one page, 4to, on personal stationery, "I was not able to get to the meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Aeronautic Association....Mr. Patterson came to the house to consult me...It is his intention, I think, to use Mr. Ahlers in any of the work where a salaried officer of the N.A.A. is not used. Mr. Ahlers is an unassuming man of fine character, and I would not expect him to make many big mistakes.... Continue to give me from time to time your views....Mr. Patterson will not be at all inclined to run things without advice from those who have been in aviation longer...."; Typed letter BOLDLY SIGNED in full to J.M. Erwin in Paris; Dayton, 31 July 1913, one page, 4to, on stationery of "The Wright Company," small rust stain, referring to the Dayton Flood: "Katherine and I reached home just in time to enjoy the flood! I found the Academy of Science medals in our safe deposit vault when the waters went down. My brother Lorin had received them...and had forgotten to tell Wilbur and me...."; Typed letter signed in full to Gardner, Dayton, 4 May 1921, one page, 4to, on Wright's stationery, "I appreciate very much your letting me have the use of your file copy of 'Aviation'....I have not been to New York since a year ago. I have been hoping that McCook Field, if nothing else, would be attraction enough to bring you out to see Dayton..."; Typed letter signed in full to the same, Dayton, 5 March 1921, one page, 4to, on Wright's stationery, supplying biographical material for Who's Who in Aeronautics: "...I have had Miss Beck hurriedly get together the matter which I am enclosing, so that you can take from it whatever best answers your purpose...."; Typed letter signed in full to the same Dayton, 19 October l921, one page, 4to, enclosing "an advance proof of an address that will be given before the Royal Aeronautical Society of Great Britain in London on the 20th of this month. As this is a subject we have discussed a number of times, I thought you would be interested...." -- WRIGHT, KATHARINE, Sister of Wilbur and Orville. Two typed letters signed in full, one with long autograph postscript, to Gardner, Dayton, 28 January 1922 and 30 December 1923, together 4 pages, 8vo, "...The December issue of Aviation turned up...We both appreciate every bit of your genuine interest and friendliness. We were sorry Orville could not come down to New York....Nothing could be nicer in taste or more appropriate than...your anniversary number [commemorating the Kitty Hawk flights of 1903]...We always dread the undiscriminating effusions of friends....I am as proud as can be of the two articles [by Wilbur and Orville] you republished... I believe you understand my pride in my brothers' balance and good taste and dignity. So I was very much pleased to have you let the two articles tell the story...." (6) " /> WRIGHT, ORVILLE. Typed letter signed in full to Hart O. Berg, The Wright Co. representative in Paris, Dayton, Ohio, 7 March 1910, <I>one page, 4to, Wright Brothers stationery</I>: "I am sending enclosed several letters which you have sent to us from time to time. Wilbur is now on his way to New York. You can take up the matters mentioned in the letters when you see him."; Typed letter signed to Lester D. Gardner, Dayton, 13 November 1923, <I>one page, 4to, on personal stationery,</I> "I was not able to get to the meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Aeronautic Association....Mr. Patterson came to the house to consult me...It is his intention, I think, to use Mr. Ahlers in any of the work where a salaried officer of the N.A.A. is not used. Mr. Ahlers is an unassuming man of fine character, and I would not expect him to make many big mistakes.... Continue to give me from time to time your views....Mr. Patterson will not be at all inclined to run things without advice from those who have been in aviation longer...."; Typed letter BOLDLY SIGNED in full to J.M. Erwin in Paris; Dayton, 31 July 1913, <I>one page, 4to, on stationery of "The Wright Company," small rust stain,</I> referring to the Dayton Flood: "Katherine and I reached home just in time to enjoy the flood! I found the Academy of Science medals in our safe deposit vault when the waters went down. My brother Lorin had received them...and had forgotten to tell Wilbur and me...."; Typed letter signed in full to Gardner, Dayton, 4 May 1921, <I>one page, 4to, on Wright's stationery,</I> "I appreciate very much your letting me have the use of your file copy of 'Aviation'....I have not been to New York since a year ago. I have been hoping that McCook Field, if nothing else, would be attraction enough to bring you out to see Dayton..."; Typed letter signed in full to the same, Dayton, 5 March 1921, <I>one page, 4to, on Wright's stationery</I>, supplying biographical material for <I>Who's Who in Aeronautics</I>: "...I have had Miss Beck hurriedly get together the matter which I am enclosing, so that you can take from it whatever best answers your purpose...."; Typed letter signed in full to the same Dayton, 19 October l921, <I>one page, 4to,</I> enclosing "an advance proof of an address that will be given before the Royal Aeronautical Society of Great Britain in London on the 20th of this month. As this is a subject we have discussed a number of times, I thought you would be interested...." -- WRIGHT, KATHARINE, <I>Sister of Wilbur and Orville</I>. Two typed letters signed in full, one with long autograph postscript, to Gardner, Dayton, 28 January 1922 and 30 December 1923, <I>together 4 pages, 8vo,</I> "...The December issue of Aviation turned up...We both appreciate every bit of your genuine interest and friendliness. We were sorry Orville could not come down to New York....Nothing could be nicer in taste or more appropriate than...your anniversary number [commemorating the Kitty Hawk flights of 1903]...We always dread the undiscriminating effusions of friends....I am as proud as can be of the two articles [by Wilbur and Orville] you republished... I believe you understand my pride in my brothers' balance and good taste and dignity. So I was very much pleased to have you let the two articles tell the story...." (6) | Christie's