Lot 114: Abraham Lincoln Election

RR Auction

RR Auction

2015-10-29 11:32:57

Lot 114: Letter signed "Giles R. Goss," one page, 7.75 x 10, May 12, 1861. In part: "You spoke something about the Excitement of our National affairs. The Excitement has bin vary great with us more so I expect then it has with you...Freeport has now one thousand troops on drill Ready for any moment notice for war. I voted Abram Lincoln for President and am not sorrow as yet I think now that he will turn out to be a second Washington. I think he be worth a half a dozen of old Buccanon any way." In fine condition, with intersecting folds and one rough edge. RR Auction's Fine Autographs & Artifacts Friday, 23rd October 2015 Estimate: $200-400
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