Lot 10: Abraham Lincoln signed document

RR Auction

RR Auction

2019-02-25 16:55:46

Lot 10

Partly-printed DS as president, one page, 17.75 x 11.25, July 16, 1861. President Lincoln appoints Jonathan C. Havens as "Deputy Postmaster at Chicopee, in the State of Massachusetts." Neatly and prominently signed at the conclusion by President Lincoln, and countersigned by Secretary of State William H. Seward. The white paper seal affixed to the lower left remains fully intact. In fine condition, with multiple vertical folds. Postmaster appointments from Lincoln’s term are quite uncommon.

Estimate: $10,000.00-$15,000.00

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