11-14-2010 11-14-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2526B Boston
November 14, 2010 11:00AMCalender
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(Buchanan, James, 1791-1868) and Glossbrenner, Adam John (1810-1889)

$3,851$3,250
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2526B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 14, 2010 11:00AM

Description:

(Buchanan, James, 1791-1868) and Glossbrenner, Adam John (1810-1889), Interesting Archive of Correspondence related to the career of Adam John Glossbrenner, comprising: Buchanan, James, two autograph letters, 1858 and 1861, concerning books and an invitation, two signed documents, 1860, each concerning a nomination for postmaster and a confirmation of Glossbrenner as his personal secretary, and six free franked envelopes; two signed letters from Schuyler Colfax; Cameron, Simon, an autograph letter signed, 1867, concerning a recommendation, and two signed letters, 1849, concerning stocks and monies; Sickles, Daniel E., autograph letter signed, 1858, concerning a request for funds; approximately thirty documents related to his position as Sergeant-of-Arms for the House of Representatives; including a folio of correspondence related to his position as private secretary to President James Buchanan, 1860; and a quantity of family related paper and ephemera from the mid-19th through the early 20th century, (mostly very good condition).
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Keywords

James Buchanan, Adam John Glossbrenner, Adam John, personal secretary, President, private secretary to President James Buchanan, House of Representatives