Sale 17ND01 | Lot 59

ADAMS, JOHN QUINCY; CLAY, HENRY; and JACKSON, ANDREW Three autograph letters signed

Catalogue: The Nelson Doubleday, Jr. Collection
ADAMS, JOHN QUINCY; CLAY, HENRY; and JACKSON, ANDREW  Three autograph letters signed

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Lot 59
ADAMS, JOHN QUINCY; CLAY, HENRY; and JACKSON, ANDREW Three autograph letters signed
. An interesting display of long single page autograph letters, each signed by its respective author, the letters unrelated to one another but framed together below engraved portraits. Each letter approximately 9 1/2 x 7 1/4 inches. The Jackson with visible splits to folds, the Adams toned and with short tears, the Clay fine, unexamined out of frame. Comprising: Letter from John Quincy Adams to publisher Joseph Blunt, 1827, declining to write a sketch of his father and commenting on electioneering in Albany; letter from Henry Clay to James Brown, 1834, regarding the sale of a plantation and other personal matters; and letter from Andrew Jackson to Henry Baldwin, 1825, recommending a professor from Cumberland College.


C The Nelson Doubleday, Jr. Collection

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Sold for $2,812 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Sold for $2,812 (includes buyer's premium)

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The Nelson Doubleday, Jr. Collection

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