Lot 437: ALS signed "Winfd. S. Hancock," one page both sides, 5 x 7.75, December 25, 1878. Letter to General Thomas H. Ruger concerning the distribution of funds to a widow, in part: "I enclose a copy of a letter just received from the President Central Trust Company…which will show you the condition of the Benner Fund. This may be of interest to Mrs. Benner, and you can inform her…should you think it proper." In fine condition, with trivial show-through from writing to opposing sides and expected mailing folds (passing through the top of the signature). Accompanied by the original mailing envelope, addressed in his own hand.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 460
Wednesday, 16th September 2015
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