Lot 14
  • 14

Lincoln, Abraham, as sixteenth President

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200,000 - 300,000 USD
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  • Lincoln, Abraham, as sixteenth President
  • Autograph letter draft signed ("A. Lincoln"), to General Ulysses S. Grant, "In the Field," regarding Grant's "work" in bringing the Civil War to an end.
2 pages (9 3/4 x 8 5/8 in.; 249 x 195 mm) on a bifolium of Head Quarters Armies of the United States letterhead, City-Point, Virginia, 6 April 1865, docketed by Lincoln on verso of integral blank "To Genl. Grant, April 6, 1865"; lightly browned, short tear at fore-edge margin, tiny pinholes at intersecting folds. Framed and double-glazed.
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