LINCOLN, Abraham (1809-1865). Signaure “A. Lincoln” cut from a letter closing. N.d.
On a small sheet (52 x 105 mm), matted, framed and glazed (unexamined out of frame). Letter closing reads: “…present at the meeting today. / Yours truly / A. Lincoln.” Matted with an oval albumen photograph portrait by Alexander Gardner (mounted, slight blistering). [With:] SEWARD, William (1801-1872). Autograph note signed “William H. Seward”. N.d. On a small sheet (51 x 112 mm), matted, framed and glazed (unexamined out of frame). Note or letter closing, reads: “Very well, Let it be as you say. Faithfully / William H. Seward.” Matted with an albumen photograph portrait of Seward seated a desk by Alexander Gardner (mounted, slight blistering). Together with an autograph letter signed from George E. Baker, 3 May 1864, sending the above items to Matthias Woolbert. Baker was a clerk in the State Department working under Seward during Lincoln’s Presidency, and later edited Seward’s works. Matted together with a letter from Woolbert? mentioning Washington and Lincoln, and with a few other items (wax seal, stamped envelope fragment and printed calling card); framed.
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