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Autographs: GEORGE BANCROFT - DOCUMENT SIGNED 07/05/1838

The future United States Cabinet member signed this Port of Boston customs document, listing the crew and passengers of the brig Cynosure, in 1838.  A rare document from early in Bancroft's career, before he was Secretary of the Navy!
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Autographs: JAMES BARBOUR - MANUSCRIPT DOCUMENT SIGNED 01/23/1826

Manuscript LS: "James Barbour" as J.Q. Adams' Secretary of War, 1p, 7¾x6¼. War Department, 1826 January 23.
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Autographs: VICE PRESIDENT JOHN C. CALHOUN - DOCUMENT SIGNED 03/22/1822

His signed, handwritten instructions as Secretary of War, on a printed document, telling Pennsylvanian M. C. Ewing to report for an admissions examination at West Point (1822)
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Autographs: VICE PRESIDENT JOHN C. CALHOUN - DOCUMENT SIGNED 08/08/1844 CO-SIGNED BY: JOHN H. STEELE, ALLEN T. TREADWAY

As Secretary of State, he certifies that a document of the State of New Hampshire is entitled to "full faith and credit". The original New Hampshire document, signed by Governor Steele and Secretary of State Treadwell, is affixed on verso.
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Autographs: SIMON CAMERON - AUTOGRAPH DOCUMENT SIGNED 07/26/1849

He signs receipt of an $833 draft, to serve as guaranty for a bank loan
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Autographs: SIMON CAMERON - AUTOGRAPH DOCUMENT SIGNED 11/15/1848 CO-SIGNED BY: ADAM JOHN GLOSSBRENNER, ALEXANDER SMALL

Document allocating shares in the Pottsville Gas Company, also signed fellow investors A. J. Glossbrenner and Alex Small
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Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL EDWARD R. CANBY - MANUSCRIPT DOCUMENT SIGNED 02/11/1864 CO-SIGNED BY: JAMES W. WHITE, RHODA E. WHITE, C. W. COLTON, EDWIN M. STANTON, MAJOR GENERAL JAMES A. HARDIE

Manuscript DS: "Ed.R.S.
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Autographs: PRESIDENT GROVER CLEVELAND - DOCUMENT SIGNED 07/20/1883 CO-SIGNED BY: DANIEL S. LAMONT

Both sign on this document notifying Bonnell & Valentine that the State Board of Health is concerned with the nuisances of health in specific cities
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Autographs: GEORGE W. CRAWFORD - PRINTED DOCUMENT SIGNED IN INK 06/30/1849

As Secretary of War (1849), he signs a document appointing Davis Tillson (a future Union officer) as a West Point Cadet.
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Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL HENRY DEARBORN - DOCUMENT SIGNED 11/30/1810

Partly Printed DS: "H. Dearborn/Collector", Port of Boston, 1p, 6¾x8¼. Boston, 1810 November 30.
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Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL HENRY DEARBORN - DOCUMENT SIGNED 12/10/1810 CO-SIGNED BY: JAMES LOVELL

As Collector for the Port of Boston.
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Autographs: PRESIDENT DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER - DOCUMENT SIGNED CO-SIGNED BY: IVY BAKER PRIEST, WILBER M. BRUCKER, CHARLES S. THOMAS, DONALD A. QUARLES, EZRA TAFT BENSON, JAMES CAMPBELL HAGERTY, HERBERT BROWNELL JR., MARION B. FOLSOM, CHARLES E. ENGINE CHARLIE WILSON, JOHN FOSTER DULLES, ARTHUR E. SUMMERFIELD, FIRST LADY MAMIE DOUD EISENHOWER, PRESIDENT RICHARD M. NIXON, FREDERICK A. SEATON, GEORGE M. HUMPHREY, JAMES P. MITCHELL, SINCLAIR WEEKS

Ink signatures of the President and First Lady, along with 14 other original signatures of important members of the Eisenhower administration, accompanied by autopen signatures of Vice President Nixon and two others, all framed in the Gallery of History style to 42x24.
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Autographs: GLENN FORD COMBINATION

His US Navy Commission (1958), accompanied by awards bestowed by the Defense Department and the Veterans of Foreign Wars for Ford's contribution to national defense. Accompanying these individually framed honors are two items signed by him, a contract and a photograph. The framed commission and commendations were acquired from Glenn Ford's estate.
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Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL JOHN HENRY HILLDRING - DOCUMENT ARCHIVES CO-SIGNED BY: CHUCK BEACH, GEORGE H. DERN, MARCUS H. HOLCOMB, MAJOR GENERAL EDGAR THOMAS CONLEY, MAJOR GENERAL PETER CHARLES HARRIS, STANLEY S. ARONSON, STANLEY S. LEWENBERG, THOMAS E. FINEGAN, ARTHUR E. CHASE, CHARLES LEWIS BEACH

Collection of 13 awards, certificates and diplomas conferred on General Hildring for his military, civil and academic accomplishments from youth through World War II. Individual documents are signed by Cabinet members generals and university presidents
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Autographs: PRESIDENT JAMES MONROE - DOCUMENT SIGNED 08/28/1812

JAMES MONROE.
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Autographs: GENERAL TIMOTHY PICKERING - AUTOGRAPH DOCUMENT SIGNED 02/08/1783 CO-SIGNED BY: PETER ANSPACH

The Secretary of War during the Adams administration signs this handwritten document stating he received a sum of money, co-signed by a witness
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Autographs: GENERAL TIMOTHY PICKERING - AUTOGRAPH DOCUMENT SIGNED 05/02/1783

ADS: "Tim:/Pickering" in text, 1p, 8x4. No place, 1783 May 2.
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Autographs: GENERAL TIMOTHY PICKERING - AUTOGRAPH DOCUMENT SIGNED IN TEXT 02/05/1783

Timothy Pickering signs an autograph document.
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Autographs: GENERAL TIMOTHY PICKERING - DOCUMENT SIGNED 01/13/1795

This early American document was signed by Secretary of War Timothy Pickering in 1795, during the presidency of George Washington, to pay $153.83 to U. S. Treasurer Samuel Meredith.
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Autographs: PRESIDENT JAMES K. POLK - DOCUMENT SIGNED 11/25/1848 CO-SIGNED BY: WILLIAM L. MARCY

Partly Printed DS: "James K. Polk" as 11th U.S. President and "W.L.
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Autographs: DANIEL D. PRATT - DOCUMENT SIGNED 03/14/1871 CO-SIGNED BY: FREDERICK T. FRELINGHUYSEN, ALEXANDER RAMSEY, JOSEPH R. WEST, GENERAL GEORGE E. SPENCER, JOHN S. BIGBY, GENERAL WILLIAM SPRAGUE, MAJOR GENERAL FRANCIS P. BLAIR JR., ALEXANDER MITCHELL, OLIVER P. MORTON, BENJAMIN F. RICE, GEORGE VICKERS, JAMES R. MCCORMICK, SELUCIUS GARFIELDE, JOSEPH H. TUTHILL, GEORGE H. EAKER

Sixteen members sign a subscription list for copies of a speech by Indiana Senator Daniel Pratt. Signers include 2 future Cabinet members (Frelinghuysen and Ramsey), a recent Vice Presidential nominee (Blair), and several others of note.
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Autographs: PRESIDENT THEODORE ROOSEVELT - DOCUMENT SIGNED 12/16/1908 CO-SIGNED BY: ELIHU ROOT

As President and Secretary of State, the first two Americans to win Nobel Peace Prizes sign a consular appointment.
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Autographs: EDWIN M. STANTON - MANUSCRIPT DOCUMENT SIGNED 07/07/1865

As Secretary of War, he signs a Manuscript Order (July 1865) authorizing the Inspector of Quartermasters to conduct a special investigation.
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Autographs: WILLIAM M. STEWART - DOCUMENT SIGNED 01/16/1868 CO-SIGNED BY: FREDERICK T. FRELINGHUYSEN, JAMES K. MOORHEAD, SAMUEL C. POMEROY, ALEXANDER RAMSEY, HENRY B. ANTHONY, TIMOTHY O. HOWE, WILLIAM H. HOOPER, MAJOR GENERAL NATHANIEL P. BANKS, BENJAMIN F. WADE, GEORGE H. WILLIAMS, MAJOR GENERAL JOHN M. THAYER, MAJOR GENERAL BENJAMIN F. BUTLER, ZACHARIAH CHANDLER, CORNELIUS COLE, JAMES W. PATTERSON, OLIVER P. MORTON, HENRY W. CORBETT, GEORGE M. CHILCOTT, WILLIAM HIGBY, COLES BASHFORD, JOSE F. CHAVES, LEWIS SELYE, ALEXANDER G. CATTELL, JACOB M. HOWARD, GOVERNOR JAMES W. NYE, DELOS R. ASHLEY, EDMUND G. ROSS

Signatures of 18 Senators, 6 Representatives, and 4 territorial delegates on a manuscript document ordering copies of a Senate speech delivered one month before the House voted to impeach President Andrew Johnson. Many of these signers, including Benjamin Wade, Benjamin Butler and Oliver Morton, were of great importance in the Civil War and Reconstruction eras.
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Autographs: PRESIDENT WILLIAM H. TAFT - DOCUMENT SIGNED

His signature on an unused distillery warehouse stamp
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Autographs: PRESIDENT WILLIAM H. TAFT - DOCUMENT SIGNED

His signature on an unused distillery warehouse stamp
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Autographs: PRESIDENT WILLIAM H. TAFT - DOCUMENT SIGNED 04/24/1908

Secretary of State William Howard Taft awards a Certificate of Honorable Service to an "Operator in the Military Telegraph Corps of the Army of the United States, during the late Civil War".
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Autographs: PRESIDENT WILLIAM H. TAFT - DOCUMENT SIGNED 06/21/1911 CO-SIGNED BY: PERCIVAL HALL

As US President he signs the diploma of Mary Bass Michaels, recipient of a Master's Degree from Gallaudet College, also signed by College President Percival Hall
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Autographs: PRESIDENT WILLIAM H. TAFT - DOCUMENT SIGNED 1878

William Taft signs a United Sates Internal Revenue Distillery Revenue Stamp as Collector of Internal Revenue.
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