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Fine Books & Rare Manuscripts | Bonhams Skinner / Garfield, James A. (1831-1881), Secretarial Letter Signed

Lot 37
Garfield, James A. (1831-1881), Secretarial Letter Signed
Ending from 2 February 2023, 19:00 EST
Skinner Marlborough, Massachusetts

US$200 - US$400

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Garfield, James A. (1831-1881), Secretarial Letter Signed

On one sheet of lined paper mounted on another sheet of lined paper, dated Washington, D. C., Dec. 5, 1879 and addressed to Maj. J. A. Wilcox, 8th Cavalry, Fort Clark, Texas. Signed in a different color of ink from the body text. It reads, "Dear Sir: Please accept my thanks for the Maximillian coins you were kind enough to send me by Major Swain. They are very rare, and I have long been wanting to find them. Very truly Yours" (heavy fold marks with significant splitting, wrinkling, staining, chipping at bottom), 8 x 10 in.

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