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    [James Buchanan] Ten Letters (Seven from Cabinet Secretaries in Buchanan's Administration). Joseph Holt Letter Signed as secretary of war notifying a cadet of his appointment (four partly-printed pages, Washington, February 14, 1861). Joseph Holt Autograph Letter Signed as postmaster general (one page, Washington, January 23, 1860). Isaac Toucey Letter Signed as secretary of the navy notifying about a promotion (one partly-printed page, Washington, February 28, 1861, on Navy department letterhead). John B. Floyd Letter Signed as secretary of war (one page, Washington, June 25, 1858). Jeremiah S. Black Letter Signed as secretary of state (one page, [Washington], December 20, 1860. John A. Dix Letter Signed as secretary of treasury (one partly-printed page, [Washington], February 13, 1861) admitting merchandise to entry from the brig Proteus. Howell Cobb Autograph Letter Signed as secretary of treasury (one page, [Washington], February 2, 1858) regarding the Treasury Department's compliance in a court case. Jacob Thompson Autograph Letter Signed as secretary of the interior (one page, [Washington], April 25, 1860). James L. Orr Document Signed as the speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives (one page, Washington, February 2, 1859) summoning a witness to appear before the Select Committee. Elihu Washburne Autograph Letter Signed (two pages, Galena, Illinois, September 18, 1859).

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    September, 2011
    12th-14th Monday-Wednesday
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