I. Watson Andrew Autograph Collection. The collection of approximately forty-three autographs composed of documents and clipped signatures. The documents include: John Hancock signed certificate, August 14, 1783; John Tyler, LS, Washington, October 21, 1842; J. Davis, ALS, Worcester, November 25, 1839; Edward Everett, ALS, Watertown, August 22, 1838; Henry Clay, ALS, Ashland, November 8, 1839; John Page, ALS, November 23, 1839; William H. Seward, ALS, Albany, November 29, 1839; David Porter, ALS, Harrisburg, December 4, 1839; Jared Sparks, ALS, November 26, 1839; Washington Irving, ALS, Greensburgh, November 16, 1839; Eldridge Gerry, ALS to Samuel Adams, Boston, June 18, 1783; clipped signatures include: James Madison; James Monroe; John Quincy Adams; Martin Van Buren; Richard Mentor Johnson; John Fairfield; Levi Lincoln; Jefferson Davis; Edward Everett; Timothy Pickering; Nathaniel Silsbee; Levi Woodbury; Daniel Webster; John Forsythe; Peleg Sprague; O. Pickering; James Buchanan; James T. Armstrong; Alden Bradford; Edward Bangs; Joseph Story; E.A. Holyoke; Josiah Quincy; Benjamin Silliman; Nathaniel Bowditch and a few other illegible signatures (clipped signatures are pasted onto the pages).
Provenance: The Charles Foster Batchelder III estate, upstate New York, formerly of Natick, Massachusetts.
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