JAMES MONROE WRITES A DEMAND ORDER ~~ DRAWN ON THE BANK OF THE METROPOLIS, IN THE AMOUNT OF $200
MONROE, JAMES. (1758-1831). Fifth President of the United States. Autograph Document Signed, ”Jas Monroe”, as Secretary of State under James Madison. One page oblong narrow octavo [7 x 2½ inches] [Washington], April 18, 1814. Small missing piece at bottom border, unobtrusive cancellations to the signature, as commonly done in the time period.
CHESTER A. ARTHUR ~~ AN ATTRACTIVE SIGNED ENGRAVING OF THE WHITE HOUSE, PROBABLY SIGNED AS PRESIDENT
ARTHUR, CHESTER A. (1829-1886) 21st President of the United States. Handsome engraved vignette of the front approach to the Executive Mansion showing numerous people and carriages in the wide drive. Boldly signed, ”Chester A. Arthur,” on the wide lower margin, probably as President. Circa 1883.
ABRAHAM LINCOLN ~~ PENS A WAR-DATE ENDORSEMENT IN FAVOR OF HIS FRIEND, SIMEON FRANCIS, IN WHOSE PARLOR LINCOLN ONCE COURTED HIS FUTURE WIFE – MARY TODD
ABRAHAM, LINCOLN (1809-1865) President of the United States. Choice, apparently unpublished, nine line, War-date Autograph Endorsement Signed, “A. Lincoln.” One page, quarto. No place. “July 11, 1861.”
THEODORE ROOSEVELT ON WOODROW WILSON ~~ “PERSONALLY, HOWEVER, I BELIEVE THAT IF WE HAD HAD A PRESIDENT OF THE RIGHT KIND, A PRESIDENT LIKE ANDREW JACKSON, FOR INSTANCE, WHO WOULD NOT HAVE TOLERATED THE DREADFUL THINGS DONE TO US BY GERMANY, HE COULD HAVE AROUSED OUR PEOPLE. A ‘BUGLE CALL FROM THE WHITE HOUSE’ WILL AROUSE MANY A SLOTHFUL OR TIMID OR SHORTSIGHTED…AMERICAN”
ROOSEVELT, THEODORE. (1858-1919). Twenty-sixth President of the United States (1901-9). Superb Typed Letter Signed, “Theodore Roosevelt,” on his imprinted Oyster Bay, Long Island, N.Y stationery. One full page, small quarto. September 1st, 1915.
THE ONLY PRINT PORTRAIT THAT LINCOLN IS KNOWN TO HAVE AUTOGRAPHED
SIGNED EN ROUTE TO HIS INAUGURATION IN 1861
ONE OF THREE KNOWN COPIES
LINCOLN, ABRAHAM. (1809-1865). Sixteenth President of the United States (1861-1865). Superb and extremely rare engraved Portrait Signed, “A. Lincoln”, on his way to his inauguration in 1861. Lincoln is depicted in a full-faced bust pose, beardless.
EXCEEDINGLY–RARE SIGNED THEODORE ROOSEVELT “MINATURE” BOOK
ROOSEVELT, THEODORE (1858-1919) 26th President of the United States; assumed the Presidency on the assassination of William McKinley. Byron Andrews’ book entitled: Facts About the Candidate. [Theodore Roosevelt]. Chicago: Sam Stone, publishers. 1904. Boldly Signed on the half title page: “Theodore Roosevelt”, probably as President. A miniature illustrated campaign biography of TR, designed for the U.S. Presidential Election of 1904.
PRESIDENT WARREN G. HARDING’S FIRST CABINET MEETING IN 1921
AN IMAGE OF PURE PRESIDENTIAL AND GOVERMENTAL POWER, BEARING THE SIGNATURES OF WHAT WERE TO BE THREE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES, AND A FUTURE CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE US SUPREME COURT
HARDING, WARREN G. (1865-1923). Twenty-ninth President of the United States (1921-1923); died in office, resulting in Calvin Coolidge becoming the 30th President. An impressive photograph depicting President Warren G, Harding’s first cabinet meeting in March of 1921. Boldly signed by him and eleven of his cabinet members, two of which were to become future Presidents, and one who was to become the Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court. The men are depicted sitting around a conference table in the White House, and each has signed beneath his image.