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Cleveland, Grover (1837-1908) Group of Documents.

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Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2891TLocation: BostonDate / Time: May 18, 2016 12:00PM


Cleveland, Grover (1837-1908) Group of Documents. Signed military commission, 31 August 1893, appointing John H. Janeway Deputy Surgeon General with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, engraved document fulfilled by hand, signed by Cleveland and Secretary of War Daniel Scott Lamont (1851-1905),sealed and docketed, 19 x 15 1/2 in.; autograph letter signed, 11 May 1900, one-and-a-half pages written on folding Westland stationery, to Herbert Welch, regarding a charitable gift to Washington and Lee University; an invitation to visit Frances Cleveland at home in Princeton, New Jersey, and three holograph envelopes with Frances Cleveland Preston's (1864-1947) free frank, all from 1947. (7)
Estimate $400-500

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Herbert Welch, Frances Cleveland, Frances Cleveland Preston, John H. Janeway, Princeton