Lot 293: Supreme Court

RR Auction

RR Auction

2016-01-22 16:28:10

Lot 293: Three items: an ALS signed "Benjamin N. Cardozo," August 12, 1936, in full: "Many thanks for the copy of your letter to the Law Journal. I begin to lose my faith in the reality of progress"; a printed pamphlet about the Supreme Court of the United States, eight pages, 6 x 9, signed on the front in ink, "Warren Burger," "Potter Stewart," "Thurgood Marshall," "Harry A. Blackmun," "William J. Brennan," "William O. Douglas," and "Byron White"; and an ADS from Roger B. Taney, signed "R. B. Taney, Attorney for the plaintiff," no date but circa July 1804. Taney pens a legal document for the case of Ansley Stewart vs. John McLaine. In addition to the signature at the conclusion, Taney incorporates his name once in the main text, and again in an endorsement on the docketing panel. In overall very good to fine condition, some mirroring to ink on the Taney ADS, and staple holes to upper right of the Cardozo letter. Accompanied by an unsigned engraved portrait of Burger. RR Auction's Fine Autographs And Artifacts Auction 469 Wednesday, 10th February 2016 Estimate: $400-600
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