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John Quincy Adams, Clipped Signature
5/26/2011 - ONLINE Books, Maps & Autographs
Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848). Sixth President of the United States (1825-1829). Clipped signature, J. Q. Adams. Framed with steel engraving commemorating the 1825 Osage Treaty, 11.5" x 17.25" overall.

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Ink is clear with no fading. Brown stain on signature.
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