(Modern Elite) Lot. Autograph Material - European and Asian figures. Aguinaldo (y Famy), E(milio) [first President of the Philippines]. Typed Letter Signed. Cavite, July 15, 1924. 1 1/4 pages, small 4to; light creasing along old folds. To S(harples) D(odson) Green, American educator, responding to Green's solicitation of letters offering his pupils life guidance, "...when they have succeeded... let their wealth serve as an angel of mercy to suffering humanity." Strong signature. * Albert I, King of Belgium. Typed Letter Signed. Brussels, December 24, 1923. 1 page; small 4to; affected by damp and paper clip residue. To (S. D. Green), as above, "...I hope and trust that they will become the worthy and useful citizens of a nation which has given already so many contributions one cause of mankind." Dampstains to body of Letter, strong signature not affected. On Albert's royal letterhead. * De Valera, Eamon. Autograph Signature. (Ca. March, 1927). On letter requesting his signature, re-mailed to S. D. Green. Strong signature. * Guyot, Yvette [French politician and economist]. Autograph Letter Signed. Paris, March 3, 1926. 3 pages, 8vo; light creasing along old folds. To S. D. Green, as above. Strong signature. * Marriott, John (Arthur Ransom) [British Member of Parliament for Oxford, historian, author]. Autograph Letter Signed. (London), March 4, 1925. 1 1/4 page, 4to; creasing along old folds, small stain and paper clip residue at upper left. To (S. D. Green), as above. Strong signature touched by horizontal crease. On embossed House of Commons letterhead. * Petain, Philippe [Chief of State of Vichy France]. Autograph Letter Signed. Paris, February 24, 1926. 1 1/4 page, 4to; light creasing along old folds, paper clip residue at top. To (S. D. Green), as above, in French. Strong signature. On his Le Marechal Petain letterhead. * Prince Wilhelm, of Sweden and Norway, Duke of Sodermanland. Autograph Letter Signed. May 24, 1928. 1 page, 4to; light horizontal creases along old folds. To S. D. Green, responding at length to a request to sign a book Green had sent him. Strong signature. On royal letterhead.
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Sold for $438 (buyer's premium included)