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Lot #7054
William McKinley Signed Program as President

McKinley celebrates the end of the Spanish-American War

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McKinley celebrates the end of the Spanish-American War

Program for the "National Peace Jubilee Banquet" to be tendered to the President of the United States by the citizens of Chicago on October 19, 1898, 8 x 10, eight pages, signed inside in pencil as president, "William McKinley." Also signed by several of the attending dignitaries, including: future Secretary of State Franklin MacVeagh, war hero and Indian fighter Nelson A. Miles, Medal of Honor recipient Webb C. Hayes (son of Rutherford B. Hayes), Senator William E. Mason, Secretary to the President Joseph Addison Porter, Adlai E. Stevenson I, Chicago Stock Exchange founder Charles Henrotin, and others. In very good to fine condition, with wear to spine, patriotic tricolor ribbon torn and untied but mostly present, and some minor staining, soiling, and rippling throughout. Accompanied by the original invitation. The event was held to commemorate the end of the Spanish-American War.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: U.S. Presidents
  • Dates: #630 - Ended February 17, 2022

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