RR Auction: The Presidential Collection of Everett Fisher

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George Washington5001George Washington
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ALS as president signed “G. Washington,” one page both sides, 7.25 x 8.75, July 3, 1792. Letter to Virginia Governor Henry Lee, in full: “Your letter
John Adams5002John Adams
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Rare ALS as president, one page both sides, 8.25 x 10.25, March 29, 1799. Letter to Attorney General Charles Lee, regarding the fractured Federalist p
Abigail Adams5003Abigail Adams
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ALS, one page, 8 x 9.75, April 12, 1798. Letter to Moses Black concerning the XYZ Affair and defending her husband’s actions in the diplomatic crisis
Thomas Jefferson5004Thomas Jefferson
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Extraordinary ALS as president signed “Th: Jefferson,” one page, 7.75 x 9.75, November 16, 1807. Letter to Quaker leader Isaac Pemberton regarding pro
Thomas Jefferson and James Madison5005Thomas Jefferson and James Madison
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Exceptional partly-printed vellum DS, signed “Th: Jefferson” as president and “James Madison” as secretary of state, one page, 11.75 x 17.75, February
James Madison and James Monroe5006James Madison and James Monroe
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Partly-printed vellum DS, signed “James Madison” as president and “Jas. Monroe” as secretary of state, three pages on two sheets, 11.5 x 14.25, Februa
James Madison5007James Madison
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ALS as president, one page both sides, 8 x 9.75, March 14, 1809. Letter to Elbridge Gerry, the recently unseated governor of Massachusetts. In part: “
James Monroe5008James Monroe
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ALS as president, one page both sides, 8 x 9.75, October 20, 1818. Letter to General Andrew Jackson regarding affairs in Florida. In full: “I received
James Monroe and John Quincy Adams5009James Monroe and John Quincy Adams
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Manuscript DS, signed “James Monroe” as president and “John Quincy Adams” as secretary of state, one page, 9.75 x 16, March 30, 1820. President Monroe
John Quincy Adams5010John Quincy Adams
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ALS as president signed “J. Q. Adams,” one page, 7.75 x 9.75, August 13, 1827. Letter to Secretary of the Treasury Richard Rush, forwarding three pres
John Quincy Adams5011John Quincy Adams
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ALS, four pages on two adjoining sheets, 7.75 x 9.75, November 13, 1833. Letter to Reverend Bernard Whitman concerning the religious beliefs of his fa
Andrew Jackson5012Andrew Jackson
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ALS, one page, 8 x 9.75, March 25, 1832. Letter to Mr. Pisioles, in full: “I directed my son to say to you, when he was in Philadelphia the other day
Andrew Jackson and Martin Van Buren5013Andrew Jackson and Martin Van Buren
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Manuscript DS as president, signed “Andrew Jackson” as president and “M. Van Buren” as secretary of state, one page, 10.25 x 17.25, March 27, 1829. In
Martin Van Buren5014Martin Van Buren
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ALS as president signed “M. Van Buren,” three pages on two adjoining sheets, 7.75 x 9.75, July 5, 1838. Letter to former Attorney General of the Unite
William Henry Harrison5015William Henry Harrison
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Rare partly-printed vellum DS as president, signed “W. H. Harrison,” one page, 15.5 x 10.5, March 15, 1841. President Harrison appoints Henderson Tayl
William and Anna Harrison5016William and Anna Harrison
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Two items: an ALS signed “Anna Harrison,” one page, 7.75 x 9.75, December 30, 1845. Letter to J. Harrison Hedges, in part: “Haveing received your lett
John Tyler5017John Tyler
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ALS signed “J. Tyler,” one page, 4.5 x 7, May 1, 1843 (year in another hand). Letter to [John Canfield] Spencer, in full: “Permit me to introduce to y
John Tyler5018John Tyler
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Partly-printed DS as president, one page, 7.75 x 10, December 7, 1843. President Tyler directs the Secretary of State to affix the seal of the United
Sarah Polk5019Sarah Polk
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ALS signed “Mrs. James K. Polk,” one page, lightly-lined, 7.75 x 9.75, July 28, 1865. Written from “Polk Place,” a letter to Secretary of the Navy Gid
James K. Polk5020James K. Polk
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ALS as president, four pages on two adjoining sheets, 8 x 10, June 5, 1845. Letter to the retired Andrew Jackson at his Hermitage estate. In full: “I
Henry Clay5021Henry Clay
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ALS signed “H. Clay,” one page, lightly-lined both sides, 7.75 x 9.75, July 19, 1850. Letter to E. Delafield Smith, concerning the death of Zachary Ta
Zachary Taylor5022Zachary Taylor
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ALS as president signed “Z. Taylor,” one page, 5 x 8, June 21, 1849. Letter concerning political appointments. In full (spelling and grammar retained)
Millard Fillmore5023Millard Fillmore
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ALS as president, one page both sides, 6.75 x 8.5, March 19, 1851. Letter to newly elected Senator Hamilton Fish. In full: “The telegraph has just bro
Franklin Pierce5024Franklin Pierce
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Partly-printed DS as president, one page, 8 x 10, March 3, 1855. President Pierce directs “the Secretary of State to affix the Seal of the United Stat
Franklin Pierce5025Franklin Pierce
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ALS signed “Fr. Pierce,” one page, 5.25 x 8, January 8, [1855]. Letter to Generals Sam Houston and Thomas Jefferson Rusk, both senators from Texas. In
James Buchanan5026James Buchanan
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ALS as president-elect, three pages on two adjoining sheets, 6.5 x 8, December 29, 1856. Letter to Hon. Peter D. Vroom. In part: “I think there is a p
Abraham Lincoln5027Abraham Lincoln
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ALS signed “A. Lincoln,” one page, 5 x 8, February 12, 1863. Letter to General Henry W. Halleck. In full: “Gen. Meagher, now with me, says the Irish B
Abraham Lincoln5028Abraham Lincoln
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Civil War-dated partly-printed DS as president, one page, 20 x 15.5, October 25, 1864. President Lincoln requests “His Majesty the King of Siam” to ac
Abraham Lincoln: John C. Fremont5029Abraham Lincoln: John C. Fremont
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ALS signed “J. C. Fremont,” one page, 7.75 x 8.5, September 10, 1880. Letter to Lt. Col. R. N Scott, addressed to the War Records Office, in full: “I
Andrew Johnson5030Andrew Johnson
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ANS, one page, 5.5 x 9, no date. Note to Sam Carter, in full: “I wish you to send me some pure whiskey. I have some which is not fit to drink yet it i
Andrew Johnson5031Andrew Johnson
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Partly-printed DS, one page, 8 x 10, August 1, 1868. President Johnson directs the Secretary of State to affix the Seal of the United States to “a War
U. S. Grant5032U. S. Grant
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ALS as president, three pages on two adjoining sheets, 5.75 x 9, Long Branch, New Jersey letterhead, August 13, 1875. Letter regarding investment in r
Rutherford B. Hayes5033Rutherford B. Hayes
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ALS as president signed “R. B. Hayes,” one page, 4.5 x 6.75, Executive Mansion letterhead, May 4, 1878. Letter to Colonel A. D. Shaw, concerning a wat
Rutherford B. Hayes5034Rutherford B. Hayes
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Partly-printed DS, signed “R. B. Hayes,” one page, 7.75 x 9.75, April 2, 1878. President Hayes authorizes the Secretary of State to affix the Seal of
James A. Garfield5035James A. Garfield
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Magnificent 9.75 x 8.25 mounted albumen photograph of Garfield giving his inaugural address on the east portico of the US Capitol on March 4, 1881, af
James A. Garfield5036James A. Garfield
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Uncommon partly-printed DS as president, one page, 8 x 10, May 9, 1881. President Garfield authorizes Secretary of State James G. Blaine to affix the
Lucretia Garfield5037Lucretia Garfield
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ALS as first lady signed “Lucretia R. Garfield,” two pages on two adjoining sheets, 4.5 x 7, Executive Mansion letterhead, July 14, 1881. Letter to J.
Charles Guiteau5038Charles Guiteau
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Two bright red passes headed “Guiteau Trial,” each one page, 6 x 3.5, December 1881. Both issued and signed by US District Attorney George B. Corkhill
Charles Guiteau5039Charles Guiteau
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ALS signed “Charles Guiteau,” two pages on two adjoining sheets, 5 x 8, July 2, 1881. Letter addressed, “To the White House.” In full: “The President’
Charles Guiteau5040Charles Guiteau
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AMS signed “Charles Guiteau,” nine pages, 4 x 12, January 26, 1882. Guiteau’s open letter headed “To the American People,” written from jail on the da
Chester A. Arthur5041Chester A. Arthur
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Sought-after ALS as president, two pages on two adjoining sheets, 4.5 x 7, Executive Mansion letterhead, March 30, 1884. Letter to eye and ear special
Chester A. Arthur5042Chester A. Arthur
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ALS as president, one page, 4.5 x 6.75, Impelle Obstantia letterhead, May 11, no year. Written from New York’s Fifth Avenue Hotel, a letter to Dr. Cor
Chester A. Arthur5043Chester A. Arthur
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Partly-printed DS as president, one page, 8 x 10, May 12, 1882. President Arthur directs the Secretary of State to affix the seal of the United States
Grover Cleveland5044Grover Cleveland
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ALS as president, four pages on two adjoining sheets, 4.75 x 7.75, Executive Mansion letterhead, February 25, 1895. Letter to Commodore E. C. Benedict
Grover Cleveland5045Grover Cleveland
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ALS, three pages on two adjoining sheets, 5 x 8, Executive Mansion letterhead, December 25, 1887. Letter to Samuel Budd, a tailor, regarding an appoin
Benjamin Harrison5046Benjamin Harrison
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Scarce ALS as president signed “Benj. Harrison,” one page, 4.5 x 6.75, Executive Mansion letterhead, October 13, 1891. Letter to Ainsworth Rand Spoffo
William McKinley5047William McKinley
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ALS as president, 4.75 x 7.5, Executive Mansion letterhead, July 25, 1898. Letter to his pastor, Dr. Frank M. Bristol, in part: “You are preaching ver
Theodore Roosevelt5048Theodore Roosevelt
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Large engraved bust portrait of Roosevelt, 7.75 x 11, boldly signed in ink as president, “To Fred A. Emery, with the regards of Theodore Roosevelt, No
Theodore Roosevelt5049Theodore Roosevelt
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TLS as president, one page, 7 x 8.75, White House letterhead, October 21, 1908. Letter to E. E. Clark, the Interstate Commerce Commissioner, in full:
Theodore Roosevelt5050Theodore Roosevelt
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White House card signed as president in black ink, “Theodore Roosevelt.” In fine condition.