Vice-President, A. L. S., L. S. (2), and portrait; Henry Wil-
son, A. L. S. and 2 portraits; James S. Sherman, New York,
L. S.; G. M. Dallas, A. L. S. (2) ; Schuyler Colfax, A. N. S.
(2) and portrait. 13 pieces.
29. AMERICAN STATESMEN, POLITICIANS, ETC. N.
S. of Stephen A. Douglas, 1855; A. L. S. of B. F. Tracy,
1867 ; L. S. of Jno. Wanamaker, 1887 ; A. L. of C. J. Bona-
parte, n. d. ; L. S. of J. M. Rusk, 1891 ; and others. 41 pieces,
including 7 portraits, clippings, etc.
30. ARKANSAS STATESMEN. 2 A. L's S. of Wm. S.
Fulton, 1840 and 1844; Signature of Ambrose H. Sevier;
A. L. S. of Chester Ashley, 1848; 2 A. L's S. of Solon Bor-
land, 1849 and 1850; 2 A. L's S. of Wm. K. Sebastian, 1855
and 1852 ; and others. 30 pieces, including 10 portraits, clip-
31. ARMSTRONG (GEN. JOHN, M. 0. C.). A. L. S., 2
pp. folio, Carlisle, July 4, 1766. With the autograph copy of
an Advertisement declaring him a villain. The letter relates
to the legal action he was about to take against his detractor.
32. ARMSTRONG (GEN. JOHN, M. 0. C., Sec. War).
A. L. S., 1 p. folio, Kingston, Apr. 17, 1803. To Comptroller
Jenkins, concerning land taxes. 2 portraits. All inlaid. 3
33. ARMSTRONG (GEN. JOHN, M. 0. C.). D. S., 1*4
pp. folio, Carlisle, n. d. Inlaid.
* Petition to Deputy Gov. William Denny; signed also by
James Stackpole, Francis West, John Byers, and John McMght.
34. ARTHUR (CHESTER A.). A. L. S., iy 2 pp. 8vo, New
York, October 22, 1880. To Gov. Hoffman, regarding a
speech ; cut signature ; 4 portraits. All inlaid. 6 pieces on 5
35. ASHE (SAMUEL, Gov. of N. C. in 1795-98). A. D. S.,
1 p. folio. In Senate, Dec. 23, 1777. Asking that a naval
officer be apprehended. Inlaid.
36. ATLEE (COL. SAMUEL J.). A. D. S., 1 p. 4to, Apr.
15, 1781. Inlaid. Signed also by John Hubley.
37. ATTORNEYS GENERAL. A. L's S. of Jeremiah S.
Black, E. M. Stanton, Ed. Bates, Reverdy Johnson, James
-Speed, to Abraham Lincoln; A. N. S. of Caleb Cushing;
A. N. S. of Ed. Bates. 7 pieces.
38. ATTORNEYS GENERAL. 2 A. L's S. of J. J. Crit-
tenden, 1 p. 1836, and 1% pp. 1858 ; A. L. S. of John Nelson,
1 p. Wash. 1844; A. L. S. of II. D. Gilpin, 1 p. 1826; and
others. 7 pieces.
39. ATTORNEYS GENERAL. A. L's S. of Edwards
Pierrepont (2) ; George H. Williams (2) ; Amos T. Akerman;
E. R. Hoar (2) ; and Henry Stanbery. 8 pieces.
40. ATTORNEYS GENERAL. A. I/s S. of Reverdy John-
son, Alfonso Taft, Edwards Pierrepont, Benjamin H. Brew-
ster, 3 A. L's S. and 2 L's S. ; Charles Devens, A. L. S. and
signature; Wayne MacVeagh, 2 L's S. 12 pieces.
41. ATTORNEYS GENERAL. L. S. of Isaac Touney, 1.
p. 1859 ; A. L. S. of J. J. Crittenclen, 1 p. 1842 ; L. S. of Ed-
win M. Staiiton, 2 pp. 1861 ; and others. 12 pieces.
42. ATTORNEYS GENERAL. A. L's S. of B. H. Brew-
ster, Wayne MacVeagh, Charles Devens, A. L. S. and D. S. ;
Alonzo Taft, Edwards Pierrepont (2), Geo. H. Williams,
Amos T. Akerman, B. H. Brewster, A. N. S. and D. S. ; L's S.
of E. R. Hoar and Henry Stanbery; Signature of W. M.
Evarts. 14 pieces.
43. ATTORNEYS GENERAL. A. L's S., L's S. and sig-
natures on cards. Reverdy Johnson, W. H. Brewster, A. H.
Garland (4), W. H. H. Miller (4), including autographed
portrait; Richard Olney, Judson Harmon, John W. Griggs
(3), and P. C. Khox. 16 pieces.
44. ATTORNEYS GENERAL UNDER WASHINGTON.
A. N. of Edmund Randolph, 7 lines, oblong 12mo, to Mr.
Coalter, Oct. 8, 1808; D. S. by William Bradford, Jr. 5 lines,
small 4to [Sept. 1782]. 2 pieces, one mounted.
45. AUTHORS. Fred G. Burnaby, A. L. S. 1898; John
Ker, Duke of Roxburghe, D. S. 1768 ; David Ricardo, A. L. S.
1822; Francis Maceroue, 3 A. L's S. Portraits. 9 pieces.
46. AUTHORS. A. L. S. by Donn Piatt. 1 p. 4to. July
5, 1887; A. L. S. by Henry M. Brackenridge, iy a pp. 4to.
Oct. 12, 1846 ; A. L. S. by Charles A. Bristed, 1 p. n. d. ; and
others. 5 pieces, inlaid.
47. BANCROFT (GEORGE). A. L. S., 2 pp. 12mo,
n. p. n. d. With 2 portraits. Inlaid. 3 pieces.
48. BARNEY (COMMODORE JOSHUA). A. N. S., 1 p.
4to. Jan. 30, 1796. To W. Griffith on a financial affair.
Mounted in a folder with a portrait. 2 pieces.
49. BARTHELEMY-SAINT HILAIRE (JULES, well-
known French journalist and scholar). A. L. S., 1 p. 8vo.
Paris, March 26, 1885. il l have not translated the Chinese
poet, of ivhom your Hong-Kong correspondent speaks to you;
I do not know Chinese " Translation.
50. BASSETT (RICHARD, M. 0. C., G-ov. Delaware).
A. L. S., 2 pp. 4to, Dover, Dec. 26, 1801, to William Tilghman,
on personal and business matters. 2 portraits. 3 pieces.
51. BAYARD (JOHN, Patriot, M. 0. C.). D. S., 1 p. 4to,
Lancaster, Apr. 2, 1778. Inlaid. Signed also by Samuel
* Order for the pay and mileage of Samuel Cunningham r
member of Congress.
52. BAYARD (JOHN, Patriot, M. 0. C.). Autograph
Petition Signed, 2 pp. folio, Phila., Mar. 28, 1783. To Gov,
Dickinson, asking for a pass for his brother-in-law to New-
York. Portrait. Both inlaid. 2 pieces.
53. BEATTY (JOHN, M. 0. C.). A. D. S., 1 p. 12mo,.
Mar. 16, 1798. (Corner stained.) Inlaid.
54. BEATTY (JOHN, M. 0. C.). D. S., 5 pp. folio, Aug.
27, 1802, attested copy of the w r ill of Benjamin Moore. Inlaid.
55. BEDFORD (GUNNING, M. 0. C., Gov. Delaware).
D. S., 2 pp. folio, Nov. 3, 1779. Inlaid.
>56. BEDFORD (GUNNING, M. 0. C.). A. D. S., 2 pp.
folio, Nov., 1783. Inlaid.
57. BEDFORD (GUNNING, M. 0. C., Gov. Delaware).
D. S., 1 p. folio, Feb. 1, 1791. Portrait. 2 pieces. Inlaid.
58. BEDFORD (GUNNING, M. 0. C.). 2 autograph checks,
signed. 1804 and 1809. 2 pieces, inlaid.
59. BEE (THOMAS, M. 0. C. from S. C.). A. L. S., 1 p.
4to, Phila., Feb. 5, 1781. To Gen. Lincoln's Aide, telling of
the scarcity of money, etc. Inlaid.
60. BEECHER (HENRY WARD). Manuscript outline
for a sermon on "The Principles of Human Nature." 10 pp.
8vo, signed and dated, "Sunday April 18, 1880." With 2
A. N's S. (undated) and a card signature (in pencil). 7
pieces, including 3 portraits.
61. BENSON (EGBERT, M. 0. C., Jurist). A. L. S., 1 p.
4to, Feb. 2, 1822, concerning the purchase of lottery tickets.
62. BERNARD (SIMON, French Soldier, Engineer, Brigv
Gen. in U. S. Army). A. L. S., l 1 /^ pp. 4to. New Orleans,
June 3, 1825. To Col. D. Shriver, regarding the survey of a
canal to connect the Mississippi with Lake Pontchartrain. In-
63. BERRIEN (JOHN MACPHERSON, U. S. Attorney
General). A. L. S., 2 pp. 4to, Savannah, Nov. 13, 1848;
A. N. S. 5 lines, 1 p. 4to. Savannah, Nov. 26, 1850. 2 piece*.
64. BIBB (GEORGE M., Secy, of U. S. Treasury) . A. L. S.,
1 p. large 4to, Treasury Dept, July 20, 1844, on legal affairs;
L. S., 1 p. 4to. 1844. 2 pieces. Inlaid.
65. BIDDLE (CLEMENT, " Fighting Quaker"). A. L. S.,
1 p. 4to, Phila., Dec. 1, 1795. To John Nicholson, asking for
the seal, records and papers of the Escheater General of Penn-
sylvania on his appointment to that office. Inlaid.
66. BINGHAM (WILLIAM, M. 0. C., Senator). A. L. S.,
3 pp. 4to, Phila., July 13, 1801, concerning the liquidation of
debts of Pennsylvania made during the Revolution. Inlaid.
67. BLAND (THEODORIC, Statesman and Jurist, 1732-
1800). A. L. S., 1 p. oblong 12mo, Charlottsville, May 23,
1779. Order issued as "Colonel commanding at Charlotts-
68. BLAND (THEODORIC, M. 0. C. and Rev. soldier).
A. L. S., 1 p. folio. Not addressed: on Naval matters. In-
69. BLOOMFIELD (JOSEPH, Gov. of New Jersey).
Autograph signature, mounted with a portrait; A. L. S. of
Thos. Cadwalader (Gen. in War of 1812), 1 p. 1828; A. L. S.
of Ward B. Burnett (Col. in Mex. War), 1 p. 1848; and 3
others. 6 pieces.
70. BLOUNT (WILLIAM. Statesman). A. L. S., 2 pp.
folio. Phila., May 18, 1797. Discusses the President's speech
and fears that "it is by no means calculated to bring alxmt a
reconcilatiou with France."
71. BLOUNT (WILLIAM, Superintendent of Indian
Affairs). Copy of A. L. S. of Blount (in autograph of James
McHenry, Secretary of War). 2\<* pp. 4to. April 21, 1797.
Certified by James McHenry and by General David Henley.
* The copy is dated June 20, 1797, and certified by General
Henley .July 6, 1797. It relates to and conclusively establishes
Blount 's guilt in instigating the Creeks and Cherokee* to assist
the British in conquering Spanish Territories. For these activ-
ities Blount was eventually expelled from U. S. Senate.
72. BOBO (SIMPSON. Signer of S. C. Secession Ordi-
nance). D. S., 1864. Claim as beneficiary of Confederate
soldier; Cyrus C. Carpenter, Gov. of Iowa, D. S., 1873,
appointing Commissioner: Samuel Cony, Gov. of Maine, D. S.,
1864; and other letters and signatures. 9 pieces.
73. BOUCK (WILLIAM C., Gov. of X. Y. 1843-45).
A. L. S., i/o p. 4to. Fulton, April 28, 1857. To Lyman San-
ford. With 2 portraits. 3 pieces. Inlaid.
74. BOUDINOT (ELIAS, M. 0. C.). A. D. S., 1 p. 12mo,
Sept. 29, 1774.
75. BOUDINOT (ELI AS, M. 0. C.). A. L. Signed with
initials, 2 pp. folio, Phila., April 10, 1783, to Hon. John
Hanson. [Published in Life and Letters.] Inlaid.
* Fine letter telling of the Proclamation for the cessation of
hostilities between England and America.
76. BOUDINOT (ELIAS, M. 0. C.). A. L. S., 2 pp. 4to,
Burlington, April 3, 1807, to Rev. Dr. Green of Princeton
University, concerning an insurrection of the students. Por-
trait. 2 pieces.
77. BOUDINOT (ELIAS, M. 0. C.). A. L. S., 2 pp. 4to,
Burlington, N. J. Dec. 31, 1817, concerning an overdraft he
had made on his bank. Inlaid.
78. BOUTWELL (GEORGE S., Secy, of U. S. Treasury).
A. L. S., 1 p. 8vo, inviting Perley Poore to visit him. Inlaid;
A. N. S., 1 p. 8vo. 1871 ; 3 inlaid portraits (on 2 sheets) ; and
2 other portraits. 7 pieces.
79. BRADY (GEN. HUGH, Col. in the War of 1812).
A. L. S., 1 p. 4to. Sackett's Harbor, June 1, 1823. To Col.
Aspinwall, American Consul at London. Inlaid.
80. BRADY (JAMES TOPHAM, Distinguished New York
Lawyer). 25 A. L's S. to Edwin Forrest, relating to the
progress of the latter 's divorce suit. N. Y. 1859-67
* Some of the letters are signed also by John Van Buren,
who, with J. T. Brady, was legal agent for Edwin Forrest.
81. BREARLEY (DAVID, Jurist and Revolutionary
Soldier, Member Constitutional Convention). A. D. S.,
li/4 pp. folio. Oct. 6, 1783. Inlaid.
* Lease of a tract of land in Sussex County to Philip Mann
and Joseph Cooker. Document bears seals and signatures of
all three principals.
82. BRECKENRIDGE (JOHN, Statesman, U. S. Atty.
Gen.). A. L. S., ly, pp. folio. Frankfort, June 5, 1801;
A. L. S., 2i/ 2 pp. folio. Lexington, Oct. 18, 1805. Both con-
cerning law suits. 2 pieces.
83. BRECKINRIDGE (JOHN C.). A. L. S., iy 2 pp. 4to.
On Ponite River, La,, August 16, 1862; Portrait. ^2 pieces.
* Fine war letter to Gen. Braxton Bragg, written after the
Battle of Baton Rouge, in which he says: "/ would make any
sacrifice to join you, except leaving the remnant of my com-
mand. . . . We must fight them next Autumn in Ky. and make
them begin at the line of the Ohio with their newly raised
84. BREVARD (ALEXANDER, Captain in the Revolution-
ary War). A. L. S., 1 p. folio. 16th July, 1782. To General
Jethro Sumner, acknowledging receipt of orders and request-
ing to be transferred to some less lonely post.
85. BRISTOW (BENJAMIN H., Sec'y. of U. S. Treasury)..
A. L. S., li/ 2 pp. 4to, Louisville, 1876; L. S., 1 p. 4to, N. Y.
1894; L. S., 1 p. 4to, 1876, Official appointment; 2 portraits,
inlaid on large sheet. 5 pieces. 4 inlaid.
86. BRODHE AD (DANIEL, Revolutionary soldier). D. S.,
1 p. folio, Jan. 4, 1798. Inlaid.
87. BROWN (JOHN, of Osawatomie). A. N. S., 1 p.
narrow 12mo, n. d. ; A. L. S. by Mary A. Brown, hi second
wife. 1 p. square 18mo. North Elba, Feb. 14, 1860 ; A. L. S.
by 0. P. Anderson. 2 pp. 12mo, January 23, 1860. 3 pieces.
* The note by John Brown is an order for a package, the
letter by his wife refers to the Anderson letter, of which she
writes to the Editor of the "Tribune": "Enclosed it a letter
from 0. P. Anderson, one of the John Brown company who
made good his escape at the time of tlie Harpers Ferry out-
break," etc. The Anderson letter is an exceedingly interesting
statement of his convictions regarding the John Brown move-
ment and slavery.
88. BROWN (JOHN, M. 0. C.). A. L. S., 1 p. 4to, Provi-
dence, Sept. 9, 1791 ; Receipt signed, July 11, 1785. 2 pieces.
89. BUCHANAN (JAMES). Draft of part of an A. L. S.,
1 p. folio, Washington, June 10, 1858; 2 portraits. 3 pieces,
inlaid. Mentions the Indian hostilities, Texas defence, etc.
90. BUCHANAN (JAMES). L. S., 1 p. 4to. Washington,
Dec. 27, 1858. To the Senate and House of Representatives,
to accompany a letter from the Minister to China, for action ;
Portrait. 2 pieces. Inlaid.
91. BURBECK(GEN. HENRY, Distinguished in the Revo-
lution and the War of 1812). A. L. S., 1 p. folio. Wash., Oct.
14, 1805. To Capt. Freeman, on military affairs. Portrait.
92. BURGOYNE (GEN. JOHN, British soldier in Ameri-
can Rev.). A. L. S., 2 pp. 4to. Duer House, September 11,
1777; 3 portraits. 4 pieces. Inlaid.
* To Major General Biedesel, who WHS in command of the
German troops under Burgoyne at the battles of Bennington
and Saratoga. A very important and interesting letter in
French, written just before the Bennington battle. Bur-
goyne tells of his plan to inarch with 5 regiments, and con-
tinues: "Si mes rapports sont justes, le plus grande partie du
transport de Fort George sera arrivt d Fort Edu-ard d midi;
assurment le tout arrivire avant le nuit," etc.
93. BURKE (THOMAS, M. 0. C. and Gov. of N. C.).
A. L. S., 2 pp. 4to. [July, 1778.]
* To Mr. [Elbridge] Gerry, reading in part: "Ever since
the Treaty icith France came to my knowledge I am anticipat-
ing Peace and all the prospects. ... 7 am persuaded England
is not in condition to carry on trar against us and our alliet,"
94. BURR (AARON). A. L. S., 1 p. 4to. Albany, Feb. 4,
1799. To Col. M. Willett, about a real estate transaction. In-
95. BURR (AARON). Subject Headings in Burr's auto-
graph for a Lecture or Article on his actions during the
American Revolution. 1 p. 12mo.
96. [BURR (AARON).] Autographs of persons in Aaron
Burr Trial. Harman Blennerhassett, indicted with Burr on
Conspiracy charge. A. N. S., 1805 ; Daniel Call, lawyer in
Richmond, A. L. S. to Overton Corley, 1805 ; Joseph H.
Daveiss, prosecuting attorney, A. D. S. ; Luther Martin, leader
of Burr defence, A. N. S., 1795; John Wickham, A. L's S. (2),
containing legal advice; and portrait of Wickham. 7 pieces.
97. BUTLER (BENJAMIN F., U. S. Attorney General).
A. D. S., 10% pp. folio. Albany [ca. 1818.] Bill of com-
plaint by Peter D. Beekman and Peter E. Elmendorf, exe-
cutors of the Estate of Jeremiah Van Renssellaer, against
Garret Lansing, Jr., also an executor.
98. BUTLER (BENJAMIN F., U. S. Attorney General).
Five A. L's S., 4to and folio, 1820-47; Original autograph
poem, 7 verses, 2 pp. folio; and A. N. S. July 20, 1829.
99. BUTLER (PIERCE). A. L. S., 1 p. 4to. Phila.,
September 21, 1807. Not addressed : 011 family matters.
100. BUTLER (PIERCE, M. 0. C. from S. C.). A. L. S.,
1 p. 4to. Phila., July 30, 1807. Inlaid.
101. BUTLER (COL. WILLIAM, 3rd Pa. Regiment).
D. S., 1 p. 4to, 1783. Discharge for George Tripner ; A. L. S.
of P. Minor to Thomas Jefferson, with portraits and views of
Jefferson and his home (lot) ; J. D. Alison, A. L. S., 6 pp.
4to, advising his client regarding a prospective duel with
Alexander Hamilton. Inlaid; and L. S. relating to the dis-
posal of the ship ' ' Friendship. ' ' 4 pieces.
102. CADWALLADER (LAMBERT, M. 0. C.). A. L. S.,
l 3 /u 'PP- 4to, Trenton, June 29, 1787. Portrait. Both inlaid.
103. CALHOUN (JOHN C.). A. L. S., 1 p. 4to [March,
1831]. To R. Smith, Esq., on business matters; portrait. 2
104. CALHOUN (JOHN C.). A. L. S., 2 pp. 12mo, Fort
Hill, Nov. 8, 1846. To Thomas Coperthwait & Co., praising
their edition of the Biographies of the Signers. Portrait.
2 pieces. Inlaid.
105. CAMPBELL (GEORGE W., Secy, of U. S. Treasury).
A. L. S., 1 p. 4to. Nashville, Nov. 27, 1843. To C. B. Wil-
liams, Mayor of Maysville, regarding the death of his nephew.
106. CAMPBELL (THOMAS, British Poet). A. L 3 2
pp. 4to. London, June 4, 1822. To "J. H. V.," deeply re-
gretting the loss of a manuscript sent for his perusal and sin-
cerely hoping it may be returned to him. Engraved por-
trait. 2 pieces. Inlaid.
107. CARLETON (WILL M.). A. L. S., 1 p. 8vo. July
21, 1873. Private letter replying to a request from an admir-
ing reader. Inlaid.
108. CARMICHAEL (WILLIAM, M. 0. C. from Dela-
ware). A. L. S., 2 pp. 4to, Escurial, Nov. 1, 1791. To Cap-
tain Richard O'Brien, Algiers, where he was held in slavery,
regarding possible relief for all the sufferers held in captivity.
T 1 * J *
109. CARROLL (CHARLES, of Carrollton, M. O. C. from
Maryland). A. N. S., 1 p. 4to. No place or date. Written
on the back of a business document. Inlaid.
110. CARROLL (CHARLES, father of the Signer).
Document signed. 1 p. 4to, Elk Ridge, July 2, 1774. Agree-
ment to sell his tobacco. Inlaid.
111. CARROLL (DANIEL, M. 0. C.). A. L. S., 1 p. 4to.
Phila. Feb. 20, 1781; portrait, 2 pieces.
112. CAS WELL (RICHARD, M. 0. C. and Gov. of
N. C.). A. L. S., 1 p. 4to. January 12, 1787. To the Pres-
ident of the State of Penn., enclosing a proposed act for re-
vising the Federal Constitution. Inlaid.
113. CHANDLER (GEN. JOHN, Captured in the Battle
of Stony Creek, War of 1812). A. N. S., 1 p. 4to. Wash.
Jan. 13, 1829.
114. CHASE (SALMON P., Secy, of U. S. Treasury dur-
ing Civil War). A. L. S. To Governor Banks of Mass., 2 pp.
8vo. Springfield, Jan. 7, 1860; inlaid portrait. 2 pieces.
*"/ came here at Mr. Lincoln's request. [He] impresses
me with a very high opinion of his clearsightedness, upright-
ness, fidelity and firm resolve," etc.
115. CHASE (SALMON P., Secy, of U. S. Treasury dur-
ing Civil War). 2 A. L's S., each of 1 p. 8vo. 2 pieces. In-
116. CHAUNCEY (COMMODORE ISAAC.). Two
A. L's S. 2 pp. 4to, Wash. Feb. 21, no year; and 1 page,
4to, Wash. March 26, 1824, an invitation to dine and an en-
dorsement to an application.
117. CHOATE (RUFUS, Lawyer and Statesman). MS.
Law notes, 17 pp. 4to, n. d. The case of Gray vs. Water
118. CIVIL WAR. Photograph Album containing au-
tographed carte-de-visite photographs of Lincoln's Cabinet
and Senate, including: Vice President Hamlin, Secretaries-
Seward, Colfax, Chase, Stanton, Welles and Usher, Post-
Master-Gen. Blair, Atty-Gen. Bates, and 49 senators. Oblong
royal 8vo, contemporary gilt stamped morocco.
* Most of these are autographed on original photographs ::
only a few have had signature affixed.
119. CLARK (MYRON H., Gov. of N. Y. 1854-56).
A. L. S., 1 p. 8vo, Canandaigua, June 6, 1889. To Mr. L. A.
Greene, giving the names of his Military Staff while Gover-
nor. Portrait. 2 pieces. Inlaid.
120. CLARKSON (MATTHEW, M. 0. C.). A. L. S., 1 p..
4to, Dec. 1, 1786, inlaid. To John Nicholson.
121. CLAY (JOSEPH, M. 0. C. from Georgia). A. L. S.,
and autograph document. 2 pp. folio, October 29, 1793. To-
Gov. Edward Telfair, on legal matters.
122. CLEMENS (SAMUEL L., "Mark Twain.") Manu-
script. 11 pp. 8vo.
* Mark Twain's Montreal speech, in 1881, part of which was
published in the Boston "Herald." Accompanying it are two^
A. L's S., one of Sylvester Baxter forwarding the Manuscript
to James R. Osgood and the other of Mark Twain to Mr.
Osgood: "Here is the speech. If I don't deliver it, I will
so inform you by telegraph. But if you don't get a telegram
from me before tomorrow, you can insert a portion or all of
the speech in the Boston 'Herald,' *or elsewhere or in the
waste-basket. Tours truly, S. L. C."
123. CLERGYMEN. A. L. S. of Wm. H. Campbell, 1847 ;
A. L. S. Thomas M. Clark (Bishop of R. L), 1873; A. L. S.
Bishop Arthur C. Coxe, 1894; and others. 14 pieces.
124. CLEVELAND (GROVER, Gov. of N. Y. 1883-84).
A. L. S., 2 pp. 8vo. Sept. 8, 1901. To Wm. E. Stone, giving
instructions for the preparation of his house in Princeton for
his return ; card signature ; and a portrait. 3 pieces. Inlaid.
125. CLINTON (DE WITT, Gov. of N. Y.). A. L. S., 1 p.
4to. Albany, Jan. 20, 1826. To Judge Platt, in regard to-
appointments. With 2 portraits. 3 pieces. Inlaid.
126. CLINTON (GEORGE, First Gov. of N. Y.). D. S.,
1 p. folio on vellum, Poughkeepsie, Nov. 9, 1779. Commis-
sion of James Duane as Delegate to represent the State of
New York in the General Congress of the United States, in
company with William Floyd, John Morin Scott, Ezra L.
Hommedieu, and Philip Schuyler. With wax seal (loose).
127. CLINTON (GEORGE). A. L. S., 1 p. folio, Po-
keepsie, January 13, 1782. To Capt. Thomas Maclin, on
military matters (worn in folds, affecting text) ; Draft of a.
letter to Gen. Washington, 1 p. 4to, Poughkeepsie, April 8,
1783. 2 portraits. 4 pieces, inlaid.
128. CLINTON (GEORGE). A. L. S., 2 pp. 4to. Wash-
ington, December 7, 1807. To W. B. Tallmadge, on financial
matters, our relations with England, etc. Inlaid.
129. CLINTON (SIR HENRY, English General in Amer-
ican Revolution). D. S., 1 p. folio. Head Quarters, New
York, March 4, 1778. Order for payment of Gen. Simon
Fraser's supplies; 2 portraits. 3 pieces.
130. COBB (HOWELL, Secy of U. S. Treasury). L. S.,
D. S., and 2 engraved portraits ; L. S. of P. Clayton, Secy, of
U. S. Treasury. 5 pieces. Inlaid.
131. COFFEE (GEN. JOHN, Distinguished in the Battle
of New Orleans). A. L. S., 1 p. 4to. Camp Jackson, March
11, 1813. Ordering a Regimental Court Martial. Inlaid.
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4to, Washington, 1851, recommendation for the appointment
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