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    Rutherford B. Hayes Autograph Letter Signed as President. One page on Executive Mansion letterhead with blank integral, 4.5" x 6.75"; Washington, "12 Jany 1879". A brief letter inviting the recipient "to have you take a family dinner with us...". Uneven, but light, toning, with a few stray spots of foxing on the verso. Written during his tenure as president, and possibly to fellow Civil War veteran James A. Bingham who served in an Ohio regiment. Hayes enlisted as an officer at the outbreak of the war and served with bravery and distinction until war's end achieving the rank of brevet major general.

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    June, 2015
    12th-13th Friday-Saturday
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