Lot 13 of 395:
Autograph Letter, signed from James Buchanan  

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Estimate:
$400 - $700

Title:
Autograph Letter, signed, addressed to General Scott

Author:
Buchanan, James

Place:
Senate Chamber

Publisher:

Date:
August 24, 1841

Description:

1 page Autograph Letter, signed. 25x20 cm. (9¾x8").

Letter addressed to General [Winfield?] Scott, written as Senator, reads in full: "My dear Sir, Will you take the trouble of casting your eye over the enclosed letter; and if compatible with the rules of the service, grant its request? Dr. Kerfoot, the author it, is a highly respectable physician & an excellent man. With great respect I remain sincerely your friend, James Buchanan." Provenance: The Otto Collection.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Horizontal and vertical figures, small dampstain at right edge; small remnants of tape from prior matting or album mounting on rear; very good.


 
Item number:
237816
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