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    Abraham Lincoln: George Harriman An Uncommon Letter of Lincoln's Acting Secretary of the Treasury Autograph Letter Signed, as Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, 1 page, 8" x 10", Treasury Department, [Washington], November 29, 1861. To Andrew Jamieson, Collector of the Town of Alexandria, Virginia. Mounting traces on left margin of verso, else fine. With typed transcription. Your growing collection of Lincoln's Cabinet Secretaries is going to need this uncommon autograph: Harriman served as Treasury Secretary ad interim from July 1, 1864 to July 5, 1864. In full: "I send for your information and guidance, and as a reply to your letter of 26 Oct. Last, the enclosed Copy of a bill from this Dept. To the Coll. At Philadelphia, dated 27 Inst. As to the charge of permits to Coasting Vessels." Carpe Diem. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

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