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Price Realized: $7,250 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
Sale 2351 Lot 138
LINCOLN, ABRAHAM. Autograph Endorsement Signed, "A. Lincoln," as President, requesting that Judge Edwin Beecher be appointed Paymaster when the position is available, 6 lines written vertically on terminal page of letter to him. The letter, recommending Beecher for Paymaster and noting that "his physical disability--that of near-sightedness--disqualifies him from taking the field in active service," signed by 10 of Beecher's friends including prominent Illinois politicians: Governor Richard Yates, Secretary of State Ozias M. Hatch, Treasurer William Butler, Representative Shelby Moore Cullom, and others. 1 page, 4to, with integral blank, ruled paper; docketing in red and black ink on terminal page (not affecting endorsement), minor soiling at folds. [Washington], 19 August 1862
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000
"Judge Beecher is a friend of mine, & when another Paymaster is needed I should like for him to be appointed."Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $7,250