Lot #6
James Buchanan

Seeking a payment in the midst of the Civil War

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Seeking a payment in the midst of the Civil War

ALS, one page, 4.5 x 7.25, March 11, 1862. Buchanan writes to actuary W. B. Hills, Esquire. In part: “I would thank you to furnish me a statement, when convenient, of the amount due to me from your Institution…. I may desire to draw for the whole or a part of it on or before the first of April.” Matted and framed with a handsome period portrait engraving to an overall size of 19 x 15. In fine condition, with a touch of mild soiling and wrinkling, and mailing folds lightly touching signature. LOA John Reznikoff/PSA/DNA and R&R COA.

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  • Dates: #318 - Ended February 14, 2007