1p, oblong 8vo. A parole for John Kennewth Vail, permitting him to "take the oath of Dec. 8, 1863 and be discharged." -- SEWARD, William H. ALS ("William H. Seward"), as Senator, to Henry Ely Egers, Washington, 6 March 1854. 1p., 8vo. ON THE NEBRASKA CRISIS. "...I am glad to see that you take the same view of this Nebraska measure that I have. It is a great crime." -- STANTON, Edwin M. DS ("Edwin M. Stanton"), as Secretary of War, Washington, 7 May 1862. 1p., 4to, War Department stationery. Appointing William W. Mosely Captain and Aide de Camp to Gen. Slocum. -- CHASE, Salmon P. DS ("S. Chase"), as Secretary of the Treasury, Washington, 10 April 1861. 1p., 4to, on Treasury Department stationery. Approving an import application. -- HAMLIN, Hannibal. ALS ("H. Hamlin"), to Edward Bok, Bangor, Maine, 18 October 1881. 1p., 8vo. Advising that he has not received an earlier letter. -- CAMERON, Simon. ALS ("Simon Cameron") to H. C. Corey, Washington, 6 December 1858. 1p., 8vo. Arranging a meeting. -- BLAIR, Montgomery. ALS ("M. Blair"), to A. Baker, Washington, 17 June 1870. 1p., 8vo. Answering a biographical question. -- DENNISON, William (1815-1882). ALS to Ben P. Poore, Columbus, Ohio, 3 August 1860. 1p., 4to, Ohio Executive Department stationery. 1p., 4to. Accepting an invitation. -- SMITH, Caleb B. ALS ("Caleb B. Smith"), House of Representatives, 19 March 1846. 1p., 8vo, with a later caption written in another hand along bottom edge. Noting the deficiency in an application for a Revolutionary War pension. -- BATES, Edward. ALS ("Edward Bates"), as Attorney General, to George W. McLaughlin, Washington, 10 December 1863. 2pp., 8vo. Supplying a letter for the Sanitary Fair. -- WELLES, Gideon. ALS to unidentified, Haverford, 31 January 1876. 1p., 8vo. Declining to supply any further samples of Lincoln's autograph. -- FESSENDEN, W. P. ALS ("W. P. Fessenden"), Portland, 14 September 1841. 1p., 4to. A short letter acknowledging the death of "Genl. Lincoln...more than ten years since." Together 12 items. EACH DOCUMENT SEPARATELY MATTED AND ATTRACTIVELY FRAMED. " /> LINCOLN, Abraham. A fine collection of framed letters and documents from Lincoln, Vice-President Hamlin and Lincoln's complete Cabinet, comprising: LINCOLN. Autograph endorsement signed ("A. Lincoln"), as President, Washington, 20 August 1864. <I>1p, oblong 8vo</I>. A parole for John Kennewth Vail, permitting him to "take the oath of Dec. 8, 1863 and be discharged." -- SEWARD, William H. ALS ("William H. Seward"), as Senator, to Henry Ely Egers, Washington, 6 March 1854. <I>1p., 8vo</I>. ON THE NEBRASKA CRISIS. "...I am glad to see that you take the same view of this Nebraska measure that I have. It is a great crime." -- STANTON, Edwin M. DS ("Edwin M. Stanton"), as Secretary of War, Washington, 7 May 1862. <I>1p., 4to, War Department stationery</I>. Appointing William W. Mosely Captain and Aide de Camp to Gen. Slocum. -- CHASE, Salmon P. DS ("S. Chase"), as Secretary of the Treasury, Washington, 10 April 1861. <I>1p., 4to, on Treasury Department stationery</I>. Approving an import application. -- HAMLIN, Hannibal. ALS ("H. Hamlin"), to Edward Bok, Bangor, Maine, 18 October 1881. <I>1p., 8vo</I>. Advising that he has not received an earlier letter. -- CAMERON, Simon. ALS ("Simon Cameron") to H. C. Corey, Washington, 6 December 1858. <I>1p., 8vo</I>. Arranging a meeting. -- BLAIR, Montgomery. ALS ("M. Blair"), to A. Baker, Washington, 17 June 1870. <I>1p., 8vo</I>. Answering a biographical question. -- DENNISON, William (1815-1882). ALS to Ben P. Poore, Columbus, Ohio, 3 August 1860. <I>1p., 4to, Ohio Executive Department stationery</I>. <I>1p., 4to</I>. Accepting an invitation. -- SMITH, Caleb B. ALS ("Caleb B. Smith"), House of Representatives, 19 March 1846. <I>1p., 8vo, with a later caption written in another hand along bottom edge</I>. Noting the deficiency in an application for a Revolutionary War pension. -- BATES, Edward. ALS ("Edward Bates"), as Attorney General, to George W. McLaughlin, Washington, 10 December 1863. <I>2pp., 8vo</I>. Supplying a letter for the Sanitary Fair. -- WELLES, Gideon. ALS to unidentified, Haverford, 31 January 1876. <I>1p., 8vo</I>. Declining to supply any further samples of Lincoln's autograph. -- FESSENDEN, W. P. ALS ("W. P. Fessenden"), Portland, 14 September 1841. <I>1p., 4to</I>. A short letter acknowledging the death of "Genl. Lincoln...more than ten years since." <I>Together 12 items</I>. EACH DOCUMENT SEPARATELY MATTED AND ATTRACTIVELY FRAMED. |
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    LINCOLN, Abraham. A fine collection of framed letters and documents from Lincoln, Vice-President Hamlin and Lincoln's complete Cabinet, comprising: LINCOLN. Autograph endorsement signed ("A. Lincoln"), as President, Washington, 20 August 1864. 1p, oblong 8vo. A parole for John Kennewth Vail, permitting him to "take the oath of Dec. 8, 1863 and be discharged." -- SEWARD, William H. ALS ("William H. Seward"), as Senator, to Henry Ely Egers, Washington, 6 March 1854. 1p., 8vo. ON THE NEBRASKA CRISIS. "...I am glad to see that you take the same view of this Nebraska measure that I have. It is a great crime." -- STANTON, Edwin M. DS ("Edwin M. Stanton"), as Secretary of War, Washington, 7 May 1862. 1p., 4to, War Department stationery. Appointing William W. Mosely Captain and Aide de Camp to Gen. Slocum. -- CHASE, Salmon P. DS ("S. Chase"), as Secretary of the Treasury, Washington, 10 April 1861. 1p., 4to, on Treasury Department stationery. Approving an import application. -- HAMLIN, Hannibal. ALS ("H. Hamlin"), to Edward Bok, Bangor, Maine, 18 October 1881. 1p., 8vo. Advising that he has not received an earlier letter. -- CAMERON, Simon. ALS ("Simon Cameron") to H. C. Corey, Washington, 6 December 1858. 1p., 8vo. Arranging a meeting. -- BLAIR, Montgomery. ALS ("M. Blair"), to A. Baker, Washington, 17 June 1870. 1p., 8vo. Answering a biographical question. -- DENNISON, William (1815-1882). ALS to Ben P. Poore, Columbus, Ohio, 3 August 1860. 1p., 4to, Ohio Executive Department stationery. 1p., 4to. Accepting an invitation. -- SMITH, Caleb B. ALS ("Caleb B. Smith"), House of Representatives, 19 March 1846. 1p., 8vo, with a later caption written in another hand along bottom edge. Noting the deficiency in an application for a Revolutionary War pension. -- BATES, Edward. ALS ("Edward Bates"), as Attorney General, to George W. McLaughlin, Washington, 10 December 1863. 2pp., 8vo. Supplying a letter for the Sanitary Fair. -- WELLES, Gideon. ALS to unidentified, Haverford, 31 January 1876. 1p., 8vo. Declining to supply any further samples of Lincoln's autograph. -- FESSENDEN, W. P. ALS ("W. P. Fessenden"), Portland, 14 September 1841. 1p., 4to. A short letter acknowledging the death of "Genl. Lincoln...more than ten years since." Together 12 items. EACH DOCUMENT SEPARATELY MATTED AND ATTRACTIVELY FRAMED.

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    LINCOLN, Abraham. A fine collection of framed letters and documents from Lincoln, Vice-President Hamlin and Lincoln's complete Cabinet, comprising: LINCOLN. Autograph endorsement signed ("A. Lincoln"), as President, Washington, 20 August 1864. 1p, oblong 8vo. A parole for John Kennewth Vail, permitting him to "take the oath of Dec. 8, 1863 and be discharged." -- SEWARD, William H. ALS ("William H. Seward"), as Senator, to Henry Ely Egers, Washington, 6 March 1854. 1p., 8vo. ON THE NEBRASKA CRISIS. "...I am glad to see that you take the same view of this Nebraska measure that I have. It is a great crime." -- STANTON, Edwin M. DS ("Edwin M. Stanton"), as Secretary of War, Washington, 7 May 1862. 1p., 4to, War Department stationery. Appointing William W. Mosely Captain and Aide de Camp to Gen. Slocum. -- CHASE, Salmon P. DS ("S. Chase"), as Secretary of the Treasury, Washington, 10 April 1861. 1p., 4to, on Treasury Department stationery. Approving an import application. -- HAMLIN, Hannibal. ALS ("H. Hamlin"), to Edward Bok, Bangor, Maine, 18 October 1881. 1p., 8vo. Advising that he has not received an earlier letter. -- CAMERON, Simon. ALS ("Simon Cameron") to H. C. Corey, Washington, 6 December 1858. 1p., 8vo. Arranging a meeting. -- BLAIR, Montgomery. ALS ("M. Blair"), to A. Baker, Washington, 17 June 1870. 1p., 8vo. Answering a biographical question. -- DENNISON, William (1815-1882). ALS to Ben P. Poore, Columbus, Ohio, 3 August 1860. 1p., 4to, Ohio Executive Department stationery. 1p., 4to. Accepting an invitation. -- SMITH, Caleb B. ALS ("Caleb B. Smith"), House of Representatives, 19 March 1846. 1p., 8vo, with a later caption written in another hand along bottom edge. Noting the deficiency in an application for a Revolutionary War pension. -- BATES, Edward. ALS ("Edward Bates"), as Attorney General, to George W. McLaughlin, Washington, 10 December 1863. 2pp., 8vo. Supplying a letter for the Sanitary Fair. -- WELLES, Gideon. ALS to unidentified, Haverford, 31 January 1876. 1p., 8vo. Declining to supply any further samples of Lincoln's autograph. -- FESSENDEN, W. P. ALS ("W. P. Fessenden"), Portland, 14 September 1841. 1p., 4to. A short letter acknowledging the death of "Genl. Lincoln...more than ten years since." Together 12 items. EACH DOCUMENT SEPARATELY MATTED AND ATTRACTIVELY FRAMED.


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    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MARK WOOLLEY, YORK, PENNSYLVANIA