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    George Washington Presidential Autograph Letter Signed in the Third Person Autograph letter signed "the President" in the text, 1 p., 6.25" x 4.5" trimmed, n.p., "Wednesday 16th Mar 1796", he writes to a Mrs. Stewart, sending a portrait of himself. In full: 'Not for the representation or the value, but because it is the production of a fair lady, the President takes the liberty of presenting the enclosed, with his best regards, to Mrs. Stewart praying her acceptance. Wednesday 16th Mar 1796". With uneven toning and dark ink, piece is attractively framed with a reproduction of Madame De Brehan's miniature portrait of a Grecian-styled image of Washington and a biographical plaque in a gilt frame to an overall size of 23" x 18.5".

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    April, 2007
    16th-17th Monday-Tuesday
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