Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Abraham Lincoln Signed Endorsement as President, 1861 Autograph endorsement signed, "A. Lincoln," on the docket of a two page manuscript letter measuring 8" x 12" from E. R. Jewitt to Secretary of War Simon Cameron, Washington, July 10, 1861. In the letter Jewitt recommends, "...Mr. George W. Hoffman of Michigan as Paymaster in the regular Army..." Lincoln did not have an opinion on the matter and penned on the verso, "Respectfully referred to the Secretary of War. A. Lincoln July 15, 1861." Hand-written docket number affects several words in Lincoln's endorsement but is well clear of his signature. Slightly weak at folds, very light toning at extreme margins, otherwise in excellent condition. Accompanied by COA from PSA/DNA.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2005
    13th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 17
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 369

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    15% 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 2020 September 14 - 15 Americana & Political.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Thanks a million for getting approval to sell my Civil War Hospital Death Ledger! You made them AND ME , a nice profit. You are the best!
    Ed W.,
    Mount Vernon, OH
    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

    The Collection of James Kwis Leonard Internet Rare Books Auction
    The Collection of James Kwis Leonard Internet Rare Books Auction
    REALIZED SO FAR $300,884