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LINCOLN, Abraham (1809-1865). The 16th President of the United States (1861-1865). He led the nation through the Civil War. Assassinated. Partly engraved unusual document signed, as President. Oblong folio. Washington, October 21, 1862. Countersigned by Caleb B. Smith, Secretary of the Interior.  Blind-stamped Department of the Interior seal to the left of the signatures. Lincoln’s name appears in large type at the top center of the document.  Lincoln appoints J.H. Hawes of Iowa, Principal Clerk of Surveys in the General Land Office.  Lincoln’s full signature is three inches long.  When Lincoln showed the draft of the Emancipation Proclamation to his cabinet, the conservative Caleb Blood Smith considered resignation. Document shows usual folds, light toning one stain on the right margin not affecting any writing. Abraham Lincoln’s full signature is an exquisite, bold example................................$7500.00





 


Stephen Koschal ~ Quality Autographs & Signed Books
Serving Collectors, Libraries, Institutions, Autograph Galleries and Dealers with
Autographs and Signed Books in all Fields of Collecting Since 1967.

7155 Sand Crest View, Colorado Springs, CO 80923 USA ~ Phone (561) 315-3622 ~ skoschal@aol.com