Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    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.

    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    February, 2006
    20th-21st Monday-Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 420

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 October 25 Manuscripts - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    You reach a customer base that is in many ways completely unknown to the major auction houses, and your marketing to this base is as professional as one could hope for. As I continue to wind down my holdings.
    Michael Z.,
    Hawthorne, NY
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 May 11 Space Exploration Signature Auction - Dallas
    2018 May 11 Space Exploration Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $1,136,520