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Historic Autograph Letters, Manuscripts & Documents

Important Signed & Inscribed Books and Photographs

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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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UNCOMMON SIGNED DOCUMENT FROM ARTHUR ST. CLAIR

ST. CLAIR, ARTHUR.  (1734-1818). American Revolutionary War General.  Partially-Printed Document Signed, “A. St Clair”.  One page, oblong folio.  “Bedford County”, October, 1772.  Fine condition. 

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JEFFERSON AS PRESIDENT WRITES TO HIS SECRETARY OF WAR,  HENRY DEARBORN  ~~  SAYING THE MADISON’S HAVE DEPARTED TO PHILADELPHIA, BUT HE HOPES THAT THE DEARBORNS WILL VISIT HIM AT MONTICELLO

JEFFERSON, THOMAS. (1743-1826). Third President of the United States; principle author of the Declaration of Independence; and influential Founding Father of the United States.  Autograph Letter Signed, “Th. Jefferson”, as President.  One full page, quarto.  “Monticello”, August 3, 1805.

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HUDSON MAXIM:  “A MOMENT WHEN THE WORLD IS TEETERING ON THE RIM AND VERGE OF … HELL.”

MAXIM, HUDSON (1853-1927) U.S. inventor and chemist who invented a range of explosives, including a high power smokeless gunpowder. The book: Capitalism vs. Bolshevism by George L. Walker Inscribed on front free endpaper: “To my friend Dr. W.R. Whitney with great regards and all best wishes for Christmas 1919 – a moment when the world is teetering on the rim and verge of … hell…”

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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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AMERICAN EXPLORER ~~  ZEBULON PIKE,  ORDERS PAYMENT FOR A COURIER JUST TWO MONTHS BEFORE HIS HEROIC AND UNTIMELY DEATH

PIKE, ZEBULON M.  (1779-1813).  American explorer and soldier.  Rare Autograph Endorsement Signed, “Z[ebulon] Pike C[ommanding] O[fficer]”, on verso of a manuscript pay order.  One page, oblong octavo.   February 18, 1813.

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