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James Buchanan, Clipped Signature
5/26/2011 - ONLINE Books, Maps & Autographs
Buchanan, James (1791-1868). Fifteenth President of the United States (1857-1861). Clipped free frank signature. Addressed to Isaac Wagner, Esquire, Warren Post Office, Chester County, Pennsylvania, all in Buchanan's handwriting, as well as the word Free above signature. Framed with steel engraving, 10" x 15.5" overall.

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