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James Madison, Signed Free Franked Envelope
5/26/2011 - ONLINE Books, Maps & Autographs
Madison, James (1751-1836). Fourth President of the United States (1809-1817). Signed free franked envelope addressed to Department of State, Captain Isaac Chauncey, New York. Postal stamped FREE and WASHINGTON, DC JUN 17 [year illegible]. Framed with steel engraving of Madison sitting, 10.5" x 15.75" overall.

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