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SIGNED CABINET PHOTOGRAPH OF GROVER CLEVELAND

CLEVELAND, GROVER.  (1837-1908).  Twenty-second and twenty-fourth President of the United States (1885-9, 1893-7).  Albumin octavo Cabinet Photograph Signed, “Grover Cleveland”, underneath his image, possibly as President. 

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ROBERT MORRIS  — SIGNS A RARE 1783 SIGHT EXCHANGE DRAFT – FINANCING THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION 

MORRIS, ROBERT.  (1734-1806).  Important American financier; Signer Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, and Constitution.  Partially-Printed Document Signed, “Rob. Morris.” One page, oblong octavo. Philadelphia. April 24, 1783.

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EARLY CHECK SIGNED BY HARRY S. TRUMAN

TRUMAN, HARRY S. (1884-1924) 33rd President of the United States. Partly-printed Check Signed “Harry S. Truman.”

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EMERSON QUOTES FROM HIS ‘BOSTON HYMN’ WRITTEN IN COMMEMORATION OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN’S ISSUANCE OF THE EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION

EMERSON, RALPH WALDO. (1803 -1882) Author, poet, abolitionist, and philosopher; leader of the Transcendentalist movement. Choice Autograph Quotation Signed “R.W. Emerson”.

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JAMES MADISON, CAESAR RODNEY AND ROBERT SMITH — A VERY EARLY ‘LETTERS PATENT’ ISSUED FOR AN IMPROVEMENT IN “THE STEAM STILL” — USED IN 18/19TH CENTRY WHISKEY AND SPIRIT PRODUCTION IN THE UNITED STATES

MADISON, JAMES.  (1751-1836).  Fourth President of the United States (1809-1817).  Partly-printed Document Signed, “James Madison”, as President, and countersigned by ROBERT SMITH as Secretary of State. Additionally signed by CAESAR RODNEY, Attorney General of the United States.   Madison’s and Smith signatures are dark and boldly penned.  Rodney’s is light, but readable.   

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JOHN ADAMS  ~~  AN EXCEEDINGLY-RARE PRIVATEER’S COMMISSION SIGNED DURING THE UNDECLARED “QUASI-WAR” WITH FRANCE

ADAMS, JOHN. (1735-1826). Second President of the United States; Signer of the Declaration of Independence; Vice President; and Minister to Holland and England. Exceedingly-rare Partly-Printed Document Signed, as President. One page, large folio. [approximately 16 x 13 inches].  Philadelphia, November 14, 1799. Countersigned by TIMOTHY PICKERING, Secretary of State. 

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CHOICE LETTER FROM THE ANGLO-AMERICAN JOURNALIST AND EXPLORER OF AFRICA — SIR HENRY MORTON STANLEY – THE MAN WHO ‘FOUND’ DR. DAVID LIVINGSTONE

STANLEY, SIR HENRY MORTON. (1841-1904). Anglo-American journalist and explorer of Africa.  Autograph Letter Signed, in the third person: “Mr. H.M. Stanley”. One page, octavo.  Approximately 7 x 5 inches.  Written on striking embossed stationary, with a cameo of Africa ‘The Dark Continent’ imprinted at the top left. ‘160 New Bond Street, London. June 23, 1886’.

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