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Three (3) Andrew Jackson Silk Memorial or Mourning Ribbons, including 1 rare Patriot and Statesman ribbon with classical mourning scene, Jackson portrait and crepe rosette remnant, 1 in memory of departed worth published by Edward Wheates, depicting President Jackson's Nashville home, The Hermitage, beneath his portrait; and 1 engraved by Shields and Hammonds with verse: A tear is shed o'er all who die/ A Mourners at the humblest grave / but nations swell the funeral cry/ and triump weeps above the brave. 6 1/2" to 8 1/4" L. All circa 1845. Provenance: The estate of Dr. Benjamin H. Caldwell, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: 1st item: Very good, light creasing, minimal fraying. 2nd item: Very good, minor fraying 3rd item: Discoloration, medium fraying, horizontal tear to lower fifth, vertical tear to top fifth.