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    Mid-Twentieth Century Notables Letter Group including: Eleanor Robson Belmont Typed Letter Signed "Eleanor R. Belmont." One page, 5.5" x 8.5", on "The Metropolitan Opera Guild" letterhead, New York, November 25, 1936, to Sara McClintock thanking her for "sending me the Club Roster" and "for the flowers." Belmont was a famous English stage actress in the early twentieth century. With original transmittal envelope. One fold. [and:] Edith Willkie Typed Letter Signed. One page, 5.5" x 8.5", New York, November 29, 1940, to Mrs. W. F. Crowell thanking her for her letters. Willkie's husband was the Republican nominee for president in the 1940 election. With original transmittal envelope. [and:] Evangeline Booth Typed Letter Signed as General-Elect of the Salvation Army. Two pages, 8.5" x 11", on "Salvation Army" letterhead, New York, November 1, 1934, to Sara McClintock regarding the women of America. Booth was the daughter of Salvation Army founder William Booth and their first general. With original transmittal envelope. Folds. [and:] James Russell Lowell Autograph Letter Signed "J. R. Lowell." One page, 4.5" x 7", New York, March 21, 1889, to Mrs. Carter, declining an invitation due to lack of time. Included with an engraved portrait bust of the poet also signed. [and:] Alfred M. Landon Typed Letter Signed "Alf M. Landon." One page, 7.25" x 10.25", Topeka, June 25, 1940, to Frank Crowell thanking him for his telegram. Landon was the Republican nominee for the 1936 presidential election. Folds. [and:] Alfred E. Smith Signed Map. One page, 11" x 8.5", New York, 1938, showing the five boroughs of New York City and designating the place for the beginning of the "Inspection Parade/Noon, Sat., Dec. 17, 1938." Smith was a three time governor of New York. Folds. [and:] Alexandra Tolstoy Typed Letter Signed. One page, 8.5" x 11", on "Tolstoy Foundation" letterhead, New York, November 25, 1942, to Sara McClintock to confirm her time to speak to the Brooklyn Woman's Club. Alexandra was the daughter of author Leon Tolstoy. Folds and lightly toned edges. [and:] Walter Damrosch Typed Letter Signed. One page, 8.5" x 11", on "National Bureau for Blind Artists" letterhead, New York, December 28, 1938, to Sara McClintock. The composer is inviting her to attend a performance by English pianist Alec Templeton. With original transmittal envelope. Folds. [and:] Walter Damrosch Typed Letter Signed. One page, 8.5" x 11", New York, March 11, 1937, to Sara McClintock declining an invitation to a luncheon, but agreeing to speak to the Brooklyn Woman's Club. With original transmittal envelope. Folds. [and:] Thomas E. Dewey Typed Letter Signed. One page, 7.25" x 10", New York, July 10, 1956, to Mrs. W. F. Crowell thanking her for her letter. Dewey was a two time Republican nominee for president, but lost in both races. With original transmittal envelope. Folds. All letters are in fine condition.

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