Lot 2134
  • 2134

ABRAHAM LINCOLN. AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED, 20 FEBRUARY 1857, TO JOHN E. ROSETTE

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40,000 - 60,000 USD
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  • Autograph letter signed ("A. Lincoln") to John E. Rosette, admitting that he shaded the truth in making an explanation to his wife
One page (9 5/8 x 7 1/2 in.; 189 x 245 mm) on a sheet of blue wove paper, Springfield, 20 February 1857, to John E. Rosette, headed "Private" in Lincoln's hand, reception docket on verso; inlaid to a larger sheet and backed with Japanese tissue, a few pinholes at intersecting holes.
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