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James A. Garfield, Signature on GAR Memorial Pamphlet

James Garfield Signature on a GAR Memorial Pamphlet

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President James A Garfield signs a Grand Army of the Republic memorial pamphlet.

Undoubtedly,  Garfield attended these GAR ceremonies, though it is unclear which “collection” he speaks of.

The original, orange wrappers, with mourning rule on the front, are each detached, though intact with lt. ch. only; a central fold is evident but does not detract; lt. soil. Overall very good.

Garfield, James A. MEMORIAL CEREMONIES AT THE NATIONAL CEMETERY, ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC. MAY 30, 1868. Stenographically Reported by F. H Smith, Esq. Washington, D. C.: McGill & Witherow, 1868.   SIGNED on front wrapper “Dear Converse / The collection of which you speak is not yet published. / J. A. Garfield.”