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    Benjamin Harrison: Comical "In-Your-Face" Ribbon. 3" x 8 1/2" pink cotton ribbon with picture of a disgruntled Democrat, inscribed "Harrison Is All Right! O, My Lord! Sackville West. The Letter That We Longed for Came At Last. Head Us Off". Sackville-West was an inept British diplomat who got snookered into answering an "innocent" letter asking for his preference in presidential candidates. He replied, saying that Britain would likely prefer to see Cleveland elected. His letter was published and swayed enough Irish-American voters to the Harrison side, resulting in his election.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2019
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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