RR Auction: Fine Autographs and Artifacts

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With a wide variety of rare and remarkable material, January’s RR Auction Fine Autograph and Artifact sale features letters by George Washington, John Adams, and Charles Darwin, signed photos of Bruce Lee, Sharon Tate, and Vivien Leigh, and a comprehensive Declaration of Independence section boasting a near-complete set of signers. RR Auction is a globally recognized and trusted auction house specializing in historical autographs and artifacts. Join us as we make history selling history in January 2017.
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Dwight D. Eisenhower51 - Dwight D. Eisenhower
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TLS as president, one page, 7.5 x 9.5, White House letterhead, May 14, 1957. Letter to George S. Bradley, in full: “In accordance with the provisions
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Dwight D. Eisenhower52 - Dwight D. Eisenhower
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TLS as president, one page, 8 x 10.5, White House letterhead, May 24, 1954. Letter to Russell M. Stephens, the president of the American Federation of
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Dwight D. Eisenhower53 - Dwight D. Eisenhower
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Partly-printed DS as president, one page, 15.5 x 11.75, February 5, 1958. President Eisenhower appoints John Wesley Jones, of Iowa, as “Ambassador Ext
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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John F. Kennedy54 - John F. Kennedy
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Convention pass for Essex County Democratic Committee Governor’s Day on July 13, 1959, 5.5 x 2.25, signed on the reverse in blue ballpoint by John F.
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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John and Robert Kennedy55 - John and Robert Kennedy
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Iconic original matte-finish 12 x 18 photograph of John and Robert Kennedy entitled ‘Brothers,’ taken by Jacques Lowe at the Biltmore Hotel, Los Angel
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Lyndon B. Johnson56 - Lyndon B. Johnson
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TLS as president signed “Lyndon,” one page, 6.75 x 8.75, White House letterhead, December 9, 1963. Letter to Indiana Senator Vance Hartke and his wife
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
 
 
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Richard Nixon57 - Richard Nixon
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TLS as president, one page, 6.75 x 8.75, White House letterhead, April 1, 1970. Letter to the wife of Robert E. Law, in full: “Your father’s life was
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Ronald Reagan and Cabinet58 - Ronald Reagan and Cabinet
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Color semi–glossy 23.25 x 19.25 photo of Reagan and his cabinet posing together below a portrait of Eisenhower, calligraphically inscribed, “To Alan K
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Estimates : 6,000.00 - 8,000.00
 
 
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Ronald Reagan59 - Ronald Reagan
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Large color 23.5 x 29.5 Studio 14 giclee portrait of Reagan posing next to the American flag, signed and inscribed in the lower left in black felt tip
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Estimates : 1,800.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Ronald Reagan60 - Ronald Reagan
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ALS signed “Dutch,” one page both sides, 6.25 x 4.25, personal letterhead, no date. Letter to Lydia Hupfer McArthur, in full: “Just a line to thank yo
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Estimates : 2,800.00 - 3,200.00
 
 
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Ronald Reagan61 - Ronald Reagan
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ALS signed “Ron,” one page both sides, 6.25 x 4.25, personal stationery card, August 1, 1991. Letter to Dolores Ballachina, in full: “It was good—(as
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Estimates : 1,400.00 - 1,600.00
 
 
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Ronald Reagan62 - Ronald Reagan
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ALS as governor, one page, lightly-lined, 8 x 6.25, January 16, 1968. Draft letter to Bertha Glasscock, in full: “I've just had word from Al Cra...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Four Presidents63 - Four Presidents
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Color satin-finish 7.75 x 9.75 photo of four American presidents, signed in the lower border in black ink, “Ronald Reagan,” in black felt tip, “Gerald
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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Barack Obama64 - Barack Obama
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Barack Obama’s personally-used matching pair of black leather reclining armchairs removed from the lead bus of his 2008 campaign motorcade. Both pillo
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Estimates : 6,000.00 - 8,000.00
 
 
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George Bush65 - George Bush
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Unsigned handwritten draft of a letter by Vice President Bush, three pages, 7.25 x 10.5, Stouffer’s Inn on the Square letterhead, no date but circa Ma
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Jimmy Carter66 - Jimmy Carter
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Set of twelve copies of The Nobel Peace Prize Lecture, each hardcover with dust jackets, signed on the title page in ink or ballpoint, “J. Carter.” In
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Jimmy Carter67 - Jimmy Carter
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Assemblage of eleven books, all hardcovers with dust jackets, the majority first editions, each signed on an opening page in ink, “J. Carter.” Titles
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter69 - Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter
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Large collection of sixteen books, including: six copies of Everything to Gain, each signed by both Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter; and the following title
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Hillary Clinton70 - Hillary Clinton
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Signed book: Living History. First edition. NY: Simon & Schuster, 2003. Hardcover with dust jacket, 6.25 x 9.25, 562 pages. Signed and inscribed...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Bill Clinton71 - Bill Clinton
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Glossy 8 x 10 photo of Boys Nation delegate Bill Clinton shaking hands with President John F. Kennedy at the White House on June 6, 1963, signed in bl
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Hillary Clinton72 - Hillary Clinton
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Sheet music booklet for ‘Respect’ as recorded by Aretha Franklin, six pages, 9 x 12, signed on the front cover in black felt tip, “Hillary Rodham Clin
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Bill and Hillary Clinton73 - Bill and Hillary Clinton
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Two books: a first edition of My Life, hardcover with dust jacket, signed on the title page in black felt tip, “Bill Clinton”; and a first edition of
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Calvin Coolidge74 - Calvin Coolidge
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Partly-printed DS as president, one page, 23 x 19, December 17, 1927. President Coolidge appoints J. Klahr Huddle, of Ohio as “a Foreign Service Offic
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Calvin Coolidge75 - Calvin Coolidge
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TLS as president, one page, 7 x 9, White House letterhead, November 7, 1923. Letter to James A. W. Norwood, in full: “Thank you very much for the Gour
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Calvin Coolidge76 - Calvin Coolidge
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TLS as president, one page, 7 x 9, White House letterhead, March 30, 1925. Letter to C. W. Barron of the Boston News Bureau, in full: “Thank you for t
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Calvin Coolidge77 - Calvin Coolidge
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Personal check, 8 x 3, filled out in another hand and signed by Coolidge, payable to Gleason Bros. Inc. for $15, June 4, 1929. In fine condition. Cool
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Dwight D. Eisenhower78 - Dwight D. Eisenhower
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TLS as president, one page, 6.75 x 8.75, White House letterhead, December 12, 1958. Letter to California Secretary of State Frank M. Jordan, in full:
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Dwight D. Eisenhower79 - Dwight D. Eisenhower
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Vintage matte-finish 11 x 14 photo of the ticker tape parade for Richard Nixon and Dwight D. Eisenhower on Broadway in 1960, signed in the lower borde
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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First Ladies and Daughters80 - First Ladies and Daughters
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Collection of seventeen hardcover books, each signed by a first lady or daughter of a president, including: Lady Bird Johnson, Betty Ford (3), Rosalyn
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Gerald Ford81 - Gerald Ford
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TLS as president signed “Jerry Ford,” one page, 6.75 x 8.75, White House letterhead, January 10, 1977. Letter to William J. McManus, in full: “Many th
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Herbert Hoover82 - Herbert Hoover
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TLS as president, one page, 7 x 9, White House letterhead, June 11, 1930. Letter to Lewis Richards, director of the London office of Hoover’s post-Wor
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Herbert Hoover83 - Herbert Hoover
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Superb matte-finish 6.5 x 9 photo of Howard Chandler Christy’s portrait of Hoover, affixed to its original 10 x 13 mount, signed on the mount in fount
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Lyndon B. Johnson84 - Lyndon B. Johnson
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Signed book: The Vantage Point. First edition. NY: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1971. Hardcover with dust jacket, 6.5 x 9.5, 636 pages. Signed on the f
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Abraham Lincoln85 - Abraham Lincoln
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Original 2.25 x 4 black-bordered carte-de-visite memorial photo of Abraham Lincoln with his son Tad looking at a book, bearing a contemporary ink nota
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Richard Nixon86 - Richard Nixon
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Special Nixon Library FDC featuring the 29–cent Elvis postage stamp, 7.25 x 5.25, signed in blue felt tip by Nixon. In very fine condition. The envelo
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Richard Nixon87 - Richard Nixon
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Signed book: The Memoirs of Richard Nixon. First edition, limited issue, numbered 1638/2500. NY: Grosset and Dunlap, 1978. Leatherbound hardcover, 7 x
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Ronald Reagan88 - Ronald Reagan
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White House card signed in black ink by Reagan. In fine condition, with the “R” in “Reagan” touched up, perhaps by a collector or perhaps by Reagan hi
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Ronald Reagan89 - Ronald Reagan
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Uncommon unsigned The President’s Schedule calendar for the months of March–May 1989, bearing numerous ink notations in Reagan’s hand, three stapled p
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Ronald Reagan90 - Ronald Reagan
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DS as governor, one page, 8.5 x 14, March 23, 1971. Agent’s appointment from the State of California Executive Department, in part: “I have authorized
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Ronald Reagan91 - Ronald Reagan
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Ballpoint signature, “Ronald Reagan,” on an off-white 3.5 x 2.25 lightly-lined slip affixed to a slightly larger clipped sheet. In very good to fine c
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Ronald Reagan92 - Ronald Reagan
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The Commonwealth newsletter, Vol. LXIII, No. 23, 6 x 9.25, six pages, June 9, 1969, signed on the front page in black felt tip by Reagan. In very good
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Ronald Reagan and George Bush93 - Ronald Reagan and George Bush
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Two original official uniformed division Secret Service badges, dated 1985 and 1989, for the inaugurations of presidents Ronald Reagan and George Bush
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Franklin D. Roosevelt94 - Franklin D. Roosevelt
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TLS as president, one page, 7 x 8.75, White House letterhead, February 15, 1935. Letter to Ewin L. Davis of the Federal Trade Commission, in full: “Th
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Theodore Roosevelt95 - Theodore Roosevelt
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Bold ink signature, “Good luck! Theodore Roosevelt, March 24th 1917,” on an off-white 5 x 3.5 slip. In very good to fine condition, with several verti
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Franklin D. Roosevelt96 - Franklin D. Roosevelt
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TLS signed “FDR,” one page, 8 x 10.5, State of New York letterhead, February 25, 1932. Letter to William H. Kelley, in full: “I did not write you befo
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Franklin D. Roosevelt97 - Franklin D. Roosevelt
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TLS, one page, 8 x 10.5, State of New York letterhead, December 17, 1931. Letter to William H. Kelley, president of the Merchants National Bank and Tr
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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William H. Taft98 - William H. Taft
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TLS signed “Wm. H. Taft,” one page, 8 x 10, Department of Justice letterhead, March 12, 1891. Letter to Clarence H. Kelsey, a lifelong friend and Yale
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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William H. Taft99 - William H. Taft
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Attractive White House card boldly signed in black ink, “Wm. H. Taft.” In fine condition.
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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William H. Taft100 - William H. Taft
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TLS as president signed “Wm. H. Taft,” one page, 7 x 8.75, White House letterhead, November 26, 1909. Letter to Illinois Senator Shelby Moore Cullom,
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William H. Taft101 - William H. Taft
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TLS signed “Wm. H. Taft,” one page, 7 x 9.25, personal letterhead, August 4, 1921. Letter to Robert J. Harlan of the Navy Department Division, in full
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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