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Presidents -- United States -- Autographs

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Autograph book of American politicians

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232484839]
Identifier: MSS 335
Scope and Contents

Autograph book of American politicians and members of the Ulysses S. Grant administration in 1874. Also included is an autograph book of American politicians dated 1898 and 1899.

Dates: 1874-1899

James H. Stone autograph collection

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233290318]
Identifier: Vault MSS 500
Scope and Contents

Autograph collection. Includes signatures of King George II, King George III, General Philip Sheridan, Robert T. Lincoln, the Marquis de Lafayette, President William McKinley, and President James A. Garfield.

Dates: 1793-1881

Russell K. Homer certificates

Identifier: Vault MSS 420
Scope and Contents

Printed forms with handwritten notations dated 10 Sept. 1852 and 15 June 1855. Homer purchases land in Conneaut, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, in 1852. Homer also purchases land in Pottawattamie County, Iowa, in 1855. This item is signed by Franklin Pierce, president of the United States.

Dates: 1852-1855

Ulysses S. Grant certificates and letters

Identifier: Vault MSS 423
Scope and Contents

Two printed forms with handwritten notations. Grant appoints Henry Baxter as "Minister Resident" to Honduras and gives him diplomatic passage and protection. Also incuded are two handwritten and signed letters in which Grant authorizes Baxter to represent, consult, and negotiate in behalf of the United States.

Dates: 1869-1873

Woodrow Wilson certificates of appointment

Identifier: Vault MSS 419
Scope and Contents

Printed, handwritten, and signed certificates of appointment. Wilson appoints Holden C. Richardson as "a Member of the Advisory Committee for Aeronautics" in 1915. The item is signed by Wilson and William Jennings Bryan, secretary of state. Wilson appoints Duncan LaMont as postmaster at Colorado City, Colorado in 1916. The item is signed by Wilson and Albert S. Burleson, postmaster general.

Dates: 1915-1916

Andrew Jackson deed

Identifier: Vault MSS 412
Scope and Contents

Printed and handwritten deed, dated 5 Jan. 1831, and sigend by Jackson. The item affirms that Lucian Noble has purchased land in Detroit, Michigan.

Dates: 1831 January 5

Ulysses S. Grant deed for Andrew J. Moffitt

Identifier: Vault MSS 422
Scope and Contents

Printed form with handwritten notations dated 1 July 1873. The item states that Andrew J. Moffitt has purchased land in Sanpete County, Utah. The manuscript was signed by Ulysses S. Grant, president of the United States.

Dates: 1873 July 1

Presidential autographs

Identifier: Vault MSS 502
Scope and Contents

Oversized presidential signature collection.

Dates: 1807-1851

George Washington letter of appointment for William Hill

 Item — Oversize-folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232562733]
Identifier: Vault MSS 397
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter of appointment dated 20 December 1790. Washington appoints William Hill as the United States attorney for North Carolina. The item bears the Great Seal of the United States.

Dates: 1790 December 20

Samuel L. Wilson certificate

 Collection — Oversize 1: [Barcode: 31197233635058]
Identifier: MSS SC 3116
Scope and Contents

Certificate of appointment of Samuel L. Wilson to a Commission of Lieutenant in the United States Navy, 12 March 1868. The certificate is signed by Andrew Johnson, President of the United States, and Gideon Wells, Secretary of the Navy. Official seal is attached.

Dates: 1868 March 12