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Millard Fillmore, Autographed Letter Signed
5/26/2011 - ONLINE Books, Maps & Autographs
Fillmore, Millard (1800-1874). Thirteenth President of the United States (1850-1853). ALS, 1p, Newport, RI. September 17, 1859. Addressed to H.A. Risley, Esq. Fillmore is thanking him for his sympathy. Framed with engraving, 15.5" x 12.5".

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