Fine Books & Manuscripts
Skinner AuctionsBoston MA
November 14, 2010 11:00 AM
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2526BLocation: BostonDate / Time: November 14, 2010 11:00AM
Buchanan, James (1791-1868), Two signed autograph documents, both as Secretary of State, the first dated May 30, 1846, one page, to B.F. Butler, Esq., U.S. District Attorney, concerning a possible pardon or order of nolle prosequi against Babe alias Brown, with holograph address leaf, (in three parts due to fold separation, edge chipping, light browning at folds); the second dated August 14, 1846, one page, to Ely Moore, Esq., Marshal of the U.S. for the Southern District of New York, concerning a pardon of counterfeiting charge against Francis Cordis, with holograph address leaf, (creases, slight fold separations, edge chipping and edge browning).