RR Auction: Fine Autographs and Artifacts

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Headquartered in Boston’s North End, RR Auction is a globally recognized and trusted source for rare documents, manuscripts, autographs, and historic artifacts. Since its inception in 1980, RR has achieved countless record-setting prices in over 425 successful sales, including Truman Capote’s hand-notated manuscript for Breakfast at Tiffany’s for over $300,000, President Kennedy’s 1963 convertible for $318,000, and a pair of Bonnie and Clyde’s guns for over $500,000. Internationally known and frequently featured in all media outlets—with appearances on NBC’s Today Show, CBS This Morning, Fox News, the New York Times Sunday Magazine, and the London Times—RR Auction prides itself on selling authentic material, thoroughly examined by in-house experts and third-party authenticators, to uphold the guarantee of authenticity. With a stunning full-color print catalog and a massive online presence, RR Auction continues to achieve record prices for clients around the world.
ALS - Autograph Letter Signed
ANS - Autograph Note Signed
AQS - Autograph Quotation Signed
AMQS - Autograph Musical Quotation Signed
DS - Document Signed
FDC - First Day Cover
Inscribed - “Personalized”
ISP - Inscribed Signed Photograph
LS - Letter Signed
SP - Signed Photograph
TLS - Typed Letter Signed
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Princess Diana Personally-Owned Crystal Vase105 - Princess Diana Personally-Owned Crystal Vase
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Princess Diana's personally-owned crystal vase, measuring approximately 8? tall and 4.5? in diameter. In fine condition. Accompanied by a color ...
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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Princess Diana Personally-Owned Chocolate Box with Sixty Plus Cutouts106 - Princess Diana Personally-Owned Chocolate Box with Sixty Plus Cutouts
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Princess Diana's personally-owned round chocolate box from her childhood, measuring 6.5? in diameter and 2.5? tall, signed inside the cover in r...
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Estimates : 4,000.00 - 4,500.00
 
 
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Princess Diana Personally-Owned and -Used Metal Mesh Handbag108 - Princess Diana Personally-Owned and -Used Metal Mesh Handbag
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Princess Diana's personally-owned and -used elegant black handbag, measuring approximately 10 x 6 x 1.5, featuring a metal mesh sequin-style ext...
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Estimates : 6,000.00 - 8,000.00
 
 
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Princess Diana Personally-Owned and -Worn Pearl Earrings109 - Princess Diana Personally-Owned and -Worn Pearl Earrings
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Princess Diana's personally-owned and -worn clip-on faux pearl earrings from her younger years, each measuring approximately .75? in diameter. I...
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 3,500.00
 
 
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Princess Diana Pair of Christie's Auction Catalogs110 - Princess Diana Pair of Christie's Auction Catalogs
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Uncommon pairing of softcover and hardcover catalogs for the record-breaking "Dresses from the Collection of Diana, Princess of Wales" auc...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Princess Diana Signed Photo Invite for Christie's Dress Sale111 - Princess Diana Signed Photo Invite for Christie's Dress Sale
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Brilliant color semi-glossy 6 x 4 appreciation card bearing a stunning image of Princess Diana and an adjacent memo field designed to appear like Kens
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Estimates : 4,500.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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Princess Diana Personally-Owned and -Used Sterling Silver Perfume Bottle112 - Princess Diana Personally-Owned and -Used Sterling Silver Perfume Bottle
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Princess Diana's personally-owned and -used sterling silver perfume bottle, engraved on the front with her initials "D. S.," marked &q...
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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Princess Diana Tribute Signed by Charles Spencer114 - Princess Diana Tribute Signed by Charles Spencer
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Signed book: Earl Spencer's Tribute to Diana Princess of Wales. England: Althorp, 2000. Silk-bound hardcover, 8 x 10.75, 25 pages. Signed on an ...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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George Washington117 - George Washington
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Revolutionary War–dated LS signed “G:o Washington,” one page, 7.75 x 10.25, December 26, 1777. Letter addressed to "Lt. Col. Wm. Lee Davidson, ...
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Estimates : 35,000.00 - 45,000.00
 
 
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George Washington118 - George Washington
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Full hand-addressed free frank, 7 x 5.75, with franked panel measuring 4.5 x 3. Addressed in Washington’s hand to “John Page Esq'r, Gloucester C...
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Estimates : 6,000.00 - 8,000.00
 
 
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John Adams119 - John Adams
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Self-contained partial partly-printed vellum DS as president, one page, 11.75 x 9.5, March 8, 1798. The lower half of a scallop-topped ship’s pass, pe
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Estimates : 3,500.00 - 4,500.00
 
 
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Thomas Jefferson and James Madison120 - Thomas Jefferson and James Madison
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Handsome partly-printed vellum DS, signed "Th: Jefferson" as president and "James Madison" as secretary of state, one page,11.5 ...
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Estimates : 4,500.00 - 5,500.00
 
 
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Dolley Madison121 - Dolley Madison
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ALS signed “D. P. Madison,” one page, 7.75 x 9.75, September 26, 1838. Letter to Dr. Thomas Sewall, in part: "The valued offering of your able ...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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James Madison and James Monroe122 - James Madison and James Monroe
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Partly-printed scallop-top vellum DS, signed “James Madison" as president and "Jas. Monroe" as secretary of state, one page, 10.75 x ...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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James Monroe123 - James Monroe
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Partly-printed vellum DS as president, one page, 16 x 10, November 13, 1822. President Monroe grants Armstrong Davidson of Ohio a parcel of land &qu...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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John Quincy Adams124 - John Quincy Adams
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Full free frank as president, measuring 9.75 x 8 with a center panel of 5 x 3.5, postmarked at Washington, November 29, [1827], addressed in another h
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Andrew Jackson125 - Andrew Jackson
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Partly-printed vellum DS as president, two pages, 11 x 14, September 28, 1831. A patent issued to "Benjamin Myers, A Citizen of the United Stat...
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Estimates : 1,600.00 - 1,800.00
 
 
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Andrew Jackson126 - Andrew Jackson
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Partly-printed vellum DS as president, one page, 15.5 x 9.5, March 1, 1831. President Jackson grants Irvine O. Hockaday of Callaway County, Missouri,
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Andrew Jackson127 - Andrew Jackson
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Partly-printed vellum DS as president, one page, 10.75 x 15, November 11, 1833. Scallop-topped ship's pass issued for "the Ship Wilmington ...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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William Henry Harrison128 - William Henry Harrison
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ALS signed “Will'm H. Harrison,” one page, 7.75 x 10, July 24, 1817. Letter to John Reily, the co-author of the Ohio Constitution, in part: &quo...
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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John Tyler129 - John Tyler
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Partly-printed vellum DS as president, one page, 11.75 x 15, June 24, 1844. Scallop-topped ship’s pass issued to “the Ship Huntress, Edward T. Shearma
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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John Tyler130 - John Tyler
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Partly-printed DS as president, signed “J. Tyler,” one page, 20.75 x 16, September 24, 1845. Four-language ship’s papers issued to John E. Brayton, “m
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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James K. Polk131 - James K. Polk
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ALS as president, one page, 7.75 x 10, November 29, 1847. Addressed "Private" at the top, a letter to Secretary of the Treasury Robert J. ...
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Zachary Taylor132 - Zachary Taylor
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Exceptionally bold ink signature, “Very respectfully sir, Your obt. servt., Z. Taylor, Major Genl., U. S. Army,” on a light blue 4 x 2 slip affixed to
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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Franklin Pierce133 - Franklin Pierce
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Partly-printed DS as president, one page, 16.25 x 13.25, March 20, 1854. President Pierce appoints James A. Kennedy of Washington "to be a Just...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Franklin Pierce134 - Franklin Pierce
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Partly-printed DS as president, one page, 22.25 x 17.5, August 9, 1855. Four-language ship’s papers issued to “John L. Dennis master or commander of t
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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James Buchanan135 - James Buchanan
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ALS as president, one page both sides, 6.25 x 8, March 30, 1860. Letter to his attorney H. B. Swart concerning judgments in two legal cases. In part:
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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James Buchanan136 - James Buchanan
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Partly-printed DS, one page, 11 x 17, no date but circa 1846. Official passport issued to Mary Wiley, providing instructions to "permit safely ...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Abraham Lincoln137 - Abraham Lincoln
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Piece of wood recovered from the birthplace of Abraham Lincoln, measuring 9.5 x 2.5 x .5, with printed reproduction of Lincoln's original log ca...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Abraham Lincoln138 - Abraham Lincoln
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Autograph endorsement as president, signed “A. Lincoln,” one page, 5 x 4.25, March 18, 1862. In full: "To-day, March 18, 1862, Major Joseph H. ...
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Estimates : 12,000.00 - 15,000.00
 
 
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Abraham Lincoln and U. S. Grant139 - Abraham Lincoln and U. S. Grant
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Immensely desirable pairing of presidentially signed documents by Abraham Lincoln and U. S. Grant, both of which relate to the military career of Char
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Estimates : 8,000.00 - 10,000.00
 
 
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Abraham Lincoln140 - Abraham Lincoln
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Civil War-dated printed broadside, one page, 13.25 x 20, September 24, 1862. A circular letter issued by Bryan Tyson, a Unionist from Brower's M...
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Andrew Johnson141 - Andrew Johnson
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Partly-printed DS as president, one page, 16 x 10, April 25, 1865. President Johnson appoints Nehemiah D. Sperry as "Deputy Postmaster, at New ...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Andrew Johnson142 - Andrew Johnson
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Unusual and impressive illuminated partly-printed DS as president, one page, 17.75 x 14, March 21, 1866. President Johnson appoints W. Martin Jones of
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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U. S. Grant143 - U. S. Grant
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Partly-printed DS as president, one page, 21.75 x 17.5, July 5, 1876. Four language ship's paper issued to "Stephen Flanders master or comm...
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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U. S. Grant144 - U. S. Grant
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Civil War-dated ALS signed "U. S. Grant, Lt. Gen. U.S.A.," one page both sides, 5 x 8, Head Quarters Armies of the United States letterhea...
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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U. S. Grant145 - U. S. Grant
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ALS as president, one page both sides, lightly lined, 5.5 x 9, Executive Mansion letterhead, January 26, 1876. Letter to A. E. Boni, in full: "...
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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U. S. Grant146 - U. S. Grant
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Partly-printed DS as president, one page, 16.5 x 10.5, March 18, 1873. President Grant appoints James D. Howell as "Deputy Postmaster at Fair H...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Rutherford B. Hayes147 - Rutherford B. Hayes
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Partly-printed DS as president, signed “R. B. Hayes,” one page, 7.75 x 10, April 15, 1878. President Hayes directs the "Secretary of State to a...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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James A. Garfield148 - James A. Garfield
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ALS signed “J. A. Garfield,” one page, 5 x 8, House of Representatives, Committee of Ways and Means letterhead, December 4, 1866. Letter to Capt. S. H
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Theodore Roosevelt149 - Theodore Roosevelt
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Partly-printed DS as president, one page, 20 x 16, April 4, 1908. President Roosevelt appoints Stanislaus M. Neisser as "First Lieutenant in th...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Theodore Roosevelt150 - Theodore Roosevelt
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Spectacular matte-finish 6 x 8 oval bust portrait of Theodore Roosevelt as president, affixed to a 7.5 x 10.75 mount, beautifully signed on the mount
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Warren G. Harding151 - Warren G. Harding
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Exceptional limited edition etching by Jaques Reich from 1922, 11.5 x 17.25, one of 30 artist proofs portraying President Harding in a handsome head-a
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Woodrow Wilson152 - Woodrow Wilson
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Partly-printed DS as president, one page, 22.75 x 18.75, November 22, 1913. President Wilson recognizes the appointment of a Russian diplomat, in part
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Warren G. Harding153 - Warren G. Harding
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Partly-printed DS as president, one page, 23 x 19, May 20, 1922. President Harding appoints Mrs. Harriet Dek Woods of Illinois as "Superintende...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Calvin Coolidge154 - Calvin Coolidge
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TLS as president, one page, 7 x 9, black-bordered White House letterhead, August 28, 1923. Letter to Massachusetts Senator Henry Cabot Lodge, in full:
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Calvin Coolidge155 - Calvin Coolidge
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Partly-printed DS as president, one page, 23 x 19, December 9, 1926. President Coolidge appoints J. Klahr Huddle as "a Consul of the United Sta...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Franklin D. Roosevelt156 - Franklin D. Roosevelt
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President Roosevelt’s personally-owned and -used fine quality brown leather matchbook, measuring 2 x 2.25 closed, featuring his gilt-embossed initials
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Franklin D. Roosevelt157 - Franklin D. Roosevelt
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TLS signed “FDR,” one page, 8 x 10.5, State of New York, Executive Chamber letterhead, October 17, 1930. Letter to Nelson C. Brown of Syracuse Univers
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Harry S. Truman158 - Harry S. Truman
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Press release, five pages on four sheets, 8 x 14, January 19, 1949. Mimeographed press release of Truman's inaugural address. In part: "Mr....
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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