Lot 382: Union soldier (1832–1894) who shot and killed President Abraham Lincoln's assassin, John Wilkes Booth. Ink signature, "Boston Corbett, Sergt, Co L, 16th NY Cav," on an off-white 3 x 1 lightly-lined slip. Handsomely suede-matted and framed with a plaque and image of Corbett to an overall size of 17.75 x 13.5. In fine condition, with trivial feathering to ink.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 456
Wednesday, 15th July 2015
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