Robert Jones Burdette (July 30, 1844 – November 19, 1914) was an American humorist and clergyman who became noted through his paragraphs in the Burlington (Iowa) Hawkeye. Autograph Card Writing Signed, n.d. 3 1/2 x 2 1/3 written in blk ink overall, ine/very fine condition.
Robert Jones Burdette (July 30, 1844 – November 19, 1914) was an American humorist and clergyman who became noted through his paragraphs in the Burlington (Iowa) Hawkeye. Autograph Letter Signed, ca. 1865 ater the American Civil War, 4 1/4 x 6 3/4 written in black ink regarding General Gordon's health concerns. A two-fold letter, retro on ivory tone stationery overall, very fine condition.
James Anthony Froude ( 23 April 1818 – 20 October 1894), was an English historian, novelist, biographer, and editor of Fraser's Magazine. From his upbringing amidst the Anglo-Catholic Oxford Movement, Froude intended to become a clergyman, but doubts about the doctrines of the Anglican church, published in his scandalous 1849 novel The Nemesis of Faith, drove him to abandon his religious career. Froude turned to writing history, becoming one of the best known historians of his time for his History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Defeat of the Spanish Armada. Autograph Slip Writing Signed, n.d., - 4 1/2 x 2 mounted written in blk ink with rich browning and light stain spots overasll, fine condition.
Josiah Bushnell Grinnell (December 22, 1821 – March 31, 1891) was a U.S. Congressman from Iowa's 4th congressional district, an ordained Congregational minister, founder of Grinnell, Iowa and benefactor of Grinnell College. Autograph Slip Writing Signed, n.d., - 4 1/2 x 3 written in blk ink with nice browning seen overall, fine condition.
Sidney Catlin Partridge (September 1, 1857 – June 22, 1930) was the first Bishop of Kyoto (1900–1911) and the second Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of West Missouri (1911–1930). Inscribed Photograph Signed, n.d. - 7 1/2 x 10 B/W written in blk ink from a leaf with a photo. Some age-toning seen and light fading in lettering. Overall, fine condition.
Philip W. Tompkins (b. 1830-1865) was an 19th century educator and minister of the Methodist religion. Autograph Letter Signed, 07/14/1860 - 7 1/2 x 10 1/2 ALS (pp4): To Stephen Lane, a close friend; This letter appears to be of British decent and living in New England; written in blk ink on heavy wove fiber wire line parchment with a embossed seal and/or British Crest and a four-fold crease seen. Lovely age-toning and nice lettering overall, fine condition.