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    Col. Thomas L. McKenney Signature. McKenney served as Superintendent of Indian Affairs under four consecutive Presidents: Madison, Monroe, Adams and Jackson. During the course of that time he became the most knowledgeable white man about the Native Americans, their history and their customs. Signature is penned on card measuring 3 x 1.75" and the card is affixed to a larger yellow backing sheet, presumed to be from an autograph book. At the bottom of the yellow leaf, in an unknown hand, is a notation that the McKenney signed the card on February 27, 1858, when McKenney was "at the advanced age of One Hundred and four years." Light soiling; fine.

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    June, 2008
    4th-5th Wednesday-Thursday
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