Collection of 19th American Statesmen and Author Signatures. A lot of fourteen signatures in various formats including:
    William H. Seward clipped signature, 4" x 1", with an engraving portrait of the politician 4.5" x 7.75", excised from a book; Secretary of War John H. Eaton, ALS, October 27, 1852; Secretary of the Treasury George W. Campbell DS, 7.75" x 10.25", February 28, 1814, with the usual fold creases, very good; Secretary of the Treasury Robert Walker DS, 7.75" x 10", June 19, 1848, in fine condition; Secretary of the Treasury A. J. Dallas DS and a clipped signature; author Alvina Lincoln Phelps ALS, 7" x 8.25", June 30, 1851, mounted to a backing sheet, paper cockled with areas of loss at the top third not affecting text, very good; Treasury Secretary Louis McLane DS, 7.75" x 10", May 4, 1833, with old fold creases, else very good; Attorney General John J. Crittenden ALS, 7.75" x 9.75", Washington, April 4, 1846, with the usual folds, else very good; Secretary of State John M. Clayton LS, 8" x 8", Washington, May 7, 1849, with the usual fold creases, else very good; Secretary of War Jacob Crowninshield DS, 7.25" x 3", Boston, December 12, 1794, toned else a very good example; Secretary of War William Eustis DS, 6.5" x 3.25", May 20, 1790, fine; Secretary of the Treasury Thomas Corwin ADS, 5.75" x 9.25", December 17, 1854, with the usual fold creases, else very good; and Massachusetts Congressman William B. Calhoun clipped signature. "W. B. Calhoun", 5.5" x 2", fine. Overall condition is very good to near fine.

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    June, 2008
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