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    Amazing Autograph Collection from the Spanish-American War Period, including two presidents and most of the important officers who fought in the war. Or, as hand-titled by the original collector on the front pastedown of this 8" x 10" bound autograph album: "Autographs of Government Officials and Officers of the U.S. Army. Spanish-American War...". This collection contains approximately 137 different autographs including the following: George Dewey, Fitzhugh Lee, Wesley Merritt, Elwell S. Otis, William Shafter, Joseph Wheeler, Nelson A. Miles, Frederick Dent Grant, Garrett A. Hobart, John Hay, Lyman Gage, John Sherman, Grover Cleveland, Levi P. Morton, William Jennings Bryan, Harrison Gray Otis, Elihu Root, and Theodore Roosevelt. These signatures are on various-size cards that are held into place by their corners being placed into slits in the pages.

    It's hard to imagine that a more comprehensive and uniform collection of this type could be assembled without years of hard work. The book itself is only in fair condition with a tight binding but a missing spine. The signature cards are generally in fine or better condition. Please note that many of the notables wrote their rank or title along with their signatures.


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    April, 2007
    16th-17th Monday-Tuesday
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