Lot 140: Black-bordered Executive Mansion card, 5 x 3.25, boldly signed in ink, "Robert T. Lincoln, Jan 27, 1882." In fine condition. Lincoln served as secretary of war in the administrations of Presidents James A. Garfield and Chester A. Arthur. Lincoln had been just forty feet away from Garfield when he was shot six months earlier, and this card is bordered in black as a remembrance of the fallen president.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 456
Wednesday, 15th July 2015
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