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    Abraham Lincoln Document Signed, as president, partially printed and accomplished in manuscript, "Abraham Lincoln." One page, 13.75" x 17.5", Washington D.C., October 25, 1861. Promoting one Richard P.H. Durkee Captain in the Fourteenth Regiment of Infantry in the U.S. Army. Durkee did survive the Civil War, it is documented that he resigned in 1863. The document is boldly signed by Lincoln and Edwin M. Stanton, Secretary of War. The vignettes are in Fine condition, still crisp and detailed; the embossed seal is still intact.

    The document is in Very Fine condition; usual folds are present; mounting traces present on verso; docketing information present in upper left corner. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.


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    February, 2006
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