RUTHERFORD B. HAYES ~~ A FINE, AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED — ON PRISON REFORM, A TOPIC THAT HE WAS TO PASSIONATELY EMBRACE IN HIS POST PRESIDENTIAL YEARS
HAYES, RUTHERFORD B(IRCHARD). (1822-93). Nineteenth President of the United States (1877-81). Attractive, boldly penned, Autograph Letter Signed, “Rutherford B. Hayes”. One full page, large octavo. ‘Spiegel Grove, Fremont O[hio]’, February 12, 1888. Very fine condition.
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. No place, no date [circa 1883-85]. Cleveland is depicted in a half-length bust pose facing left.
MILLARD FILLMORE — AN EXTREMELY LONG, EARLY, AND DETAILED LETTER ON THE “UNCEASING DRUDGERY” OF CONGRESSIONAL LIFE, POLITICAL ELECTIONS, CANADIAN REBELLIONS, AND IMMEDIATE FAMILY MATTERS
FILLMORE, MILLARD. (1800-74). Thirteenth President of the United States (1850-3). Exceptional Autograph Letter Signed, “Millard Fillmore”. Three very full pages, quarto. Washington, D.C., March 16, 1838.
U.S. GRANT ~~ AS PRESIDENT — SEEKS TO FIND A POLITICAL SUPPORTER AN APPOINTMENT IN THE COASTAL SURVEY STUDY
GRANT, ULYSSES S. (1822-1885). Eighteenth President of the United States; Union General in the civil war. Uncommon Autograph Note Signed, “U.S. Grant”, as President, on 3 ¾ x 2 ¼ card. January 10, 1876.
JAMES BUCHANAN, THE POLITICAL BOSS, ADVISES: “THE DELEGATES FROM PENNSYLVANIA, IF PRACTICAL, SHOULD BE UNITED IN ALL THEIR MOVEMENTS.”
BUCHANAN, JAMES. (1791-1868). Fifteenth President of the United States (1857-61). Autograph Letter Signed, “James Buchanan.” One page, quarto. “Washington.” May 4, 1840. To “Col. Reah Frazer.”
VERY-RARE AND IMPORTANT THOMAS JEFFERSON PRESIDENTIAL LAND GRANT PROVIDING FOR ‘PROPAGATING, THE GOSPEL AMONG THE HEATHEN’ — BOLDLY SIGNED BY HIM AS PRESIDENT AND JAMES MADISON, AS SECRETARY OF STATE
JEFFERSON, THOMAS. (1743-1826). Third President of the United States (1801-1809) and author of the Declaration of Independence. Partially-Printed Document Signed, “Th. Jefferson,” as President. Countersigned by Secretary of State JAMES MADISON [(1751-1836)
RONALD REAGAN SPEAKS OF HIS “EUREKA DAYS OF RESPECTABLE POVERTY”: “(ONLY WE DIDN’T KNOW WE WERE POOR THEN ~ THE GOV’T HADN’T TOLD US)”
REAGAN, RONALD W. (1911-2004). 40th President of the United States (1981-1989). Charming Autograph Letter Signed, “Dutch”, [his high-school nick-name] as Governor of California. One page, quarto. June 13, 1967.