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Exceptional partly-printed DS, signed “B. Franklin, Presid't,” one page, 8 x 6.25, May 10, 1786. Pay order issued to Treasurer David Rittenhouse, in part: "Pay to David Stout, late a dragoon of the Pennsylvania Line, or his order, the sum of six pounds two shillings and six pence being two year's interest on his depreciation certificate." Beautifully signed at the conclusion b…

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Partly-printed DS, signed "P. Henry," one page, 13.75 x 18, December 2, 1785. As governor of Virginia, Henry grants Alexander Skinner a "certain Tract or parcel of Land, containing Two Thousand acres…being in the County of Jefferson on the Southside of Rough Creek." The white paper seal affixed at the bottom remains fully intact. Beautifully archivally matted and framed with an engraved portrait …

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Grandson of John Quincy Adams (1866-1954) who served as the United States Secretary of the Navy under President Herbert Hoover. ALS signed “C. F. Adams,” one page, 5.25 x 8, Adams Building letterhead, January 8, 1902. In full: "I have to acknowledge the receipt of your letter. Under another cover I send you a copy of the pamphlet in question." In fine condition.

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Manuscript DS, signed “Edm. Quincy,” one page, 7.5 x 9.25, March 29, 1745. An invoice for "6 half Barrels Powder" aboard the "Sloop Carthagina Nich's Carmes M'r on our acct…consign'd to Mr. Stephen Arault Merch't in Newport." In very good condition, with staining, edge tears, and minor paper loss.

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American politician and reformer in Rhode Island (1905-1854) best known for leading the Dorr Rebellion in 1841-42. ALS signed “T. W. Dorr,” one page, 8 x 10, February 1, 1840. Written from Providence, a letter to former governor John Brown Francis, in full: "Yours of the 29th was received by me yesterday, on my return from Boston. In the answer to your letter declining the invitat…

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Politician (1808-1893) who served as governor of New York, US senator, and secretary of state. Personal check, 7 x 2.75, filled out and signed by Fish, "Hamilton Fish," payable to the Geo. C. Flint Co. for $30.25, June 26, 1889. In fine condition.

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Politician and financial genius (1761-1849) responsible for the formation of what is now known as the Ways and Means Committee. DS, one page, 7.75 x 9.75, December 17, 1810. Treasury Department circular concerning the valuation of the Russian Ruble, in part: "The valuation of the Ruble at 33 cents and 1/3 of a cent, established by the President's proclamation of the 31st day of August last, wa…

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American diplomat during the American Revolutionary War (1740-1792) who helped negotiate the Treaty of Alliance with France in 1778. Free franked address leaf, measuring 9 x 5.75 with a main panel of 5.5 x 3.25, addressed in another hand to "Nathaniel Gilman Esq'r, Comm'r of the Loan Office for the State of New Hampshire," boldly franked in the lower left, "Free, A. Lee." Docketed by the r…

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American economist, politician, and businessman (born 1920) who served as Secretary of Labor and Secretary of the Treasury under Richard Nixon, and as Secretary of State under Ronald Reagan. Large color satin-finish 13.5 x 10 photo of Schultz in a suit and tie, signed and inscribed in gold ink to the conservative media mogul, "For Rupert Murdoch, with my respect and admiration, George P. Schultz.&…

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Politician (1808-1893) who served as governor of New York, US senator, and secretary of state. Personal check, 7 x 2.75, filled out and signed by Fish, "Hamilton Fish," payable to the Geo. C. Flint Co. for $30.25, June 26, 1889. In fine condition.

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