how) heavy, and the bitter loss and grief how ever present, and the longing and yearning how intense..." -- JULIA GARDINER TYLER. Autograph note signed to an unidentified recipient, n.p., 28 March 1887, an oblong, formerly mounted, forwarding an autograph -- SARAH K. POLK. Autograph note signed as First Lady, to Miss Rhett, Washington, D.C., 14 October 1848, 1 page, small 4to, minor browning, small marginal tear, formal salutations -- ELIZABETH TAYLOR DANDRIDGE. Autograph letter signed to Edwin A. Bull, Winchester, 13 July 1887, 1½ pages, 8vo, light browning, "...I have already given away all the autographs I had of my Father General Zachary Taylor..." -- HARRIET LANE, Hostess for James Buchanan. Autograph letter signed as White House hostess, to Miss Watterson, "Executive Mansion," Washington, D.C., 14 May n.y., 1 page, 8vo, mourning stationery, with envelope, "I send you a few fresh flowers which I hope may cheer you up..." -- JULIA DENT GRANT. Autograph letter signed as First Lady, to Mrs. Logan, Washington, D.C., 2 April 1876, 1 page, 8vo, one corner detached, arranging a meeting -- FRANCES CLEVELAND. Autograph letter signed as First Lady, to Mrs. Clymer, Woodley, 12 November 1895, 3 pages, 8vo, Executive Mansion stationery, "...[I wanted] to tell you how sorry I was to be unable to see you...My dentist was here from New York..."; CLEVELAND. Autograph letter signed as First Lady, to Dr. Childs, Washington, D.C., 17 April 1888, 1 page, 8vo, Executive Mansion stationery, minor separations, with envelope, rearranging plans, "I have changed my hour from five to twelve..." -- CAROLINE HARRISON. Autograph letter signed as First Lady, to Mrs. Hast, Auburndale, circa 1891, 1 page, small 8vo, Executive Mansion stationery, "Please accept my thanks for the lovely flowers..." -- IDA McKINLEY. Autograph letter signed as First Lady, to Miss Gault, Washington, D.C., 16 April 1899, 1 page, small 8vo, Executive Mansion stationery, declining an invitation -- MARY ARTHUR McELROY, Daughter of C. Arthur, White House hostess. Autograph note signed as First Lady, to an unidentified recipient, Washington, D.C., 29 January 1885, 1 page, 24mo, Executive Mansion stationery, soiled, sending an autograph. Together 11 items. (11) " /> [FIRST LADIES]. PIERCE, JANE. Autograph letter signed as First Lady, to an unidentified recipient, Washington, D.C., 18 April 1853, <I>4 pages, 4to, mourning stationery</I>, a pathetic letter apparently written to a family member just four months after the tragic death of the Pierces's son and only child, "...The weight at my heart is (God only knows <I>how</I>) heavy, and the bitter loss and grief how ever present, and the longing and yearning how intense..." -- JULIA GARDINER TYLER. Autograph note signed to an unidentified recipient, n.p., 28 March 1887, <I>an oblong, formerly mounted</I>, forwarding an autograph -- SARAH K. POLK. Autograph note signed as First Lady, to Miss Rhett, Washington, D.C., 14 October 1848, <I>1 page, small 4to, minor browning, small marginal tear</I>, formal salutations -- ELIZABETH TAYLOR DANDRIDGE. Autograph letter signed to Edwin A. Bull, Winchester, 13 July 1887, <I>1½ pages, 8vo, light browning</I>, "...I have already given away all the autographs I had of my Father General Zachary Taylor..." -- HARRIET LANE, <I>Hostess for James Buchanan</I>. Autograph letter signed as White House hostess, to Miss Watterson, "Executive Mansion," Washington, D.C., 14 May n.y., <I>1 page, 8vo, mourning stationery, with envelope</I>, "I send you a few fresh flowers which I hope may cheer you up..." -- JULIA DENT GRANT. Autograph letter signed as First Lady, to Mrs. Logan, Washington, D.C., 2 April 1876, <I>1 page, 8vo, one corner detached</I>, arranging a meeting -- FRANCES CLEVELAND. Autograph letter signed as First Lady, to Mrs. Clymer, Woodley, 12 November 1895, <I>3 pages, 8vo, Executive Mansion stationery</I>, "...[I wanted] to tell you how sorry I was to be unable to see you...My dentist was here from New York..."; CLEVELAND. Autograph letter signed as First Lady, to Dr. Childs, Washington, D.C., 17 April 1888, <I>1 page, 8vo, Executive Mansion stationery, minor separations, with envelope</I>, rearranging plans, "I have changed my hour from five to twelve..." -- CAROLINE HARRISON. Autograph letter signed as First Lady, to Mrs. Hast, Auburndale, circa 1891, <I>1 page, small 8vo, Executive Mansion stationery</I>, "Please accept my thanks for the lovely flowers..." -- IDA McKINLEY. Autograph letter signed as First Lady, to Miss Gault, Washington, D.C., 16 April 1899, <I>1 page, small 8vo, Executive Mansion stationery</I>, declining an invitation -- MARY ARTHUR McELROY, <I>Daughter of C. Arthur, White House hostess</I>. Autograph note signed as First Lady, to an unidentified recipient, Washington, D.C., 29 January 1885, <I>1 page, 24mo, Executive Mansion stationery, soiled</I>, sending an autograph. <I>Together 11 items</I>. (11) | Christie's