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    Abraham Lincoln Note as President, 1861 Autograph note signed, "A. Lincoln" as President, 3.25" x 4.25", [Washington], September 13, 1861. Lincoln responds to a recommendation for an appointment, writing in full, "If the Attorney General knows no reason official or otherwise to the contrary, let the appointment of Marshal of New Mexico be made as within recommended. A. Lincoln Sep 13, 1861." This piece is cataloged in Basler ("Collected Works") with the added information that the endorsement, on a letter from Benjamin French, Commissioner of Buildings, was eventually approved. Closely cut and mounted to a larger sheet, a few very light spots, otherwise excellent condition accomplished in deep, dark black ink. Tastefully matted with bust portrait of Lincoln. A fine example. From the collection of Bradley O'Leary. Accompanied by COA from PSA/DNA.

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    April, 2005
    13th Wednesday
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