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RR Auction: Rare Manuscripts, Documents and Autographs

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Headquartered in Amherst, NH, RR Auction is globally recognized as the trusted source for authentic autographed memorabilia and rare signed documents. Since its inception in 1976, the firm has published over 360 consecutive monthly autograph catalogs, which are distributed internationally. The firm recently auctioned the autographed photo of Albert Einstein with his tongue wagging for a record $74,340 and the check astronaut Neil Armstrong signed the day he left for the moon for $27,350.
John Adams1John Adams
War-dated ALS, one page both sides, 7.75 x 9.75, April 24, 1813. Letter to Secretary of the Navy William Jones. In full: “As it ever has been, and for
Estimates : 30,000.00 - 40,000.00
John Adams2John Adams
Free franked address panel, addressed in another hand to “Mr. Justus B. Smith, Hamilton County of Madison, New York,” signed to the left of the addres
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
John Adams3John Adams
Partly-printed DS, one page both sides, 8 x 6.5, May 31, 1770. Legal document in which the Sheriff of Suffolk County is ordered to take John Manley in
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 4,000.00
John Quincy Adams4John Quincy Adams
Free franked address panel, 5 x 3, addressed in another hand to “Master Charles Adams, A. Dr. Welch’s, Sudbury Street, Boston,” and franked in the low
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Chester A. Arthur5Chester A. Arthur
Executive Mansion card boldly signed in black ink, “Chester A. Arthur.” A uniform shade of toning and some scattered light foxing, otherwise fine cond
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
James Buchanan6James Buchanan
Partly-printed DS as president, one page, 21.75 x 16.75, November 11, 1859. Four language ship’s paper issued to “James Nichols, master or commander o
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
James Buchanan7James Buchanan
Free franked mailing envelope, 5.5 x 3.25, addressed in another hand to “Dr. Jesse W. Griffiths, Philadelphia, (Pa.),” and franked in the upper right,
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
James Buchanan8James Buchanan
ALS, one page both sides, 5.25 x 7.75, March 30, 1863. Letter to Jeremiah S. Black, who served as attorney general and secretary of state during Bucha
Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
George Bush10George Bush
Partial DS as president, one page, 8.5 x 11, April 13, 1992. President Bush signs the last page of a document, which also bears a printed signature of
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
George Bush11George Bush
Felt tip signature, “George Bush,” on an off-white 6.5 x 4 card with a White House vignette at the top. Mild toning along left edge and some scattered
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
George Bush12George Bush
Color satin-finish 8 x 10 portrait of the president, signed in blue felt tip. In fine condition.
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
George and George W. Bush13George and George W. Bush
Official Rawlings American League baseball signed in blue ballpoint on the sweet spot by George W. Bush and on a side panel by George Bush. In fine co
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
George W. Bush14George W. Bush
Signed book: Decision Points. First edition, later printing. NY: Crown Publishers, 2010. Hardcover with dustjacket, 6.5 x 9.5, 497 pages. Signed on th
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
George W. Bush15George W. Bush
Decision Points bookplate, 4.5 x 3.25, signed in black felt tip by Bush. In very fine condition. Accompanied by the original mailing envelope as well
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
George W. Bush16George W. Bush
TLS, one page, 8.5 x 11, State of Texas letterhead, December 3, 1999. Letter to a gentleman in California. In part: “Like you, I believe that our hope
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
George W. Bush17George W. Bush
Printed fabric American flag, 6 x 3.75, and mounted to a 10? stick, signed on the front in black felt tip. In fine condition. Accompanied by a color 8
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Jimmy Carter18Jimmy Carter
Extremely rare White House card neatly signed in black ballpoint, “J. Carter.” In fine, bright condition.
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Frances Cleveland19Frances Cleveland
Original cabinet photo by C. M. Bell of Washington, D. C., 4.25 x 5.75, signed in ink as the First Lady, “Frances F. Cleveland, Nov. 87.” Scattered li
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Frances Cleveland20Frances Cleveland
ALS signed “Frances F. Cleveland,” three pages on two adjoining sheets, 3.25 x 5.25, Executive Mansion letterhead, April 7, 1893. Letter to Mrs. Linco
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Grover Cleveland21Grover Cleveland
ALS, one page, 4.75 x 7.75, Cleveland’s law firm’s letterhead, March 10, 1890. A letter to author Sidney D. McCormick. In full: “Please accept my than
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Grover Cleveland22Grover Cleveland
Executive Mansion card crisply signed in black ink. Scattered light toning and soiling, and embossed printing at top of center, otherwise fine conditi
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Grover Cleveland23Grover Cleveland
Partly-printed DS as president, one page, 17.5 x 15, May 15, 1894. President Cleveland appoints Thomas Miller “with the advice and consent of the Sena
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Bill Clinton24Bill Clinton
Bill Clinton’s personally-owned and used golf club. M.A.C. Attack pitching wedge is signed on the toe of the club head, “Bill Clinton.” Accompanied by
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,200.00
Bill Clinton25Bill Clinton
Commemorative program entitled ‘Holiday Reflections at the White House 2000,’ signifying the end of the Clinton’s eight years at the Executive Mansion
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Bill Clinton26Bill Clinton
TLS as president signed “Bill” one page, 6.75 x 8.75, White House letterhead, February 2, 1994. Letter to Mickey and Jan Rooney. In full: “Thank you f
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Bill Clinton27Bill Clinton
Felt tip signature and inscription, “To Carolyn—with thanks, Bill Clinton,” on an off-white 6.5 x 4 card. Mild toning to edges and some scattered ink
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Bill Clinton28Bill Clinton
Signed book: My Life. First Vintage Books edition. NY: Vintage Books, 2005. Softcover, 5.25 x 8, 969 pages. Signed on the title page in blue felt tip.
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Calvin Coolidge29Calvin Coolidge
Partial DS, one page, 9 x 6, December 11, 1918. Coolidge signs below the Commonwealth of Massachusetts seal to confirm the apprehension and delivery o
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Calvin Coolidge30Calvin Coolidge
White House card neatly signed in black ink, “Calvin Coolidge.” In fine condition, with a mild overall shade of toning and a small spot of soiling to
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Calvin Coolidge31Calvin Coolidge
Engraved portrait of the exterior of the White House, 5.75 x 4, signed under the image in black ink by Coolidge, as president. Matted and framed with
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Calvin Coolidge32Calvin Coolidge
Bank check, 8.25 x 3, filled out in another hand and signed by Coolidge, payable to Bessie Bryson for $72.00, May 31, 1934. In fine condition, with th
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Calvin Coolidge33Calvin Coolidge
TLS, one page, 8.5 x 11, personal letterhead, September 9, 1929. Letter to Edward W. Bok. In part: “I thank you for the compliment of asking me to del
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Grace Coolidge34Grace Coolidge
Engraving of the exterior of the White House, 5.75 x 3.75, signed in the lower right in fountain pen. Framed to an overall size of 6.5 x 4.5. In fine
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Eisenhower Family35Eisenhower Family
FDC, postmarked October 14, 1969, and bearing a six-cent Dwight D. Eisenhower postage stamp, signed in black felt tip by four members of the Eisenhowe
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Dwight D. Eisenhower36Dwight D. Eisenhower
TLS as president signed “D. E.,” one page, 7.25 x 10.5, White House letterhead, May 15, 1959. Eisenhower writes to David Marx, in full: “My inaccurate
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Dwight D. Eisenhower37Dwight D. Eisenhower
White House card nicely signed in black ink, “Dwight D. Eisenhower.” In fine condition, with a light paperclip impression to top right and a couple tr
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Dwight D. Eisenhower38Dwight D. Eisenhower
Off-white U. S. Forces, European Theater envelope, 8.25 x 3.75, sent by Eisenhower to his wife, and signed in the lower left with a censoring signatur
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Dwight D. Eisenhower39Dwight D. Eisenhower
TLS as president, one page, 6.5 x 8.75, White House letterhead, December 2, 1957. Letter of thanks to Katherine Cornell. In part: “I cannot tell you h
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Dwight D. Eisenhower40Dwight D. Eisenhower
Signed book: Crusade in Europe. First edition. NY: Doubleday, 1948. Hardcover with dustjacket, 6 x 9, 559 pages. Signed and inscribed in fountain pen,
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Dwight D. Eisenhower41Dwight D. Eisenhower
TLS, one page, 7 x 10.25, personal letterhead, July 20, 1967. Letter of thanks for a sent photo. In part: “Thank you so much for sending me the fine s
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Dwight D. Eisenhower42Dwight D. Eisenhower
Souvenir D-Day Order removed from one of Eisenhower’s limited edition Crusade in Europe books, 5.75 x 9, of General Dwight Eisenhower’s Order of the D
Estimates : 5,000.00 - 6,000.00
Dwight D. Eisenhower43Dwight D. Eisenhower
TLS signed “Ike Eisenhower,” one page, 7 x 10.25, personal letterhead, April 5, 1949. Letter to John W. Snyder, Secretary of the Treasury. In full: “T
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Millard Fillmore and Daniel Webster44Millard Fillmore and Daniel Webster
Partly printed DS, signed “Millard Fillmore” as president and “Danl. Webster” as secretary of state, one page, 21.5 x 16.25, October 8, 1851. Four lan
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Millard Fillmore45Millard Fillmore
Ink signature, “Millard Fillmore, June 7, 1872,” on an off-white 3.5 x 2 card. Some mild edge toning and light pencil lines around signature, otherwis
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
First Ladies46First Ladies
Ten items consisting of letters, photographs, and an FDC. ALSs from Edith Roosevelt, Frances Folsom Cleveland, and Grace Coolidge, which includes the
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Gerald Ford47Gerald Ford
White House card signed in black felt tip by Ford. A few light bends and creases and some very subtle haloing to signature, otherwise fine condition.
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Gerald and Betty Ford48Gerald and Betty Ford
Color glossy 8 x 10 photo of the President and First Lady, signed in the bottom border in black felt tip by both. In fine condition.
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Four Presidents49Four Presidents
Uncommon oversized color satin-finish 10.25 x 13 photo of Presidents Nixon through Reagan gathered at the White House prior to departing for Anwar Sad
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
James A. Garfield50James A. Garfield
Extremely rare partly-printed DS as president, one page, 17 x 14, February 16, 1881. President Garfield appoints John A. Hubbard to the position of Po
Estimates : 7,000.00 - 9,000.00
James A. Garfield51James A. Garfield
Free franked House of Representatives mailing envelope, 5.75 x 3.25, addressed in Garfield’s hand to “Prof. B. A. Hinsdale, Hiram, Portage Co., Ohio,”
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00