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Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Signed Pardon
11/15/2013 - American History: Live Salesroom Auction
Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885). 18th President of the United States (1869-1877). Partially printed DS as President, 1p, 7.25 x 8.25 in. (sight). Washington, DC. January 10, 1870. The document authorizes the Secretary of State to affix the Seal of the United States to a warrant for the pardon of Charles Hughes. Matted and framed together with an engraving of Grant, after a photo by Thorp, 5.25 x 5.75 in. (sight), overall, 14 x 19.5 in. 

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