Lot 454: William T. Sherman

RR Auction

RR Auction

2015-08-21 10:52:18

Lot 454: ALS signed "W. T. Sherman," one lightly-lined page both sides, 5 x 8, Headquarters Army of the United States letterhead, December 6, 1880. Letter to Thomas J. Brady, in part: "I take great pleasure in presenting to your most favorable notice…Adolphe S. Barry—son of my particular friend…Dr. Barry of New York. I know that…Dr. Barry is the owner of a beautiful orange plantation near…Florida when I visited him a couple of winters ago—and that he owns a steamboat on which I made the trip up and down the St. John River. I believe Mr. Adolphe S. Barry wants to see you about some Mail Contract." In fine condition, with trivial show-through from writing to opposing sides. Accompanied by an engraved portrait of Sherman bearing a pre-printed facsimile signature. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 460 Wednesday, 16th September 2015 Estimate: $200-400
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