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Historic Autograph Letters, Manuscripts & Documents

Important Signed & Inscribed Books and Photographs

PRESIDENTS

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AN ATTRACTIVE ALS OF CALVIN COOLIDGE  ~~  WRITTEN IN HIS POST PRESIDENTIAL YEARS, ON HIS OWN NAME-IMPRINTED STATIONERY FROM HIS COUNTRY ESTATE IN NORTHAMPTON

COOLIDGE, CALVIN. (1872-1933). Thirtieth President of the United States (1923-9).  Uncommon Autograph Letter Signed, “Calvin Coolidge,” on his name-imprinted stationery. One page, quarto. Northampton, Massachusetts,  June 25, 1931. Very fine condition.  

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MCKINLEY ACCEPTS CONGRATULATIONS ON HIS RE-ELECTION

McKINLEY, WILLIAM (1843-1901) 25th President of the United States. Typed Letter Signed, “Wm. McKinley,” as President, on Executive Mansion, Washington letterhead. One page, quarto. Washington, November 14, 1900.  McKinley writes to Gen. Albert D. Shaw.

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SUPERB CONDITION SHIP’S PASSPORT SIGNED BY ANDREW JACKSON — AS PRESIDENT

JACKSON, ANDREW.  (1767-1845).  Seventh President of the United States (1829-1837).  Partially-Printed scalloped edge ship’s paper Signed, “Andrew Jackson,” as President. One page, folio, vellum.

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ANDREW JACKSON AND THE BEGINNING OF:  ”THE TRAIL OF TEARS” 

A REMARKABLE TESTAMENT APPROVING THE SALE OF CREEK INDIAN LAND TO A NOTORIOUS SPECULATOR, KNOWN FOR HIS SWINDLING NATIVE AMERICAN’S OUT OF THEIR LANDS

JACKSON, ANDREW. (1767-1845) 7th President of the United States; led troops during the ‘Creek War’ of 1813-14, winning the ‘Battle of Horseshoe Bend’ and subsequently enforcing the ‘Treaty of Fort Jackson’ which required the Creek surrender of vast lands in present day Georgia and Alabama; 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.  Exceedingly-rare, “Creek Nation of Indiana in the State of Alabama” headed Partly-printed Document, Boldly Signed, “Approved May 30th 1834 / Andrew Jackson”.

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GEORGE WASHINGTON   —  AS COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTIONERY ARMY DECLARES:

“I HAVE TURNED MY THOUGHTS … TOWARDS CARRYING ON AN EXPEDITION AGAINST THE INDIANS OF THE SIX NATIONS ….”

“THE KIND OF WAR NECESSARY TO BE CARRIED ON AGAINST THE SAVAGES FOR THE MORE EFFECTUAL SECURITY OF OUR FRONTIER”.

WASHINGTON, GEORGE.  (1732-1799).  First President of the United States (1789-1797).  Exceptional War-dated, Manuscript Letter Signed, “G. Washington”, as Commander of the Continental forces. “Headquarters, Middle Brook, March 2, 1779.”  Two full legal folio pages, [in the hand of Tench Tilghman].   To Brigadier General Porter. 

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FORMER PRESIDENT AND FUTURE CHIEF JUSTICE WILLIAM HOWARD TAFT BOLDLY INSCRIBES HIS BOOK: ”OUR CHIEF MAGISTRATE AND HIS POWERS” , TO THE THEN SITTING CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT:  —  EDWARD WHITE!  —  AN ABSOLUTELY EXCEPTIONAL ASSOCIATION COPY!

His scarce book: OUR CHIEF MAGISTRATE AND HIS POWERS. Boldly inscribed: For my friend / Edward White / Chief Justice of / the United States / Wm. H. Taft / with affectionate regard / and great respect / New Haven [Connecticut] June 19th 1916. First edition.

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FILLMORE — AS PRESIDENT — AUTHORIZES THE AFFIXING OF THE SEAL OF THE UNITED STATES TO THE REMISSION OF A FORFEITURE FOR THE SHIP ‘ST. GEORGE’ — WHICH, JUST 2 WEEKS LATER, WAS LOST AT SEA, IN THE NORTH ATLANTIC, WITH A HEAVY LOSS OF LIFE!

FILLMORE, MILLARD. (1800-74). Thirteenth President of the United States (1850-3). Most unusual, Partly-Printed Document Signed, ”Millard Fillmore”, as President. One page, quarto. Washington, D.C., December 11, 1852. Very fine condition. The document reads: I hereby authorize and direct the Secretary of State to affix the Seal of the United States to the remission of the forfeiture granted to the Ship St. George

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