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    George Dewey Autograph Quote Signed with Transmittal Autograph Letter Signed. Each are one page, 5" x 8"; February 28, 1902. Dewey inscribes and signs his famous quote, "You may fire when you are ready Gridley," to Amory Lawrence of the Groton School. Dewey launched the Battle of Manila Bay on the morning of May 1, 1898 with these famous words. Together with a handwritten transmittal letter, "I send the 'fire order' as requested..." addressed to "My dear Lawrence."

    Condition: Irregular discoloration and scuffing to surface from prior framing. Flattened folds.


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    October, 2019
    26th Saturday
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