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JAMES MONROE  —   CERTIFIES THE PATENT FOR DANIEL PETTIBONE’S  “RARIFYING AIR STOVE FOR WARMING ROOMS”   ACCOMPANIED BY A FULL DESCRIPTION OF THE DEVICE AND MULTIPLE DRAWINGS OF THE FURNACE, BY PETTIBONE

MONROE, JAMES.  (1758-1831).  Fifth President of the United States. Partially-Printed Document Signed, “Ja[me]s Monroe”, as Secretary of State in James Madison’s cabinet.  One full page, quarto.  Washington. October 14, 1813. 

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ROBERT E. PEARY, THE FIRST MAN TO CLAIM TO HAVE REACHED THE NORTH POLE,  PROTECTS HIS PUBLICATION RIGHTS TO HIS BOOK: ”THE LURE OF THE POLE”

PEARY, ROBERT, E. (1856-1920) Rear Admiral, North Pole Explorer. Document Signed “R. E. Peary”. One page, oblong octavo. May 8, 1905.

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FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT    —  BOLDLY SIGNED WHITE HOUSE CARD 

ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN (1882-1945)  32nd President of the United States. His bold Signature, “Franklin D. Roosevelt,” penned as President, on an imprinted “The White House, Washington” card.   

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A 1794 CHELSEA LOTTERY TICKET  — NORWICH CONNETICUT

A printed June 1794 American Lottery Ticket for the “Chelsea Lottery / Class Second”, Norwich, Connecticut.  One page, oblong narrow 16mo.  [Approximately 2 x 6 inches]. Endorsed vertically on the front “6 Doll.” and signed by “Joseph Perkins”, the lottery Manager.  Deeply embossed borders.

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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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QUEEN ANNE INSTRUCTS THE DUKE OF ARGYLE UPON HIS APPOINTMENT AS HER NEW AMBASSADOR TO THE SPANISH COURT  ~~  A REMARKABLE DIPLOMATIC COMMUNICATION

ANNE, QUEEN. (1665-1714). Queen of Great Britain and Ireland. Superb and Important Manuscript Document Signed, “Anne R”, and also “A. R.”, as Queen. Nine very full pages, folio. The “Court at St. James’s, February 20, 1710”.

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A RARE FORM OF GOVERNMENTAL ‘PASSPORT’ ISSUED AFTER THE CONCLUSION OF WWI AND JUST PRIOR TO THE UNITED STATES FOOD ADMINISTRATION EFFORTS IN EUROPE

HOOVER, HERBERT. (1874-1964).  31st President of the United States. Partially Printed Document Signed, “Herbert Hoover”, as administrator of the United States Food Administration.  One page, large quarto. No place, but with with “American Legation, Berne, Switzerland” seal affixed at lower right.   December 26, 1918.

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