Framed speech titled "The Barbarism of Slavery" given by Senator Sumner in 1860 regarding Kansas being admitted as a Free State. Senator Sumner was beaten in the Senate chamber by Representative Preston Brooks of South Carolina in 1856 regarding his remarks on the speech denouncing "The Crime Against Kansas". Has a engraving, and signature of Charles Sumner.
Nice letter dated April 11th, 1864 from mother to her son. Mrs. Hodges writes to her son, George, who is in the 67th Ohio. She writes from Hudson, Ohio, about the "awful wicked rebellion". There are also photos of both George and Mrs. Hodges.
Framed photograph of Frederick Douglass and a quick claim deed containing his signature.
Blue matted frame has an engraving of Major General Walter Quinton Gresham, later Secretary of State in Grover Cleveland second terms cabinet, with description note and signature. Gray matted frame has engraving of General W. B. Hazen with signature.
Framed handwritten letter by Theodore Roosevelt and a photo of Roosevelt in buckskins with a Winchester across his lap. The original mailing envelope is included containing "East Africa and Uganda Protectorates" stamp. Letter dated February 1st, 1910. Roosevelt is declining an engagement.
Signed letter from President Theodore Roosevelt near the end of his presidency expressing his excitement for his upcoming African Safari. Framed with a picture of President Roosevelt and game trophy from his safari.