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    [Political] William Jennings Bryan, William Cullen Bryant, and Oliver Wendell Holmes, Letters Signed, including: (1) William Jennings Bryan typed letter signed, "W. J. Bryan" one page, 7.25" x 10.25, May 14, 1913, Washington, D.C., on secretary of state letterhead, regarding a cartoon about Bryan's serving of grape juice at diplomatic functions; (2) William Cullen Bryant autograph letter signed, "W. C. Bryant", one page, 4" x 3.75" (trimmed), September 13, 1858, New York, sold with a fine engraving of Bryant; (3) Oliver Wendell Holmes autograph letter signed, "O. W. Holmes", one page, 4.5" x 3.5", October 28, 1887, Boston, Massachusetts, with original autograph transmittal envelope, regarding the signing of three volumes, mounted on paper. All with light soiling, else fine.

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    Auction Dates
    March, 2009
    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
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