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    George Francis Train Autograph Notes Signed (Two). Included are two items: (1) A 4.25" x 2.75" card on which he has written: "Good for One Thousand/ Dollars at the next/ Centennial/ Geo. Francis Train/ Madison/ Square/ P.E./ 50!" The P.E. 50 was his way of writing the date based on his own personal era; since he was born in 1829, this card was signed in 1879. Very fine. (2) A 6.25" x 3.75" sheet signed in alternating blue and orange pencils: "One Daily Meal/ Of Fruit and Grain/ And you will long life/ sure retain!/ Geo Francis Smith/ Madison/ Spring". Fine with one edge tear not affecting text. This eccentric businessman, author, and presidential candidate was a strong supporter of the women's rights movement; he financed a newspaper, The Revolution, that published Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. From the Judith Kaplan collection of women's history.

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    April, 2011
    8th-9th Friday-Saturday
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