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    Sale 2461 | Lot 96
    Price Realized: $1,625With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2461 Lot 96

      "PAPA IS NOT A DEMOCRAT BUT WILL THAT MAKE ANY DIFFERENCE?" CLEVELAND, GROVER. Autograph Note Signed, written in blank space at bottom of child's letter requesting an autograph: "In cheerful compliance with / Miss Ruth Phinney's request / Grover Cleveland." 1 page, 17x6 inches, personal stationery; horizontal folds. Np, [1903]

      Estimate $400 - 600

      The child's letter: "I am a little girl and I am collecting the autographs of famous people. Of course I know that you are famous so will you send me your autograph? Papa is not a Democrat but will that make any difference? I hope not. . . ."


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $1,625