Lot 18: ALS signed "M. Van Buren," one page, 7.5 x 8, October 11, 1849. Letter to a gentleman. In part: "I thank you warmly for your kind invitation but as I am to stay only one night in Philadelphia…I must leave for Washington early on Tuesday." Van Buren's original monogrammed red wax seal is affixed at the top. Mounted and matted with an unsigned engraved portrait to an overall size of 17.5 x 12. In very good condition, with moderate uniform toning, trimmed edges, and the letter smoothed and permanently affixed to the backing of the toned mat.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 460
Wednesday, 16th September 2015
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