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President Dwight D. Eisenhower Signed Postage Stamp
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Eisenhower, Dwight David "Ike" (1892-1967). 34th President of the United States (1953-61). A sheet of four U.S. five cent The Sciences postage stamps, issued 1963, affixed to Office of Dwight D. Eisenhower stationary, and signed three times in blue ink (once in each of the top two stamps and once across both bottom stamps. Accompanied by the original air mail envelope postmarked March 9, 1965, from Gettysburg, PA, and with Eisenhower's five star hand stamp in place of the postage.

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Regional Maps of Germany
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U.S. 18th Century Texas Land Grant from Former Governor of Texas Dated <i>1861</i>
Lot # 195 - U.S. 18th Century Texas Land Grant from Former Governor of Texas Dated 1861
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Books and Pamphlets from the Columbian Exposition
Lot # 255 - Books and Pamphlets from the Columbian Exposition
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French Poetry and Literature
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Grinnell's Indians, Plus
Lot # 165 - Grinnell's Indians, Plus
Lot of 2. Grinnell, George Bird. The Indians of To-Day. Chicago: Herbert S. Stone and Company, 1900. Illustrated with photographs by Frank A. Rinehart. 4to, illustrated cloth, 55 plates, 185pp. Light toning of leaves, very light shelf wear and surface soil. Slight damage to first few pages in lower ... > Item Details
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Harriet Beecher Stowe Signature Page From a Book
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Samuel Shute, Colonial Governor of Massachusetts Bay, Clipped Signature
Lot # 64 - Samuel Shute, Colonial Governor of Massachusetts Bay, Clipped Signature
Framed with a printed photo of Shute; approx. 10 x 12 in. overall. Samuel Shute (1662-1742; Governor 1716-1723) was born in London. His predecessor as Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, Joseph Dudley, had engaged in questionable, if not secretly treacherous activities, designed to further his... > Item Details
George McClellan ALS, 1850
Lot # 88 - George McClellan ALS, 1850
McClellan, George Brinton (1826-1885). General-in-Chief of the Union Army (1861-62), Democratic nominee for president (1864), and Governor of New Jersey (1878-1881). ALS in black ink, dated April 2nd, 1850, at West Point, N.Y., addressed to John Earl, Esq., reading in full: Sir, I enclose herewith a... > Item Details
Far West and Rockies Series, 3 Volumes, Plus
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Jean Jaques Rousseau Autograph Manuscript
Lot # 110 - Jean Jaques Rousseau Autograph Manuscript
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18th and 19th Century Books on Animal Husbandry
Lot # 232 - 18th and 19th Century Books on Animal Husbandry
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R.H. Pratt, Founder of Carlisle Indian School, ALS
Lot # 149 - R.H. Pratt, Founder of Carlisle Indian School, ALS
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Books on the History of England
Lot # 244 - Books on the History of England
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Franklin Roosevelt TLS As Governor of New York
Lot # 34 - Franklin Roosevelt TLS As Governor of New York
Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945). 44th Governor of New York (1929-1932); 32nd President of the United States (1933-1945). Dated March 9, 1931, on State of New York Executive Chamber/Albany letterhead featuring the gilt raised emblem of the state seal, addressed to Governor of Arkansas Tom J.... > Item Details
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