AN ABRAHAM LINCOLN SIGNED LETTER, 1864. The handwritten letter on the upper third sheet on ruled Executive Mansion stationary from Abraham Lincoln to Major General Meade, dated May 25, 1864 asking General Meade if Mr. J.C. Swift can follow the Army of the Potomac to pick up rags and cart off clothing… “I will give it to him if you say so, otherwise not…”, signed “A. Lincoln”. 4.5 inches x 7.5 inches.
Sotheby’s New York, January 26, 1983, Lot 109.