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Sam Houston Largest Boldest Sig We Have Ever Seen
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Sam Houston Largest Boldest Sig We Have Ever Seen

HOUSTON, SAM. Signature, “Truly Yours, / Sam Houston”, with his trademark flourish, clipped from a larger sheet to a size of 5.25” x 3.75”, no date, no place. Slabbed by Beckett Authentication Services to a size of 9” x 6” and includes Beckett’s Letter of Authenticity. Adhered to yellow backing, some creases and mild wear, else near Fine condition. Houston’s bold signature is the largest we have seen, measuring 5” in length and 3” in height!

Samuel Houston (1793-1863) was an American general and statesman who played an important role in the Texas Revolution. He served as the first and third president of the Republic of Texas and was one of the first two individuals to represent Texas in the United States Senate. He also served as the sixth governor of Tennessee and the seventh governor of Texas, the only individual to be elected governor of two different states in the United States.

In 1812, Houston enlisted in the United States Army, which then was engaged in the War of 1812 against Britain and Britain's Native American allies. He quickly impressed the commander of the 39th Infantry Regiment, Thomas Hart Benton, and by the end of 1813, Houston had risen to the rank of the third lieutenant. In early 1814, the 39th Infantry Regiment became a part of the force commanded by General Andrew Jackson, who was charged with putting an end to raids by a faction of the tribe in the Old Southwest. Houston was badly wounded in the Battle of Horseshoe Bend, the decisive battle in the Creek War. Although army doctors expected him to die of his wounds, Houston survived and was promoted to the rank of second lieutenant.

This item comes with a Certificate from John Reznikoff, a premier authenticator for both major 3rd party authentication services, PSA and JSA (James Spence Authentications), as well as numerous auction houses.

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Sam Houston Largest Boldest Sig We Have Ever Seen

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Sam Houston Largest Boldest Sig We Have Ever Seen

HOUSTON, SAM. Signature, “Truly Yours, / Sam Houston”, with his trademark flourish, clipped from a larger sheet to a size of 5.25” x 3.75”, no date, no place. Slabbed by Beckett Authentication Services to a size of 9” x 6” and includes Beckett’s Letter of Authenticity. Adhered to yellow backing, some creases and mild wear, else near Fine condition. Houston’s bold signature is the largest we have seen, measuring 5” in length and 3” in height!

Samuel Houston (1793-1863) was an American general and statesman who played an important role in the Texas Revolution. He served as the first and third president of the Republic of Texas and was one of the first two individuals to represent Texas in the United States Senate. He also served as the sixth governor of Tennessee and the seventh governor of Texas, the only individual to be elected governor of two different states in the United States.

In 1812, Houston enlisted in the United States Army, which then was engaged in the War of 1812 against Britain and Britain's Native American allies. He quickly impressed the commander of the 39th Infantry Regiment, Thomas Hart Benton, and by the end of 1813, Houston had risen to the rank of the third lieutenant. In early 1814, the 39th Infantry Regiment became a part of the force commanded by General Andrew Jackson, who was charged with putting an end to raids by a faction of the tribe in the Old Southwest. Houston was badly wounded in the Battle of Horseshoe Bend, the decisive battle in the Creek War. Although army doctors expected him to die of his wounds, Houston survived and was promoted to the rank of second lieutenant.

This item comes with a Certificate from John Reznikoff, a premier authenticator for both major 3rd party authentication services, PSA and JSA (James Spence Authentications), as well as numerous auction houses.

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