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Miscellaneous postmaster lot, includes: WICKLIFFE, Charles Anderson (1788-1869) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky. He also served as Speaker of the Kentucky House of Representatives, the 14th Governor of Kentucky, and was appointed Postmaster General by President John Tyler. Though he consistently identified with the Whig Party, he was politically independent, and often had differences of opinion with Whig founder and fellow Kentuckian Henry Clay. Autograph Document Signed “C.A. Wickliffe” 1pp. oblong octavo, March 1843. pertaining to a meeting. Very good condition...plus; Clipped signature “CA Wickliffe.” Very good condition....plus; Autograph Letter Signed “Alex Galt” 1pp. quarto, March 14, 1842, with integral address to Postmaster General Wickliffe and records the receipts from the Post Office at Norfolk. Fine condition...plus; BLAIR, Montgomery Blair (1813-1883), the son of Francis Preston Blair, elder brother of Francis Preston Blair, Jr. and cousin of B. Gratz Brown, was a politician and lawyer from Maryland. He served in the Lincoln administration cabinet as Postmaster-General from 1861 to 1864, during the Civil War. Autograph Letter Signed “M. Blair” 1pp. octavo, March 20, no year. Fine condition...plus; Free Franked cover “M Blair PMGen.” front flap. Very good condition....plus; Card with printed “Autograph of” signed “Montgomery Blair Montgomery Co. Md. Feb 25, ‘78” Fine condition....plus; Document Signed “M Blair” 1-/2pp. folio, May 25, 1839. Very good condition...plus; Printed Document issued by Postmaster General Blair and cover addressed to Blair. Very good condition...plus; FARLEY, James Aloysius "Jim"(1888-1976) was one of the first Irish Catholic politicians in American history to achieve success on a national level. He simultaneously served as chairman of the New York State Democratic Committee, chairman of the Democratic National Committee, and Postmaster General under the first two administrations of President Franklin Roosevelt. A business executive and dignitary and a Knight of Malta, Farley was commonly referred to as a political kingmaker, and he was responsible for Roosevelt's rise to the presidency. Card signed “James A. Farley” with THE POSTMASTER GENERAL printed at top. Fine condition...plus; KING, Horatio (1811-1897) was Postmaster General of the United States under James Buchanan. Manuscript Letter Signed “Horatio King” 1pp. octavo, Post Office Department, March 25, 1858. Very good condition. ...plus; NEW, Harry Stewart (1858- 1937) was a U.S. politician, journalist, and Spanish–American War veteran. He served as Chairman of the Republican National Committee, a United States Senator from Indiana, and United States Postmaster General. Autograph Letter Signed “Harry S. New” 1pp. quarto, on verso of printed “AN AIR MAIL MESSAGE OF GOOD WILL TO ALL” Indianapolis, Indiana, December 17, 1927, with air mail stamp,celebrating the inaugural establishipment of regulard scheduled air mail from that city. Fine condition.
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Minimum Bid: $100.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $150.00
Estimate: $200 - $300
Auction closed on Thursday, May 30, 2019.
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