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Historic Autograph Letters, Manuscripts & Documents

Important Signed & Inscribed Books and Photographs

PRESIDENTS

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JOHN ADAMS’ HIGH PRAISE FOR WEST POINT —

“I HAVE…THE HIGHEST ESTEEM FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT AT WEST POINT,  FOR ITS OFFICERS AND THE YOUNG GENTLEMEN THE CADETS”

ADAMS, JOHN.  (1735-1826).  Second President of the United States (1797-1801).  Good Manuscript Letter Signed, “John Adams”.  One full page, quarto.  Boston, August 8, 1821. 

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MINT COPY OF GERALD R. FORD’S MINIATURE BOOK:   GLOBAL STABILITY

FORD, GERALD R(UDOLPH).  (1913-2006).  Thirty-eighth President of the United States (1974-7); the only President elected neither President nor Vice President to hold those offices. His miniature book:  Global Stability: An Address by Gerald R. Ford Via International Quebec September 8, 1980.

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SCARCE STATE OF OHIO INDEBTEDNESS BOND  —  SIGNED BY WILLIAM MCKINLEY

MCKINLEY, WILLIAM.  (1843-1901).  Twenty-fifth President of the United States (assassinated); Governor of Ohio; Congressman.  Partially Printed (red and blue inks) Document Signed, “Wm McKinley,” as Governor of Ohio.  One page, oblong large folio. Columbus, Ohio. May 12, 1894. 

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GENERAL GRANT DEFINES THE CONSTRAINTS OF THE ‘MILITARY SAFEGUARD’ OF PROPERTY  — DURING THE PERIOD OF RECONSTRUCTION

GRANT, ULYSSES S(IMPSON).  (1822-85).  Eighteenth President of the United States (1869-77); celebrated Union General in America’s Civil War.    Good Manuscript Letter boldly Signed, “U.S. Grant, General”, on imprinted Head Quarters Armies of the United States letterhead.  Two pages, quarto.  Washington, D.C., May 29, 1867. 

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VARINA DAVIS TO THE LADIES OF COLUMBUS: “OUR CHILDREN SHALL BE TAUGHT TO REVERE THE MEMORY AND REMEMBER THE FRIENDSHIP SHOWN BY THESE TRUE FRIENDS IN THE DAY OF OUR ADVERSITY.”

DAVIS, VARINA.  (1826-1906).  Wife of Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of America.  Autograph Letter Signed, “Varina Davis”, on monogrammed stationery.  Two full pages, octavo. ” Fortress Monroe, Virginia, May 2, 1867″.  Very fine condition. 

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JEFFERSON DAVIS —  SCARCE ALS WRITTEN WHILE STILL UNDER INDICTMENT FOR TREASON, UNTIL ANDREW JOHNSON ISSUED, JUST 7 WEEKS LATER, ON CHRISTMAS DAY OF 1868   — A PRESIDENTIAL “PARDON AND AMNESTY” FOR THE OFFENSE OF TREASON TO “EVERY PERSON WHO DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY PARTICIPATED IN THE LATE INSURRECTION OR REBELLION”.

DAVIS, JEFFERSON.  (1808-1889).  First and only President of the Confederate States of America (1861-1865).  Uncommon Autograph Letter Signed twice; “Jefferson Davis” and “J.D.”, while still under indictment for treason in the US.    Four pages, octavo.  “Sunday evening”, [England], November 1, 1868.  To “James Spence Esq., Abercromby Square, Liverpool”.

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WARREN G. HARDING –  DOCUMENT SIGNED TWICE BY HIM 

HARDING, WARREN G. (1865-1923) 29th President of the United States. Partially Printed Document Signed as owner and editor of The Marion Star. One page, oblong octavo.  Marion County [Ohio]. June 27, 1896. 

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