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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Richard Nixon209 - Richard Nixon
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Color 10.25 x 10.75 photo of Nixon standing next to United States Ambassador to Morocco Joseph Reed, signed and inscribed in black felt tip, "T...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Nixon, Ford, and Bush210 - Nixon, Ford, and Bush
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Three books: a first edition of Portrait of the Assassin, hardcover with dust jacket, published by Simon & Schuster in 1965, signed on the first...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Presidents and First Ladies211 - Presidents and First Ladies
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Four photos: a color satin-finish 8.5 x 11 photo of an older Nixon at his desk, signed and inscribed in black felt tip, “To Bill Breseman, With best w
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Ronald Reagan212 - Ronald Reagan
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Color semi-glossy 10 x 8 photo of President Reagan during a speech, signed and inscribed in black felt tip, "To Stella, Best Regards, Ronald Re...
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Ronald Reagan213 - Ronald Reagan
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Ballpoint signature and inscription, "Hi Rita & Bob, Ronald Reagan,” on an off-white 3 x 5 sheet. In fine condition, with a central horizon...
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Ronald Reagan214 - Ronald Reagan
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Key Club Dinner program from October 17, 1956, 5.5 x 8.5, showing a young Reagan sitting in a General Electric Theater chair, signed on the front cove
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Franklin D. Roosevelt215 - Franklin D. Roosevelt
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TLS, one page, 8 x 10.5, State of New York, Executive Chamber letterhead, March 19, 1930. Letter to Nelson C. Brown of Syracuse University’s New York
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Theodore Roosevelt216 - Theodore Roosevelt
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TLS signed “T. Roosevelt,” one page, 5.5 x 8.5, Metropolitan letterhead, February 4, 1916. Letter to American poet John Myers O'Hara, in full: &...
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William H. Taft217 - William H. Taft
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Scarce partly-printed invitation for the erection of the National American Indian Memorial at Fort Wadsworth in New York Harbor on February 22, 1913,
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William H. Taft218 - William H. Taft
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TLS as president signed “Wm. H. Taft,” one page, 7 x 8.25, White House letterhead, March 24, 1911. Letter to Robert Underwood Johnson, editor of The C
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Harry and Bess Truman219 - Harry and Bess Truman
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Two letters: a TLS signed "Harry S. Truman," one page, 7.25 x 10.5, Federal Reserve Bank Building letterhead, April 14, 1956, in part: &qu...
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Harry S. Truman220 - Harry S. Truman
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DS as president, one page, 8 x 10.25, no date but circa 1946. A "Citation for the Legion of Merit, Degree of Legionnaire," in full: "...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Harry S. Truman221 - Harry S. Truman
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TLS as president, signed “H.S.T.,” one page, 8 x 10.5, White House letterhead, February 16, 1948. Memorandum issued to James E. Webb, director of the
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Harry S. Truman222 - Harry S. Truman
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Vintage ink signature, "Harry S. Truman,” on an off-white 6 x 4.5 album page. Collector's ink notations indicate that the signature was obt...
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Harry S. Truman223 - Harry S. Truman
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Unnumbered colophon page from the special limited edition of Mr. Citizen, 6 x 9.25, signed in fountain pen by Truman. In fine condition.
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Donald Trump224 - Donald Trump
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Amusing color glossy 8 x 10 photo of Trump sitting in a golden Oval Office with framed pictures of himself in the background, signed in black felt tip
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Donald Trump225 - Donald Trump
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Desirable fabric American flag, 9 x 5.75, signed in black felt tip by Trump. In fine condition, with a light diagonal crease.
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Donald Trump226 - Donald Trump
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Brief handwritten note in black felt tip, "Michael—Thanks! Donald Trump," on a TLS addressed to him by Michael Drake, one page, 8.5 x 11, ...
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Donald Trump227 - Donald Trump
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Signed book: Crippled America. First edition. NY: Threshold Editions, 2015. Hardcover with dust jacket, 5.75 x 8.75, 193 pages. Signed on the first fr
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Donald Trump228 - Donald Trump
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MAD magazine from August 2016, number 540, 8 x 10.5, 56 pages, showing Alfred E. Neuman popping out of the top of Donald Trump's head like a jac...
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Donald Trump229 - Donald Trump
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Red polyester "Trump, Pence '16" campaign cap with adjustable Velcro band, prominently signed on the brim in black felt tip by Donald ...
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Woodrow Wilson230 - Woodrow Wilson
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TLS as president, one page, 7 x 8.25, White House letterhead, January 24, 1914. Letter to Frederic A. Delano, president of the Monon Railroad and uncl
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Josiah Bartlett231 - Josiah Bartlett
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Physician and signer of the Declaration of Independence from New Hampshire (1729–1795) who served as that state's governor from 1790 to 1794. Pa...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Joseph Hewes232 - Joseph Hewes
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Secretary of the Naval Affairs Committee during the Revolutionary War who signed the Declaration of Independence, one of only three Quakers to do so (
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Estimates : 7,500.00 - 8,500.00
 
 
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Francis Hopkinson233 - Francis Hopkinson
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Signer of the Declaration of Independence from New Jersey (1737–1791) who is also known as the designer of the first official American flag. Partly-pr
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John Penn234 - John Penn
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Signer of the Declaration of Independence from North Carolina (1741–1788) who also practiced law and served in the Continental Congress. Very rare ink
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Robert Morris235 - Robert Morris
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Important financier who signed the Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, and Constitution (1734–1806). Partly-printed DS, signed “Ro
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Estimates : 700.00 - 900.00
 
 
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Benjamin Rush236 - Benjamin Rush
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Physician and surgeon general of the Continental Army, signer of the Declaration of Independence, and early professor of medicine at the University of
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Matthew Thornton237 - Matthew Thornton
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Revolutionary War-dated ADS, signed “M. Thornton, Pres. P.T.,” one page, 7 x 3.5, September 20, 1776. Pay order issued to Nathaniel Gohnan, in full:...
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Estimates : 4,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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William Williams238 - William Williams
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Partly-printed DS, signed three times, “Wm. Williams,” one page, 7.25 x 12, September 29, 1761. Document concerning a real estate transaction, in part
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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James Wilson239 - James Wilson
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Signer of the Declaration of Independence from Pennsylvania (1742–1798), and one of only six men who signed both the Declaration and the US Constituti
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James Wilson240 - James Wilson
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Ink endorsement signature, "Wilson," on the reverse of a partly-printed legal document, one page, 5.75 x 6.5, October 23, 1773. The docume...
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John C. Calhoun241 - John C. Calhoun
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Fascinating ALS signed “Duff Green,” four pages on two adjoining sheets, 7.5 x 12.5, March 12, 1821. Passionate and lengthy letter addressed by Genera
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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John Q. A. Brackett242 - John Q. A. Brackett
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Massachusetts lawyer and politician (1842–1918) who served as the state's lieutenant governor and governor between 1887 and 1891. Partly-printed...
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Henry Clay243 - Henry Clay
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Interesting ALS signed “H. Clay,” one page both sides, 7.75 x 9.75, October 9, 1815. Letter to M. D. Hardin, in part: "I think it is my duty to...
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Continental Congress: Elias Boudinot244 - Continental Congress: Elias Boudinot
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American lawyer and statesman (1740–1821) who served as president of the Continental Congress from 1782 to 1783 and later became a US Representative f
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Estimates : 700.00 - 900.00
 
 
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Continental Congress: Cyrus Griffin245 - Continental Congress: Cyrus Griffin
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Lawyer and judge (1748–1810) who served as the last president of the Continental Congress, holding office from January 22, 1788, to November 2, 1788.
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Continental Congress: Thomas Mifflin246 - Continental Congress: Thomas Mifflin
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American statesman (1744–1800) who served as president of the Continental Congress from 1783 to 1784, was a signer of the US Constitution, and became
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Continental Congress: Arthur St. Clair247 - Continental Congress: Arthur St. Clair
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American soldier and politician (1737–1818) who rose to the rank of major general in the Continental Army during the American Revolution but lost his
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Continental Congress: Peyton Randolph248 - Continental Congress: Peyton Randolph
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Planter and public official from the colony of Virginia (1721–1775) who served as speaker of the Virginia House of Burgesses, president of Virginia Co
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Estimates : 3,500.00 - 4,500.00
 
 
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William B. Franklin249 - William B. Franklin
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Illegitimate son of Benjamin Franklin (1730–1813) who served as the last colonial governor of New Jersey. Manuscript DS, signed “Wm: Franklin,” one pa
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Nathaniel Gorham250 - Nathaniel Gorham
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Massachusetts delegate (1738–1796) and president to the Continental Congress, who was one of the signers of the United States Constitution. Revolution
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Patrick Henry251 - Patrick Henry
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Revolutionary War–dated ALS signed “P. Henry,” one page both sides, 7.25 x 9, March 15, 1778. Letter to his brother-in-law William Christian. In part:
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Estimates : 6,500.00 - 7,500.00
 
 
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Patrick Henry252 - Patrick Henry
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Desirable large ink signature, "P. Henry,” on an off-white 4 x 1.5 vellum slip. Double-matted and framed with a portrait to an overall size of ...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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John A. King253 - John A. King
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New York congressman (1788–1867) who served as Governor of New York from 1857 to 1858, a period noted for improvements to the State's education ...
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Robert Livingston, Sr254 - Robert Livingston, Sr
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Lawyer, politician, and diplomat from New York (1746–1813) known as 'The Chancellor,' who was one of the five original drafters of the Decla...
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Robert Livingston, Sr and Marinus Willett255 - Robert Livingston, Sr and Marinus Willett
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Manuscript DS, signed "Robt. R. Livingston Chancellor" and “M. Willett Sheriff,” three pages on two sheets, 8 x 13, December 1794. The fir...
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Caleb Strong256 - Caleb Strong
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Attorney and politician (1745–1819) who served as the sixth and tenth governor of Massachusetts. Partly-printed DS, one page, 15.25 x 9.75, September
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Clarence Darrow257 - Clarence Darrow
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ALS, one page, 6 x 9.5, Murray Hill Hotel letterhead, April 27, 1931. Letter to Hubert Weiser, in part: "Walter Lippmann's book 'A Pref...
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Frederick Douglass258 - Frederick Douglass
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Rare ALS, two pages on two adjoining sheets, 5 x 8, October 23, 1890. Letter to the African-American diplomat Ebenezer Bassett, in part: "Thank...
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Estimates : 5,000.00 - 6,000.00
 
 
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