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51   Abraham Lincoln: David H. Rutledge  $200 Unopened $200 0 Login to place bid or Register to bid

#51 - Abraham Lincoln: David H. Rutledge

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Manuscript DS, signed “D. H. Rutledge,” one page, 7.5 x 5.75, April 4, 1840. A summons for Reubin Black in a divorce case between Reubin and Nancy Black, signed at the conclusion by Rutledge. Reverse is docketed and signed by Nathan Dresser, who was the brother of Reverend Charles Dresser, who married Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln. Small tear to top edge, a central horizontal fold, and light show-through from docketing, otherwise fine condition. Rutledge served in Lincoln’s company during the Black Hawk War, and later encouraged Lincoln’s courting of his sister Ann. An uncommon autograph with early Lincoln association to both of the signers. Pre-certified PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.

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