Description

    Edward Everett Collection. This lot contains four autograph letters signed by Edward Everett, orator, politician, reverend, and much more. He served in the U.S. House and Senate as well as being president of Harvard University, and he eventually added Secretary of State to his long resume of government positions. The first ALS is signed "Edward Everett." Two pages, 4.5" x 7", Boston, September 23, 1864. The letter was written to Gov. Andrew and it recommends the bearer of the letter for the post of lieutenant of the 61st regiment.

    The second ALS is signed "Edward Everett." Two pages, 5" x 8", Boston, June 12, 1863. The letter discusses Everett's thanks for the copy of "Notes & Comments on Shakespeare" which was sent to him. He says he has been a long time student of "The Great Author." Everett was a well-educated man and this no doubt was of keen interest to him as a bookish person.

    The third ALS is signed "Edward Everett." One page, 4.6" x 7.25", Summer Street, February 27, 1862. The letter was written to J.T. Fields Jr. Esq. and the content is routine.

    The fourth and final ALS is signed "Edward Everett." Two pages, 4.5" x 7", Summer Street, September 28, 1864. The letter was written to Reverend R. Ellis and the content is routine; dealing with a dinner invitation.

    The condition of the four letters is very fine on average; usual folds are present; slight soiling along fold lines. Otherwise excellent! From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.


    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Small Flat (view shipping information)

    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: 5
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 226

    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

    VIEW BENEFITS
    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
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2020 October 27 Domain Names Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    This was my first time dealing with an auction house, and I am 100% completely impressed with Heritage. There is not an aspect of this process that I have a critique for.
    Darryl S.,
    Stuart, FL
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 December 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 December 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $1,738,582