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Seward, William (1801-1872) Secretary Note Signed, Department of State, 19 October 1861.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
95
Sold for:
$369$300

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Seward, William (1801-1872) Secretary Note Signed, Department of State, 19 October 1861.
Single page inscribed on one side. To the Honorable Thomas A. Scott (1823-1881), Assistant Secretary of War under President Abraham Lincoln, informing him that the President is planning to go to the Navy Yard on that day at 2:00 pm, and would like Scott to accompany him. Two old folds, some surface grime, 7 x 4 1/2 in.
The Lincoln Log corroborates the text of this note, stating that Lincoln did in fact visit the Navy Yard on this date.
Estimate $400-600


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Abraham Lincoln, Department of State, Secretary, President, Assistant Secretary

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