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Arthur, Chester A. (1830-1886)

Auction:
2433
Lot:
4
Sold for:
$533$450

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2433
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2008 11:00AM

Description:

Arthur, Chester A. (1830-1886), Signed document, October 27th, 1881, one page, on vellum, as President, appointment as Assistant Surgeon in the United States Army for an unknown recipient, countersigned by Robert Lincoln as Secretary of War, with seal intact, 17 by 13 1/4 in., (name scratched/redacted, rust stain along upper edge, yellowed along fold).
Estimate $800-1,000

Keywords

Chester, United States Army, Robert Lincoln, Assistant Surgeon , President , Secretary , Abraham Lincoln, Book design, Calligraphy, Hides, Seal, United States

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