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Grover Cleveland, Document Signed as President
5/26/2011 - ONLINE Books, Maps & Autographs
Cleveland, Stephen Grover (1837-1908). Twenty-second and twenty-fourth President of the United States (1885-1889, 1893-1897). DS as President, 1p, Washington, DC. January 25, 1886. The document is an official appointment of Charles Henry Davis to the rank of Commander in the Navy, signed by President Cleveland and Secretary of the Navy William Collins Whitney. Affixed with the seal of the Department of the Navy, which still retains its raised lettering and deep blue coloring. Framed, 21" x 25" overall.

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John Quincy Adams, Clipped Signature
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Clipped Autograph of Brig. Gen. James H. Lane, CSA.
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Dr. Albert Schweitzer Endorsed Check, Plus
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Histories of the French Revolution
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George Eastman, Typed Letter Signed
Lot # 146 - George Eastman, Typed Letter Signed
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Geography and other Academic Titles
Lot # 262 - Geography and other Academic Titles
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Scarce Autograph of a Pioneer Daguerreotypist
Lot # 140 - Scarce Autograph of a Pioneer Daguerreotypist
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Lot # 33 - Franklin D. Roosevelt, TLS a President
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