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CARLISLE, John G. 1834-1910)

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

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This popular Kentucky representative (1877-89) achieved great success as the powerful 35th Speaker of the House (1883-89) and then as senator (1890-93), but as Cleveland's Secretary of the Treasury (1893-97) the Panic of '93 and other economic measures he undertook destroyed his standing -- he once had to abandon a stage mid-speech to dodge a barrage of rotten eggs. Choice, bold signature plus "Ky. / Septr 2, 1889" in black ink on a heavy stock bevel-edged 4" X 2" card. Near fine, with original "Speaker's Rooms" envelope also present. Comes with a modern reproduction of a contemporary steel-engraved head-and-shoulders portrait of Carlisle. An outstanding example. Bookseller Inventory # 38615

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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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