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For Immediate Release:  Remarkable Presidential Documents Added to this Week’s Auction in New York   Lion Heart Autographs Announces More Presidential Manuscripts and Letters to be sold in “Presidential Letters & Speeches Plus Important Autographs in History, Science and the Arts” Auction    Wednesday, October 26, 2016 – 1:00 p.m. ET     New York, New York – October 24, 2016 – Presidential memorabilia and documents have never been more relevant than during this turbulent election year. Lion Heart Autographs, one of the country’s most widely recognized and respected dealers of historical autographs and manuscripts specializing in art, history, literature, music and science has announced that additional presidential manuscripts and documents will be offered in its highly-anticipated  “Presidential Letters & Speeches, Plus Important Autographs in History, Science & the Arts” auction which takes place Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. ET on www.invaluable.com, just twelve days before the U.S. elects its next president. The divisive 2016 election process has upset the way many Americans think about national politics. Lion Heart's auction provides a history lesson that illuminates the exuberance and activism of those who influenced and fashioned our national politics and pays tribute to our founding fathers. The passion, knowledge and behavior of our past presidents represented in this auction are a tribute to the democratic ideals of the United States during this very important time in our history.  A lengthy and moving fragment from the first draft of President George Washington’s inauguration address, notes in John F. Kennedy's hand repeating his campaign's slogan, "The New Frontier,” Bill Clinton’s letter on China’s “most favored nation status," and Franklin D.  Roosevelt’s holiday letter to a fellow polio victim, are some highlights from one of the most comprehensive and exciting collections of presidential artifacts ever to be offered in an auction at once. In addition to previously announced lots, Lion Heart Autographs will auction more presidential highlights including, • A rare and desirable check signed by President Andrew Johnson (Estimate: $3,000-$4,000). • A collection of rare Free Franks (presidential signature on envelopes permitting letters to be sent free of charge) by several Presidents including  John Adams (Estimate: $4,000-$6,000); John Q. Adams on an envelope addressed to the widow of U.S.  Navy Hero Stephen Decatur (Estimate: $600-$800); James Buchanan (Estimate: $450-$550); Thomas Jefferson to David Randolph (Estimate: $6000-$7000); James Madison (Estimate $1000-$1500), and others. • A letter discussing President Bill Clinton’s proposed IRS changes to benefit Puerto Rico (Estimate: $800-$1,000) • An autographed letter by First Lady Grace Coolidge to the president of the University of Miami on White House stationery (Estimate: $200-$250) • President Eisenhower's autograph manuscript fragment announcing his 1956 re-election bid (Estimate: $800-$1,200) and a letter from Ike about the White Silver Springs Conference with Mexico’s president and Canada’s prime minister (Estimate: $500-$600) • A souvenir typescript signed by Gerald Ford of his Nixon Pardon (Estimate: $400-$600) • A check signed by future President James A. Garfield (Estimate: $800-$1,000) • A Ulysses Grant 1864 autograph telegram to General Benjamin Butler, the "beast of New Orleans," ordering completion of the Dutch Gap Canal (Estimate: $3,500-$4,000)   • A President Warren G. Harding signed card headed by the gold embossed Great Seal of the United States (Estimate: $200-$250) • An unusual card signed by President Benjamin Harrison, Vice-President Morton and their respective wives (Estimate: $350-$500) • A Herbert Hoover inscribed pamphlet “The Meaning of America,” a homecoming address delivered on his 74th birthday (Estimate: $175-$225) • An Andrew Jackson autograph letter signed as president to telegraph magnate Amos Kendall (Estimate: $3,500-$4,000) • John F. Kennedy’s unusual response to the Army-McCarthy hearings (Estimate: $1,000-$1,200) and a Portland, Oregon bank book signed by JFK during his 1960 Presidential campaign (Estimate: $1,200-$1,400)   • A rare signed Theodore Roosevelt imperial sepia-toned cabinet photograph circa 1900 (Estimate: $3,000-$3,500) and a typed letter from TR confessing, "I am overwhelmed with masses of visitors” (Estimate: $600-$700) • A Woodrow Wilson letter mentioning “the vexed Adriatic question” and plans for a biography (Estimate: $600-$800) with a typed letter to his son-in-law, Secretary of the Treasury, William McAdoo (Estimate: $300-$400).    Many other extraordinary examples of past presidents and First Ladies take center stage at the highly-anticipated “Presidential Letters & Speeches Plus Important Autographs in History, Science & the Arts" auction this week. Details of other auction items in can be found at https://www.lionheartautographs.com   HOW TO REGISTER https://connect.invaluable.com/lionheart/auction-catalog/Presidential-Letters,-Free-Franks-Speeches:-Washington-to-Bush-Important-Autographs-in-History,-Science-the-Arts_CE16YJSVGA/   ABOUT LION HEART AUTOGRAPHS Lion Heart Autographs is an internationally recognized dealer of autographs and manuscripts specializing in art, history, literature, music and science.  Founded in 1978, Lion Heart has earned an unmatched global reputation for acquiring and placing the most rare, interesting and unique autographs and manuscripts, while scrupulously authenticating and describing each piece’s historical significance. Clients range from Harvard, Yale and the U.S. Library of Congress to private collectors, investors and corporations around the globe. Lion Heart Autographs is located at 216 East 45th Street in New York City and is operated by David Lowenherz, its founder and president for nearly forty years. For more information, please visit www.lionheartautographs.com.   Hi-res images available upon request. Please email press contact below.   PHOTO ID First page – Rare signed sepia-tone photo of Theodore Roosevelt Second page, top left – Rare and desirable check signed by President Andrew Johnson Second page, center right – A check signed by future U.S. President James A. Garfield Second page, bottom left – Herbert Hoover inscribed pamphlet “The Meaning of America” Second page, bottom left – President Eisenhower autograph manuscript fragment announcing his 1956 re-election bid   PRESS CONTACTCaroline GallowayM2M PR & Partnerships (440) 591-3807 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.