RR Auction: Fine Autographs & Artifacts

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RR Auction is a globally recognized and trusted auction house specializing in rare and remarkable documents, manuscripts, autographs, and historical artifacts. Among the highlights of this month’s sale are a special autograph sheet from Abraham Lincoln and his ‘Team of Rivals’ cabinet, a handwritten letter by the heroic Oskar Schindler, a massive signed photo of Charles Dickens, and a silver medal from the 1932 Los Angeles Summer Olympics. Join us as we prepare to make history selling history in September 2016.
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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George Washington1 - George Washington
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Revolutionary War–dated partly-printed DS, signed “G:o Washington,” one page, 7.25 x 12.5, June 7, 1783. Continental Army military discharge headed “B
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Estimates : 10,000.00 - 15,000.00
 
 
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George Washington2 - George Washington
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Gorgeous example of the ‘Linked States’ variety of buttons created in 1789 to honor George Washington’s first inauguration, measuring 34mm in diameter
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
 
 
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Thomas Jefferson3 - Thomas Jefferson
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ALS signed “Th: Jefferson,” one page, 8 x 9.5, Monticello, January 16, 1820. Letter to Robert Hanna, Sr. In full: “A letter from you, dear sir, comes
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Estimates : 10,000.00 - 15,000.00
 
 
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James Madison and James Monroe4 - James Madison and James Monroe
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Uncommon manuscript DS, signed “James Madison” as president and “Jas. Monroe” as secretary of state,” one page, 10.25 x 15, April 7, 1816. President M
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
 
 
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James Madison5 - James Madison
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Handsome partly-printed vellum DS as president, one page, 13.25 x 16.5, May 26, 1812. President Madison appoints Joseph S. McPherson as “a Lieutenant
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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James Madison6 - James Madison
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DS as president, one page, 11.5 x 14.5, December 5, 1809. A patent issued to Atkinson Farra, who “hath alleged that he has invented a new and useful i
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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James Monroe and John Quincy Adams7 - James Monroe and John Quincy Adams
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Partly-printed vellum DS, signed “James Monroe” as president and “John Quincy Adams” as secretary of state, one page, 11 x 15, November 18, 1818. A pa
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Estimates : 1,800.00 - 2,200.00
 
 
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James Monroe8 - James Monroe
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ALS as president, one page both sides, 8 x 9.75, March 23, 1819. Letter to Thomas Swann, in full: “I forgot to mention to you the case of Mr. Swart ye
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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James Monroe9 - James Monroe
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ALS as president, one page, 8 x 10, June 22, 1822. Letter to the comptroller, in full: “On the report & opinion of the Attorney General, respect...
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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John Quincy Adams and Henry Clay10 - John Quincy Adams and Henry Clay
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Partly-printed vellum DS, signed “J. Q. Adams” as president and “H. Clay” as secretary of state, one page, 10.25 x 14.25, no date. Unissued scallop-to
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Estimates : 900.00 - 1,100.00
 
 
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Andrew Jackson11 - Andrew Jackson
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War-dated ALS, three pages on two adjoining sheets, 7.75 x 9.75, December 13, 1813. Letter to Governor Willie Blount of Tennessee, written from Fort S
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
 
 
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Andrew Jackson12 - Andrew Jackson
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Exceptionally early ALS signed “An’dw Jackson,” three pages on two adjoining sheets, 15.5 x 13.5, October 2, 1795. Letter from Jackson as a young Nash
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Andrew Jackson13 - Andrew Jackson
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Partly-printed vellum DS as president, one page, 11.75 x 15, March 27, 1832. Scallop-topped ship’s pass issued for “the Brig Industry of Westport, Geo
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Millard Fillmore14 - Millard Fillmore
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Exceptional complete ten-volume set of The Life and Works of John Adams by Charles Francis Adams from Fillmore’s personal library, published by Little
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Millard Fillmore15 - Millard Fillmore
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ALS, one page both sides, 4.75 x 7.75, April 14, 1861. Letter to George Lunt concerning a passage from Shakespeare’s Macbeth. In part: “Under the ‘Lit
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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James Buchanan16 - James Buchanan
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Corcoran & Riggs bank check, 8 x 3.25, filled out and signed in another hand, payable to Hon. James Buchanan for $11,000, February 7, 1850. Endo...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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James Buchanan17 - James Buchanan
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Souvenir quotation in a collector’s hand, one page, 7.5 x 8.75, lightly lined, signed at the conclusion in black ink by Buchanan. In full: “‘Whilst th
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Abraham Lincoln18 - Abraham Lincoln
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Civil War-dated partly-printed DS as president, one page, 15.75 x 10, April 19, 1861. President Lincoln appoints Flamen Ball as “Attorney of the Unite
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Estimates : 10,000.00 - 15,000.00
 
 
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Abraham Lincoln and Cabinet19 - Abraham Lincoln and Cabinet
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Ink signatures, “A. Lincoln,” “William H. Seward,” “S. P. Chase,” “Edwin M. Stanton,” “Gideon Welles,” “J. P. Usher,” “M. Blair,” and “Edw: Bates,” on
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Estimates : 25,000.00 - 30,000.00
 
 
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Abraham Lincoln20 - Abraham Lincoln
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Autograph endorsement as president, signed “A. Lincoln,” on a 6.5 x 3.25 address overleaf attached to a letter written by Thomas Jacks requesting the
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Estimates : 7,000.00 - 9,000.00
 
 
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Abraham Lincoln21 - Abraham Lincoln
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Manuscript DS as president, one page, 8.25 x 7, March 9, 1863. Order issued from the Executive Mansion. In full: “I authorize William T. Otto to perfo
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Estimates : 7,000.00 - 9,000.00
 
 
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Abraham Lincoln22 - Abraham Lincoln
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Partly-printed certificate featuring pre-printed facsimile signatures of President Lincoln and Secretary of War Stanton, one page, 13.5 x 10.5, Decemb
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Andrew Johnson23 - Andrew Johnson
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Manuscript DS, one page both sides, 7.75 x 9.75, no date. A petition recommending a man to serve as timber agent. In full: “The undersigned beg leave
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Andrew Johnson24 - Andrew Johnson
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Partly-printed DS as president, one page, 8.5 x 11, February 20, 1867. President Johnson authorizes and directs “the Secretary of State to affix the S
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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U. S. Grant25 - U. S. Grant
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Civil War-dated ALS signed “U. S. Grant, Maj. Gen.,” one page, 7.75 x 9.75, December 22, 1862. Written from Oxford, Mississippi, a letter to Major Gen
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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U. S. Grant26 - U. S. Grant
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Partly-printed DS as president, one page, 15.75 x 19.25, December 20, 1876. President Grant appoints Charles Morton as “First Lieutenant in the Third
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Estimates : 700.00 - 900.00
 
 
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U. S. Grant27 - U. S. Grant
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DS as president, one page, 7.5 x 8.75, October 25, 1869. In part: “I hereby authorize and direct the Secretary of State to affix the Seal of the Unite
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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U. S. Grant28 - U. S. Grant
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Crisp ink signature, “U. S. Grant” on an off-white 3.75 x 1.25 slip. Mounted, cloth-matted, and framed with a small portrait of Grant to an overall si
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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U. S. Grant29 - U. S. Grant
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Scarce hand-addressed and free-franked Executive Mansion envelope, 6 x 3.25, addressed by Grant to “Hon. H. Fish, Sec. of State,” and franked in the u
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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James A. Garfield30 - James A. Garfield
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Signed book: A Practical Introduction to Latin Prose Composition. NY: D. Appleton & Company, 1850. Hardcover, 5 x 7.5, 356 pages. Inscribed on t...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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James A. Garfield31 - James A. Garfield
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Scarce partly-printed DS as president, one page, 17 x 14, April 29, 1881. President Garfield appoints Francis W. Seeley as “Postmaster at Lake City, i
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Estimates : 11,000.00 - 15,000.00
 
 
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James A. Garfield32 - James A. Garfield
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Appealing 5.5 x 3.25 envelope signed in the upper right in black ink, “Ja. Garfield, NC,” and addressed to his wife in his own hand, “Mrs. Eliza Garfi
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Chester A. Arthur and Cabinet33 - Chester A. Arthur and Cabinet
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Hardcover leatherbound autograph album, 7.5 x 9.25, signed inside, as president, “Chester A. Arthur, April 12, 1884,” and also signed by seven members
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
 
 
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Benjamin Harrison34 - Benjamin Harrison
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Imposing 10 x 15.5 portrait of Harrison taken in 1888 by George Prince, affixed to its original 11 x 17.25 mount, signed on the mount in black ink, “B
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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William McKinley35 - William McKinley
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Partly-printed vellum DS as president, one page, 15.5 x 19, December 21, 1897. President McKinley appoints Samuel Breck as “Adjutant General with the
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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William McKinley36 - William McKinley
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Partly-printed DS as president, one page, 17 x 12.5, June 9, 1899. President McKinley appoints Colonel Peter C. Hains of the US Army as “a member of t
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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William McKinley37 - William McKinley
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ALS signed “Wm. McKinley, Jr.,” one page, 5.5 x 8.5, W. & A. McKinley Attorneys at Law letterhead, no date but circa 1870s. Letter to a woman in...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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William McKinley38 - William McKinley
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LS signed “Wm. McKinley, Jr.,” one page, 5.5 x 9, House of Representatives letterhead, April 7, 1882. Letter to Charles Campbell of Newark, in part: “
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Theodore Roosevelt39 - Theodore Roosevelt
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Stunning oversized print of an etched portrait of Roosevelt, 13 x 17, signed and inscribed in the lower border in black ink, “Inscribed for Orville J.
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Theodore Roosevelt40 - Theodore Roosevelt
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Engraved portrait of the exterior of the White House, 6.25 x 4, signed as president under the image in black ink, “Theodore Roosevelt, Feb 11th 1909.”
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Theodore Roosevelt41 - Theodore Roosevelt
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TLS, one page, 8.5 x 11, Metropolitan letterhead, December 5, 1916. Letter to Frederick Almy. In part: “I hate to say it is not possible for me to mak
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Theodore Roosevelt42 - Theodore Roosevelt
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TLS as president, one page, 7 x 8.75, White House letterhead, December 23, 1905. Letter to Bishop Daniel A. Goodsell, in full: “I have received the Me
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Theodore Roosevelt43 - Theodore Roosevelt
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Ink signature, “Theodore Roosevelt,” on an off-white 2.25 x 1 slip bearing a notation in another hand. Matted with a silhouette of Teddy to an overall
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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William H. Taft44 - William H. Taft
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TLS signed “Bill,” one page, 8 x 10.5, War Department letterhead, April 11, 1906. Letter to C. H. Kelsey, in full: “I have your note of April 9th, and
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Woodrow Wilson45 - Woodrow Wilson
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TLS as president, one page, 7 x 8.75, White House letterhead, July 12, 1919. Letter to Hon. Martin F. Ansel, the former governor of South Carolina. In
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Woodrow Wilson46 - Woodrow Wilson
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Partly-printed DS as president, one page, 10.25 x 14, March 2, 1915. President Wilson appoints Samuel T. Lee of Michigan as “a Consul of Class six of
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Woodrow Wilson47 - Woodrow Wilson
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ALS, one page, 3.75 x 5, January 26, 1903. Letter to Betty Breese Blodget, in full: “I cheerfully comply with your request for my autograph. It is a s
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Calvin Coolidge48 - Calvin Coolidge
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Uncommon AQS on a 7 x 10.5 sheet of personal letterhead, signed at the conclusion. Coolidge pens an excerpt from his commencement address given at Geo
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Herbert Hoover49 - Herbert Hoover
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DS, three pages on two sheets, 8.5 x 13.75, April 10, 1945. Agreement between D. Van Nostrand Company, inc., and Hugh Gibson and Herbert Hoover, in wh
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Estimates : 700.00 - 900.00
 
 
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Franklin D. Roosevelt50 - Franklin D. Roosevelt
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World War II–dated TLS signed “F. D. R.,” one page, 7 x 8.75, White House letterhead, May 6, 1942. Letter to Senator Lister Hill. In full: “Ever so ma
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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