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    James Garfield Administration Autograph Collection. A lot of eight items with various dates and from various times in their careers of men who served as cabinet members in James A. Garfield's short-lived presidency including an autograph letter signed "J. A. Garfield", 8" x 10.5", on Thirty Eighth Congress letterhead, July 25, 1865, toned, with a few small splits, fold creases, else very good; an autograph note signed "Thos: L. James" (Postmaster General), on a 4" x 2.5" card dated February 6, 1888, mounted inside a paper folder, else fine; an autograph card, 4" x 2.5", signed "S. J. Kirkwood Iowa" (Secretary of the Interior), mounted inside a paper folder, slightly stained, else very good; an autograph letter, 5" x 8", on Department of Justice letterhead, dated April 20, 1881, signed "Wayne MacVeagh" (Attorney General), mounted inside a paper folder, with stain affecting the signature, generally toned, else very good; a Department of State document, autograph card, and two clipped signatures signed "James G. Blaine" (Secretary of State), in very good to fine condition; autograph card, 3.5" x 2", signed "William H. Hunt" (Secretary of the Navy), mounted inside a paper folder, else fine; canceled check drawn on the Atchison National bank, dated March 11, 1898, signed "John J. Ingalls" (Senator from Kansas), in very good condition; and a clipped signature and autograph note signed "Robert T. Lincoln" (Secretary of War), in near fine condition. From the collection of Henry E. Luhrs.

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    October, 2007
    27th Saturday
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