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    Tremendous Archive of Letters From American Vice Presidents, 1838-1993.

    A superb lot of twenty-six letters, representing twenty-five American Vice Presidents, with varying content, size and format. All letters bear the usual fold creases and are in very good or better condition unless otherwise noted. They include: (1) William R. King ALS "William R. King", one page, June 29, 1838. (2) John C. Breckinridge ALS "John C. Breckinridge", one page, January 3, 1861, mounting remnants on verso. (3) Hannibal Hamlin ALS "H. Hamlin", one page, November 7, 1862. (4) Lafayette Foster ALS "L. F. S. Foster", one page, on Vice President's Chamber letterhead, February 5, 1867. (5) Schuyler Colfax ALS "Schuyler Colfax", one page, on Vice President's Chamber letterhead, December 14, 1871. (6) Schuyler Colfax ALS "Schuyler Colfax", one page, on Vice President's Chamber letterhead, February 4, 1871. (7) Henry Wilson ALS, "Henry Wilson", one page, September 15, 1873, with modern image of Wilson from an old photograph. (8) William Wheeler ALS "W. A. Wheeler", one page, on Vice-President's Chamber letterhead, March 16, 1877, portions of letter deliberately obscured. (9) Thomas Hendricks ALS "Thos A. Hendricks", one page, December 11, 1886. (10) Levi Morton ALS "L. P. Morton", one page, July 27, 1891. (11) Adlai Stevenson ALS "A. E. Stevenson", two pages, on Vice-President's Chamber letterhead, October 28, 1894. (12) Garret Hobart TLS "Garret A. Hobart", one page, on his law office letterhead, June 26, 1896. (13) Charles Fairbanks ALS "Chas. W. Fairbanks", one page, one Vice President letterhead, May 8, 1905. (14) James Sherman TLS "J. S. Sherman", one page, on Vice-President's Chamber letterhead, August 23, 1909. (15) Thomas Marshall ALS "Thos. R. Marshall", one page, on Vice-President's Chamber letterhead, September 10, 1918. (16) Charles Dawes TLS "Charles G. Dawes", one page, on Vice President's Chamber letterhead, January 28, 1928. (17) Charles Curtis TLS "Charles Curtis", one page, on Vice President's Chamber letterhead, January 12, 1932 with photograph of Hoover's cabinet. (18) John Nance Garner TLS "Jho. N. Garner", one page, on Vice President's Chamber letterhead, April 6, 1933. (19) Henry Wallace TLS "H. A. Wallace", one page, on Office of the Vice President letterhead, August 1, 1944, with the original transmittal envelope. (20) Hubert H. Humphrey TLS "Hubert H. Humphrey", one page, on Vice President letterhead, August 8, 1966. (21) Spiro T. Agnew TLS "Spiro T. Agnew", one page, on Vice President letterhead, July 11, 1973, with the original transmittal envelope. (22) Nelson A. Rockefeller ALS "Nelson A. Rockefeller", one page, on Vice President letterhead, undated. (23) Walter F. Mondale TLS "Walter F. Mondale", one page, on Vice President letterhead, March 4, 1977. (24) George H. W. Bush TLS "George Bush", one page, on Vice President letterhead, April 13, 1981. (25) Dan Quayle TLS "Dan Quayle", one page, on Vice President letterhead, December 19, 1990. (26) Al Gore TLS "Al", one page, on Vice President letterhead, October 13, 1993.


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