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    Andrew Jackson: Very Substantial Lock of Hair. Well-documented lock of Andrew Jackson's hair, approximately 4" long and 1/2" wide. The hair was originally contained within a small envelope marked "Andrew Jackson's hair" which, in turn, was placed within a larger envelope. The larger envelope (incomplete) has a pencil inscription: "Fathers Hair/ June 9, 1845". Included with the above items are letters from the director of "The Papers of Andrew Jackson" and the curator of the "Hermitage" affirming that the handwriting on the partial envelope belongs to Andrew Jackson, Jr. and that the color of the hair matches examples in the Hermitage Collection. Copies of letters by Andrew Jackson, Jr. are also included. Similarities in the handwriting to that seen on the envelope have been noted and circled by a Dr. Moser.

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    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
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