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Chester A. Arthur, Clipped Signature
5/26/2011 - ONLINE Books, Maps & Autographs
Arthur, Chester Alan (1829-1886). Twenty-first President of the United States (1881-1885). Clipped signature, framed with steel engraving, 12.75" x 14.5" overall.

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