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    James Buchanan Autograph Letter Signed with Free Franked Cover as president. One page, 6.25" x 8", May 28, 1859, Washington, to John W. Mickle of Camden, New Jersey. In part: "Many thanks for the fine Delaware shad which I have rest received! If they should prove to be as good as they appear they will indeed be excellent. Their principal value, however, in my eyes is as a token of your regard which I shall ever value." John Mickle, an influential New Jersey politician, was the president of the Federal Street Ferry Company. Both the letter and cover contain a bold presidential signature. The cover is postmarked and carries vertical handwriting along the left margin in another hand ("From President James/ Buchanan - one/ also from Mr./ J. R. Thomson"). The red seal is included, though it is separated from the cover. Age toned; near fine.

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    October, 2009
    16th-17th Friday-Saturday
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