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    Presidential Rutherford B. Hayes Autograph Letter Signed to Photographer James Landy A.L.S. "R.B. Hayes" on Executive Mansion letterhead marked "Private" at top, 1p., 4.5" x 7", [Washington], Oct. 21, 1879, thanking photographer James Landy for photographs received. In part: "I am in receipt of the photographs of Gen. [James M.] Comly and myself. They are capital. The full length is the best of that size which has ever been taken. This is the judgment of those competent to speak on the subject..." Nice association letter linking Hayes to Gen. Comly, who was instrumental in advancing Hayes' political career. Light soiling, otherwise very good. Tipped to a larger sheet and accompanied by an engraving of Hayes.

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    April, 2007
    16th-17th Monday-Tuesday
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