This envelope, constructed from blue paper, has a red and blue striped border with the words "avion" and "air mail." The address on the front is handwritten. There are two Italian postage stamps on the front.
In this letter, written on transparent paper, Berenson discusses his old age and his stay in Paris. There are watermarks on the paper, including a watermarked picture of an airplane and the words "P. M. Fabriano."
De Quincey, Thomas, 1785-1859; Letters; Portraits; Autographs
This leather bound collection includes a signed letter by De Quincey, a transcription of that letter, and a signed portrait of De Quincey. In the letter, De Quincey writes to an unnamed correspondent (possibly a banker or lawyer) on the subject of...
Madison, James, 1751-1836; United States. President (1809-1817 : Madison); Letters
In this letter, written in dr brown ink on beige paper, Madison approves Jarvis' request, but reminds him that governments do not always run smoothly and therefore it would be wise to exercise patience in the future.