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Datum der Auktion: 05.06.2011

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James Madison, Signed Free Franked Envelope

Madison, James (1751-1836). Fourth President of the United States (1809-1817). Signed free franked envelope addressed to Department of State, Captain Isaac Chauncey, New York. Postal stamped FREE and WASHINGTON, DC JUN 17 [year illegible]. Framed with steel engraving of Madison sitting, 10.5" x

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Datum: 05.06.2011

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James Monroe, Document Signed as President

Monroe, James (1758-1831). Fifth President of the United States (1817-1825). DS as President, 1p, Washington DC. November 1, 1824. A General Land Office grant transferring to Mr. William Edward Hayne a quarter of a section of land near Cahaba, AL. Affixed with the seal of the office. Framed, 15" x

Los #: 2

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James Monroe Presidential Land Grant

Approx. 9 x 14 in. partially printed vellum document, Washington (DC), 1 Sept. 1824. Signed by James Monroe as President (1817 - 1825) and George Graham as Commissioner of the General Land Office. Wafer seal half missing. Filed in Clarke County, Alabama. Condition: Expected folds, ink faded, but

Los #: 3

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Datum: 05.06.2011

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James Monroe Clipped Signature

(1758-1831). Fifth President of the United States (1817-1825). 1" x 4.25" clipping, signed James Monroe in black ink, clipped from a document with evidence of a signature above Monroe's and the upper half of the printed text By the President below

Los #: 4

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Datum: 05.06.2011

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John Quincy Adams Presidential Land Grant

9 x 14 in. partially printed vellum land grant document. Washington (DC), 10 Oct. 1825. Signed by John Quincy Adams (J.Q. Adams) as President (1825-1829), George Graham as Commissioner of the Land Office. Filed in Clarke County, Alabama. Wafer seal intact. Condition: Minor toning. Typical folds with

Los #: 5

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Datum: 05.06.2011

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John Quincy Adams, Clipped Signature

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848). Sixth President of the United States (1825-1829). Clipped signature, J. Q. Adams. Framed with steel engraving commemorating the 1825 Osage Treaty, 11.5" x 17.25" overall. Condition: Ink is clear with no fading. Brown stain on signature

Los #: 6

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Datum: 05.06.2011

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Andrew Jackson Clipped Signature

Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845). 7th President of the United States (1829-37). A 1" x 5.25" clipping, signed Andrew Jackson in black ink. Condition: Very good

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Datum: 05.06.2011

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Martin Van Buren, Secretarially Signed Land Grant

Van Buren, Martin (1782-1862). Eighth President of the United States (1837-1841). DS as President, 1p, Washington, DC. October 1, 1839. The signed document is a land grant of 78 acres near Chicago to George McFadden of La Salle County, IL. Affixed with the seal of the General Land Office. Framed

Los #: 8

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Datum: 05.06.2011

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William Henry Harrison, Clipped Signature

Harrison, William Henry (1773-1841). Ninth President of the United States (1841). Clipped signature, your very [?] ally, W H Harrison. Framed with steel engraving, 10.5" x 13" overall. Condition: Minor spotting

Los #: 9

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Millard Fillmore, Autographed Letter Signed

Fillmore, Millard (1800-1874). Thirteenth President of the United States (1850-1853). ALS, 1p, Newport, RI. September 17, 1859. Addressed to H.A. Risley, Esq. Fillmore is thanking him for his sympathy. Framed with engraving, 15.5" x 12.5". Condition: Very good condition

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Datum: 05.06.2011

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John C. Fremont ALS, 1857

Fremont, John Charles; "The Pathfinder" (1813-1890). Western explorer, military commander, and one of California's first two senators, famous for his principled provocation and intractability. ALS, 1p, 7.75" x 9", dated Thursday evening, January[?] 1857, addressed to Isaac Sherman, Esq. at New York

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Datum: 05.06.2011

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James Buchanan, Clipped Signature

Buchanan, James (1791-1868). Fifteenth President of the United States (1857-1861). Clipped free frank signature. Addressed to Isaac Wagner, Esquire, Warren Post Office, Chester County, Pennsylvania, all in Buchanan's handwriting, as well as the word Free above signature. Framed with steel engraving

Los #: 12

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Datum: 05.06.2011

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U.S. Grant III Clipped Signature, Plus Telegram Sent by Grandpa

Lot of 2. Rare signature of U.S. Grant 3rd, whose signature looks very like that of his famous grandfather because he practiced signing that way. The younger Grant was the son of Frederick Dent Grant, the General and Julia's first son, not U.S. ("Buck") Grant, Jr. He graduated West Point sixth in

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Rutherford B. Hayes, Card Signed as President

Hayes, Rutherford Birchard (1822-1893). Nineteenth President of the United States (1877-1881). Signature "R B Hayes" on "EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON" card inscribed May, 1880. Framed with 5" x 7" portrait, 15.75" x 10.25" overall. Condition: Minor stains present on card, below signature

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Datum: 05.06.2011

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Chester A. Arthur, Clipped Signature

Arthur, Chester Alan (1829-1886). Twenty-first President of the United States (1881-1885). Clipped signature, framed with steel engraving, 12.75" x 14.5" overall. Condition: Foxing on steel engraving

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Datum: 05.06.2011

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Grover Cleveland, Document Signed as President

Cleveland, Stephen Grover (1837-1908). Twenty-second and twenty-fourth President of the United States (1885-1889, 1893-1897). DS as President, 1p, Washington, DC. January 25, 1886. The document is an official appointment of Charles Henry Davis to the rank of Commander in the Navy, signed by

Los #: 16

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Datum: 05.06.2011

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Benjamin Harrison TLS, Plus Letters Related to the Harrison Club, Hamilton...

Harrison, Benjamin (1819-1901). 23rd President of the UNited States (1889-93). Lot of 4, all ca February 1889, one month before Harrison's inauguration, including: a Benjamin Harrison TLS as president-elect, Feb. 8, 1889, at Indianapolis, IN, on personal stationary showing his Indianapolis address

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Datum: 05.06.2011

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Benjamin Harrison Clipped Signature

Harrison, Benjamin (1833-1901). 23rd President of the United States (1889-93). A 2.75" x 4.75" clipped leaf, inked I have been receiving from other magazines, and I leave that matter to you. Very truly yours, Benj Harrison. Condition: Light soiling, else very good. Signature is bold and clear

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William McKinley, Document Signed as President

McKinley, William, Jr. (1843-1901). Twenty-fifth President of the United States (1897-1901). DS as President, 1p, Washington, DC. May 25, 1899. An official appointment of Serburne G, Hopkins to the rank of Lieutenant Commander in the Naval Battalion of the Militia of the District of Columbia, signed

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Datum: 05.06.2011

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Theodore Roosevelt DS as President

Roosevelt, Theodore "Teddy" (1858-1919). 26th President of the United States (1901-1909). An appointment of William Cary Sanger to Assistant Secretary of War, dated December 21, 1901, signed Theodore Roosevelt boldly in black ink. Also signed by Secretary of War Elihu Root and affixed with the blue

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Datum: 05.06.2011

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Theodore Roosevelt Clipped Signature

Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919). 25th President of the United States. Signature in black ink, on an otherwise blank calling card, matted with a patriotic postcard featuring the president. Condition: Very good condition

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Datum: 05.06.2011

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Theodore Roosevelt TNS

On his office stationery from the Metropolitan in NYC, 1 Nov. 1917. Thank you to Mr. Richard Ware. Matted and framed with a lithographed portrait of TR (overall 12 x 18 in.). Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919), President (1901-1909). Condition: Not removed from frame for examination, but folds and light

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Datum: 05.06.2011

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Presidential Autograph Collection, Early-to-Middle 20th Century

Lot of 8, including: Taft, William Howard (1857-1930). 27th President of the United States (1909-13) and 10th Chief Justice of the United States (1921-30), the only person to hold both positions. A program for the Annual Banquet of the Chamber of Commerce of Glen Falls, New York, March 11, 1916, at

Los #: 23

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Woodrow Wilson DS, Plus

Wilson, Thomas Woodrow (1856-1924). 28th President of the United States (1913-21). Lot of 2, including a Woodrow Wilson DS as President, dated September 26, 1918, appointing William Allis Serfass a Second Lieutenant of Infantry in the United States Army, 8.5" x 10.5" with frame; PLUS a Herbert

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Datum: 05.06.2011

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Woodrow Wilson, Clipped Signature

Wilson, Thomas Woodrow (1856-1924). Twenty-eighth President of the United States (1917-1921). Clipped signature, with embossed Seal of the United States underneath. Framed with portrait photograph of Wilson, 10" x 14.25". Condition: Small tear at the bottom of the seal and through the "Wo" of

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Datum: 05.06.2011

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Woodrow Wilson Appointment

An appointment of Harold R. Green to ensign in the United States Navy, dated November 12, 1920. Signed by Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels, although the signature of President Wilson is notably absent. 16" x 20", lightly toned, more so along the edges, and free of the usual fold lines

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Warren G. Harding, TLS as President

Harding, Warren Gamaliel (1865-1923). Twenty-ninth president of the United States (1921-1923). TLS as President, 1p. January 1, 1923. Washington, D.C. Letter on White House letterhead thanking Dr. Carl Sawyer of Marion, Ohio, for a very pleasing Christmas remembrance. Framed and matted, 12.75" x

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Calvin Coolidge, TLS as President

Coolidge, John Calvin, Jr. (1872-1933). Thirtieth President of the United States (1923-1929). TLS as President, 1p, Washington, DC. November 8, 1924. Addressed to Mr. Hermon F. Bell of New York City, thanking him for sending a copy of his book An Introduction to Theology. Framed and matted, with

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Herbert Hoover TLS, 1928

Hoover, Herbert (1874-1964). 31st President of the United States (1929-33). TLS as president-elect, on personal stationary, dated Stanford University, California / November 16, 1928, thanking a supporter from Long Island, signed Herbert Hoover in blue ink, and affixed with a 1965 issue Herbert

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Datum: 05.06.2011

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Presidential Signed Postage Stamps, Including Hoover, Truman, & Nixon

Lot of 3, including: Hoover, Herbert (1874-1964). 31st President of the United States (1929-33). A 1935 issue U.S. three cent postage stamp commemorating the Hoover Dam, referred to on the stamp as the Boulder Dam, signed Herbert Hoover in blue ink. Truman, Harry S. (1884-1972). 33rd President of

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Datum: 05.06.2011