Lot 26: John Tyler, Bold ALS as president

RR Auction

RR Auction

2016-09-30 10:12:41

Lot 26

Bold ALS as president, one page, 7.75 x 9.75, October 15, 1843. Letter to US Consul Thomas Aspinwall in London, in part: “I desire to introduce to your acquaintance and commend to your hospitalities the two young gentlemen who will hand you this. They are the sons of a most highly esteemed citizen of Virginia and propose to perform a tour of Europe. Do me the favour to introduce them to Mr. Everett and so advise their movements as to open to them the best sources of information.” Addressed on the reverse of the second integral leaf in Tyler’s hand. In fine condition, with a small ink blot near the top edge, and old mounting traces along the back left edge.

Estimate: $500-700

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