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Rare and Interesting Autograph Album of the United States Government of 1851

Auction:
2218
Lot:
199
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Auction:
Sale #2218 - 2218
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 02, 2003 11:00AM

Description:

Rare and Interesting Autograph Album of the United States Government of 1851, including most of the members of the Thirty-first U.S. Congress and the 1851 Virginia Constitutional Convention which debated Slavery, States Rights, and Secession, gilt morocco "Jenny Lind" binding and with 341 autographs of many important political and later military figures including Millard Fillmore, Daniel Webster, Jefferson Davis, Alexander Stephens, Sam Houston (large), Henry Clay, Andrew Johnson, Salmon Chase, William Seward, and a plethora of Union and Confederate Civil War notables.
Estimate $4,000-5,000

Keywords

United States Government, Alexander Stephens, Andrew Johnson, Daniel Webster, Henry Clay, Jefferson Davis, Millard Fillmore, Salmon Chase, Sam Houston, William Seward, United States Congress, U.S. Congress, American Civil War, Autograph, Great Triumvirate, History of the United States, Politics of the United States