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    Thomas Jefferson Free Franked Cover Signed "free Th: Jefferson", 5" x 3.25", addressed in another hand to, "Mr. Thomas Sully Baltimore". Painter Thomas Sully (1783 - 1872) visited Monticello in March, 1821 to execute the full-length portrait of Thomas Jefferson that currently hangs at West Point. The English-born Sully was staying in Baltimore during this period and it is highly likely that this cover carried a letter regarding the celebrated Jefferson portrait. Address panel only, expected browning, writing on verso visible, uneven edges. Good condition with bold Jefferson signature.

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    February, 2008
    21st-22nd Thursday-Friday
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