Montague Collection of Historical Autographs ca. 1600-1900 "consists of letters and documents with the autographs of American, British and other European figures including statesmen, politicians, artists, scientists, and legal, literary and royal figures. Also, some carte-de-visite photographs of prominent individuals." http://archives.nypl.org/mss/2037. Partially digitized.
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Recipient: John C. Hogeboom