Description

    Abraham Lincoln Orders Underage Boy Dismissed From Army - and Bounty Repaid! Autograph Endorsement Signed ("A. Lincoln"), as president, 1 page, being a docket on the verso of a petition of dismissal, 8" by 12.25", no place [Washington], May 24, 1864. In fine condition. Being the official notarized petition of a father, "that his son Charles W. Randall has enlisted in the United States Service, is now in the 67th Regiment Pa. vols. ... that said Charles W. Randall enlisted without his knowledge or consent, and further that Charles W. Randall was born on the fifteenth day February A.D. 1850, and was therefore but fourteen years of age on the fifteenth day of February A.D. 1844." Lincoln has written: "Let this boy be discharged upon refunding any bounty received." An unusual endorsement. 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: 8
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 634

    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 2018 May 12 Musical Instruments Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    You reach a customer base that is in many ways completely unknown to the major auction houses, and your marketing to this base is as professional as one could hope for. As I continue to wind down my holdings.
    Michael Z.,
    Hawthorne, NY
    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 November 10 Space Exploration - Dallas
    2017 November 10 Space Exploration - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $852,131