A Collection of Twenty-One AutographsThe lot includes autographs by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Henry W. Longfellow, Booker T. Washington, and General W. T. Sherman
Comprising: Booker T. Washington, Tuskegee, Alabama, Aug 8, 1905,
Phillips Brooks (1835-1893) was an American clergyman and author, known for being the lyricist of "O Little Town of Bethlehem,"
ÒThe night shall be filled with music, And the cares, that infest the day, Shall fold their tents like the Arabs, and silently steal away.Ó - Henry W. Longfellow, Nov. 13, 1879,
ÒYours truly, G.W. Cable,Ó George Washington Cable (1844-1925),
ÒCharacter is destiny, Mary A. Livermore, January 9, 1900,Ó Celia Laighton Thaxter, Abolitionist ÒCelia Thaxter,Ó ÒW.D. Howells,ÓWilliam Dean Howells (1837-1920), ÒAnd if I should live to be / The last leaf upon the tree / In the spring, / Let them smile, / as I do now, / At the old forsaken bough / Where I cling.Ó -The last verso of ÒThe Last LeafÓ by Oliver Wendell Holmes, 1831, W.T. Sherman (General William T. Sherman), General Philip H. Sheridan,
Edwin Thomas Booth (1833-1893), ÒYours respectfully, A.W. Tourgee, Dec 12/1883Ó
Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000