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357: 19 Items. Signatures include Burton, Agnew...

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[Supreme Court/Agnew/Patricia Nixon]. 19 Items, mostly signed. Size varies, 16mo to 4to. From the Estate of Sally Warren Steele. ++ Launching Of The Nuclear-Powered Guided-Missile Frigate California September 22, 1971. Newport News Shipbuilding. 2 copies, 1 signed by Pat Nixon [First Lady Patricia Nixon] in blue ink near lower edge of front wrap. Accompanied by Steele's printed narrative: “On 9/22/1971 I was thrilled to be aboard Air Force One with Pat Nixon… where she was to launch the Nuclear-Powered Guided Missile Frigate California... Upon arrival the down-pour was torrential…. The crowd was estimated at 1,400…” ++ Lady Bird Johnson. Signature on a small sheet. Very good. ++ Rosalynn Carter. Color photograph signed/inscribed “To Sally Steele, Best Wishes- Rosalynn Carter.” Near fine. ++ Roses For Rosalynn. Program for a Congressional Club event. 1977. Near fine. ++ Ted Agnew. TLS. Reads “The recent reception in my honor at the Smithsonian proved to be one of the most… successful events of the Inauguration…” Feb. 12, 1969. Near fine with the recipient’s pencil notation on the original envelope. ++ TLS by Marie Humphrey (wife of Hubert Humphrey), thanking the recipient for “your Christmas greeting.” Jan. 16, 1968. Near fine, previous owner’s notation under Marie Humphrey’s signature. ++ Typed letter sent by Marie Humphrey’s secretary, 1967, with original envelope. ++ ALS by Harold H. Burton (Supreme Court Justice, 1945-1958), thanking the recipients for their “birthday greetings yesterday…” June 23, 1939 on Burton’s Supreme Court cardstock, original envelope. Near fine, recipient’s penciling to envelope. ++ 2 TLSs by Harold H. Burton, thanking the recipient for her birthday wishes. June 25, 1958 and July 5, 1961. Burton’s Supreme Court letterhead. Near fine. ++ 4 Christmas cards printed for Harold and Selma Burton. 2 are signed in Selma Burton’s hand. 1 dampstained, otherwise near fine. ++ Halftone photograph of Harold H. Burton and Selma F. S . Burton, signed by Selma Burton on verso. Notation on verso: “25 December, 1955.” Pencil notations from recipient on verso, horizontal crease. ++ Signed inscription “Friendship lives in the heart- Selma F. S. Burton” in lower margin of halftone photograph (not showing the Burtons). Near fine. ++ 2 prtd invitations to receptions sent on behalf of the Burtons. Very good, 1 with recipient’s pencil notation at upper edge noting her attendance. ++

Condition

Mostly near fine.
Buyer's Premium

20%

Estimate $200 – $400
Starting Bid $100
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