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ULYSSES S. GRANT

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"I AM JUST IN RECEIPT OF THE PORTRAIT OF WASHINGTON, BEAUTIFULLY EXECUTED… I SHALL PRIZE THIS VERY HIGHLY AND WILL HAVE IT FRAMED AND HANDED DOWN TO MY CHILDREN"

GRANT, Ulysses S. Autograph letter signed. Washington, June 22, 1865.

Extraordinary Civil War-era autograph letter on Head-Quarters Armies of the United States stationery, dated June 22, 1865, written entirely in Ulysses S. Grant's hand and signed by him, thanking A. Bishop for sending Grant a portrait of Washington embellished with words from the Declaration of Independence and promising to pass it down to his children. $9500.

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RARE COMPLETE "SHOULDER STRAP" SET OF CIVIL WAR MEMOIRS, PUBLISHED BY MARK TWAIN

(SHOULDER STRAP SET) GRANT, Ulysses S. Shoulder Strap Set. New York, 1885-1892. Eleven volumes altogether.

Complete Shoulder Strap set of seven Civil War histories printed by Twain's publishing house in its short-lived but impressive decade of operation, featuring Grant's Memoirs (1885-6), McClellan's Own Story (1887), Crawford's Genesis of the Civil War (1887), Custer's Tenting on the Plains (1889), Hancock's Reminiscences (1887), Sheridan's Personal Memoirs (1888), Sherman's Memoirs (1892)—as well as Adam Badeau's biography Grant in Peace (1888), not published by Webster but in a binding uniform with the rest of the set—each volume with the trademark gilt-decorated "shoulder strap" on the spine. $9200.

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AN IMPORTANT ASSOCIATION COPY

(GRANT, Ulysses S.) YOUNG, Edward. Labor in Europe and America. Washington, 1875.

First edition, association copy belonging to President Ulysses S. Grant, inscribed to him while in office by the author on the front flyleaf: “His Excellency the President of the United States, with the respectful compliments of the Author,” and lettered on the spine in gilt “The President of the United States.” $5500.

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SCARCE SHIP’S PAPERS BOLDLY SIGNED BY ULYSSES S. GRANT AS PRESIDENT, 1871

GRANT, Ulysses S. Document Signed [Ship's Papers]. New Bedford, MA, September 26, 1871.

Ship’s papers granting permission to Charles S. Holt, commander of the ship "Hunter," to depart from the port of New Bedford “laden with Provisions, and stores for a whaling voyage” to the Pacific Ocean. President Grant and Secretary of State Hamilton Fish have both boldly signed this document. With the fragile affixed paper seal of the United States present. $4500.

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"THE WORLD KNEW GRANT AS THE MAN WHO WON THE CIVIL WAR": FIRST EDITION OF AROUND THE WORLD WITH GENERAL GRANT

(GRANT, U. S.) YOUNG, John Russell. Around the World with General Grant. New York, 1879. Two volumes.

First edition of Grant's global tour, a splendid two-volume work profusely illustrated with 800 engravings (42 full-page), including frontispiece portrait of Grant and large folding map outlined in color, in publisher's original three-quarter morocco gilt. $1100.

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