[PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES]. A fine album of 30 letters and documents of 30 Presidents, from Washington to Herbert Hoover. Each item tipped to a large sheet within ruled border, bound with inlaid engraved portraits of each President, calligraphic titlepage. Folio, 365 x 285 mm., elaborate red levant morocco gilt, upper cover gilt-lettered: "Autographs of the Presidents of the United States...1789-1931," with gilt eagle emblem, inside cover with inlaid blue morocco doublure and silk American flag free end paper, top edge gilt, others uncut, by Macdonald, protective case.
WASHINGTON, George. Document signed ("G. Washington"), 3 January 1787. 1 page, oblong. Washington signs verso of a treasurer's receipt for funds of the Potomac Company, also signed by John Fitzgerald and George Gilpin. -- ADAMS, John. Partly printed document signed ("John Adams") as President, 28 August 1798. Folio, on parchment, papered seal. A two-language ship's paper, in English and Dutch counter-signed by Timothy Pickering. -- JEFFERSON, Thomas. DS ("Th: Jefferson") as President, countersigned by James Madison as Secretary of State, Washington, 8 March 1802. 1 p., oblong folio, on parchment, large papered seal, very fine condition. A land grant. -- MADISON, James. DS ("James Madison"), as President, Washington, 6 May 1814. 1 p., folio, on parchment, paper seal. Appointing Satterlee Clark Paymaster of the Battalion of Artillery. -- MONROE, James. DS ("James Monroe"), as President, Washington, 1 October 1823. 1 p., folio, on parchment. A land grant for James Lewis. -- ADAMS, John Quincy. DS ("J. Q. Adams") as President, Washington, 1 June 1826. 1 p., folio. A land grant for Richard Parish. -- JACKSON, Andrew. DS ("Andrew Jackson"), as President, Washington, 17 March 1831. 1 p., folio, on parchment, with paper seal. A land grant to Levi Scott. -- VAN BUREN, Martin. ALS ("M. V. Buren") to J. D. Doty, Washington, 30 January 1822. 1 p., 4to. A promise to "do all in my power to promote your wishes." -- HARRISON, William Henry. DS ("William Henry Harrison") 17 December 1811. 1 p., 4to. An order approving compensation for the sheriff of Dearbon County. -- TYLER, John. DS ("John Tyler"), as President, Washington 30 July 1841. 1 p., 4to. Authorizing the Secretary of State to remit fines and costs in the case of Peter Loomis. -- POLK, James K. DS ("James K. Polk"), as President, Washington, 27 February 1846. 1 p., 4to. Ordering Secretary of State to affix seal to envelope of Romulus Sanders. -- TAYLOR, Zachary. AES ("Z. Taylor"), n. d. 1 p., oblong. Certifying an account as Lt. in the 7th reg., U. S. Infantry. -- FILLMORE, Millard. ALS ("Millard Fillmore") to Mrs. Harris, Buffalo, 9 March 1857. 1 p., 8vo. Discussing his travel plans. -- PIERCE, Franklin. DS ("Franklin Pirce"), as President, Washington, 18 June 1856. 1 p., folio, on parchment, with large paper seal. A consular appointment counter-signed by William L. Marcy. Apponting Werner Dorsel consul to Bavaria. -- BUCHANAN, James. ALS ("James Buchanan"), to A. J. Stansbury, Lancaster, 28 May 1831. 1 p., 4to. Discusses correcting one of his speeches. -- LINCOLN, Abraham. DS ("Abraham Lincoln"), Washington, 22 August 1862. 1 p., folio. Appointing Walter A. Faxton tax collector. Counter-signed by Salmon P. Chase. -- JOHNSON, Andrew. DS ("Andrew Johnson"), as President, 26 December 1868. 1 p., 4to. A pardon for Seth Lunsford. -- GRANT, Ulysses. DS ("U. S. Grant"), as President, Washington, 15 January 1870. 1 p., 4to. A pardon for Charles A. Labin. -- HAYES, Rutherford. DS ("R. B. Hayes"), as President, Washington, 2 May 1878. 1 p., 4to. Authorizing a warrant for the pardon of David W. Bills. -- GARFIELD, James. ALS ("J. A. Garfield") to Harriette Morgan, Mentor Ohio, 2 July 1880. 1 p., 8vo. Thanking her for her congratulations. -- ARTHUR, Chester A. ALS ("Chester A. Arthur"), as President, to Thomas B. Connery, 18 November 1884. 2 pp., 8vo, on Executive mansion stationery. Discussing an appointment for Commissioner of Labor. -- CLEVELAND, Grover. DS ("Grover Cleveland"), 10 October 1885. 1 p., 4to. A pardon for Thomas Simpson and Charles Lee. -- HARRISON, Benjamin. LS ("Benjamin Harrison") to Homer Lee, 2 January 1896. 1 p., 8vo. Declining an invitation. -- MCKINLEY, William. LS ("Wm. Mckinley") to Homer Lee, 7 May 1888. 1 p., 4to., House of Representatives statiopnery. declining an invitation. -- ROOSEVELT, Theodore. TLS ("Theodore Roosevelt") to James R. O'Beirne, Washington, 13 April 1895. 1 p., 4to, U. S. Civli Service Comm. stationery. Promising him to discuss a matter when they meet. -- TAFT, William H. TLS ("Wm. H. Taft") to Beekman Winthrop, Washington, 3 April 1912. 1 p., 4to., White House stationery. Thanking Winthrop for "letting me look through 'The Looking Glass.' It seems to be a useful view." -- WILSON, Woodrow. TLS ("Woodrow Wilson") to Henry Jones Ford, Princeton, 5 May 1908. 2 pp., 8vo, Princeton stationery. Offering Ford a 1-year appointment. -- HARDING, Warren G. TLS ("W. G. Harding") to H. H. Knowles, Washington, 5 March 1918. 1 p., 4to, U. S. Senate stationery. Promising to send copy of a speech. -- COOLIDGE, Calvin. TLS ("Calvin Coolidge") to E. D. Bloom, Northhampton, Mass., 10 April 1930. 1 p., 4to. Thanks for a letter. -- HOOVER, Herbert. TLS ("Herbert Hoover") to Frank G. Moorhead, Washington, 23 September 1927. 1 p., 4to, Secretary of Commerce stationery. Agreeing to a meeting.