11-13-2011 11-13-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2571B Boston
November 13, 2011 11:00 AMCalender

Scott, Winfield (1786-1866)

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2571B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 13, 2011 11:00AM


Scott, Winfield (1786-1866), Autograph letter signed, three pages, Washington, November 4th, 1852, to C.H. Andrus, answering his query about his religion and commenting that religion and politics should not be mixed and while stating his faith as a Protestant Episcopalian acknowledged a lapse "during some fifteen months when between 18 & 20 years old, I was an infidel," 8vo, (minor staining, old rust spot, good overall).
Estimate $400-600