Four Signatures on Birch Bark: James Whitcomb Riley (2), Frederick D. Grant, and Charles E. Hughes. Two are dated July 17, 1908, the others have no date. Various sizes ranging from 4" x 1.75" to 2.25" x 1", all in ink. The birch bark is in very good condition with some uneven edges.

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    Author James Whitcomb Riley writes, "Best greetings,/ James Whitcomb Riley/ July 17, 1908" and "Greetings!/ James Whitcomb Riley/ July 17, 1908".


    Army officer, politician, and eldest son of U. S. Grant, Frederick Grant signs, "Frederick D. Grant".


    Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Charles Hughes and wife sign, "Charles E. Hughes/ Antoinette C. Hughes".

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