Description

    Robert Charles Winthrop Autograph Quotation Signed. One page, approximately 5" x 8", n.p., 1848. Lawyer, statesman, philanthropist and one-time Speaker of the House of Representatives, Winthrop spoke with eloquence and fervor at the laying of the cornerstone of the Washington Monument, on July 4, 1848. Offered here is the text of his brief speech, penned by Winthrop following the elaborate Fourth of July cornerstone ceremony hosted by the Freemasons. In part: "... as long as human hearts shall anywhere pant, or human tongues shall anywhere plead, for a true, rational, Constitutional liberty, those hearts shall enshrine the memory, & those tongues shall prolong the fame of George Washington!" Fine. Light age toning and two faint creases.


    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Flat Material, Small (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2008
    3rd-4th Tuesday-Wednesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 521

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 May 11 Space Exploration - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Thanks a million for getting approval to sell my Civil War Hospital Death Ledger! You made them AND ME , a nice profit. You are the best!
    Ed W.,
    Mount Vernon, OH
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 December 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 December 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $1,737,332