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    Abraham Lincoln: A Fine 1861 Illinois Postmaster's Appointment with Strong Lincoln Signature Also countersigned by William H. Seward as Secretary of State, it names George C. Bestor as Deputy Postmaster of Peoria. Dated March 27, 1861, barely three weeks after Lincoln assumed the presidency. Outstanding condition (apparently mounted to an album page), nicely custom-framed to 16.5" x 13.5". One could not ask for a nicer representative signed document from our 16th President.
    From the collection of Robert and Julie Sterling.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2019
    4th-5th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
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