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    Sale 2486 | Lot 6
    Estimate: $200 - $300
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      Sale 2486 Lot 6

      (AUTOGRAPHS.) Seward, William. Autograph Letter Signed as Governor of New York to William Thomas M.D. of Philadelphia. One page, 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches, plus integral address leaf marked "10" for postage; moderate wear and short tape repairs at folds, address leaf nearly detached. Albany, NY, 10 January 1840

      Estimate $200 - 300

      Lincoln's future Secretary of State acknowledges a recommendation for a patronage position as revenue collector in Dutchess County, NY, and also comments on the recent Whig national convention which nominated the Harrison-Tyler ticket for the presidency: "I concur fully in the sentiments you express concerning the result of the deliberations at Harrisburg." with--a Civil War-era carte-de-visite portrait of Seward on a plain mount.

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