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    Nineteenth Century Political Figures A fine group of eight signed documents by various nineteenth century political figures including Washington's Postmaster General and Adams' first Secretary of State Timothy Pickering, manuscript document signed, a check for $123.00, Philadelphia, Nov. 16, 1785; Grant's second Secretary of State, Hamilton Fish, partly-printed document signed, a check for $15, Albany, June 4, 1849; Garfield's Treasury Secretary William Windom, manuscript document signed, a draft for $60, Washington, December 5, 1867; Senator and Constitution signer, Pierce Butler, manuscript document signed, a check for $100, Philadelphia, June 17, 1799; business figure and New York Governor Herbert Lehman, partly-printed document signed, a check for $8.32, Albany, June 19, 1934; Indiana Governor Warren Hastings, partly-printed document signed, a check for 32 pounds, London, June 11, 1791; Jackson's Secretary of State Louis McLane, partly-printed document signed, a check for Washington, July 19, 1834; U.S. Treasurer in the Lincoln, Johnson and Grant administrations, Francis Spinner, partly-printed document signed, a check for $160, Mohawk, New York, September 1, 1849. Besides the usual cut and punch cancellations, these are in overall excellent condition. Together eight pieces. Another great assemblage. Accompanied by COA from PSA/DNA.

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