logo
Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Log In
lots of lots
This listing has sold.

DAVIS, Jefferson (1808-1889). Autographed letter signed

Sold on LiveAuctioneers

item-85058468=1
item-85058468=2
item-85058468=3
DAVIS, Jefferson (1808-1889). Autographed letter signed

Lot 0268 Details

Description
DAVIS, Jefferson (1808-1889). Autographed letter signed ("Jefferson Davis"), as Secretary of War, to A.O. Nicholson, 14 September 1855.

2 pages, 4to, on lightly lined paper, on recto and verso, marked "Private" at head of first page, creased to folds; matted and framed. Sending a newspaper article and letters regarding accusations against the Jesuits for a future story. "I send you a copy of the 'Mississippian,' containing the reply of the Superior of the Order of the Jesuits to certain charges which have been made against that Society, and some other letters connected therewith. If you should find it such a matter as you would like to use it in the Union, please use it for that purpose, otherwise I will thank you to return the paper to me; as I wish to preserve the correspondence. I have also marked a paragraph on the yellow form, by which you will see it has been transmitted to the favorite watering place of Mississippi, and one of the healthiest localities in the State. As connected with a question which is now of particular interest. I have called your attention to it by marking the paragraph..."


Condition
For condition inquiries please contact Gretchen Hause at gretchenhause@hindmanauctions.com
Buyer's Premium
  • 28% up to $250,000.00
  • 23% up to $3,000,000.00
  • 15% above $3,000,000.00

DAVIS, Jefferson (1808-1889). Autographed letter signed

Estimate $800 - $1,200
Jun 23, 2020
Starting Price $400
Shipping, Payment & Auction Policies
See Policy for Shipping
Ships fromChicago, IL, United States
Hindman

Hindman

badge TOP RATED
Chicago, IL, USA
32,956 Followers
logo
www.liveauctioneers.com
item

0268: DAVIS, Jefferson (1808-1889). Autographed letter signed

Sold for $400
1 Bid
Est. $800 - $1,200Starting Price $400
Fine Books and Manuscripts
Tue, Jun 23, 2020 11:00 AM EDT
Buyer's Premium 28%

Lot 0268 Details

Description
...
DAVIS, Jefferson (1808-1889). Autographed letter signed ("Jefferson Davis"), as Secretary of War, to A.O. Nicholson, 14 September 1855.

2 pages, 4to, on lightly lined paper, on recto and verso, marked "Private" at head of first page, creased to folds; matted and framed. Sending a newspaper article and letters regarding accusations against the Jesuits for a future story. "I send you a copy of the 'Mississippian,' containing the reply of the Superior of the Order of the Jesuits to certain charges which have been made against that Society, and some other letters connected therewith. If you should find it such a matter as you would like to use it in the Union, please use it for that purpose, otherwise I will thank you to return the paper to me; as I wish to preserve the correspondence. I have also marked a paragraph on the yellow form, by which you will see it has been transmitted to the favorite watering place of Mississippi, and one of the healthiest localities in the State. As connected with a question which is now of particular interest. I have called your attention to it by marking the paragraph..."


Condition
...
For condition inquiries please contact Gretchen Hause at gretchenhause@hindmanauctions.com

Contacts

Hindman
(312) 280-1212
1338 West Lake Street
Chicago, IL 60607
USA
LiveAuctioneers Support
info@liveauctioneers.com
iphoneandroidPhone
BACK TO TOP