London: 1827. Partial Autograph Document Signed, 3.5" x 4.5", an endorsement, removed from a larger document, including the words: "London - July 2nd 1827 - Edward Carrington - Justice of the Supreme Court of Ceylon, R. Birnie: J.P." *Solf as an exceptional example of his signature. Fine condition. Scottish police magistrate in London who came to prominence for his involvement with the Cato Street Conspiracy and for the publicity he incurred when he read the Riot Act at Queen Caroline's.....
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1890. Measures 3 x 4.75 inches, no place, no date, circa 1890. Signed "Geo. Q. Cannon, Salt Lake City, Utah" by the Mormon leader, Utah's first congressman, and executor of Brigham Young's will. On the back is the signature of Alabama Senator and Confederate Congress member "James L. Pugh Ala." Near fine.
New York: Arbor House, 1983. 317 pages, 8vo, black and blue cloth, dust wrapper (edge-worn and price-clipped; previous bookseller's price tag on the back cover). New York: Arbor House, (1983). First edition. A very good(+) copy in a very good(-) dust wrapper. Signed in full by the author on the title page.
1840. 3.25 x 5 inches, no place, November 2, no year, Circa 1840. Addressed and signed in full by the British Prime Minister who helped create the modern concept of the "police" force. Includes an orange ink postmark stamp and a red wax seal in the lower right corner. Mounted to a small sheet of paper; very good condition.
1934. Sepia tone, 14 x 10.5 inches, with the photographer's signature and date in white in the lower right corner, mounted on cardboard, no place, 1934. This photo of the American operatic soprano, in the role of Gilda in Verdi's Rigoletto, is inscribed to New York City Police Commissioner Joseph Schulz: "To Mr. J. Schultz [sic] with my very best wishes Jean Tennyson 1934." Near fine.
London: 1943. 1 page on Prime Minister's letterhead, 9.5 x 7.5, 10 Downing Street, London, May 11, 1943, to British captain C.G. Illingworth, who commanded the Queen Mary during World War II, when Prime Minister Winston Churchill and his staff commandeered her for a special mission, in part: "...The Prime Minister has asked me to send you the attached message. He asks that you personally will accept the enclosed photograph as a slight memento of the voyage. May I add.....