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November 17, 2013 11:00AMCalender

Chester A. Arthur (1830-1886) and William McKinley (1844-1901) Signed Correspondence.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2687B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 17, 2013 11:00AM


Chester A. Arthur (1830-1886) and William McKinley (1844-1901) Signed Correspondence.
Single page note signed by Arthur as Chairman of the Republican State Committee of New York, 2 September 1880, to an A. Daggett, regretfully declining an invitation to speak on behalf of Senator Conkling; framed and mounted, adhesive from the mount staining the paper in the top corners, 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.
[and] a portrait of McKinley matted and framed with an autograph sentiment, and the fulfillment of a request for an autograph, on Ways and Means Committee stationery, 23 May 1888, the frame 17 1/2 x 13 3/4 in. (2)
Estimate $400-600

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William McKinley, Chester A. Arthur, Chairman, Conkling, Republican State Committee of New York, Ways and Means Committee