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    Andrew Johnson: Assorted Ephemera. This is a fine group of items covering various stages in the career of Lincoln's successor. Includes: 1) a bold Mathew Brady carte-de-visite, 2) s scrap of writing paper signed "Andrew Johnson/ Greenville,/ Tenn", 3) a similar paper signed "Andrew Johnson/ Mil Gov & B.G." [Military Governor and Brigadier General], 4) an envelope addressed by Johnson, reading "Mr. John Swartz/ Chicago,/ Ill." 5) a small card signed "Andrew Johnson", 6) a fragment of a document signed "Andrew Johnson" and "Hugh McCulloch", 7) a telegram from Johnson, written in a clerical hand, May 13, 1875 to A. J. Keller of Memphis, discussing his travel plans, 8) a 6" x 10" pamphlet from 1853 titled: "Biographical Sketch of Hon. Andrew Johnson Democratic Candidate for Governor of Tennessee", 16pp. with marginal annotations in pencil in an unknown hand, 9) an 85-page booklet, disbound, titled "Names of Persons Pardoned by the President" (House of Representatives Ex. Doc. No. 116), dated March 2, 1867, listing all those pardoned by Johnson in the year 1865, 10) an 1874 check made out by and signed by Lafayette Sabine Foster, who was acting Vice President when Johnson became President following Lincoln's death, 11) an 1866 ship's paper for the whaling bark Europa completed in full, with stamped signature of Johnson, countersigned by Seward. Plus, a routine CDV of Johnson, an 1881 ALS by G. W. Jones of Fayetteville written to A. J. Keller setting the record straight about Johnson's candidacy for a Congressional seat in 1851 and four book plate engravings, thrown in for good measure.

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