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Partly-printed DS, signed “W. G. Harding,” two pages both sides, 8.5 x 14, July 21, 1910. Mortgage agreement by which the "Harding Publishing Company, publisher of The Marion Star" secures $5592.50 from the Mergenthaler Linotype Company, using their equipment as collateral: "Two (2) Two-letter Linotype or type-casting machines of the manufacture of the said Mergenthaler Linotype Company, known as Linotypes Model 5 Nos. 14,272 and 14,273, with Four (4) Two-letter Duplex Equipments, and One (1) Rogers Table Attachment." Signed at the conclusion by Harding as president of the company and countersigned by his secretary Malcolm Jennings. Also signed on the final page by a secretary of the Mergenthaler Linotype Company and by two notaries. In fine condition.

Warren G. Harding (November 2, 1865 – August 2, 1923) was the 29th president of the United States, serving from 1921 until his death in 1923. A member of the Republican Party, he was one of the most popular sitting U.S. presidents. After his death, a number of scandals were exposed, including Teapot Dome, as well as an extramarital affair with Nan Britton, which diminished his reputation.

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Minimum Bid: $100.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $399.75
Number Bids: 5
Auction closed on Thursday, May 11, 2023.

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