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ANDREW JOHNSON’S TWICE-SIGNED PERSONAL COPY OF JOHN DIX’S ADDRESS ON THE ISSUANCE OF PAPER CURRENCY

DIX, John A. New Views of the Currency Question. New York, 1859.

Andrew Johnson's twice-signed personal copy of John A. Dix's pre-Civil War address on the feasibility of the federal government to issue paper currency—converting paper money into specie proved to be a major issue in Johnson's 1867 Presidential State of the Union address—with Johnson's signature on both the front and back wrappers. $5800.

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LARGE ENGRAVED MILITARY COMMISSION, 1867, WITH THE OFFICIAL STAMPED SIGNATURES OF BOTH THE PRESIDENT AND SECRETARY OF WAR

JOHNSON, Andrew and STANTON, Edwin. Document signed (stamped signatures). Washington, D.C. April 15, 1867.

Fine military commission, fully engraved on vellum and finished in manuscript, appointing James Gillette as captain in the 15th Regiment of Infantry, with the official stamped signatures of both President Andrew Johnson and Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton. $1800.

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ANDREW JOHNSON AUTOGRAPH FREE FRANK

JOHNSON, Andrew. Autograph Free Frank. No place, circa 1852.

Scarce autographed free frank envelope, likely from Andrew Johnson's term as a member of the House of Representatives from Tennessee, addressed to a Virginia newspaper editor, Leonidas Baugh, and signed by Andrew Johnson. $1600.

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