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    [James Garfield] Charles Guiteau Autograph Note Signed. One page, approximately 5.5" x 3", n.p. [Washington, D.C.], "Oct 22" [1881]. Charles Julius Guiteau was an American lawyer and disgruntled office seeker who assassinated President James A. Garfield in 1881. While incarcerated and awaiting trail for the assassination of the president, Guiteau sent this brief note to his brother-in-law and defense attorney, George Scoville. It reads in full: "Mr. Scoville; See me tomorrow without fail. I have something important to give you. Bring that paper with you. C.G. Oct 22." Note is faintly age toned.

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    June, 2010
    8th-9th Tuesday-Wednesday
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