LINCOLN, ABRAHAM. 1809-1865.
Autograph Letter Signed ("A. Lincoln"), 1 p, 8vo, Washington, April 12, 1861, to Attorney General Edward Bates, regarding the appointment of Earl Bile to Marshal for the Northern District of Ohio, matted with portrait and framed, with Charles Hamilton label and wax seal on verso of frame. (See Tracy, ed., The Uncollected Letters of Abraham Lincoln p 179.)
- Please note: the letter is laid down to thick paper and toned beneath the frame.