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    Ulysses S. Grant Autograph Letter Twice Signed "U. S. Grant" as president. One page, 4.5" x 7", St. Louis, December 20, 1873. Following the death of his eighty-seven year old father-in-law, Colonel Frederick Dent, on December 15, 1873, President Ulysses S. Grant boarded a train and escorted his remains to St. Louis. Having arrived safely, he penned this short note to his wife Julia, "Mrs. U. S. Grant (the first of two signatures)," who had remained in Washington, in full: "Arrived this morning. Preparations complete for funeral to-day." The second signature is found directly after his short note and is used in closing. Smoothed folds. Small hole near upper edge. Text is bold and bright.

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    October, 2013
    17th-18th Thursday-Friday
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