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    President Herbert Hoover's Administration Autograph Collection. This lot of autograph materials from the Hoover Administration (1929-1933) includes:
    Secretary of Labor William N. Doak TLS, December 8, 1930, Dept. of Labor letterhead, very fine condition; and signed index card, 1931, very fine condition
    Secretary of Labor James J. Davis Two signed index cards, 1929, both attached to another sheet, very good condition
    Secretary of War James W. Good Signed index card, November 11, 1929, very good condition
    Secretary of War Patrick J. Hurley Signed index card, 1929, very fine condition
    Secretary of Agriculture Arthur M. Hyde Signed index card, 1931, very good condition
    Secretary of Commerce Robert P. Lamont Signed card, 1929, 1.5" x 3", very good condition
    Secretary of the Treasury Andrew Mellon Signed card, 1929, 1.5" x 3", fine condition
    Secretary of the Treasury Ogden L. Mills Signed card, 1.5" x 3", very good condition: the ink is smeared on "Ogden"; and two typed letters signed by Mills during his term in the U.S. Congress, 1922 and 1925, respectively, House of Rep. letterhead, both in very good condition
    Attorney General William D. Mitchell Signed card, 1929, 2.5" x 3.5", fine condition
    Private Presidential Secretary Lawrence Richey TLS, June 26, 1929, White House letterhead, mounted to another sheet, very good condition; and TLS, February 9, 1931, White House letterhead, with envelope, fine condition
    Secretary of State Henry L. Stimson Signed index card, very good condition
    Secretary of the Interior Ray Lyman Wilbur TLS, July 30, 1930, Dept. of Interior letterhead, Dept. of the Navy letterhead, very good condition; and two signed index cards, 1930, both in fine condition
    Secretary of the Navy Charles Francis Adams TLS, September 22, 1930, with envelope, very good condition; and signed index card, 1929, glued to another sheet, good condition
    Postmaster General Walter F. Brown Signed card, 1929, 2.5" x 4", glued to Postmaster General letterhead, very good condition; and signed card, 1930, 2.5" x 4", very good condition
    Secretary of Commerce Roy D. Chapin Signed card, 1932, 1.5" x 3", very good condition
    Vice President Charles Curtis Signed United States Senate Chamber card, 1929, 2.75" x 4", fine condition; and TLS as senator, July 5, 1928, United States Senate letterhead, attached to another sheet, fine condition

    This lot also includes several letters and envelopes from the various departments typed and signed by the administrative assistants to the secretaries. From the collection of Henry E. Luhrs.


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2007
    27th Saturday
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