19th century autograph album featuring signatures of politicians, soldiers, justices, and literary figures of the day, most laid down to album leaf, some toning throughout, album bound in full black morocco lettered in gilt, some wear to spine and edges. Present are examples from political figures including JAMES MONROE (ANS), JAMES GARFIELD (CHECK SIGNED), BENJAMIN HARRISON, GROVER CLEVELAND, ULYSSES S. GRANT, CHESTER A. ARTHUR, MILLARD FILLMORE (ALS), JAMES BUCHANAN (ALS), HENRY CLAY (ALS), and MARTIN VAN BUREN (ALS); Generals such as WILLIAM T. SHERMAN, BENJAMIN F. BUTLER, OLIVER O. HOWARD, and W.S. ROSECRANS; Supreme Court Justices including MELVILLE W. FULLER, HORACE GRAY, STEPHEN J. FIELD, JOSEPH P BRADLEY, SAMUEL BLATCHFORD, DAVID J. BREWER, LUCIUS Q.C. LAMAR, SAMUEL F. MILLER, and JOHN M. HARLAN; and literary figures such as OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES (AQS), WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT (ALS), JOAQUIN MILLER, JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER, WILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS, CHARLES NORDHOFF, HORACE GREELEY, QUEEN LILIUOKALANI, HORACE SCUDDER (AQS), OSCAR WILDE, HARRIET BEECHER STOWE (AQS), HENRY W. LONGFELLOW (ALS), CHARLES DUDLEY WARNER, MARY MAPES DODGE, and HELEN HUNT JACKSON (AQS).
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