Lot #34
Benjamin Harrison

President Harrison seeks the history of election processes
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Estimate: $3000+

Description

President Harrison seeks the history of election processes

Scarce ALS as president signed “Benj. Harrison,” one page, 4.5 x 6.75, Executive Mansion letterhead, October 13, 1891. Letter to Ainsworth Rand Spofford, the sixth Librarian of the United States Congress, in full: “I have occasion to consider the question of the manner of choosing electors of President & Vice President & would like to have the history of the matter, showing the methods used by the States in appointing Electors from the beginning. Can you put me in the way of getting it?” In fine condition.

Ex. Charles Hamilton, February 24, 1977; sale 103, lot 102. Pre-certified PSA/DNA.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs And Artifacts Featuring Animation
  • Dates: #479 - Ended July 13, 2016





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