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    Group of Supreme Court Justice Letters. A group of three letters from three Supreme Court Justices including Benjamin Cardozo, Hugo Black, and Louis Brandeis. The lots are as follows:

    Benjamin Cardozo Autograph Letter Signed
    "Benjamin N. Cardozo." One page, 5.25" x 6.75", no place [Washington, D.C.]; October 13, 1929. A thank you note addressed to Charles Schwager.

    Hugo Black Typed Letter Signed "Hugo Black." One page, 8" x 10.5", Washington, D.C.; September 4, 1941. An acknowledgement of the receipt of a letter from Charles Schwager.

    Louis Brandeis Autograph Letter Signed "Louis D. Brandeis." One page of a bifolium, 5"x 7.75", Washington, D.C.; June 3, 1938. A letter of sympathy addressed to a Mrs. Berman.

    Condition: All have flattened mail folds and light edge toning. Minor soiling in places. All have bold signatures.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2020
    22nd Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 16
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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