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William McKinley, Document Signed as President
5/26/2011 - ONLINE Books, Maps & Autographs
McKinley, William, Jr. (1843-1901). Twenty-fifth President of the United States (1897-1901). DS as President, 1p, Washington, DC. May 25, 1899. An official appointment of Serburne G, Hopkins to the rank of Lieutenant Commander in the Naval Battalion of the Militia of the District of Columbia, signed by President McKinlely and Secretary of the Navy John Davis Long and affixed with the seal of the Dept. of the Navy. Framed with 5" x 7" portrait, 21.5" x 30" overall.

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Lot # 30 - Presidential Signed Postage Stamps, Including Hoover, Truman, & Nixon
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Miscellaneous Early German Printings and Incunabula
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20th Century Atlases
Lot # 265 - 20th Century Atlases
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Civil War Books - Union
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Jewish Emancipation
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Clipped Autograph of Brig. Gen. James H. Lane, CSA.
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Books on the Revolution and Early Nation
Lot # 239 - Books on the Revolution and Early Nation
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Robert Frost Inscribed Book, Plus Material Related to Interview with Poet
Lot # 132 - Robert Frost Inscribed Book, Plus Material Related to Interview with Poet
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Hemispherical Maps of the World
Lot # 269 - Hemispherical Maps of the World
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J. Evetts Haley, Texas-Born Political Activist, Signed Political Pamphlet
Lot # 83 - J. Evetts Haley, Texas-Born Political Activist, Signed Political Pamphlet
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Harry S. Truman, TLS as President
Lot # 38 - Harry S. Truman, TLS as President
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Fletcher Harper, Jr. Passport
Lot # 124 - Fletcher Harper, Jr. Passport
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Jacob Monk Map of North America, 1854
Lot # 298 - Jacob Monk Map of North America, 1854
"New Map of That Portion of North America Exhibiting the United States and Territories, The Canadas, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Mexico, also Central America and The West India Islands, Compiled from the Most Recent Surveys and Authentic Sources. Published by Jacob Monk, Baltimore, Md. 1854". In... > Item Details
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