TWO PAGE ALS OF U.S. GRANT — AS PRESIDENT
GRANT, ULYSSES S. (1822-1885). Eighteenth President of the United States (1869-1877); Commander of the Union Army in the U.S. Civil War. Scarce Autograph Letter Signed, “U.S. Grant”, as President, on ruled stationery. Two separate pages, octavo. Long Branch, New Jersey, July 25, 1871.
GEORGE ARMSTRONG CUSTER WANTS HIS ‘ARMY AND NAVY JOURNAL’ DELIVERED TO HIS NEW POSTING IN THE DAKOTA TERRITORY
CUSTER, GEORGE ARMSTRONG (1839-1876) U.S. Army officer and cavalry commander in the American Civil War and the Indian Wars; best remembered for his disastrous engagement at the ‘Battle of Little Bighorn’. Boldly penned Autograph Letter Signed, “G.A. Custer, U.S. Army”. Very full page, quarto. “Elizabethtown KY., “June 8, 1872.”
SUPERB LINO-TYPE ENGRAVING SIGNED BY WALT WHITMAN
WHITMAN, WALT. (1819-1892) American poet, essayist, journalist and humanist. Uncommon Printed Lino-type copy-image of a 5 ¾” x 3 ¼” photograph of Whitman, on a 8 ¼” x 5 ½” sheet, boldly Signed in dark ink: “Walt Whitman.”