Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901)


Autographed letter signed “…bad habit of becoming big girls before you know it”

Autographed letter signed “Benj. Harrison”. 1p., 4.0 x 6.25 inch, 674 North Delaware Street letterhead, 1896 July 9. Letter to Ruth Sadler, in full: "I am very sorry that your kind letter has remained so long unanswered. I remember the incident of the flag but would not I fear know you if I should see you again - for little girls have such a bad habit of becoming big girls before you know it. I am sorry that neither my wife nor I have a photograph that we could send you. Instead please accept this with my kind regards and good wishes." In fine condition.

 

Price: $ 960 / € 770

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Fine Executive Mansion/ White House engraving signed

Fine vintage engraving of the Executive Mansion/ White House signed “Benjamin Harrison”. 4.75 x 3.75 inch, n.p., n.d. (between 1889-1893), signed in dark black ink. Front approach to the North Portico of the White House (named Executive Mansion at this time). Slightly discolored, else good condition. It was during the administration of Chester A. Arthur that Executive Mansion/ White House engravings appeared and from that time they became very popular collectibles.

 

 

 

Price: $ 690 / € 530

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