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The Lost Art of the Condolence Letter

on Monday, 10 February 2014. Posted in General Autograph News

By SAUL AUSTERLITZ

I write because I desperately need to communicate, and because I know that ultimately, I cannot. I write to remember, and to be remembered.

Ruth Sando Perry 1939- Chairwoman of the Council of State of Liberia 1996-1997

Written by Dr.Márián Zoltán on Thursday, 24 October 2013. Posted in World Leaders

She is known as being the first female  Head of State of Africa, as well the first female President of Liberia.

On Lincoln`s Mind: A plea for help from the frontier

on Thursday, 19 September 2013. Posted in General Autograph News

The Papers of Abraham Lincoln Posted Sep 19, 2013 @ 01:01 AM

Editor’s note: With Nov. 19 marking the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, The Papers of Abraham Lincoln will feature letters to or by Lincoln, written between the end of Battle of Gettysburg on July 3, 1863, and his famous speech. 


Markus Brandes discovered James Cook letter

on Tuesday, 01 May 2007. Posted in In the media

exceptional finding at the Darmstaetter Collection Berlin

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Captain James Cook R.N., F.R.S. (1728-1779)

James Cook is best known for his three voyages of exploration in the late 1700s which completed the map of the world by filling in the hitherto blank space that was the Pacific Ocean. By the time of his unfortunate death in Hawaii in 14 February 1779 he had sailed further than any man, venturing south into Antarctica and north into the Arctic, and in between he had charted and mapped hundreds of islands both large and small.

Ransom Paid for 1874 Kidnapping

on Friday, 15 November 2013. Posted in General Autograph News

Ransom Paid for 1874 Kidnapping
An anonymous buyer purchased the Charley Ross kidnapping letters for $20,000

Capone Correspondence Revealing

on Tuesday, 08 October 2013. Posted in General Autograph News

The Manuscript Society News, Vol. XXXIV, No. 4, 2013

“Here is your friend Al Capone, writing you this letter from here.” A recently sold cache of correspondence from the collection of Capone’s Florida physician pulls back the curtain on the once-fearsome mobster’s final years.

Lincolns letter took a long mysterious path to Tacoma

on Saturday, 24 August 2013. Posted in General Autograph News

Published: August 24, 2013




A copy of letter from Abraham Lincoln written to a nephew in Oregon in 1860, then photo-copied - literally - onto two glass negatives around World War I in Tacoma. Not seen since then, those negatives were re-discovered this year by the Tacoma Historical Society, which was going through dozens of donated boxes of negatives.