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Buchanan, James (1791-1868)

Auction:
2526B
Lot:
12
Sold for:
$504$425

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

Description:

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).
Estimate $500-700

Keywords

United States, B.F. Butler, Secretary of State, District Attorney, Marshal of the U.S., Ely Moore, Francis Cordis, Autograph, Holograph, Penmanship

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