Lot #12
Millard Fillmore

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Estimate: $800+

Description

Millard Fillmore's personal copy of Eulogy on Gen. Zachary Taylor by Hon. Jos. R. Ingersoll. Philadelphia: Crissy & Markley, 1850. Softcover (bound with green boards), 6.25 x 9.5, 57 pages. Signed and inscribed to President Fillmore on the first free end page in fountain pen, "To, His Ex'y, Millard Fillmore, President of the United States, from, His Ob't Ser't, Chas. A. Poulson, Phila', Jan'y 6th 1851." Taped into undersized 6 x 9 dark green boards and in very good to fine condition.

Philadelphia antiquarian Charles A. Poulson (1789-1866) was the son of Zachariah Poulson, Jr., publisher of 'Poulson's Daily Advertiser.' Joseph R. Ingersoll was a Whig Congressman from Pennsylvania who served in the House of Representatives from 1835-1837 and from 1841-1849. He declined renomination in 1848, and later was appointed minister to Great Britain by President Fillmore, serving in that position from August 21, 1852, to August 23, 1853.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #568 - Ended October 10, 2019