Presidential Signature Collection

The Presidential Signature Collection consists of a signature for each United States President, from George Washington to George W. Bush. This fine collection is framed in large folders of heavy, white, deckle-edged paper, one for each President, with his name, dates, number, and term handsomely written in a calligrapher’s hand, with red-and-blue trim. The signatures are on various types of documents.

Special Collections Spotlight: Presidential Signature Collection

Collection Highlights

Highlights include a Revolutionary War discharge signed by George Washington, a pardon for Samuel Van Horn signed by Abraham Lincoln, and an attractive vignette engraving of the White House that carries the bold signature of Chester A. Arthur.

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