Secretary of State Hamilton Fish Signature


Secretary of State Hamilton Fish Signature. In ink, large and bold. Beautiful item to frame. Slip measures 7.75 X 3. Ideal for framing.


Hamilton Fish (1808-1893) served New York as Governor (1849-1850), Congressman (1843-1845) and Senator (1851-1857) and was President Grant’s only Secretary of State (1869-1877). Originally elected as a...Read More »

Civil War Senator and Governor of Missouri Benjamin Gratz Brown Signature


Signed in ink “B. Gratz Brown” as Governor of Missouri. Dated 1872. Slip of paper measures 7.75 X 3. Overall fine condition, a nice clean signature ideal for framing. Photo not included.


Benjamin Gratz Brown (May 28, 1826 – December 13, 1885) was...Read More »

Confederate General Robert E. Lee War Date Clip Signature


Large War date clip signature, Richmond, (VA), 5 Sept.’ 64. Very fine. Measures 2.5 X 3.75. Perfect item for framing. 

Robert E. Lee (1807-70), General, CSA. Legendary ANV Commander.

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Civil War Orator and Politician Edward Everett War Date Signature


Signed on a blank page in ink. Boston, 25th September, 1861. Nice and bold with typical age toning. Beautiful signature and a great item to frame. 


Edward Everett (April 11, 1794 – January 15, 1865) was a famous American politician, pastor, educator,...Read More »

Civil War Politician John A. Andrew War Date ALS


Mass. Governor John A. Andrew War Date ALS, 2 pages. Written on Commonwealth of Mass. letterhead dated November 28th, 1861 to Charles A. Dana. Overall very fine with typical folds. 


John Albion Andrew (May 31, 1818 – October 30, 1867) was an...Read More »

Civil War Secretary of the Treasury Salmon P. Chase War Date ALS


Autograph letter signed at the bottom “S.P. Chase” as Secretary of the Treasury. 1 Page in ink, January 4th, 1862. From the treasury department. The letter is written on extremely thin and fragile paper and contains folds, toning and wear. Signature is bold and...Read More »

Civil War Connecticut Governor William A. Buckingham War Date ALS


William Alfred Buckingham Autograph Letter Signed, in ink, 1 page dated July 27th, 1864. Letter to a George W. Bend Esq. Boston. Light toning, overall fine. Nice clear and bold handwriting. Nice item for framing. Photo not included. 

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General William Barksdale Cut Signature


Clip autograph, dated 1/6/58 as U.S. Member of Congress. Very fine. Rare. 

William Barksdale (1821-63), Brig. General, CSA (TN/MS). 1st Manassas, Peninsula campaign, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg (MWIA).




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Confederate General P. G. T. Beauregard ALS


ALS signed “G. T. Beauregard,” one page, lightly lined, 4.5 x 7, October 5, 1866. Letter to Mrs. Charles O’Conner, in part: “I beg to enclose you my photograph as promised. I hope it may reach you…it was taken lately in Paris—Hoping to receive yours...Read More »

Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles War Date LS


Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles War-date Letter Signed on Navy Department stationery. Nicely framed with an original engraving and presented to an overall size of 24 X 18 and ready for your wall. Some folds. 



General Robert E. Lee Document Signed


General Robert E. Lee document signed. Louisville: 25 April 1855. Document signed “R.E. Lee” as Lt. Colonel of the 2nd Cavalry, the text also in Lee’s hand acknowledging receipt of a circular. 4 1/4 x 3 1/2 inches (11.5 x 9 cm);...Read More »

Union General Winfield Scott Hancock War Date ANS


Winfield S. Hancock (1824-86), Major General, USA  & Presidential candidate (1880). Pennsylvania. Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg (WIA), Petersburg.

Autograph Note Signed (ANS) signed with rank as Maj. Genl. Comdg.

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Autograph Letter Signed Union Soldier: Abraham Lincoln


Fantastic Civil War–dated ALS signed “Moses Edwards,” four pages on two adjoining sheets, 5 x 8, April 24, 1865. With original mailing envelope. Letter written from St. Charles, Arkansas. In part: “One week ago today the sorrowful news...Read More »

Pennsylvania Governor A. G. Curtain Cut Signature


Cut signature “A.G. Curtain”. Overall very fine. Nice clean example and ready for framing.

Andrew Gregg Curtin (April 22, 1817 – October 7, 1894) was a U.S. lawyer and politician....Read More »

American Inventor Peter Cooper Cut Signature


The American industrialist and inventor signs boldy, “Peter Cooper”. Overall very fine.

Peter Cooper (February 12, 1791 – April 4, 1883) was an American industrialist, inventor, philanthropist, and candidate for President of the United States. He...Read More »



Civil War General Hugh Judson Kilpatrick War Date LS

A remarkable and detailed glimpse into Kilpatrick’s first engagement with the rebels


Civil War–dated LS boldy signed “Respectfully submitted, J. Kilpatrick, Lt. Col. Commanding,” three pages on two...Read More »

General Robert E. Lee Framed Signature with CDV


Crisp ink signature, “R. E. Lee,” on an off-white 2.5 x .75 lightly-lined slip affixed to a slightly larger card. Nicely mounted, matted, and framed with a carte-de-visite of Lee to an overall size of 10.25...Read More »

President John Adams Handwritten Document


Featured here is a desirable, lengthy example from this sought-after founding father beautifully custom framed with photo. Unsigned handwritten document, one page, 6 x 7.5, 1767. An itemized bill for work done by Benjamin...Read More »

President James Garfield ALS




Featured here is a nice Autograph Letter Signed, “Ja. Garfield,” one page, 7.25 x 8.75, on April 18, 1870. Letter to S. B. Harmer, in full: “Yours of the 16th is received. The address of Genl. James B. Steedman is Toledo, Ohio;...Read More »

General Adelbert Ames Signed Cabinet Card


Here is a beautiful signed Cabinet Card of General Adelbert Ames, former commander of the 20th Maine and Medal of Honor Recipient. He signs boldy with all ranks. Studio is Marion out of Lowell, MA....Read More »

Civil War General and Indian Fighter Alfred H. Terry Autograph Letter Signed

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Featured is a very scarce ALS written by Alfred H. Terry, four pages on two adjoining sheets, 4.25 x 8, March 12, 1871. Letter to General Thomas H. Ruger, in part: “I was sorry to be...Read More »

General Joseph Hooker War Date ALS


Civil War-dated ALS, one page both sides, 5 x 8, April 13, 1863. Letter to Franklin Philip, in full: “I have just received & paid my respects to one bottle of the box of splendid punch you...Read More »

Confederate Secretary of the Treasury Christopher G. Memminger Cut Signature



The secretary signs his autograph in a large, clear hand. This autograph comes directly from Captain J. William Bushby’s personal collection.

Politician (1803–1888) who served as the first secretary of the treasury for the Confederate...Read More »

Union General George B. McClellan Autograph Letter Signed


George B. McClellan Autograph Letter signed, one page, 5 X 8 dated April 20th, 1871. Overall fine with intersecting folds. Nice clear and bold ink. Would be a great item for framing. 

Union general (1826–1885) hailed at the beginning of...Read More »

Continental Army General William Moultrie DS as Governor of SC


Partly-printed DS, signed on verso “Will’m Moultrie,” and also signed by Peter Bremar. One page, both sides, April 27th 1787. There is a second document with a picture of the land and Peter Bremar signs again. As governor of South Carolina,...Read More »

Varina Davis Autograph Note Signed 


Signed in the Text, “Mrs. Jefferson Davis,” March 21 [1869]. Mrs. Davis wrote this on her personal letterhead while visiting England to Mrs. Bushby, accepting an invitation. In a bold hand on clean paper,...Read More »

Union General George G. Meade ALS


Autograph Letter Signed, “Geo. G. Meade, Maj. Genl. U.S.A.,” one page both sides, 5 x 8, Headquarters, Department of the East letterhead, October 31, 1867. Letter to Assistant Secretary of the Treasury J. F. Hartley....Read More »

Declaration of Independence Signer Samuel Huntington Signature



Signer of the Declaration of Independence from Connecticut (1731–1796) and seventh president of the Continental Congress. Ink signature, “Samuel 

Huntington,” on an off-white 4 x 1.75 slip clipped from the body of a partly-printed document filled out...Read More »

General Ulysses S. Grant War Date Endorsement


Self-contained war-dated endorsement, signed “U. S. Grant,” one page, 3.25 x 6.25, dated September 14, 1864. Written in another hand, Grant recommends New York Governor Horatio Seymour approve a general’s request, in full: “Respectfully forwarded...Read More »

Union General William T. Sherman War Date Document Signed


Here is a nice War–dated manuscript DS, signed “W. T. Sherman, Maj. Genl,” one page, 15.5 x 9.75, May 1862. Featuring a document headed “Roll of a private on extra duty as Teamster at...Read More »

Civil War General William T. Sherman ALS

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Here is an autograph letter signed (ALS) measuring10” x 8” 1 page, both sides written by Civil War General William T. Sherman. Addressed to L.P. Lackey or Lachey on November 25, 1872 of Massachusetts. Written on Headquarters of the Army of...Read More »

General Hiram Berdan ALS


ALS signed “H. Berdan,” one page, 5 x 8.25, November 3, 1867. Letter to a general, in part: “I have had a full talk with Mr. Rumwich & he desires…you to send him the Allin Patent, also the...Read More »

General Fitzhugh Lee Card Signed

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Featured here is an impeccable card signed by famed CSA Cavalry commander Fitzhugh Lee, nephew of Robert E. Lee. Signed as U.S. Consul General, Havana, Cuba. In extremely fine condition. Perfect for framing with a nice photo of the...Read More »

Nurse/Red Cross Founder Clara Barton ALS and Signed Photo


Excellent combination of two items: an extremely sharp matte-finish 4.5 x 6.75 portrait of Barton by Purdy of Boston, signed in the lower border in fountain pen; and an ALS by...Read More »

Continental Army General Henry Knox Autograph Letter Signed

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ALS from Henry Knox signed “H. Knox,” November 16, 1785, written by Knox while serving as secretary of war for the Continental Congress, in part: “Gave the necessary certificate to Mr....Read More »

Declaration of Independence Signer James Wilson Document Signed



A nice bold Endorsement signature in ink from James Wilson on a partly-printed document on January 21, 1775, regarding a debt settlement between James Faries and James W. Lane, signed on the...Read More »

President U.S. Grant Twice Signed Bank Check

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Here is a double signed bank check as president, 8 x 3, filled out and signed by Grant, “U. S. Grant,” payable to “Self” for $150, July 17, 1873, also endorsed on the reverse by Grant. All but...Read More »

British General Charles Cornwallis Autograph Letter Signed


Featured here is a beautifully custom framed ALS signed “Cornwallis,” one page, 7.25 x 5.5, no date. In part: “The bearer appears to me by the inclosed letter to be in great distress—you will...Read More »

General Winfield Scott Cut Signature


A cut signature, measuring 3.25″ x 2″, of General Winfield “Old Fuss and Feathers” Scott, reading “Winfield Scott/U.S. Army/1865.” Overall fine with scattered toning.





Small War–dated ink signature, “W. J. Hardee, Lieut. General,” on a clip measuring 1 ¼ x 1 ¾ . Very fine and crisp. 

Confederate general known for his writings on military tactics and strategy (1815–1873). 

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General Ulysses S. Grant War-Date ALS


Here is a superb Civil War–dated ALS signed “U. S. Grant, Maj. Gen.,” one page, 5 x 8, February 27, 1863. Letter to General James B. McPherson. In full: “Come down here...Read More »

Secretary of State William H. Seward War dated Autograph Note Signed



Here is a rare war-dated ANS, one page, 5″ x 8″, Washington, on May 16, 1864. William H. Seward extends his compliments to Mr. Barreda. Seward has signed on the first line of text of this eight...Read More »

Boston Corbet War Date Signature



Boston Corbett was a Union soldier (1832–1894) who shot and killed President Abraham Lincoln’s assassin, John Wilkes Booth. Rare and exceptionally bold ink signature, “Boston Corbett, Sergt Co. K. 16th N. Y. Cavalry,” on an off-white 5 x 2 slip. Handsomely mounted, double-matted,...Read More »

James A. Garfield Autograph



Featured here is a beautiful, bold, large clipped signature, “J. A. Garfield / Maj. General“. Excellent condition. Perfect for framing with a nice photo of the General/President. Overall size is 10 X 14 and includes a beautiful high quality hand tinted reproduction photo of the General. All...Read More »

Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Pardon Signed Document

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Here is a beautiful partly-printed DS as president, one page, 7.75 x 9.75, November 19, 1874. President Grant authorizes and directs “the Secretary of State to affix the Seal of the United States to a Warrant for the pardon of J. M. Cooper.” Nicely...Read More »

Declaration Of Independence Signer Thomas Heyward Autograph



Signer of the Declaration of Independence from South Carolina (1746–1809). Ink signature, “Tho. Heyward, Jr.,” on an off-white 3.25 x 1.5 slip clipped from a document. There is a small area of ink erosion, a horizontal fold passing through the top of the signature, and show-through...Read More »

Continental Army General Henry Knox Letter Signed



Signed as Secretary of War. One page, 7.75″ x 9″. War Department; March 9, 1793. Knox writes to Samuel Hodgdon concerning military stores. In full: “Sir. Please to inform me what are the military stores which are preparing in this townunder your inspection...Read More »

King George III of Britain Autograph Letter Signed

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ALS signed “GR,” one page, 7 x 8.5, March 18, 1788. In full: “There cannot be the smallest objection to Baron Nogell’s having tomorrow an Audience to deliver his Letters of Recall as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, and at the same time taking...Read More »

Declaration of Independence Signer Samuel Huntington War Date Manuscript DS



Signer of the Declaration of Independence from Connecticut (1731–1796) and seventh President of the Continental Congress. Manuscript DS, signed “Sam’l Huntington,” one page, 7.75 x 12.5, August 21, 1777. State of Connecticut expense report totaling £14.1.1 for “Attending the committee at Springfield,” signed at the...Read More »

Continental Army General Marquis de Lafayette ALS



ALS in English, signed “Lafayette,” one page, 6 x 7.75, no date. Letter to a gentleman. In part: “Will you allow me, instead of coming, to send the carriage as I am obliged to pay a visit…I will beg permission to stop on my return at M....Read More »

President John Adams hand addressed panel

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Featured here is a very rare and beautiful hand-addressed panel measuring 5.5” x 2.25”, addressed by Adams to “The Honourable Benjamin W. Crowningshield, Secretary for the Department of the Navy, Washington,” along with “Mr. Dix” to the lower left. This is a wonderfully clean,...Read More »

Declaration of Independence Signer James Wilson Autograph

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Here is a wonderful autograph by a Declaration of Independence signer from Pennsylvania (1742–1798), James Wilson, and one of only six men who signed both the Declaration and the US Constitution. This is a desirable ink endorsement signature, “Wilson,” crisply penned on the reverse of a...Read More »

CSA General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson War-Date AES



Small clip Autograph Endorsement Signed by the famed CSA General, Thomas J. Jackson. Dated October 27, 1862. Signed “T.J. Jackson, Maj. Genl” and measuring 1.25″ x 3.25″. Affixed to a small piece of mat board. Although slightly faded, his writing is still clearly legible. Toning and staining...Read More »

Civil War CSA General Albert Sidney Johnston Autograph with Rank



Featured here is a rare and beautiful autograph of General Albert Sidney Johnston with several ranks listed, excised from a larger document. This must have been written just prior to the start of the war. One of the nicest examples I have ever seen of his....Read More »

Civil War CSA General Nathan B. Forrest Cut Signature

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A nice example, he writes: “N.B. Forrest, July 11th 1868”. Overall in fine condition, with minor toning, feathering, and a small tear to the left side which only slightly affects the very tip of his “N”. All and all a nice example that would be very...Read More »

General Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain Autographed Letter Signed

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Featured is a beautiful full page Post-Script letter written in the hand of General Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain. Signed “J. L. C.,” 5 x 8, Office of the Surveyor of Customs, Port of Portland ME letterhead, originally written on October 30, 1900. 1 Page, In very...Read More »

General Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain signed Document

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Featured is a fantastic document signed by General Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, framed with a high quality 5 X 7 hand tinted reproduction photo. The document is from 8 July 1876, itemizing charges for a student at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, where Chamberlain...Read More »

General Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain hand-addressed Envelope

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This is a wonderful hand-addressed Hotel Grand Continental, Cairo, envelope incorporating his full signature, 6 x 4.5, addressed to “Mrs. Joshua L. Chamberlain, 226 Maine St., Brunswick, Maine, Etats Unis.” In fine condition, with some scattered light soiling. Accompanied by a...Read More »

General Joshua L. Chamberlain Autographed Letter Signed

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Featured is an amazing 6 page letter written by the famed 20th Maine Commander,  Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain. In all my years of collecting, I have not seen as nice or complete an example as this by Chamberlain. This ALS is signed “Lawrence,” includes six pages on...Read More »

General Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain Letter Signed



This is a wonderful ALS signed “J. L. C.,” one page both sides, 5 x 7.75, no date, but postmarked May 3, 1891. Letter to his wife written from New York. In part: “Do not think I am ‘keeping tally’ with...Read More »

Civil War General Joshua L. Chamberlain Ink Signature with Kunstler Print

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This piece is a wonderful tribute to the 20th Maine Regiment and the man who commanded it, Col. Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain. Featured in this one of a kind piece is an original clip ink signature “Joshua L. Chamberlain Bvt. Major General. USA” on an off...Read More »

Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain Signed Bank Check


This is truly an incredible piece of history! This is an ORIGINAL 1876 First National Bank of Brunswick Check signed by Former Civil War Union General Joshua Chamberlain. “For his gallantry at Gettysburg, he was awarded the Medal of Honor. He was given the...Read More »

President Theodore Roosevelt Signed Photo

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Here is an engraved portrait of Roosevelt, 7.25 x 10.5, signed and inscribed in ink as president, “To Mrs. Janie H. Rupert, with the regards of Theodore Roosevelt, Feb 18th 1909.” Beautifully double-matted and framed with a nameplate affixed to the glass to an overall size of...Read More »

Ulysses S. Grant Signed Cabinet Card

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Here is an absolutely beautiful framed cabinet card signed by President Ulysses S. Grant, taken in Rome where he traveled after serving two terms as President. Grant signs his name to the bottom of the card, which features a sepia toned photograph...Read More »

Abraham Lincoln Photograph

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Featured here is a beautiful photograph of Lincoln in near profile, 6.5 x 8, printed by George B. Ayres circa 1890 from the original negative taken by Alexander Hesler in Springfield, Illinois, in 1860. A copyright stamp, “G. E. Ayres, Copyright 1881,” is...Read More »


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Featured is a superb partly-printed DS as president, one page, 7.5 x 10, February 6, 1871. President Grant orders the secretary of state to “affix the Seal of the United States to a Warrant for the pardon of Bernard Dusenbrock.”...Read More »


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Featured here is a fantastic Manuscript DS, signed “Fred’k Douglass,” one page, 3 x 7.75, dated December 18, 1885. This is a docketing panel of an official bill of sale for a land transaction between Jesse D. B. Peters and W. S....Read More »

President John Adams Handwritten Document



Featured here is a wonderful unsigned handwritten document, one page, 4 x 6.25, written in July 1763 in the hand of President and founding father, John Adams. Adams writes out a bill for legal services in the amount of £2.2.10, with itemized costs...Read More »

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