Nov 08, 2018 - Sale 2492

Sale 2492 - Lot 199

Price Realized: $ 4,160
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
(SUFFRAGISTS.) Group of 5 items Signed, or Signed and Inscribed, by advocates of women's suffrage. Format and condition vary. Vp, [1848-1937]

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Abigail May Alcott. ALS, "Abba Alcott," to Ann Sargent Gage, inquiring about the comfort of acquaintances expecting medical treatment at an institute in Waterford. 1 page, 4to. [Concord, 20 July 1848] Belva Ann Lockwood. ANS, "Belva A. Lockwood," to Ms. Robinson, on verso of a postcard, acknowledging having forwarded her letter to Marietta L. Stow in San Francisco. 1 page, 5x3 inches. Washington, 23 April 1885 Isabella B. Hooker (2). Two ANsS, each to Samuel Fessenden, in pencil. The first, written on the integral blank of her husband John Hooker's letter to Fessenden, promising to engage one hundred women as public speakers to promote Republican candidates. 2 pages, 8vo. The second: "Mrs Hooker would like to see Mr Fessenden a moment in the ladies' parlor," written on her printed visiting card. 2 1/4x3 1/2 inches. Np, 12 June 1888 [from husband's letter] Mary W. Dewson. TLS, "Molly," to Mrs. Burton W. Musser, explaining her intention to make "women's minds work independently from their husbands'" because "intellectually and spiritually women are individuals." 1 page, 4to, "Democratic National Campaign Committee" stationery. New York, 1 March 1937.

From the Collection of William Wheeler III.