1 page, 8vo (7 5/8 x 4 7/16 in.), portion only of integral blank present, signed at bottom of page 1 "William H. Seward," beneath is a note in in an unidentified contemporary hand: "March 6th 1862. The President's Message to Congress, Recommending Compensated Abolition, To Preserve the Union."*****UNDERLINE TO PRESERVE THE UNION****** " /> LINCOLN, Abraham, <I>President</I>. Autograph letter signed ("A. Lincoln") TO SECRETARY OF STATE WILLIAM H. SEWARD ("Hon. Sec. of State"), Executive Mansion, [Washington. D.C.], 5 March 1862. <I>1 page, 8vo (7 5/8 x 4 7/16 in.), portion only of integral blank present, </I> signed at bottom of page 1 "William H. Seward," beneath is a note in in an unidentified contemporary hand: "March 6th 1862. The President's Message to Congress, Recommending Compensated Abolition, To Preserve the Union."*****UNDERLINE TO PRESERVE THE UNION****** | Christie's