Lot 16: Grover Cleveland



2016-03-30 16:24:08

Lot 16

Governor N. Y. Elected to Hall of Fame. ALS, lp. 8vo, Princeton, June 7, 1904. With stamped addressed envelope in his hand to Lewis R. Ehrich of N. Y. "I have just read with the greatest satisfaction your Cobden Centenary Speech. It is like a perversion of fresh invigorating air. I am wondering whether we have not so long cramped our lungs, as to make its inhalation difficult and painful Grover Cleveland". Richard Cobden, (1804-1865), was the English statesman, and economist known as the l'Apostle of Free Trade". sympathized with the North during the Civil War.

Estimate: $100-300

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