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    (Business Leaders) A large collection of autographed material, consisting of mostly letters and documents from prominent industrialists and business leaders from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The group of approximately 50 pieces includes August Belmont, Jr. fine content T.L.S. New York, November 11, 1904 (soon after the official opening of the I.R.T. subway) enclosing a "...copy of our Subway Souvenir Publication...; Solomon de Rothschild A.L.S. Paris, 1863; Marshall Field T.L.S. Chicago, 1946; Sir Thomas Lipton Signature; John D. Rockefeller, Jr. T.L.S. New York, 1911, together with another T.L.S. New York, 1919; W.J. Cameron T.L.S., Dearborn, Mich., 1928; John W. Weeks A.L.S., Boston, 1897; Russell Sage D.S., New York, 1879; August Belmont L.S., New York, 1879; Francis Burdett A.N.S. 1810; L. F. S. Burgess D.S., Cleveland, 1868; John A. Welles A.L.S. Detroit, 1841; George Baker T.L.S. New York, 1925; John Dowd T.L.S. New York, 1926; Joseph A. Choate Signature, 1899; Arthur C. Croft T.L.S., New York, 1951; Stephen Baker T.L.S. New York, 1931; John Wanamaker, A.L.S., Philadelphia, 1880; W. Warren Barbour, 3 T.Ls.S. New York, 1928; R. H. Aishton T.L.S. 1919; George J. Gould TN.S. New York, 1893; Cyrus H. K. Curtis T.N.S. Philadelphia, 1928; John W. Garrett, T.L.S. Baltimore, 1929; M. Friesdam T.L.S. New York, 1926; Chauncey M. Depew T.L.S. New York, 1912 together with a signed pass for the New York Central & Hudson River R.R., 1898; Jacob M., Dickinson T.L.S. Chicago, 1915; Charles Donnelly T.L.S. St. Paul, Minn., 1927; Pierre S. du Pont T.L.S. Wilminton, Del., 1929; Conrad Hilton T.L.S., Beverly Hills, 1952 together with a second T.LS. Beverly Hills, 1954; Harvey Firestone, Jr. 2 T.L.S.s, Akron, 1953 & 1955; William H. Vanderbilt 2 A.L.S.s New York, 1865 & 1879; Alanson B. Houghton T.L.S. New York, 1924. Many more, far too numerous to detail here. Condition overall ranges from very good to very fine. Should be viewed. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection.

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    April, 2007
    16th-17th Monday-Tuesday
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