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Important Signed & Inscribed Books and Photographs

PRESIDENTS

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JAMES MADISON  – AS PRESIDENT & JAMES MONORE  – AS SECRETARY OF STATE ~~ A BOLDLY SIGNED ‘1812’ LAND GRANT ~~

Partially-Printed Document Signed, “James Madison,” as President.  One page, oblong folio, vellum. Washington. January 23, 1812. Boldly countersigned by JAMES MONROE (1758-1831). Founding Father and fifth President of the United States, as Secretary of State: “Jas. Monroe.”   Large paper wafer, spread eagle Seal of State affixed at lower left. 

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THEODORE ROOSEVELT —  CONFRONTS THE 1916 NYC POLIO EPIDEMIC

ROOSEVELT, THEODORE.  (1858-1919).  Twenty-sixth President of the United States (1901-9).  Autograph Letter Signed, “Theodore Roosevelt”, on his imprinted Sagamore Hill note card.  One full page, 16mo. 

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JEFFERSON DAVIS —  IN A LETTER TO A FORMER LOVER, PENNED JUST 7 MONTHS AFTER HIS MARRIAGE TO VARINA, RECALLS: “WHEN WE WERE TO EACH OTHER IN A DIFFERENT RELATION FROM THAT WHICH EXISTS NOW”

DAVIS, JEFFERSON.  (1808-1889).  First and only President of the Confederate States of America (1861-1865).  Superb Autograph Letter Signed, “Jefferson Davis”.  Four full pages, small quarto.  Washington, D.C.,  September 24, 1854.  Very fine condition. 

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R.B. HAYES’ SIGNED PRESIDENTIAL SPEECH BEFORE CONGRESS FOR THE SUPPORT OF THE ARMY

HAYES, RUTHERFORD B.  (1822-1893).  Nineteenth President of the United States (1877-1881).  Uncommon, and rather scarce “Message  / of the / President of the United States / Returning to the House of Representatives / the / Bill Entitled ‘An Act Making Appropriations for the Support  / of the Army for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, / 1880 and for other purposes.” –  Dated “April 29, 1879.  Washington: Government Printing Office / 1879”.  Boldly signed in the top margin.

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F.D.R. TO HIS SON AT HARVARD — AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE AND HIGHLY UNUSUAL PRESIDENTIAL ITEM — INTIMATELY ILLUSTRATING A FATHER’S GUIDENCE THROUGH THE DIFFICULTIES OF HARVARD ACADEMICS AND SOCIAL LIFE

ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D. (1882-1945) 32nd U.S. President.  Remarkable Autograph Letter Signed, “Father,” on his name-imprinted ‘Franklin D. Roosevelt / Vice President / Fidelity and Deposit Company of Maryland’ stationery. Two full pages, quarto. ‘Warm Springs’ [Georgia]. October 23, no year. [circa 1928]

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POSSIBLY UNIQUE U.S. GRANT FREE FRANK SIGNATURE SIGNED AS PRESIDENT  —  AND ADDRESSED TO THE FAMOUS NEWSPAPER MAN: HORACE GREELEY

GRANT, ULYSSES S. (1822-1885) Eighteenth President of the United States (1869-77);  General-in-Chief of the Union Army during the American Civil War.  His bold franking Signature, “U.S. Grant,” as President, on the front panel of what was an envelope that is imprinted “From the President of the United States”. 

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GEORGE H.W. BUSH, WRITING FROM AIR FORCE TWO ON HIS RETURN FROM CHINA STATES HE: “HAD A GREAT 6 DAY VISIT TO CHINA — MEETING ALL THE TOP LEADERS”

BUSH. GEORGE H.W. (1924-2018). Vice President of the United States (1981-1989) before serving as 41st U.S. President (1989-1993).  Good content Autograph Letter Signed “George Bush” on blue and gold Aboard Air Force Two imprinted stationery with impressed Vice Presidential Seal. One page, large octavo, October 19, 1985.

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