Signature and Inscription.

This Presbyterian powerhouse was famed for his pastorate at the New York Avenue Presbyterian Church in Washington, DC, where his parishioners included Mr. and Mrs. Robert T. Lincoln -- the latter of whom gifted in Sizoo's honor the pulpit still in use today; co-authored "Across the Line 1945" with Albert Payson Terhune. Large, bold "With Presbyterian Greetings / New York Ave Presbyterian Church / Washington D.C. / Joseph R. Sizoo" in blue fountain pen on a pale yellow 5¼" X 4½" slip, dated at bottom edge July 1929 in another hand. Near fine. At lower left a small newsprint portrait of Sizoo has been affixed (not affecting text). Handsome and unusual. This was signed at a Chautauqua meeting where Sizoo gave a lecture. Item #18452

Price: $40.00

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