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    Theater Owner John T. Ford Autograph Letter Signed, "J.T. Ford", one page on two-color "Ford's Opera Houses" letterhead, 8" x 10.5", Baltimore, October 19, 1883, to a Mr. Cox. Concerning city and state elections, an alarmed Ford writes , "...We are in peril and want a Rallying Speech on the necessity of unity for the Sake of the Union..." Smoothed folds, else very fine condition with bold ink.
    John Ford had the dubious distinction of owning the Washington, D.C. theater in which Abraham Lincoln was assassinated. Ex. Henry E. Luhrs Collection.


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    October, 2007
    25th-26th Thursday-Friday
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