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    James Monroe Autograph Letter Signed as president. Four integral pages, written on page one and addressed on page four, 8" x 10", May 26, 1820, Washington, addressed to John Jacob Astor in Paris. The president writes regarding letters sent to "General La Fayette & another for Mr. Marbois". In 1824, President Monroe invited the Marquis de Lafayette to the United States as a guest of the nation. During the trip Lafayette would visit all of the then twenty-four states. A small tear where the wax seal was removed. Light toning and spotting, remnants of adhesive residue on page four, and weakness at folds, else fine.

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    October, 2009
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