Nov 01, 2016 - Sale 2428

Sale 2428 - Lot 99

Estimate: $ 300 - $ 400
PERSHING, JOHN J. Autograph Letter Signed, 'Pershing,' to War Department Chief Clerk John C. Scofield ('Dear Scofield'), sending a knife [not present]. 1 page, 8vo, 'War Department' stationery; moderate scattered staining (not affecting signature), horizontal fold. Washington, [1931?]

Additional Details

'This blade is very rusty but I have not had him cleaned recently—having just unpacked him. Captured at Battle of Faraca River May 4, 1903.'