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    First Ladies Autograph Collection A fine group of thirty-four (34) signatures of First Ladies -- and almost First Ladies -- including: Juila Dent Grant, two signatures on two sides of a 3.5" x 2" card dated March 22, 1888; Frances Cleveland, signature on a 4.5" x 2.75" Executive Mansion card; Frances Cleveland, signature on a small slip signed "Frances F. Cleveland Preston" dated August 8, 1940; Mary Lord Harrison, three page autograph letter signed, 5.75" x 7", dated January 23, [n.y.] and a hand addressed envelope; Mary Lord Harrison, signature on a 3.25" x 1.75" card dated 1935; Edith K. Roosevelt, franking signature on a 6" x 3.75" envelope, minor faults; Edith K. Roosevelt, three cards bearing her hand, two signed and one dated July 26, 1941 together with two envelopes hand addressed by her and bearing her franking signature; Helen Taft, signature on a 3.5" x 2" card; Edith Bolling Wilson, signature on a 3.25" x 1.5" card; Edith Bolling Wilson, signature on a 4" x 1" slip of paper; Grace Coolidge, signature on a 1927 6.5" x 3.25" airmail cover together with her husband, President Calvin Coolidge; Grace Coolidge, franking signature on a 9.5" x 4.1" envelope, minor faults; Lou Henry Hoover, signature on a 3.5" x 2" autograph card; Eleanor Roosevelt, typed letter signed, 6" x 7", February 25, 1933; Eleanor Roosevelt, typed letter signed, 6" x 7", May 4, 1949; Eleanor Roosevelt, signature on a 2" x 1.5" postage stamp from El Salvador honoring her work; Sarah Delano Roosevelt, inscription and signature on a 5.5" x 3.5" slip; Bess W. Truman, signed black and white photograph, 3.5" x 5"; Bess W. Truman, typed letter signed, 6" x 8", September 20, 1973 honoring an autograph request; Mamie Doud Eisenhower, signed and inscribed black and white photo of her official White House portrait signed "Mamie"; Mamie Doud Eisenhower, her signature on a 4" x 2.5" White House card; Mamie Doud Eisenhower, her signature on a first day day cover honoring her husband, 1957; Mamie Doud Eisenhower, signature on a 4.5" x 2.5", small loss at upper right; Mamie Doud Eisenhower autograph note signed "MDE", 4" x 7", April 12, 1977; Mamie Doud Eisenhower, her signature atop 6" x 4" color postcard of the Eisenhower home in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania; Lady Bird Johnson, (5) typed letters signed,1965-76 and a 1965 WH envelope; Lady Bird Johnson free franked envelope Jan. 21, 1987; Lady Bird Johnson, her signature on 6.5" x 3.5" first day cover honoring Abigail Adams, 3/2/87; Patricia Nixon, typed letter signed, 6" x 9", October 29, 1971; Betty Ford, her signature on 6.5" x 3.5" first day cover honoring Abigail Adams; Rosalynn S. Carter, signed check for $66.18 dated February 16, 1960 together with a second signed check for $88.90 dated November 28, 1960; Rosalynn S. Carter, franking signature on a 7.5" x 4" envelope, 1987; Jane Wyman, signed photograph measuring 10" x 8", together with her signature on a 5" x 3" card; Barbara Bush, her signature on a 6.5" x 3.5" first day cover honoring Ronald Reagan. Together 34 items; an instant collection! Accompanied by COA from PSA/DNA.

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    April, 2005
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