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DOLLEY MADISON RECALLS JAMES MADISON’S TOAST ON THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENCENCE: “THE UNION. MAY IT FIND AN EVERLASTING CEMENT IN THE REVOLUTION, AND THE SACREDNESS OF THE CONSTITUTION.”

MADISON, DOLLEY PAINE. (1768-1849). First lady. Wonderful Autograph Sentiment Signed, ”D.P. Madison”. One page, octavo. Washington, April 19, 1848. At top of page is affixed a clipped Signature of James Madison.

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SCARCE LETTER FROM THE COMMANDER OF ‘OLD IRONSIDES’  DEFENDING HIS ACTIONS AS CAPTAIN AND RESTATING THE EVIDENCE GIVEN IN HIS COURT MARTIAL OF 1825

STEWART, CHARLES. (1778 – 1869) United States Naval officer who commanded a number of US Navy ships, including USS Constitution; saw service during the Quasi War and both Barbary Wars in the Mediterranean along North Africa and the War of 1812.  Scarce Autograph Letter Signed,  “Cha. Stewart”. Four full pages, quarto. Philada[elphia], June 10th, 1829.  To Hon. Samuel D. Ingham, Secretary of the Treasury, Washington.  

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THE LIMITED EDITION OF THEODORE ROOSEVELT’S: THE WINNING OF THE WEST

CONTAINING A FABULOUS AND LENGTHY MANUSCRIPT PAGE, ALL IN ROOSEVELT’S HAND, ON THE ACTIONS AND CHARACTER OF GEORGE WASHINGTON DURING THE CAMPAIGN AGAINST THE NORTHWESTERN NATIVE AMERICAN INDIANS

ROOSEVELT, THEODORE.  (1858-1919).  26th President of the United States.  The Daniel Boone Edition of his: The Winning of the West.  First Edition. Set #120 of only 200 thus issued.  G.P. Putnam’s Sons, New York, 1900.  Four hefty volumes. Brown leather spines with gilt lettering. 

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LAFAYETTE WRITES TO “MR. HAMILTON”

LAFAYETTE, GILBERT DU MOTIER [MARQUIS DE].  (1757-1834).  French military leader and statesman, who fought on the side of the colonists during the American Revolution and later took a prominent part in the French Revolution.  Attractive Autograph Letter Signed, “Lafayette,” in French. One page, octavo. Paris.’ Tuesday in the morning, November 27’,  no year.

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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.

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EXTREMELY-RARE, EARLY 18TH CENTURY OATH OF ALLEGIANCE SWEARING FIDELITY TO KING GEORGE II  ~~  SIGNED BY 14 COLONIAL JURISTS & STATESMEN

MANY OF WHOM WERE ASSOCIATED WITH THE SEIGE OF LOUISBOURG, THE PIVOTAL OPERATION OF THE FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR IN 1758, THAT ENDED THE FRENCH COLONIAL ERA IN ATLANTIC CANADA AND LED TO THE SUBSEQUENT BRITISH CAMPAIGN TO CAPTURE QUEBEC IN 1759

AN EXTREMELY RARE PRINTED SIGNED OATH PLEDGING ALLEGIANCE TO KING GEORGE II  —  bearing fourteen signatures of major Colonial Jurists and political figures.  One page, tall folio.  No place, [Massachusetts Bay Colony], Undated, but most likely accomplished between 1727 and 1731.

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JOHN QUINCY ADAMS  ~~  REGRETS HE CAN NOT HELP WITH THE APPOINTMENT OF THE US COUNSUL TO BORDEAUX

ADAMS, JOHN QUINCY.  (1767-1848).  Sixth President of the United States(1825-9); Secretary of State; diplomat and lawyer. Scarce Autograph Letter Signed, “John Quincy Adams”, while serving as Minister to Prussia, in his father’s [John Adams’] administration.  One fairly full page, quarto.  Berlin, May 31, 1800. 

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