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    Large Collection of Notable 19th Century Signatures. Most examples signed on 3.5" x 2" autograph cards (except where noted), all examples in very good or better condition with some toning to the paper and mounting remnants on the verso of most examples. The collection includes authors Zane Grey, John Townsend Trowbridge, Lowell Thomas, poet Charles Sprague (ALS), clergymen Thomas De Witt Talmage and Charles Haddon Spurgeon, Andrew W. Mellon signed as Secretary of the Treasury, and a selection of orators and social reformers including George William Curtis, John B. Gough, John Bright, Chauncey M. Depew, Wendell Phillips, and Mathew Simpson.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2011
    13th-14th Tuesday-Wednesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 9
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