c. 1912. In part, "has been nominated by his party for the primary but once. He has been... Read More
N.p. [Grovetown, Georgia]: n.d. . “lifting ethereal hands / Against all treacherous demons of the dark!”. Manuscript poem by the American poet Paul Hamilton Hayne (1830-1886) on the assassination of President Garfield. “After the death in 1870 of William Gilmore Simms, an old friend and mentor, Hayne became the chief.....
[Washington, DC: 1881]. Garfield died just 199 days into his term, eleven weeks after he was shot in the back by Charles Guiteau. At the time of the shooting Guiteau carried in his pocket a note addressed to Sherman, explaining that the assasination was necessary to save the Republic, and...
Washington. D.C: 21 November 1869. Hard Times for Congressman Garfield from Ohio. Ezra B. Taylor, a Republican lawyer and judge from Garfield's home state of Ohio, was elected Republican Representative to the 46th Congress to fill the vacancy created by Garfield's resignation to seek the Presidency. Taylor served several terms...
Washington. DC: 20 June, 1868. Congressman Garfield on the Currency. “… I am gratified with your approval of the general spirit and purpose of my speech — and can see much reason to hope that the attention to the subject, will, before long, bring the nation to sensible and honest...
Hiram, Ohio: June 17, 1873. Introduction of the suffragette Mrs. Helen M. Barnard to the U.S. Minister of France. In this letter Garfield writes as an Ohio Congressman to introduce Mrs. Helen M. Barnard to the US Minister in Paris during her survey of conditions for emigrants on board steamships...
San Francisco: May 10, 1875. Written by Garfield on his first visit to the Pacific coast, a trip intended to provide “a little rest from the wear and tear” of committee work. Garfield describes the introductee of this letter as his good firend, and comments on the importance of Professor...
np: Aug 2, [c. 1885]. President Garfield's wife:"This I have first received from Mr. Browne as the result of his search. It is not very satisfactory, If you still desire that I see the original of the Chase letter I do not object to it. I am now at the...
Philadelphia: Henry Perkins, 1835. Second edition. The second edition, revised and corrected, of this biography of Washington, intended to teach American students the French language, first published by the American Sunday-School Union in 1832.
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1962. First edition. Inscribed: " To Polly Clarke/ Barry Goldwater" on front free endpaper.
New York: Random House, 1939. Meyers, William H. One of 1000 copies.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1868. First Edition. Presentation Copy to U.S. Grant. A handsome volume, probably prepared for Grant as President, as he was elected in 1868, assuming office the following year, when America was still largely an agrarian nation and such a work would have had a far greater...
Boston: Little, Brown, 1854. Grant's Pope, from the Citizens of Boston. From the Library of Ulysses S. Grant. Each volume bears the gift bookplate, incorporating the seal of Boston: "Lieut. Gen. U.S. Grant. From Citizens of Boston. January 1 1866."At the end of Civil War, to show their appreciation of...
[Np: Tiffany & Co, 1897]. An attractive, well preserved example of this medal which was commissioned by the American Numismatic and Archaeological Society by Tiffany & Co., in conjunction with the dedication of the Grant Memorial in New York City on April 27, 1897. A lovely medal, with design elements...
New York: D. Appleton and Co, 1856.
New York: Underwood & Underwood, n.d. [ca. 1922]. A touching image of the President whose administration holds the record as one of the most corrupt in American history. Docketed on the rear “He Loved Children”, and with the stamped copyright notice of Underwood & Underwood.Provenance: C.N. Thomas, principal of the.....
New York: 1160 Fifth Avenue, March 10th, 1926.
Harrisburg: James S. Wallace, Printer, 1841. First edition.
Fremont, Ohio: March 18, 1881. Hayes writes to the Reverend Lyman Abbott two weeks after the end of his presidency: "My Dear Sir: I beg you to excuse a brief and hurried not of acknowledgement and thanks for your kind and valued favor of the 9th inst. It is a....
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc, 1942. Fourth printing of first edition. "To Mrs Cara Hofnagel with the kind regards of Herbert Hoover." WITH: TLS from Hoover from the Waldorf Astoria Towers to Mrs Hofnagel declining an invitation Nov. 4, 1949.
New York: The Century Co, [April, 1928]. Second Printing. "To Charles K. Field/ Who writes my books/ Will Irwin/ 1928" and below "Herbert Hoover" in the President's hand.Stanford Stories were written by Charles Kellogg Field and Will Irwin together. Hoover was the first student at Stanford in 1891.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1936. First edition. Inscribed on flyleaf "To Gordon Foster/ This is not my book/ but I am glad for you/ to have it./ Herbert Hoover."
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1937. First edition. Inscribed on flyleaf "To Newton M. Todd/ With the Kind Regards/ of/ Herbert Hoover."
n.d. [ca. 1935?]. Handsome autograph of the 31st President (1874-1964).
New York: Van Nostrand, 1949. First edition. Signed on flyleaf "To ----with the appreciation of Herbert Hoover April 1958."
Stanford, Calif: Stanford University, 1951. Signed on flyleaf "The Good Wishes of Herbert Hoover."