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Auction:
2256
Lot:
187
Sold for:
$7,638$6,500

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2256
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 21, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

(U.S. Presidents), Three autograph book leaves signed by two Presidents and a variety of political notables from the 19th century, the first leaf signed by James A. Garfield and dated June 14th, 1881, less than three weeks before his assassination; the second leaf signed by Rutherford B. Hayes, (very good). Together with a suede bound menu for a Union League Club dinner commemorating the birth of George Washington, February 22nd, 1906, signed by William Howard Taft, (very good).
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Keywords

James A. Garfield, Rutherford B. Hayes, William Howard Taft, Union League Club, George Washington, Autograph, Taft family

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