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Lot 9016
LINCOLN, ROBERT TODD, and family.

Sold for US$ 1,410 inc. premium

Lincoln sale

23 Nov 2004, 10:00 PST

Los Angeles

LINCOLN, ROBERT TODD, and family.
A collection of photographs and documents, including the following:
1.Photograph Signed ("Robert T. Lincoln") and inscribed, 7 1 /2 by 10 1 /2 platinum print on board, inscribed to Elbert H. Gary, some spotting to matte, wear at corners, image crisp.
2.Letter Signed ("Robert T. Lincoln"), 1 p, 4to, Washington, July 22, 1881, to General W.B. Franklin, on War Department letterhead, regarding requisitions, tipped at one corner to larger leaf. Gift of Harry Golden.
3.Typed Letter Signed ("Robert T. Lincoln"), 1 p, 8vo, Washington, February 17, 1925, to Colonel Archibald Hopkins, on personal stationery, thanking him for sending a clipping regarding his father.
4.3 Checks Signed ("Robert T. Lincoln") and accomplished in the signer's hand, July 7, 1890 to September 19, 1921, drawn on various banks for various amounts.
5.Check Signed ("Mary Lincoln") and accomplished in the signer's hand, September 14, 1917, drawn on the Factory Point National Bank of Manchester Center, VT, for $7. Mary Lincoln was Robert Lincoln's eldest daughter.
6.Check Signed ("J.L. Randolph") and accomplished in the signer's hand, March 28, 1927, drawn on the Riggs National Bank of Washington, DC in the amount of $50. J.L. Randolph is Jessie Lincoln, Robert T. Lincoln's younger daughter.
7.Check Signed ("Mary L. Beckwith") and accomplished in the signer's hand, July 17, 1934, drawn on the Factory Point National Bank of Manchester, VT, for $10. Mary Beckwith was Jessie Lincoln's daughter and the only granddaughter of Robert T. Lincoln.
8.Cabinet Card, 4 by 6 inch silver print, of Robert T. Lincoln c. 1877, with "Mosher" imprint on mount and verso, very fine.
9.Silver print photograph, 3 1 /2 by 5 3/ 4 inches, of Mary Lincoln Isham c. 1910, seated in chair, reading, some oxidation to surface. Together with 1977 color snapshot of Robert Todd Lincoln Beckwith, the last surviving direct descendent of Abraham Lincoln.
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