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    Ulysses S. Grant Autograph Letter Signed. Two pages of a bifolium (writing on pages 1 and 3), 4.5" x 6.75". August 4, 1882. A letter to a Mr. [Stephen] Elkins regarding a real estate transaction: "Mr. Randall came in again last evening after another talk with the Commodore, to say that if the party wishing to treat for his Balt. property would come forward frankly that he would deal with them more favorably than if there was dickering attempted. He advised that whoever came should consult with me before going to the Commodore..." Docketed in an unknown hand and with soiling along the flattened fold on the verso. Embossed letterhead design shows through, though not affecting Grant's signature. With light ink transfer on page two of letter.

    Estimate: $1,000 - up.

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    June, 2015
    12th-13th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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