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    Ulysses S. Grant Signature. One page, 4.25" x 5.5", Boston, April 1871, on a card which is printed, "Autograph / Presented to the French Fair / With the compliments of/ [signed] U. S. Grant." Areas of damp staining, signature is fine.

    The French Fair was held at the Boston Theatre in Boston, Massachusetts, to help aid the sufferers from the war in France. Not only did it raise money for those in need but it helped strengthen the bond between America and France while raising awareness to situations at home and abroad. "To recognize in some slight way the debt that we owe to France, as handed down by our traditions. . . .and kindness with which Americans are always treated within her borders. . . .That the generous gift thus made by the united efforts of many has carried real sympathy, as well as material aid, to those who greatly need them both, is our hope and our firm belief." President Grant's signature presented to the French Fair represents America's continuing strive for global peace and brotherhood amongst man.


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    June, 2015
    4th Thursday
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