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An Original 1924 Telegram and Pictures to Mrs. Walbridge S. Taft from Her  Mother
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An Original 1924 Telegram and Pictures to Mrs. Walbridge S. Taft from Her Mother

By Mrs. Emory W. Clark

Rochester , Minn: Mrs. Emory W. Clark. Good. 1924. Single sheet. These items were removed by me from an original Walbridge S. Taft family scrapbook The Telegram is still attracted to part of a page from this damaged scrapbook and the small souvenir photos have glue residue to the backs. The Telegram is 8 and 3/4 by 6 and 1/4 inches with dust soiling and edge tears, dust soiling as shown. The photos are as shown. See Photos; Mrs. Walbridge S, Taft was ELizabeth Clark and became the wife of Walbridge S. Taft the Nephew of President Taft . The Taft's and the Clark family of Detroit were both very promitnate American Families. Nice piece of vintage Taft and Clark Families memorabilia. The Photos show The Kahler , The Medical Block , Mary's Hospital all in Rochester Minn. . whbx 3

$27.00

Berlin Fate and Mission a Vintage 1961 Cold War Propaganda Brochure
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Berlin Fate and Mission a Vintage 1961 Cold War Propaganda Brochure

By The Press and Information Office Of Berlin

Berlin: The Press And Information Office Of Berlin. Very Good. 1961. Trade Paperback. This vintage 5 by 9 inch , 80 page brochure is in near fine condition with light edge wear and minor dust soiling. See Photos; This vintage western cold war propaganda shows Berlin ad see the the eyes of America and The West Berlin government . A very interesting look at The City of Berlin as seen in 1961. Well Illustrated though out. A nice vintage piece of political memorabilia . whbx 2

$15.00

Original 1849 Steel Engraving of Joseph R. Chandler Statesman from  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Original 1849 Steel Engraving of Joseph R. Chandler Statesman from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

By The Whig Protrait Gallery

NY: The Whig Protrait Gallery. Good. 1849. Engraving. CONDITION: This scarce vintage engraving is in good condition as shown with foxing amd soiling as shown. A scarce engraving OVERALL 9 and 1/2 by 6 inches and the image is 5 by 6 inches; Joseph R. Chandler was born in Kingston, Massachusetts. He was engaged in commercial work in Boston, Massachusetts, and moved to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1815. He founded a young ladies seminary and worked as editor of the United States Gazette from 1822 to 1847. He was a member of the Philadelphia City Council from 1832 to 1848, and a member of the State constitutional convention in 1837. For a short time, he was an editorial assistant at Graham's Magazine in 1848. Chandler was elected as a Whig to the Thirty-first, Thirty-second, and Thirty-third Congresses. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1854. He was appointed by President James Buchanan as Minister to the Two Sicilies and served from June 15, 1858, to November 15, 1860. He served as president of the board of directors of Girard College. He became interested in prison reform and was a delegate to the International Prison Congress held at London in 1872. He died in 1880 in Philadelphia, where he was interred in New Cathedral Cemetery. ; Engraved from a Daguerreotype by Whipple and Engra . printbx 1

$27.00

Original Steel Engraving of John Hampden Pleasants . This Engraving Was  Removed from the Book "The Whig Protrait Gallery" Which is Just a  Collection of Famous Whig Party Members of the Day
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Original Steel Engraving of John Hampden Pleasants . This Engraving Was Removed from the Book "The Whig Protrait Gallery" Which is Just a Collection of Famous Whig Party Members of the Day

By Whig Party

Washington DC: Whig Party. Good. 1849. Single sheet. Overall Size 9 &1/2 by 6 inches, Image size 4 by 5 inches. CONDITION: Good with foxing and light dust soiling as shown, edge tears in margin at one side from where it was removed from the book.. A Very scarce engraving. ; John Hampden Pleasants (1797–1846) founded the Richmond Whig newspaper. The son of Governor James Pleasants Jr. (1769–1836) , he was killed by Thomas Ritchie Jr. (1778–1854) , on February 27, 1846. Ritchie was the editor of the Richmond Enquirer and had called Pleasants a coward for his antislavery sentiments, causing Pleasants to challenge him to a duel. ; Engraved by T. Doney .

$27.00

Original 1849 Steel Engraving of Roger S. Baldwin
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Original 1849 Steel Engraving of Roger S. Baldwin

By N/a

Washington DC: Whig Party. Good. 1849. Single sheet. CONDITION: Good with foxing amd soiling as shown. A scarce engraving the overall size is 9 by 6 and 1/2 inches with the image size being 6 by 5 inches. ; COMMENTS: . After having been a member of the city government in New Haven, in 1826 and 1828, Mr. Baldwin was elected in 1837 and again in 1838, a member of the Connecticut State Senate . In 1840 and 1841 he represented the town of New Haven in the General Assembly. He was chosen Governor of Connecticut in 1844 and was reelected in 1845. On the death of Hon. J. W. Huntington in 1847, Baldwin was appointed by Governor Clark Bissell to fill the vacancy thus occasioned in the United States Senate , and in December of that year he took his seat as a member of that body. He was elected by the Legislature in the following May to the same position, which he held until 1851. Since that period he has held no public office, except that he was one of the presidential electors in the canvass of 1860, and by appointment of Governor William Alfred Buckingham was a delegate to the Peace Convention which met in Washington, in 1861, by request of the State of Virginia. In all his career as a statesman he was distinguished for the wisdom of his counsels, the purity of his character, and an unswerving devotion to the progress of Liberty.; Engraved from a Daguerreotype by Brady and Engrave .This Engraving Was Removed from a damaged copy of the Book "The Whig Protrait Gallery" Which is Just a Collection of Famous Whig Party Members of the Day Print bx 1

$27.00

Original 1849 Steel Engraving of John Minor Botts .
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Original 1849 Steel Engraving of John Minor Botts .

By The Whig Protrait Gallery

Washington DC: Whig Party. Good. 1849. Single sheet. Overall Size 9 &1/2 by 6 inches, Image size 6 by 5 inches. CONDITION: Good with foxing mostly in margins and light dust soiling as shown, edge tears in margin at one side from where it was removed from the book.. A Very scarce engraving. ; John Minor Botts (September 16, 1802 January 8, 1869) was a nineteenth century politician and lawyer from Virginia. Botts was born in Dumfries, Virginia. Both of his parents were killed in the Richmond Theatre fire on 26 December 1811, so he and his siblings were raised by relatives in Fredericksburg. Botts attended the common schools in Richmond, Virginia, studied law, and was admitted to the bar in 1830. He moved to Henrico County, Virginia, engaged in agricultural pursuits, and served in the Virginia House of Delegates from 1833 to 1839. Botts was elected as a Whig to the United States House of Representatives in 1838, serving from 1839 to 1843. He was unsuccessful for reelection in 1842 but was elected again in 1846, serving from 1847 to 1849. He was chairman of the Committee on Military Affairs from 1847 to 1849. Botts was once again unsuccessful for reelection in 1848 and again in 1850. He represented the city of Richmond and the counties of Charles City, Henrico, and New Kent in the Virginia Constitutional Convention of 1850-1851 and resumed practicing law in Richmond in 1852.During the presidential election of 1860, Botts, a member of the United States Constitutional Union Party, supported John Bell. Though his candidate was unsuccessful, Botts continued to support the principles of the Constitutional Union party, and was uncompromisingly Unionist in his sentiments while his native state moved toward secession through the American Civil War. In 1862, he was jailed without trial for his Unionist positions by the Confederate provost marshal John H. Winder. Botts published his memoirs, The Great Rebellion: Its Secret History, Rise, Progress, and Disastrous Failure (1866) . Botts was a delegate to the Southern Loyalists' Convention in 1866 before his death on January 8, 1869 in Richmond, Virginia. He was interred in the Shockoe Hill Cemetery.; Engraved by T. Doney . Printbx 1

$27.00

Original Steel Engraving of George Evans . This Engraving Was Removed from  the Book \
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Original Steel Engraving of George Evans . This Engraving Was Removed from the Book "The Whig Protrait Gallery" Which is a Collection of Famous Whig Party Members of the Day. the Engraving is of Mr. Evans when He Was a in the U. S. Senate from Maine

By N/a

Good with foxing mostly in margins and light dust soiling as shown, edge tears in margin at one side from where it was removed from the book.. A Very scarce engraving Overall Size: 9 &1/2 by 6 Image Size: 6 by 5 inches; "George Evans (January 12 , 1797 - April 6 , 1867 ) was an American politician from the state of Maine . He was a member of the United States Whig Party . He was also a prominent member of the Peucinian Society tradition. Evans was born in Hallowell, Maine where he grew up. He graduated from Bowdoin College and became a lawyer. He moved to Gardiner, Maine and practiced law there. He was eventually elected to the Maine State Assembly and served as its speaker in 1829. In 1829, he was elected to a seat in the United States House of Representatives from Maine in a special election called after Pelig Spraigue resigned to take a seat in the United States Senate. Evans served in the House from 1829 to 1841. He served as chairman of the committee on expenditures of the department of the treasury from 1829 to 1831.In 1841, Evans resigned from the House to take a seat in the United States Senate from Maine. He served as chairman of the Senate Committee on Manufactures from 1841 to 1843, chairman of the Committee on Finance from 1841 to 1845 and chairman of the committee on territories from 1845 to 1847. Evans served in the Senate until 1847 when he was defeated in an attempt to be reelected to a second term. Evans then practiced law in Portland, Maine and continued to be involved in politics. He served as chairman of a commission to ascertain claims against Mexico from 1849 to 1850, and served as attorney general of Maine during the 1850s. He died in Portland, Maine and is buried in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Gardiner, Maine." .

$27.00

1845 Original Engraving the Countess of Wilton
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1845 Original Engraving the Countess of Wilton

By Sir Thomas Lawrence

London: Henry Graves. Very Good with No dust jacket as issued. 1845. Single sheet. IMAGE SIZE: 7 by 9 inches COMMENTS: A beautiful original engraving taken from "Engravings from the Choicest Works of Sir Thomas Lawrence". Published by Henry Graves, London. Included with the engraving is a full page biography of the piece. Would look lovely matted and framed. CONDITION: The image is fine as shown, There is light to moderate foxing and dust soiling in the margins and to the back of the page. Small edge tears to one outer margin edge where the print was removed from the book. 11 and 1/2 by 17 Inches. Engraving. ; Sir Thomas Lawrence .

$48.00

The Republican Congressional Cook Book
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The Republican Congressional Cook Book

By Various

Washington D. C.: Rolland Blanchette. Very Good with No dust jacket as issued. 1960. Wrappers. This vintage political Recipe Booklet is in very good collectible condition with light wear, small crease to lower corners front cover and first few pages. A 6 by 9 inch, 28 page pamphlet. See Photos; A cook book with a Republican recipe from each of the 50 states. The cook book was used by Rolland H. Blanchette, Republican Candidate for Congress from Rhode Island as a promotional item. These cookbooks were used by a number of Republican candidates . . whbx 1

$20.00

1964 Collectors Edition of Meet LBJ Lyndon Baines Johnson President of the  United States
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1964 Collectors Edition of Meet LBJ Lyndon Baines Johnson President of the United States

By Don MacLean (editor)

Washington DC: Tatler Publishing. Very Good with No dust jacket as issued. 1964. Single Issue magazine. A very good copy of this vintage collectors edition magazine with light edge wear and rubbing to covers. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Souvenir Book. See Photos; The Magazine features a collection of 89 Photographs with a special Full-Color Section of White House Photographs. A interesting look at a past President. ; Photographs .

$15.99

Speech of Hon. Henry F. Lippitt of Rhode Island in the U. S. Senate Feb.  16 , 1915
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Speech of Hon. Henry F. Lippitt of Rhode Island in the U. S. Senate Feb. 16 , 1915

By Henry F. Lippitt,

Washington, DC: U. S. Senate. Good with No dust jacket as issued. 1915. Pamphlet. This vintage pamphlet has dust soiling and light age toning to covers, a 2 inch by 1 inch chip top corner front cover. Light center crease all pages. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Pamphlet. See Photos; The speech was concerning The Shipping bill and the Policy of Physical Exhaustion. . magbx 3

$17.99

Personal Recollections of Daniel Henry Chamberlain Once Governor of South  Carolina
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Personal Recollections of Daniel Henry Chamberlain Once Governor of South Carolina

By Green James

Worcestor , Mass.: Davis And Bannister. Good with no dust jacket. 1908. Pamphlet. Size : 6 by 10 inches Pages : 15 Condition : I have repaired the front hinge of this 111 year old antiquarian pamphlet with Archival document tape as shown. The covers have chipping and wear as shown. A good copy of this very scarce vintage pamphlet. ; A short but very personal biography of this American political figure in it's original form as issued. Read before the Worcester Society of Antiquity, Decmber 3, 1907, by His fellow-student and lifelong friend, James Green of The Worcester Bar.; Frontis Photo . Whbx 6

$32.00

The Treaty-Making Power in Various Countries, Original 1919 Pamphlet
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The Treaty-Making Power in Various Countries, Original 1919 Pamphlet

By United States Dept. Of State

Washington DC: Government Printing Office. Very Good. 1919. Hard Cover. Condition : A near fine Pamphlet in the original covers that has been professionally bound into hard cover boards with light wear and rubbing to covers, light dust soiling to endpapers. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Pages : 90; This is the Original 1919 Pamphlet that is A collection of memoranda concerningthe negotation, conclusion and ratification of treaties and conventions with excerts from the fundamental laws of various countries . A great and scarce original item .

$27.99

This Man Hoover- a Human Interest Story, with a Part Two by Hoover Himself
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This Man Hoover- a Human Interest Story, with a Part Two by Hoover Himself

By Reeves Earl

NY: A. L. Burt. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1928. Hardcover. A near fine copy with light edge wear and minor dust soiling, A tight clean copy. See Photos .

$15.00