Lot 16: James Monroe Free Frank envelope

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2020-01-17 10:55:15

Lot 16

A fine Free Frank from James Monroe as Secretary of War. Signed in top write war Department James Monroe, and address also written by the future president. James Monroe Franking Signature on a Cover Addressed in His Hand. Folded down to 5. 5" x 3. 5". Signed in the upper right corner as Secretary of War. Signed in top write "War Depart. James Monroe". The panel is addressed in his hand to "Calender Irvine Commander and General Of Purchases, Philadelphia. Monroe served as Secretary of war from 1814-1815.

Estimate: $300-$400






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