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Garfield, James Abraham (1831-1881) Archive Containing Presidential Signed Items and Autographs of his Presidential Cabinet.

Auction:
2819T
Lot:
28
Sold for:
$800$650

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2819T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 27, 2015 12:00PM

Description:

Garfield, James Abraham (1831-1881) Archive Containing Presidential Signed Items and Autographs of his Presidential Cabinet.
One free frank and three clipped signatures of Garfield along with a stereoscopic view of his inauguration; and the following: one letter signed by Secretary of State James Blaine, and a passport with a rubber-stamped signature; clipped signature of Secretary of War Robert Todd Lincoln; two letters (secretarial?) signed by Attorney General Wayne MacVeagh; one letter signed by Postmaster General Thomas L. James; one secretarial letter signed by Navy Secretary William H. Hunt; and a letter, petition, and signature of Interior Secretary Samuel J. Kirkwood.
Estimate $800-1,000


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Keywords

James Abraham, Presidential Cabinet, rubber-stamped signature, James Blaine, Samuel, Thomas L. James, Wayne MacVeagh, William H. Hunt, Attorney General, Interior Secretary, Navy Secretary, Postmaster General, Secretary, Secretary of State

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