 to 1825, and was a candidate for President of the United States in 1824. Autograph Slip Writing Signed, n.d. - 3 x 1 mounted written in blk ink 'Treasary Department' overall, fine condition.
Vivian Dinitz (June 23, 1929 - September 23, 2003) Isreal - Diplomat, ambassador to the United States during the 1973 Arb-Israeli war. Autograph Card (Formal Invitation) Signed, 05/07/1973 - 7 1/3 x 4 3/4 signed in blk ink pen with a seal embossed of the State of Israel on top. Overall, extra fine condition.