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.”
ULYSSES S. GRANT WRITES FROM WEST POINT ABOUT THE ELIGIBILITY OF AN ACQUAINTANCE HE’S SUPPORTED FOR CIVIL APPOINTMENTS IN THE PAST, TO NOW GET A NAVAL APPOINTMENT
GRANT, ULYSSES S. (1822-1885). Eighteenth President of the United States (1869-1877). Boldly penned Autograph Letter Signed, “U.S. Grant”, on ruled stationery. Three pages, octavo. West Point, New York, July 12, 1866.
ORNATE CERTIFICATE OF MEMBERSHIP FOR THE BUILDING OF THE WASHINGTON NATIONAL MONUMENT
WASHINGTON MONUMENT. [TAYLOR, ZACHARY (1784-1850) 12th President of the United States]. An ornate, printed Washington National Monument Society certificate bearing Taylor’s printed signature “Z. Taylor”, President. One page, 8 ½ x 10 ¼ inches. No date, but circa 1849.
RUTHERFORD B. HAYES TO U.S. GRANT ~~ SEEKING A REPRIEVE FOR A POLICEMAN ACCUSED OF MURDER IN UTAH
HAYES, RUTHERFORD B. (1822-93). Nineteenth President of the United States (1877-81); Brevet major general in Civil War, wounded five times, most seriously at the Battle of South Mountain in 1862. Intriguing Autograph Letter Signed, “R.B. Hayes”, as Governor of Ohio, on illustrated and imprinted The State of Ohio, Executive Department letterhead. One full page, small quarto. Columbus, June 17, 1869. Very fine condition. “To the President [Ulysses S. Grant]”.
ANDREW JOHNSON IMPEACHMENT TRIAL TICKET — WITH THE ORGINAL STUB STILL ATTACHED
JOHNSON, ANDREW. (1808-1875). Seventeenth President of the United States; Governor of Tennessee; first president to face an impeachment trial. A light rose color/purple imprinted Impeachment trial ticket for May 18, 1868, with the original stub still attached.
SPEECHES AND ADDRESSES OF WILLIAM McKINLEY FROM MARCH 1, 1897 TO MAY 30, 1900 ~~ BOLDLY INSCRIBED BY HIM, AS PRESIDENT, TO THE MAN RESPONSIBLE FOR HIS POLITIAL CAREER, MARK HANNA – KNOWN AS THE ‘KINGMAKER’ OF OHIO AND NATIONAL POLITICS POST CIVIL WAR
MCKINLEY, WILLIAM (1843-1901). 25th President of the United States; assassinated in 1901. The book: SPEECHES AND ADDRESSES OF WILLIAM McKINLEY FROM MARCH 1, 1897 TO MAY 30, 1900, boldly inscribed on the half-title page: “for Hon[orable] M A Hanna / with sincere regards / William McKinley / July 28, 1900”, as President.
GENERAL U.S. GRANT SALUTES CYRUS W. FIELD ON THE ACCOMPLISHMENT OF THE SUCCESSFUL LAYING OF THE ATLANTIC CABLE
GRANT, ULYSSESS S. (1822-1885). Union General in the Civil War and President of the United States. Choice Autograph Letter Signed, as General, on Head Quarters Armies of the United States stationery. One full page, 4to. Washington, D.C., November 8, 1866.