President Andrew Johnson Impeachment archive, comprised of various items, nine (9) total. 1st item: March 13, 1868 Admission Ticket to the Senate Gallery for the Impeachment of the President – first day of the proceedings. (3" x 3 3/4"). 2nd item: May 16, 1868 Admission Ticket to the Senate Gallery for the Impeachment of the President (3" x 3 3/4"). (Note: The first vote on one of the eleven impeachment articles concluded on May 16 with a failure to convict Johnson). 3rd item: Salmon P. Chase clipped signature on ruled paper (2 1/4" x 4 1/2"). (Chase was the Supreme Court Chief Justice who presided over Johnson's senate trial). 4th item: Benjamin Franklin Wade (Senate President pro tempore) clipped signature, mounted onto slightly larger slip of paper (1" x 4 1/4"). 5th item: Senate imprint titled: IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES, ARTICLES OF IMPEACHMENT EXHIBITED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AGAINST ANDREW JOHNSON, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES dated March 4, 1868. This document outlines the eleven articles for the justification for the impreachment of President Johnson. 6th item: March 23, 1868 dated Congressional imprint: IMPEACHMENT OF THE PRESIDENT. RESOLUTIONS OF THE NORTH CAROLINA CONVENTION, relative to Impeachment of the President. 7th item: Clipped Andrew Johnson signature, cut from an United States document. (4 1/8" x 2"). 8th & 9th items: IMPEACHMENT OF ANDREW JOHNSON, Volumes 1 – 3, bound into two (2) hardcover books, Published by Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C., 1868, records the complete record of the trial proceeding. Volume I: PRELIMINARY OPENING ARGUMENT EVIDENCE, 741 pages. Volume II: ARGUMENTS, FINAL VOTE, OPINIONS AND APPENDIX, 398 pages. Volume III: OPINIONS OF SENATORS, 401 pages. Brown cloth covers with gilt lettering, 8vo. Lot also includes a reproduction photo of President Johnson after the original Matthew Brady photograph, and a postcard depicting the birthplace of President Johnson in Raleigh, North Carolina. He later settled in Greeneville, Tennessee. Provenance: Anne P. and Thomas A. Gray Library and MESDA Research Center. CONDITION: 1st item: Very good, some soiling. 2nd item: Very good, some soiling. 3rd item: Very good. 4th item: Some smudging to lower right side. 5th item: Losses to left margin, interior pages clean. 6th item: Very good clean condition. 7th item: Tear to upper section above signature. Some fading to signature, toning to paper. 8th & 9th items: Interior foxing to cover pages, remaining interior pages clean. Wear to covers, primarily to edges, some losses to gilt lettering.
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