May 04, 2017 - Sale 2446

Sale 2446 - Lot 42

Price Realized: $ 292
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 400
HANCOCK, WINFIELD SCOTT. Brief Letter Signed, "Winf'd S. Hancock," to Thomas P. Westendorf: "I received yesterday a copy of your campaign song and chorus, entitled 'When Hancock Takes the Chair,' which you sent me. Please accept my thanks for the same." 1 page, 8vo; inlaid, faint scattered foxing, horizontal folds. (MRS) "Governors Island" [New York], 21 August 1880

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"When Hancock Takes the Chair" was written by Westendorf in support of Hancock's 1880 presidential race, which was won by James A. Garfield.