SOLD! for $518.00.
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- High Estimate: $500.00
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Lot of documents relating to Albert B. Holland (1881-1970), a blacksmith by trade who served as a Kentucky state representative in the early 1900s. Includes a 1926 letter to Holland from a former slave, Tiney Derritt, writing to Holland about his relatives that she knew when she worked for his family. "I don't know my age," she writes at one point, and "I married Charles Hall in the year of 1872… I don't know the masters of my husbands." This lot also includes a leather wallet containing Holland's personal and business correspondence; campaign card; notebook; Kentucky State Legislature /Lexington Board of Commerce silk ribbon (tears); 2 meeting badges including one from Churchill Downs (both with significantwear/losses); "Who's Who/Kentucky General Assembly Session 1912" booklet; partial copy of a speech given by Holland in support of Woodrow Wilson's re-election campaign (possibly delivered during Wilson's 1916 visit to central Kentucky); 2 photos of Holland at his desk in the legislature dated 1912; a panoramic photo of Holland and other dignitaries (probably fellow legislators) outside the Capitol Building (undated); a photo of "the soldiers at Leitchfield KY dated June 26, 1919;