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    Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) President, important partly-printed Document Signed "Abraham Lincoln" one page, 8" x 10", Washington, August 21, 1861, a warrant for the Secretary of State to affix the seal of the United States to a pardon. The document reads in full: "I hereby authorize and direct the Secretary of State to affix the Seal of the United States to the Presidents warrant for the pardon of Charles Price dated this day and signed by me and for so doing this shall be his warrant." Lincoln pardons establish the compassion of our wartime president -- he granted them whenever possible. A bold, clean signature. Some soiling at the folds and one tiny tear at left edge away from text, else about Fine. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    February, 2006
    20th-21st Monday-Tuesday
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