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Sherman, William Tecumseh (1820-1891)

Auction:
2256
Lot:
177
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$1,998$1,700

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2256
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 21, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

Sherman, William Tecumseh (1820-1891), Autograph letter signed, St. Louis, January 7th, 1886, four pages, to General O. O. Howard in Omaha, Nebraska, a letter between old friends exchanging pleasantries, discussing religion and the willingness to accept all types, the impending retirement of General Ross and his possible replacement, Howard's career, "I remembered well Mr. Stanton's promise to you at Savannah that your commission should date with the Capture of Savannah" and explaining his reasons for his inability to support him, but would try to endorse him in other ventures, mentioning President Cleveland, (soiled, fold separation, two old paper tape repairs).
Estimate $1,800-2,200

Keywords

Stanton, William Tecumseh, O. O. Howard, Ross, Omaha, St. Louis, Nebraska, President , United States

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