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Image: Collage of Manuscript Documents

  1. Ulysses S. Grant's commission as lieutenant general signed by Abraham Lincoln, 10 March 1864.
    (Ulysses S. Grant Papers)
  2. Illustrated letter, Aubrey Beardsley to G. F. Scotson-Clark concerning James McNeill Whistler's Peacock Room, [1891].
    (Pennell-Whistler Collection of the Papers of Joseph and Elizabeth Pennell and James A. McNeill Whistler)
  3. Letter, John Adams to federal department heads ordering the relocation of government offices from Philadelphia to the District of Columbia, 15 May 1800.
    (United States Commissioners of the City of Washington Records)
  4. Watercolor by George R. West of the Buddhist Temple of the Goddess of Mercy, Macao, China, where the first Sino-American treaty was signed in 1844.
    (Caleb Cushing Papers)

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