Assassinated 25th President of the United States WILLIAM McKINLEY SCARCE fully handwritten autograph letter signed and dated Mar 24, 1889. OVER 30+ WORDS ENTIRELY IN McKINLEY'S HAND, and boldly signed as "Wm McKinley" in MINT/ NM extra bold signature by the martyred President.
WILLIAM McKINLEY, Jr. (1843 – 1901) was the 25th President of the United States, serving from March 4, 1897, until his assassination in September 1901, six months into his second term. McKinley led the nation to victory in the Spanish–American War, raised protective tariffs to promote American industry, and maintained the nation on the gold standard in a rejection of inflationary proposals. McKinley was also the last American president to have served in the Civil War.GUARANTEED GENUINE - simply one of the finest McKinley documents available on the market!Folds consistent with age, use and wear, as shown. Ink is bold and clear. Letter is in very fine condition given that it is 125 years old. Some ink transfer, as shown, from a hastily written letter folded while the ink was still wet.
A handsome and impressive addition to the den or office of the Presidential buff or autograph collector. An exceptional investment opportunity, and a truly rare and remarkable find.
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WILLIAM McKINLEY * Rare Handwritten AUTOGRAPH Letter SIGNED * Assassinated 1901
Strikingly framed and archivally matted in the SIGNATURIST-INK Gallery style to custom-made, ornate 11” x 14” antique gold leaf-pattern frame in a traditional scoop design. Gorgeous PH-neutral faux-leather mat with descriptive plaque and featuring handsome printed vintage color portrait of McKinley and descriptive museum-quality plaque.
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