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Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)

Auction:
2218
Lot:
239
Sold for:
$5,288$4,500

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Auction:
Sale #2218 - 2218
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 02, 2003 11:00AM

Description:

Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865), Signed Document, as President, April 16th, 1862, one page, on vellum, folio, commission for William S. Smith as Brigadier General of Volunteers, countersigned by Edwin Stanton as Secretary of War, 16 by 13 1/2 in., (laid down).
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Keywords

Lincoln, Edwin Stanton, William S. Smith, Brigadier General , President , Secretary , Abraham Lincoln, Edwin M. Stanton, Government, Impeachment of Andrew Johnson, Politics of the United States, United States