* [SCIENCE AND MEDICAL INNOVATIORS].
BARTON, Clara (1821-1912). Autograph letter signed ("Clara Barton") to an unnamed recipient, Oak Park, IL, 15 May 1910. 1 1/4 pages, 8vo, a few holes, one touching a letter, a few pale stains. Barton discusses her travels ("I am getting to be almost as remarkable a traveller as T.R."), and her desire to return home to Glen Echo. -- MORSE, Samuel F.B. (1791-1872). Clipped signature ("Respectfully Yr Ob Servt Saml. F.B. Morse"). 1 page, 16mo, laid down on slightly larger sheet, minor vertical fold touching the "S" in signature. [With:] Printed portrait of Morse. -- SPOCK, Benjamin (1903-1998). Autograph letter signed ("Benjamin Spock"), to Mr. Hunt, Falmouth, Massachusetts, n.d. 1 page, 4to, on Quinsett Harbor House stationery, pencil notations upper margin. "Redbook wants my child rearing pieces…I want to save my ideas for this column. Occasionally I'm bursing with a non-nursery theme...but other publications are less interested." [With:] TLS ("Benjamin Spock"), to Robert Johann, New York, 4 December 1967. 1 page, 4to, on personal stationery. Regarding the New Politics Convention in Chicago. [With:] Photograph signed lower margin. -- STANLEY, Henry Morton, Sir (1841-1904). Autograph letter signed ("Henry M. Stanley"), to an unnamed recipient, Whitehall, 6 May 1896. 2 pages, 8vo, bifolium, on Richmond Terrace, Whitehall stationery. Stanley writes about a conflict with future dinner plans; he has to attend the Transvescal Debate that evening as a debate participant. -- Together, 4 manuscripts.
Estimate $ 600-800
Property from the Robert L. McKay Collection, North Tustin, California