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    James Buchanan Administration Autograph Album Signed by 44 U.S. government leaders, Washington, D.C., 1857-1859, on 22 sheets, 8" x 6.5", bound in limp red roan covers, rubbed edges, floral endpapers. There are 36 blank sheets. Signatures include President "James Buchanan" and his complete Cabinet, each on a separate sheet titled in ornate script with his office, "Lew Cass," "Howell Cobb," "J. Thompson/of/Mississippi," "John B. Floyd," "Isaac Toucey," "Aaron V. Brown," and "J.S. Black"; also "Sam Houston/Texas," "S.A. Douglas/Chicago/Ills," "R Toombs/Geo.," "Jno: Bell/of Tennessee," "John P. Hale/Dover NH," "Hamilton Fish/New York," "Henry Wilson/Mass," "William H. Seward/Auburn," "B.F. Wade/Ohio," and 27 others. Every sheet in the album, save one, is signed on only one side, mostly two or three to a page. None of those listed are on pages back-to-back. The "Toombs" page is soiled with a vertical crease passing through the "o" in "Geo." A vertical crease passes between the "s" and "t" of "Houston." There is a light spot on the "W" of "Wilson," a vertical crease passes through the "w" in "Seward" and the "b" in "Auburn," and there are nicks at two edges of the Wilson/Seward page. A vertical crease passes through the "h" in "Ohio" and there are nicks and creases at the right edge of the Wade page. Overall, very good condition.

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