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Andrew Jackson|Daniel Webster|James Buchanan|James K. Polk
Over Four Thousand Autographs from the Leading Figures of the 19th Century From Presidents to War Leaders to Politicians to Literary Figures: we have never seen such a large diversity of autographs
1800. The subscription book for ""The Engravings of Presidents of the United States by Charles A. Wakefield,"" signed by more than 4,000 dignitaries from all over the country and all walks of life.  A small sampling:Presidents/Vice Presidents:John Quincy AdamsAndrew JacksonJames K. PolkJames BuchananRichard M. Johnson, VPCabinet members:William Seward, Sec. of State, Gov. of NYDaniel Webster, Sec. of StateSamuel Southard, Sec. of the NavyAbel Upshur, Sec. of State (killed in famous ship explosion)Horatio King, Post Master GeneralJacob Thompson, Sec. of Interior and head of Confederate Secret ServiceWalter Forward, Sec. of the TreasuryFrancis Granger, Post Master GeneralCharles Wickliffe, Post Master GeneralLevi Woodbury, Sec. of the Treasury and Supreme Court justiceLewis Cass, USS, Sec. of WarJohn M. Brodhead, Comptroller of the TreasuryAlexander Ramsey, USS, USHR, gov. of Minnesota, Sec. of WarNotables:Charles DickensWinfield Scott, US ArmyJohn Bell, pres. candidate 1860, USS, USHR, Sec. of WarFrancis P Blair, Editor-in-Chief of the Washington Globe, founder of the Congressional RecordPeter Force, compiled the American ArchivesW.W. Seaton, Mayor of WashingtonP.T. BarnumJoseph Henry, professor at Princeton, first secretary of the Smithsonian InstitutionThaddeus Stevens, abolitionistPeter Wallace Gallaudet, personal secretary to George Washington and Treasury official; Michael Nourse, Treasury official; both raised funds for what became Gallaudet UniversityAbbott Lawrence and Amos Lawrence, greatest moguls of the eraDr. John C. Warren, physician, founder Mass. Gen. Hospit … [Click Below for Full Description]
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