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Significant LS as president, signed “Go: Washington,” one page, 8 x 12.5, February 20, 1790. Letter to Governor Samuel Huntington of Connecticut, in full: "I have the honor to transmit to Your Excellency an Act passed in the second Session of the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States, entitled 'an Act for giving effect to the several Acts therein mentioned, in r…

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ALS signed “Go: Washington,” one page, 7.25 x 9, October 27, 1799. Handwritten letter to William Hartshorne, treasurer of the Potomac Company. From his Mount Vernon estate, Washington writes, in full: "Your favor of the 23d inst't was not received until last night. For the information it gives concerning the suit of Mr. T. Herbert, I thank you.—I hope he will acquiesce in th…

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Fantastic Revolutionary War-era free-franked mailing cover, measuring 10 x 8.25 unfolded, addressed in another hand, "(Public Service), Brigad'r Gen'l Wayne, Philadelphia," and boldly franked in the lower left, "Go: Washington." A later presentation inscription, penned in the lower right corner by Alfred Graff, reads: "Give this to your son Alfred, it is Gen'l Washington's signatu…

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Sought-after brass shank button issued for the presidential inauguration of George Washington, 1.75″ in diameter, with the front featuring a central eagle encircled with engraved text: “March the Fourth, 1789 Memorable Era.” Shank to reverse no longer present. It has been majoritively accepted that this button was made shortly before March 4, 1789, the day Washington's ina…

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Extraordinarily unique, well-documented shadowbox display featuring locks of hair from both George Washington and Martha Washington, presented in an ornate circular floral frame, measuring 20? in diameter and 4.5? deep. The copious lock of George Washington's grayish tan hair is tied together with a fine white thread and displayed within a locket-style bezel, while the ample strands of Martha Wash…

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Significant broadside DS, signed as Secretary of State, “Th: Jefferson,” one page both sides, 8 x 10, March 2, 1791. Broadside publishing an act passed by the Congress of the United States during its Third Session, headed, "An Act giving Effect to the Laws of the United States within the State of Vermont." The act begins: "Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of th…

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Extraordinarily rare circa 1790s china dessert bowl from Thomas Jefferson's White House service. The stunningly beautiful white Chinese export porcelain serving plate measures 6.25″ in diameter and 1″ tall, and features painted blue borders with gilt fleur-de-lis edges. Center of the bowl bears an exceptional hand-painted design featuring Jefferson’s neoclassical shield stud…

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Revolutionary War-dated ALS signed “Th: Jefferson,” one page, 7.25 x 11.75, May 13, 1780. As governor of Virginia, Jefferson sends a letter from Richmond concerning a prisoner exchange authorized by General George Washington. In full: "Permission having been granted by Sir Henry Clinton to two American officers to come out on parole on condition that the same indulgence should be gran…

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Broadside DS, signed “Th: Jefferson,” one page, 8 x 11.25, March 3, 1791. Broadside publishing an act passed by the Congress of the United States during its Third Session, in part: "An Act in addition to an Act, intituled, 'An Act for establishing the Salaries of the Executive Officers of Government, with their Assistants and Clerks.' Be it enacted by the Senate and House of R…

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ALS signed “J. Madison, Jr.,” one page, 8 x 13, March 21, 1796. Handwritten letter to "Mr. Jefferson," former Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson, who had retired to Monticello upon his resignation in 1793. In full: "At the desire of Mr. de Liancourt, I put into his hands this introduction to your remembrance of him as an acquaintance at Paris. He meditates a visit to the Southern Sta…

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Office of Pay and Deposit of the Bank of Columbia 'private account' check, 6.75 x 2.5, filled out and signed by Madison as president, "James Madison," payable to "A. B. or bearer" for $100, September 21, 1814. Mounted, matted, and framed with a portrait to an overall size of 13.75 x 19.75. In very good to fine condition, with intersecting folds, and a stain to the upper right.From The Mic…

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ALS, one page, 7.25 x 9, September 9, 1817. Handwritten letter to Richard Rush, his successor as United States Minister to the United Kingdom, marked "Private." In full: "I am stepping into the carriage on my way to Washington, and have scarcely a moment to acknowledge to receipt of your two favours of the 2s inst. and their enclosures. I had previously received one from you of 23d ulto. and one …

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Important archive of manuscripts from the collection of Secretary of the Treasury William H. Crawford, involving a proposed loan from Europe to support the United States government during the War of 1812. The US faced a $50 million shortfall in revenue, brought on by restricted trade, years of seizures of merchant ships, and the expense of the war. There was a real question as to whether the fede…

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Manuscript DS as president, one page, 16 x 11.5, January 5, 1836. President Jackson appoints R. M. Patterson as "Director of the Mint of the United States." Boldly signed at the conclusion by President Jackson and countersigned by Secretary of State John Forsyth. The white paper seal affixed to the lower left remains fully intact. Beautifully mounted, matted, and framed with a portrait and medal …

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ALS as a Tennessee senator, one page, 7.75 x 12.5, December 19, 1797. Addressed from Philadelphia, a handwritten letter to his friend Colonel Robert Hays, in part: “I have been anxiously waiting to receive a line from you. I have wrote you frequently whether they have reached you I am unable to say—but this I can say that I have not heard from any of my Cumberland friends since I left…

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ALS, one page, 7.5 x 8.25, January 2, 1845. Letter to Thomas Dawson, expressing his condolences over the loss of his father, Moses Dawson, in full: "Yours of the 19th ultimo has come to hand & found me scarcely able to wield my pen to acknowledge it. Your other letters come duly to hand, and I am sure no one with more heartfelt sincerity sympathized with you in your great bereavement on the d…

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ALS signed “M. Van Buren,” three pages on two adjoining sheets, 5.25 x 8, November 23, 1855. Handwritten letter to "My dear Son," in part: "I have a letter from Kimble fixing Wednesday of next week for your visit to me…I am not yet fairly over a cold I took coming home, & should not have a moment to entertain the idea of visiting N. York nor any other place this winter." In fine c…

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Partly-printed vellum DS as president, signed “M. Van Buren,” one page, 10.75 x 14.5, May 18, 1840. Scalloped-top ship's pass issued to the "Schooner Benjamin DeWolf of Newport, Wm. H. Smyley master or commander…To Pass with her Company Passengers Goods and Merchandize without any hinderance seisure or molestation." Signed at the conclusion by President Van Buren and countersigned…

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ALS signed “Will'm Henry Harrison,” one page both sides, 7.75 x 10, February 24, 1804. Handwritten letter as governor of the Indiana Territory to Col. Charles DeHault Delassus, lieutenant governor of Upper Louisiana. In part: "I have delayed writing to you for some time under the expectation of being able to inform you of the final arrangement of our Government relative to Louisia…

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Scarce manuscript DS, signed "Wm. H. Harrison, A D C," one page, 7.25 x 3.25, February 22, 1795. Harrison orders two days of rations for six men and states "the contractor will issue eighteen rations at Greenville." Signed at the bottom by Harrison. Affixed to a slightly larger mount. In fine condition, with scattered light staining. Harrison, who was then serving as Anthony Wayne's aide-de-c…

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ALS as president, one page, 8 x 10, January 26, 1842. Letter to prominent Philadelphia lawyer Horace Binney, in full: "I took the liberty, on being informed of the death of Judge Hopkinson, of nominating you to the Senate as his successor to the judicial station so long and so usefully held by him. I did this without previously consulting you, upon the principle that it was every way my duty to m…

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Noteworthy pair of autograph manuscripts in the hand of Millard Fillmore, who signs his name a total of five times throughout, with both manuscripts relating to the genealogy of his father, Nathaniel Fillmore. The first, penned by Fillmore as a 19-year-old law clerk, is a one-page chronological listing of his father’s family, 8 x 12.75, January 29, 1819, signed within the text, “Milla…

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ALS, one page both sides, 8 x 10, September 1, 1839. Cordial handwritten letter to future New York State Senator Ephraim Gossin, which finds Fillmore considering several local political issues before candidly assessing Whig presidential hopefuls in the election of 1840. In full: “I received a very interesting political letter from you before I left Buffalo, but my partner was then absent, t…

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Scarce ALS as vice president, one page, 8 x 10, April 6, 1850. Handwritten letter, in full: "I have your letter of the 4th inst. The name of the Attorney General of New York is Chatfield, but his given name I do not recollect. A letter addressed to 'The Attorney General, Albany, N.Y.,' will be sufficient." In fine condition. Fillmore served as vice president for only 16 months before asce…

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Circular letter signed on his first day as secretary of state, "James Buchanan," one page, 8 x 11.75, March 10, 1845. Department of State circular letter, addressed to "A. D. Mann, U. S. Consul, Bremen," in full: "I have the honor to inform you that the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, has appointed me Secretary of State of the United States, and that I have this day e…

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Important manuscript DS as president, two pages, 7.75 x 13.25, March 7, 1865. Significant document issued from the Executive Mansion, permitting trade across military lines during the Civil War. In part: "Where Archibald D. Grieff of New Orleans, Louisiana, claims to own or control products of the insurrectionary states and to have arrangements whereby he will be able to bring such products withi…

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Civil War-dated ALS as president, signed “A. Lincoln,” one page, 8 x 10, Executive Mansion letterhead, April 23, 1862. Handwritten letter by President Lincoln, displaying his sharp legal talents while ensuring that the federal government is not defrauded in the requisition of arms during the Civil War. In full: "It is said that in the case of the contract of S. Dingee & Co., in re…

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Civil War-dated partly-printed vellum DS as president, one page, 15.5 x 18.5, March 24, 1863. President Lincoln appoints John Long as a "Hospital Chaplain" in the service of the United States. Signed at the conclusion in ink by Abraham Lincoln, and countersigned by Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton. A replacement homemade seal has been applied to the upper left. In very good to fine condition, wi…

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Civil War-dated ANS as president, signed “A. Lincoln,” penned at the top of a letter sent by John E. Rohrer to Ohio Congressman Samuel S. Cox on behalf of John D. Davis, a Confederate prisoner of war at Camp Morton in Indianapolis. The letter, one page, both sides, 5 x 8, January 3, 1865, is penned in the upper right of the reverse by President Lincoln: “Let this man takes the o…

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Collection of 14 items individually signed by the cabinet members of President Abraham Lincoln, which includes: Montgomery Blair (ALS), Caleb B. Smith (ALS), Simon Cameron (LS); Gideon Welles (DS), William H. Seward (partial DS), and ink and pencil signatures of Andrew Johnson, Hannibal Hamlin, Edwin M. Stanton, James Speed, Hugh McCulloch, William Dennison, John Palmer Usher, Edward Bates, and S…

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Rare ALS, one page, 8 x 10, January 28, 1850. Handwritten letter to Secretary of the Treasury William M. Meredith, in full: "Will you be kind enough to inform me what kind debentures the Smithson fund consist, the prospect of their being paid and when—the original amount received by the United States—the amount of interest paid out of the Treasury upon the same and whether that intere…

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ALS signed “Rutherford B. Hayes,” three pages on two adjoining sheets, 5.5 x 8.5, April 9, 1890. Handwritten letter to L. Clark Davis, assistant editor of the Public Ledger in Philadelphia, concerning a potential letter of recommendation for a commission to West Point or Annapolis. In part: "In this case I am ready to do whatever you wish. I must, however, frankly tell you how little …

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TLS, six pages, 8.5 x 10.5, January 24, 1913. Lengthy letter to Assemblyman Michael A. Schapp in New York City, commenting on labor unions and the right to organize, with several annotations by Roosevelt. In part: "It seems to me that in the interest of the people of New York it is now imperatively necessary that the Legislature of the State should undertake a thorough investigation into the labo…

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Early and exceptional circa mid-1880s original 3 x 4.5 albumen portrait of the young Theodore Roosevelt, affixed to its original 4.25 x 6.5 Charles L. Ritzmann mount, signed on the mount in ink, "Theodore Roosevelt." Archivally mounted, matted, and framed under Tru-Vue UV Glas to an overall size of 11.5 x 13.75. In fine condition, with a faint stain to the left edge, and a slight crease to the lo…

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Fascinating grouping of correspondence from William H. Taft to President Woodrow Wilson in relation to the impending ratification of the Treaty of Versailles, consisting of two typed letters and a typed memorandum, five pages in total, with each bearing handwritten notations by Taft. Each missive is accompanied by its rough draft. The first letter, one onionskin page, 8 x 10.5, March 18, 1919, i…

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White House card, 4.25 x 2.75, signed neatly in crisp black ink, "Wm. H. Taft." In very good to fine condition, with a faint block of toning, and old mounting evidence on the reverse.

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TLS, one page, 6 x 7, personal letterhead, January 2, 1911. Letter to Lewis Minor Coleman, the U.S. District Attorney for East Tennessee, in part: "I can hardly say how I myself feel about the possibility of my becoming a candidate for the Presidential nomination in 1912. My present sincere belief is that I should saw wood at home and not think about 1912 at all. I cannot be blind to the fact how…

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Two items: a TLS as president, signed "Warren G. Harding," one page, 6.75 x 7.5, White House letterhead, April 20, 1921, to Henry R. Schaffner, general business manager of The Marion Star, in part: "I am in receipt of the enclosed bill for dues to the Marion Club. It was my understanding that the Harding Company covered three memberships to the Club. I will be glad to have mine included in the li…

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TLS as president, one page, 7 x 8.75, White House letterhead, [annotated 1937 on the reverse]. Typed annual statement to the "Boy Scouts of America," in full: "As the old year draws to a close and another year brings us new opportunities of usefulness we must, as faithful Scouts, renew our determination to live up to the highest ideals of the Scout Law in fulfilling our duty to God, to country an…

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TLS as Assistant Secretary of the Navy, signed “F. D. Roosevelt,” two pages, 8 x 10.5, Secretary of the Navy letterhead, October 29, 1914. Letter to Annabel Crinnion, in part: "The Department notes that you have been granted a patent for life-saving suits for war ships, and your inquiry as to whether the Navy Department would be interested in receiving further information in regard to…

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TLS as president, one page, 7 x 8.75, White House letterhead, November 29, 1940. Letter to Governor A. Harry Moore of New Jersey, in full: "It was good to get your letter of November 27, and to hear that you are ready to dedicate the Thomas Alva Edison bridge. I am sorry that I can not be present at these ceremonies, but if my present plans work out I expect to be on a brief vacation in the South…

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White House card, 4 x 2.5, signed in black ink by Harry S. Truman. In very good to fine condition, with light soiling, thin edge toning, and old tape on the back.

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TLS as president, one page, 8 x 10.5, White House letterhead, July 16, 1951. Letter to the Hon. Charles H. Silver of New York, marked "Confidential." In part: "I have been giving much thought to the future of the Commission on Internal Security and Individual Rights. I had hoped that the Congress would soon enact the legislation to exempt the members of the Commission and its staff from the confl…

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World War II-dated ALS signed “Ike,” three pages, 6 x 9, August 16, [1942]. Handwritten letter to his wife Mamie, in full: "Sunday again! The days race by so rapidly that I cannot keep track. But I didn't come to work this a.m. until 10:00, so I've already had my holiday! There's been a hiatus in our mail receipts. Nothing from you this week—but Butch has had nothing…

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Abilene Manufacturing Company business check, 8.5 x 3, filled out by a company secretary, payable to Dwight Eisenhower for $8.75, July 9, 1910, endorsed on the reverse in pencil, "Dwight Eisenhower." In fine condition, with expected check wear. Accompanied by a full letter of authenticity from PSA/DNA. Eisenhower grew up in Abilene, Kansas, where he graduated from Abilene High School in the clas…

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TLS as president, signed "D. E.," two pages, 7 x 10.25, White House letterhead, May 6, 1958. Letter to businessman Irving Geist. In part: "I am sure it is no news to you that I am engaged in an all-out effort to secure legislation under which the Defense Department may be organized to meet modern security requirements with maximum efficiency and minimum cost…As of today, the Defense Department mu…

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Partly-printed DS, one page, 7 x 15.5, October 13, 1950. Eisenhower's "Affidavit and Application to the Board of Elections for Absentee Voters' Ballots," partially filled out in his hand with the reason for his absence: "Business affairs of Columbia University, of which I am President, requires me to be absent on a trip to Chicago." In fine condition. The 1950 election saw Democrats lose …

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Superb matte-finish 14 x 11 photo of John F. Kennedy seated with Senator George Smathers of Florida, affixed to its original 15.5 x 13.5 mount, signed and inscribed on the mount in fountain pen to the photographer, a Miami Herald photojournalist, "To Charles Trainor, with best wishes, John Kennedy.” Nicely matted and framed to an overall size of 24.5 x 22.5. In fine condition, with light si…

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TLS signed “John Kennedy,” one page, 7 x 10, United States Senate letterhead, February 19, 1953. Letter to "Mr. Watson," in full: "As we have been terribly swamped these first few weeks, I have been delayed in answering you as quickly as I had hoped. I am now securing the necessary information and you should hear from me again on it within a week." A 1964 Kennedy memorial postage stam…

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Appealing lot of 11 original vintage color glossy 5 x 5 photos from the personal archive of Official White House photographer Cecil Stoughton, with all but one picturing President John F. Kennedy; the exception being a photo of Jacqueline Kennedy walking with John, Jr., outside St. Edward's Church in Palm Beach, Florida, for Easter Mass on April 14, 1963. Other images feature Kennedy shaking …

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Impressive grouping of 15 partly-printed DSs, all signed “James E. Carter, Jr.,” one page, 7.25 x 3.25, dated September 1963. Receipts from Carter's Bonded Warehouse for "one bale of cotton received…for storage in course of interstate or foreign commerce." Each is neatly signed at the conclusion in blue ballpoint by Carter. In overall fine condition.

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TLS signed “Bill,” one page, 5.5 x 8.5, Yale University letterhead, [1970]. Letter to Dale, in full: "Mother wrote to me a few days ago, telling of all the loss you have suffered in so short a time. And I thought I would write to you, though of course there is really nothing terribly profound I can say that would have much meaning compared to what you have just been through. Just befo…

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Unusual combination of a TLS and check: an intriguing TLS signed "Bill Clinton," one page, 7.25 x 10.5, personal letterhead, February 2, 2001. Letter to Brian Ready, in full: "Hillary and I appreciate your friendship and generosity during this past year. However, to resolve all questions concerning the whole matter, we are sending you the enclosed check. We apologize for any inconvenience or diff…

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TLS as president, one page, 6.75 x 8.75, White House letterhead, June 18, 2008. Letter to Orry Ben-Porath, a senior advisor in the office of the President of Israel. In full: "Thank you for meeting with me during my trip back to Israel. I was honored to join you in celebrating Israel's 60th anniversary. It was a fitting opportunity to reaffirm the enduring friendship between our peoples. Our …

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Very desirable 5´ x 8´ nylon American flag that was flown over the United States Capitol during the presidential inauguration of Joe Biden on January 20, 2021. Includes a printed presentation certificate from Architect of the Capitol J. Brett Blanton, in part: “This is to certify that the accompanying flag was flown over the United States Capitol on January 20, 2021. The flag wa…

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Ink signature as president, "John Adams," on a 5.25 x 2 slip clipped from a vellum document—also bearing the autograph of Timothy Pickering as secretary of state—which is affixed to a slightly larger slip. In very good condition, with scattered staining, a central vertical fold, and an area of vellum loss affecting Adams's signature.

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Partly-printed vellum DS as president, signed “J. Q. Adams,” one page, 15.5 x 9.75, August 20, 1828. President Adams grants John Nicholson a plot of the "land offered for sale at Zanesville, Ohio, containing Eighty acres." Signed at the conclusion by President Adams and countersigned by Commissioner of the General Land Office George Graham. Mounted and matted to an overall size of 22.…

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Ink signature, "C. A. Arthur,” on a 2.5 x .75 slip affixed to a slightly larger sheet, which in turn is attached to a 9.5 x 11.5 binder page. In fine condition, with a vertical fold through the first letter of the signature.

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Color glossy 10 x 8 photo of President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, along with other members of the national security team, as they receive an update on the mission against Osama bin Laden in the Situation Room of the White House on May 1, 2011, signed in black felt tip by Joe Biden. In very fine condition.

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Very desirable 5´ x 3´ nylon American flag that was flown over the United States Capitol during the presidential inauguration of Joe Biden on January 20, 2021. Includes a printed presentation certificate from Architect of the Capitol J. Brett Blanton, in part: “This is to certify that the accompanying flag was flown over the United States Capitol on January 20, 2021. The flag wa…

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Color glossy 10 x 8 photo of Joe and Jill Biden dancing together at Obama's inaugural ball, signed in black felt tip, "Joe Biden, 1-25-20." In very fine condition, with a PSA label affixed to the lower left corner. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from PSA.

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TLS as vice president, one page, 7.5 x 10, Vice President letterhead, May 15, 1985. Letter marked as "(self-typed)," addressed to "Leah," in full: "You are a very thoughtful person. Thanks so much for your kind letter including Mother's note to you. I am so very sorry we had to cancel out on Utah; but I guess you saw where I was needed to break the tied vote on the budget deficit reduction pa…

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Color glossy 10 x 8 candid photo of Bush waving as he emerges from a small jet upon his arrival in Manchester, New Hampshire, during the 2000 presidential campaign, signed and inscribed in black felt tip, "To Mr. Johnson, Best always, George W. Bush.” In fine condition.

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Signed book: All the Best, George Bush. Later printing. NY: Scribner, 1999. Hardcover with dust jacket, 6.5 x 9.5, 640 pages. Signed in black ballpoint by George Bush on a bookplate affixed to the first free end page. In fine condition.

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ALS as president, signed “George,” one page, 6.5 x 4.25, The President letterhead, November 26, 1990. Handwritten letter to Charles A. Pace, in full: "I was deeply touched by your ever so thoughtful letter. Thanks my friend." In the upper right corner, he adds: "Back from Saudi—Off to Mexico." In very fine condition. Accompanied by the original White House mailing envelope. On T…

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Signed book: Barbara Bush: A Memoir. First edition. NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1994. Hardcover with dust jacket, 6.5 x 9.5, 575 pages. Signed and inscribed on the first free end page in blue ink, "To: Paul Reid, with every good wish. Happy reading! Barbara Bush, 5/28/95," and in blue ballpoint, "George Bush." In fine condition, with a JSA label affixed to the signed page. Accompanied by a f…

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Signed book: Out of Many, One. First edition. NY: Crown Publishers, 2021. Hardcover with dust jacket, 8.5 x 10.25, 208 pages. Signed on the half-title page in black felt tip by George W. Bush. In very fine condition.

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Signed book: Portraits of Courage. First deluxe edition, first printing. NY: Crown Publishers. Hardcover with slipcase, 10 x 11.5, 191 pages. Boldly signed on the half-title page in black felt tip by George W. Bush. In fine condition, with a few dings to the spine.

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Signed book: 41: A Portrait of My Father. First deluxe edition. NY: Crown Publishers, 2014. Hardcover with slipcase, 6 x 9, 294 pages. Signed on the frontispiece in black felt tip by George W. Bush. In very fine condition.

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TLS as president, one page, 6.75 x 8.75, White House letterhead, December 2, 2004. Letter to Jerry Glanville, president of Glanville Motorsports, in part: "Thanks so much for your kind note and your prayers. I am honored by the trust and confidence of the American people. This is a time of great challenge and opportunity, and I look forward to the work ahead." He adds a handwritten postscript: "T…

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Two leatherbound Easton Press collector's edition books: Keeping Faith, signed on the colophon in black felt tip by Jimmy Carter; and Out of Control, signed on the colophon in blue felt tip by Carter's National Security Advisor, Zbigniew Brzezinski. In overall very fine condition.

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ADS signed three times, "Grover Cleveland," one page both sides, 8.25 x 13.25, May 21, 1874. Lengthy handwritten legal document in a dispute over a cash transaction, penned in Cleveland's hand. In part: "F. M. Ingelhart being duly sworn says that on the 20th day of May 1874 he received from W. C. Bryant the sum of $51.50 in bank bills mostly composed of ten and five dollar bills and that he t…

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Signed book: William Jefferson Clinton: Select Remarks, 2016. NY: Clinton Foundation, 2016. Hardcover, 6 x 9.25, 57 pages. Signed on the title page in blue felt tip by Bill Clinton. In very fine condition. Accompanied by a full letter of authenticity from Beckett Authentication Services.

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Signed book: William Jefferson Clinton: Select Remarks, 2018. NY: Clinton Foundation, 2018. Hardcover, 6 x 9.25, 51 pages. Signed on the title page in blue ballpoint by Bill Clinton. In very fine condition.

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Signed book: Giving. First edition. NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 2007. Hardcover with dust jacket, 6 x 9.5, 240 pages. Signed twice on the title page in black felt tip, "Bill Clinton, Wm. J. Clinton." In fine condition. A desirable example boasting two variants of Clinton's autograph.

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Postcard from the Clinton Presidential Center, 5.5 x 3.5, signed on the reverse in black felt tip by Bill Clinton. Double-matted and framed with a portrait and plaque to an overall size of 15.5 x 12.5. In fine condition, with a Beckett label affixed to the corner. Accompanied by a full letter of authenticity from Beckett Authentication Services.

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Official White House card, 4.25 x 2.75, signed neatly in ink by Calvin Coolidge. Annotated in another hand with the date of 1923. In fine condition, with old mounting remnants on the back. Accompanied by a full letter of authenticity from JSA.

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Three bold fountain pen signatures, "Dwight D. Eisenhower," on individual off-white 7 x 10.25 sheets. In overall fine condition, with light toning.

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TLS signed “D.E.,” one page, 7 x 10.25, personal letterhead, October 31, 1963. Letter to journalist and newspaper publisher James S. Copley, in part: "Thank you for the birthday message. It is indeed heart-warming to know that my friends remember me and take the time to send greetings." Ike had just celebrated his 73rd birthday. In fine condition, with two file holes to the top edge.

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ALS, one page, 5 x 8, August 31, 1858. Handwritten letter to Gilbert S. Wilson, in part: "I beg of you to accept my thanks for your letter of yesterday, advising me that I had omitted to draw for my dividends of $160 on the N.Y. Cent. R.R. for Augt. 1856." In fine condition, with some light foxing, and a pin hole near the top edge.

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Signed book: The Thirty-Eighth President. First edition, limited issue of 26 lettered copies (this example not lettered). Reno, Nevada: Jack Bacon & Company, 2001. Hardcover with slipcase, 8.25 x 8.25, ten pages. Signed on a prefatory page in blue felt tip, "Gerald R. Ford." In fine condition.

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ALS signed “Jerry Ford,” one page, 6.25 x 8.5, personal letterhead, January 10. Handwritten letter to John and Bonnie Swearingen, in full: "Betty and I deeply appreciate your thoughtfulness at Christmas. Sara Lee 'goodies' are our favorite. We thank you for remembering us during the Holiday Season. The Fords were in Vail/Beaver Creek for a wonderful family gathering. We hope y…

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Color glossy 8 x 10 paperstock photo of Gerald Ford, signed in the lower border in blue felt tip. In fine condition, with scattered light creasing.

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Two miniature books: The Tenth Convention, hardcovers, measuring only 2.75 x 2, 26 pages. Each is a limited first edition, numbered 23/150 and 109/150. Northridge, CA: Lord John Press, 1988. Both are signed on the title page in blue ink, "Gerald R. Ford." In overall very fine condition.

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Uncommon 4.25 x 6.5 cabinet photo of the first lady by J. F. Ryder of Cleveland, signed at the bottom of the image in ink, "Lucretia R. Garfield." In fine condition, with some faint staining.

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Partly-printed DS, signed “W. G. Harding,” one page, 8.25 x 7, November 30, 1912. Voucher from The Harding Publishing Company (The Marion Star) filled out in another hand and made payable to W. G. Harding for $250, endorsed on the lower panel in ink by Harding. In fine condition. Harding bought the Ohio daily newspaper The Marion Daily Star in 1884, and held ownership of the paper un…

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The Marion Star business check, 8 x 3.25, filled out and signed by Harding, "W. G. Harding," payable to Mrs. Albert Johnson for $5.45, June 10, 1908. In fine condition. Harding bought the Ohio daily newspaper The Marion Daily Star in 1884, and held ownership of the paper until mid-1923. Although Harding's editorial department slanted toward the Republican platform, the daily paper remained s…

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Scarce ALS signed “H.,” five pages on three sets of adjoining sheets, 5 x 8, London Wall letterhead, August 21, 1908. Handwritten letter to W.J. Loring, marked "Private," concerning a dispute in the mining business. In part: "I enclose herewith a series of documents which explain themselves as far as events have proceeded up to date…I have preserved my temper…I am not certain how much…

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Signed book set: An American Epic, Volumes I-IV. First edition. Chicago: Henry Regnery Company, 1959. Hardcovers with dust jackets, 6.5 x 9.5. Signed and inscribed on the first free end page of Volume I in fountain pen, "To my good friends Robert and Dorothy McCormack, from Herbert Hoover." In very good to fine condition, with scuffing, tears, and chips to the dust jackets (volume 4 spine is also…

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Official White House card, 4.25 x 2.75, signed neatly in ink by Herbert Hoover. In fine condition. Accompanied by a full letter of authenticity from JSA.

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Signed book: On Growing Up. Second printing. NY: William Morrow & Company, 1962. Hardcover with dust jacket, 5.75 x 8.5, 160 pages. Signed and inscribed on the half-title page in ink, "To Helen Mary Worth, The Good Wishes of Herbert Hoover." In fine condition, with a trimmed facsimile letter affixed to the back of the signed page, and a special "Herbert Hoover / Christmas 1962" bookplate affi…

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Signed book: The Memoirs of Herbert Hoover, Vol. II: The Cabinet & The Presidency. Later printing. NY: Macmillan, 1952. Hardcover with dust jacket, 6.5 x 9.5, 405 pages. Signed and inscribed on the first free end page in green fountain pen, "To William A. Keller, With the Good Wishes of Herbert Hoover." Includes an unsigned later printing of the first volume. In very good to fine condition, w…

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Five original complete Illinois newspapers offering contemporary coverage of the tragic assassinations of the Kennedy brothers (one for JFK and four for RFK), dating from November 22, 1963 to June 6, 1968. Includes: November 22, 1963 - Rockford Register-Republic [Extra!], with headline, "Kennedy Assassinated; Johnson New President," and famous image of Secret Service agent Clint Hill jumping on…

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TLS as president, one page, 7 x 10.25, White House letterhead, October 19, 1965. Letter to the Rev. Daniel A. Poling, editor of the Christian Herald. In full: "I was honored to have you join us for our recent White House dinner. Your reaction is all I could wish, and let me add that it is widely shared. The response reminds me of one of my predecessors here, who delighted in his office being such…

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TLS signed “LBJ,” one page, 7 x 8.75, personal letterhead, June 24, 1971. Note to James O. Bouton, in full: "Thank you so very much for your continuing loyalty and good will. Your thoughtful letter meant a lot to me today." In very good to fine condition, with scattered light creasing. Accompanied by the original mailing envelope.

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Bold ink signature, "Lyndon B. Johnson,” on a blue 8.25 x 2 slip, with a calligraphic inscription, "To Mrs. Rae Roberts, With best wishes." In fine condition. Accompanied by an interesting unsigned vintage glossy 10 x 8 photo of Johnson with others during his time in the US Navy.

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