Lot 43: ANS signed "J. A. Garfield," one page, 9 x 5.75, January 21, 1880. Handwritten telegram draft to D. C. Pinkerton at the Treasury Department. In full: "Orrin Ballou of Zanesville is at my house. Please call and see him." In fine condition, with a repaired tear to the upper left corner and a tiny pinhole to center. Orrin Ballou was Garfield's cousin, and David C. Pinkerton was a Treasury Department official also from Zanesville.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 466
Wednesday, 9th December 2015
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