Lot 17: James A. Garfield Signed letter

RR Auction

RR Auction

2019-05-28 09:41:21

Lot 17

LS signed “J. A. Garfield,” one page, 7.75 x 9.75, December 17, 1878. Letter to family friend Dr. John Peter Robison in Cleveland, in part: "I am glad to see your autograph at last. It indicates that you are improving. I shall hope to reach Cleveland in time for the Viaduct Celebration, possibly a few days sooner. My hands are very full of work here and I cannot be sure how long it will take me to get away." In very good to fine condition, with nearly complete separation to the central horizontal fold. Accompanied by the original mailing envelope.

Estimate: $400-$600

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