1 page, folio, decoratively engraved at top Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States of America, accomplished in manuscript, engraved vignette of American eagle at top center. COUNTER-SIGNED BY TREASURY SECRETARY SALMON P. CHASE. Very slight wear at a few fold interstices, otherwise very good. Matted in a giltwood frame with an engraved portrait of Lincoln (18¾ x 23¾ in.). | Christie's" /> LINCOLN, Abraham. Partly printed document signed ("Abraham Lincoln"), as President, Washington, D. C., 5 August 1861. <I>1 page, folio, decoratively engraved at top</I> Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States of America, <I>accomplished in manuscript, engraved vignette of American eagle at top center</I>. COUNTER-SIGNED BY TREASURY SECRETARY SALMON P. CHASE. <I>Very slight wear at a few fold interstices, otherwise very good</I>. Matted in a giltwood frame with an engraved portrait of Lincoln (18¾ x 23¾ in.). | Christie's
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    Sale 2272

    Fine Books & Manuscripts including Americana

    24 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 83

    LINCOLN, Abraham. Partly printed document signed ("Abraham Lincoln"), as President, Washington, D. C., 5 August 1861. 1 page, folio, decoratively engraved at top Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States of America, accomplished in manuscript, engraved vignette of American eagle at top center. COUNTER-SIGNED BY TREASURY SECRETARY SALMON P. CHASE. Very slight wear at a few fold interstices, otherwise very good. Matted in a giltwood frame with an engraved portrait of Lincoln (18¾ x 23¾ in.).

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    LINCOLN, Abraham. Partly printed document signed ("Abraham Lincoln"), as President, Washington, D. C., 5 August 1861. 1 page, folio, decoratively engraved at top Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States of America, accomplished in manuscript, engraved vignette of American eagle at top center. COUNTER-SIGNED BY TREASURY SECRETARY SALMON P. CHASE. Very slight wear at a few fold interstices, otherwise very good. Matted in a giltwood frame with an engraved portrait of Lincoln (18¾ x 23¾ in.).

    ABRAHAM LINCOLN, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. A first-year appointment, as Lincoln signs Letters Patent, naming William C. Walters to the post of Surveyor of the Customs for the District of Salem and Beverly in Massachusetts.


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