Attractively bound booklet with a cut signature of John Quincy Adams, AS PRESIDENT, affixed to the front end paper.
The front cover is titled “Eulogy On The Life and Character Of James Monroe By John Quincy Adams / August 25, 1831”.
Tipped inside is the bottom portion of a land grant, dated April 10, 1828 and signed “J. Q. Adams” AS PRESIDENT. It is countersigned by George Graham as Commissioner of the General Land Office.
In very good condition, both signatures shade light in last name. Pages are wavy with some fade along edges, moisture ring on back page, in all a very attractive leatherbound collectible.
“The opinions of James Monroe upon doubtful or controverted points of Constitutional Law, can never cease to be deserving of profound respect. The were never lightly entertained. The were always deliberate, always disinterested, always sincere.” (p 88).