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(Autograph Book, 19th Century)

Auction:
2483
Lot:
10
Sold for:
$2,489$2,100

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2483
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 15, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

(Autograph Book, 19th Century), Large and extensive collection of United States political and historical figures, mostly 1871, with gilt tooled and lettered crushed green morocco binding, including: Ulysses S. Grant, Schuyler Colfax, Hamilton Fish, George Robeson Frederick Douglass, most of the foreign ambassadors, Charles Sumner, all United States Senators and Congressmen from 1871, William Tecumseh Sherman, Admiral Daniel Porter, Hannibal Hamlin, the Chief Justice and Assistant Justices of the Supreme Court, numerous Admirals and Generals of the American military, tipt in signatures of Abraham Lincoln, Franklin Pierce, James Buchanan, Edwin Stanton, Winfield Scott, Gideon Welles, Salmon Chase, and William Seward, (few leaves loose, covers worn).

Note: This album was a gift from the Honorable William A. Richardson, Secretary of Treasury, to Amelia McIntire, wife of the Honorable Charles J. McIntire.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

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foreign ambassadors, United States, American military, Supreme Court, Abraham Lincoln, Daniel Porter, George Robeson Frederick Douglass, Hannibal Hamlin, Ulysses S. Grant, William Tecumseh Sherman, Admiral, Chief Justice and Assistant, Porter, Winfield Scott, William Seward, James Buchanan, Salmon Chase, Gideon Welles, Edwin Stanton, Amelia McIntire, Secretary of Treasury, United States Whig Party

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