Manuscript and Printed Document Signed, oblong 8vo, Texas, February 14, 1860. SAM HOUSTON, JOHN F. KENNEDY.
Manuscript and Printed Document Signed, oblong 8vo, Texas, February 14, 1860.
Manuscript and Printed Document Signed, oblong 8vo, Texas, February 14, 1860.
SAM HOUSTON, JOHN F. KENNEDY

HOUSTON, (1793-1863), American statesman, politician, and soldier. He was a key figure in the history of Texas, including periods as President of the Republic of Texas, Senator for Texas after it joined the United States, and finally as governor. KENNEDY (1917-63), 35th President of the United States.

Manuscript and Printed Document Signed, oblong 8vo, Texas, February 14, 1860.

This original document signed by Houston as Governor of Texas is a “Treasury Warrant” of the State of Texas endorsed on verso, “Sam Houston” Two cancellation marks affecting the bold signature. Houston's signed warrant is slipped into a limited edition reprint of John F. Kennedy's portrait of the Texan first published in Kennedy’s “Profiles in Courage.” This limited edition is titled, “Sam Houston & The Senate,” illustrated by Tom Lea. Folio. Original leather-backed paper boards, in publisher’s slipcase. The Pemberton Press, Austin & New York (1970). First separate edition. Limited to 67 copies; ours is number 41. An extremely attractive presentation. In mint condition.

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Price: $1,500.00

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