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Clara Barton – Autograph Letter Signed co-signed By: Major General Benjamin F. Butler

$5,500.00 (as of November 15, 2018, 11:11 AM) $4,675.00

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CLARA BARTON and BENJAMIN BUTLER Album page containing two items signed by Barton: a 4×6 photo and a 4×7 autograph letter circa 1895. On verso is a typed letter signed by general and politician Benjamin F. Butler in 1890. Collection consisting of three items affixed to an 11½ x 10 page: 1) Photograph signed: “Very Sincerely Yours/Clara Barton”. B/w, 4 x 6. 2) Autograph Letter signed: “Clara Barton”, 1p, 4 x 7. Washington, Wednesday 22nd [circa 1895]. To Mr. & Mrs. [journalist Frank G.] Carpenter, in full: “Please don’t say you can’t come to our reception on Friday night, and then let me beg of you to be, not with our guests, but with our entertainers. And let me feel your efficient selves in charge of some place that will have need of you. Yours hopefully. Toned around edges on front and verso. Soiled on letter. 3) On verso, a Typed Letter signed: “Benj. F. Butler”, 1p, 8 x 8 letter, with 3 x 4 newspaper portrait attached. Boston, 1890 April 23. On letterhead of his law office to Frank G. Carpenter, Washington, D.C. In full: “My professional duties and private affairs require so much of my time that I regret to say that you will have to excuse me from complying with the request contained in your letter of the 19th inst. Yours truly”. Horizontal folding crease through signature. Good condition. CLARA BARTON (1821-1912), who had served on the battlefields of the Civil War, became acquainted with the International Red Cross of Geneva while working abroad during the Franco-Prussian conflict and established the American Red Cross in 1882. She served as the organization’s President until June 16, 1904, when she resigned from her “lifelong presidency”. In April 1905, the year before this document was signed, Barton, who had originally planned to organized a Red Cross in Mexico, founded the National First Aid Association of America, which taught first aid classes … More information available. Please contact us if you have questions. HFSID 283763
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