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FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT ADDRESS THE INITIAL FUNDING FOR HIS WARM SPRINGS FOUNDATION

ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN DELANO. (1882-1945). Thirty-second President of the United States (1933-1945).  Interesting, and scarce Autograph Letter Signed, “Franklin D. Roosevelt,” on his name-imprinted Hyde Park ~ Dutchess County New York letterhead. ”Warm Springs, GA.” November 19, 1927.

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PRESIDENT ANDREW JACKSON  ~~  IN REACTION TO THE FINANCIAL PANIC OF 1834 BROUGHT ON BY THE IMMENIENT COLLAPSE OF THE BANK OF THE UNITED STATES, “IN ADOPTING THIS COURSE IS SOLELY GOVERNED BY A DESIRE TO PREVENT ANY FURTHER MISUNDERSTANDING OF HIS OWN VIEWS AS WELL AS HE IS TO THE SUFFERINGS AND WANTS OF ALL CLASSES OF HIS FELLOW CITIZENS”

JACKSON, ANDREW.  (1767-1845).  Seventh President of the United States; won the ‘Battle of New Orleans’ against the British in 1815; and led U.S. forces in the First Seminole War, which led to the annexation of Florida.  Good content Manuscript Letter Signed, “Andrew Jackson”, as President.  3 ¼ pages, quarto.  Washington,  March 17, 1834.

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AARON BURR FREE-FRANKED ADDRESS-LEAF AS VICE PRESIDENT

BURR, AARON.  (1756-1836).  American revolutionary officer and political leader; 3RD Vice President of the U.S.   His bold Franking Signature, “A. Burr,” penned on an address leaf entirely in Burr’s hand to “The Hon. /  John Rutherford / Trenton.” With straight “Free” and sea-shell “Aug[ust] 17 / New York” postal cancellations.

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JEFFERSON SIGNS AN ACT OF THE SECOND CONGRESS REMITTING FINES FOR THE FAILURE TO TRANSPORT THE MAILS BETWEEN CHARLESTON AND SAVANNAH

JEFFERSON, THOMAS. (1743-1826). Third President of the United States; principle author of the Declaration of Independence; Governor of Virginia; Minister to France;  and influential Founding Father of the United States. Uncommon Printed Broadside Act of the Second Congress, Boldly Signed in ink by Jefferson as Secretary of State. One page, oblong large octavo.

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A BOLDLY PENNED, SAM HOUSTON LETTER ACCEPTING MEMBERSHIP IN THE NEW YORK RHETORICAL SOCIETY

HOUSTON, SAM.  (1793-1863).  American soldier and politician; first president of Republic of Texas.  Boldly penned Autograph Letter Signed, “Sam Houston”, on blind-embossed and crested United States Senate stationery, with his characteristically ornate signature.  Two full pages, quarto.  “Washington City”, January 23, 1851.  Excellent condition.

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EMERSON REPORTS THE DEATH OF A HARVARD CLASSMATE

EMERSON, RALPH WALDO. (1803 -1882) Author, poet, and philosopher; leader of the Transcendentalist movement. Autograph Letter Signed “R.W. Emerson”.  One page, octavo. Concord [Massachusetts], February 14, 1869.

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GENERAL U.S. GRANT SALUTES CYRUS W. FIELD ON THE ACCOMPLISHMENT OF THE SUCCESSFUL LAYING OF THE ATLANTIC CABLE

GRANT, ULYSSESS S. (1822-1885). Union General in the Civil War and President of the United States. Choice Autograph Letter Signed, as General, on Head Quarters Armies of the United States stationery. One full page, 4to. Washington, D.C., November 8, 1866.

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