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Signature / Steel-engraved Portrait by  William M. (1818-1901) EVARTS - Signed - from Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, ABAA (SKU: 27928)

Signature / Steel-engraved Portrait

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Signature / Steel-engraved Portrait

by EVARTS, William M. (1818-1901)

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This powerful New York senator (1885-91) also served as U.S. attorney general (1868-69) and secretary of state (1877-81); he served as chief defense counsel in President Johnson's impeachment proceedings and as president of the New York City bar association spearheaded a reform movement in response to the "Tweed Ring" scandal. Bold signature from closing of LS (preceded by "I am yours very truly" and followed by "W.H. Michael, Esq." in another hand), 4½" X 1 3/4" slip, n.p., n.y. Very good. Bit of mild uneven age toning. Accompanied by a superb steel-engraved portrait, 5 3/4" X 8½", n.p., n.y. Near fine. Head-and-shoulders portrait of a steely-eyed Evarts gazing to the viewer's left, with facsimile signature beneath. A handsome pair.


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Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, ABAA US (US)
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Signature / Steel-engraved Portrait
EVARTS, William M. (1818-1901)
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Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, ABAA

Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts accepts most major credit cards and PayPal. Checks are welcome. Institutions will be accommodated as their procedures require. Every effort has been made to describe each book and any defects accurately. If an item proves unsatisfactory for any reason, it may be returned within seven days. We would appreciate a courtesy call if an item is being returned. Member ABAA, ILAB, MWABA, The Manuscript Society.

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About Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, ABAA

Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts has been serving book lovers, collectors and institutions since 1991. Our inventory of quality out-of-print books spans 50 subjects, while the extensive autograph holdings have a decidedly historical bent, reflecting personages from every field of human endeavor.


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