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Signature and Sentiment

SCHLEY, Winfield Scott (1839-1909)

From Main Street Fine Books & Mss, ABAA (Galena, IL, U.S.A.)

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American naval officer most famed for leading the Arctic mission to rescue survivors of the Greely expedition; in the Spanish-American War he commanded the Battle of Santiago. Handsome signature and sentiment, 3" X 2", n.p., 1898 December 1. Fine. Tipped to a high-quality larger sheet, with a 5" X 7" printed portrait of Schley tipped above this. "May God always bless our / people and our Country! / W.S. Schley / Rear admiral U.S.N. / Dec 1st, 1898." A choice patriotic statement, dated shortly after his victorious return from the Battle of Santiago. Tastefully, archivally double matted under Conservation Clear ultraviolet-filtering glass in a " antiqued silver frame (overall dimensions 10 3/4" X 15"). Bookseller Inventory # 15283

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Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts has been buying and selling quality books, autographs and ephemera since 1991. We specialize in general antiquarian, first editions, signed books and autographs and documents. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA), Midwest Antiquarian Booksellers Association (MWABA), Universal Autograph Collectors Club (UACC) and The Manuscript Society.

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