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    Ulysses S. Grant Unmounted Albumen of His Home in Philadelphia. 5.25" x 7.5". Featuring the front of the four-story building decorated with patriotic bunting. Also included is an excised identification written in a period hand, "Grant's House Philadelphia." On April 29, 1865, George H. Stuart, a wealthy Philadelphia merchant, presented the house on 2009 Chestnut Street to Ulysses and Julia Grant. The home was paid for by donations to the Union League of Philadelphia. (Grant was unable to accept President Lincoln's invitation to the Ford Theater on April 14 because he and Julia had plans to travel to Philadelphia.) Mounting remnants on the verso.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2014
    7th Saturday
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