ALEXANDER HAMILTON WRITES TO CLEAR UP SOME ISSUES CONCERNING THE IMPLICATION OF RULES SURROUNDING THE TONNAGE ACT, AND ITS PROVISIONS
HAMILTON, ALEXANDER. (1755-1804). First Secretary of the U.S. Treasury; political philosopher and economist; author of ‘The Federalist Papers’; Aide to George Washington in Revolutionary War. Good Manuscript Letter Signed, “Alexander Hamilton.” 1 ½ pages, quarto. “Treasury Department” [New York City], June 10, 1791.
JOHN HANCOCK — A SCARCE EARLY FINANCIAL SIGHT-DRAFT — BOLDLY SIGNED BY HIM
HANCOCK, JOHN. (1737-1793). American patriot and statesman, who was the first to sign the Declaration of Independence. Autograph Endorsement Signed, “John Hancock”, on the verso of a sight-draft drawn for payment to John Hancock. One page, oblong octavo. Halifax, Nova Scotia, November 21, 1766.
VERY RARE ZACHARY TAYLOR MILITARY AUTOGRAPH ORDER — SIGNED WHILE OCCUPING MEXICAN TERRITORY DURING THE MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR IN 1846
TAYLOR, ZACHARY. (1784-1850). Twelfth President of the United States (1849-50). Autograph Note Signed, “Z. Taylor, Genl., U.S.A Comdg.” One page, oblong octavo. “Matamoros, Mexico”, July 27, 1846.
A SCARCE $2 GREAT SALT LAKE CITY VALLEY NOTE, SIGNED BY BRIGHAM YOUNG
YOUNG, BRIGHAM. (1801-1877). American religious leader and colonizer of Utah. Uncommon Partly-printed Document Signed, “B. Young”, being a $2 Mormon currency note. One page, oblong 32mo. “G[reat]. S[alt]. L[ake]. City”, January 20, 1849. Fine condition. The note reads: “GOOD to N.K. Whitney or bearer, two DOLLARS on demand”.
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.
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.
ALEXANDER HAMILTON — HIS BOLD FREE-FRANKING SIGNATURE ON A TREASURY LETTER ADDRESSED TO CHARLES LEE
HAMILTON, ALEXANDER (1755-1804) U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, Founding Father, political philosopher and economist. His Free-Franking Signature, “A. Hamilton,” on an integral address leaf of a Treasury Letter, addressed to “Charles Lee Esquire, Collector at Alexandria.” With straight “New York Sept 25,” and “Free” cancellations.