Oct 28, 2021 - Sale 2584

Sale 2584 - Lot 8

Price Realized: $ 406
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 400
SHERMAN, WILIAM TECUMSEH. Autograph Letter Signed, "W.T. Sherman / General," to U.S. Consul General in France John Meredith Read, introducing his friend Francis J. Lippitt who is to visit Paris. 1 1/4 pages, 8vo, "Headquarters Army of the United States" stationery, ruled paper, written on a folded sheet; faint paper clip stain at upper edge. Washington, 11 October 1873

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"Francis J. Lippitt, an old California Friend of mine, who served in the Civil War & has written several clever works on the Military Art, goes to Paris for quite a stay. I commend [him] to your polite attention."