Sale 17BP01 | Lot 158

[CIVIL WAR - UNION] Group of signed items

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Photographs

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Lot 158
[CIVIL WAR - UNION] Group of signed items
, comprising SHERMAN, WILLIAM TECUMSEH. Interesting autograph letter signed regarding the death of General William "Bull" Nelson, 1886, one page letter clarifying that Nelson was killed in a "personal altercation" by General Jefferson C. Davis and not Jefferson Davis the President of the Confederacy, framed with a portrait and a possibly early Grand Army of the Republic Medal, mat toned; SCOTT, WINFIELD. Autograph letter signed, 1857, two page letter to G.W. Blunt (possibly the New York instrument maker?) regarding a visit, framed with the original cover; FARRGUT, DAVID. War-date autograph note signed, 1863, one page letter to Commodore Hitchcock of the steamship Susquehanna seeking a list of his officers, framed, mat toned; MEADE, GEORGE. Autograph letter signed, 1857, written from Coast Survey of U.S. Lakes, the letter requesting a refund on several listed books, framed with a portrait, some spotting at head; and SHERIDAN, PHILIP. War-date signed document, 1863, being a pay-order for a guide, also signed by General A.M. Cook; and a framed print "Surrender of General Lee." Some toning, no items examined out of frames.


Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Sold for $1,500 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
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Rare Books, Autographs & Photographs

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