REV. JOHN LANAHAN (1815-1903) SIGNED SLIP, "John Lanahan, Foundry Church", 3.5 X 2, lined paper, minister of Methodist Episcopal Church Baltimore Maryland, who was the pastor to both President Hayes and McKinley when the later was a member of Congress. He was also an intimate friend of President Lincoln, who often called him to Washington for consultation. In 1896 he achieved fame throughout the country with his book “The Era of Frauds in the Methodist Book Concern at New York". This large, bold signature is in fine condition, with age toning and mounting remnants on the reverse with no show through.