Lot #12
James Buchanan

President Buchanan sends thanks for a delicious basket: "New Englanders can save delicious fruit even in their hyperborean climate"
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Estimate: $400+

Description

President Buchanan sends thanks for a delicious basket: "New Englanders can save delicious fruit even in their hyperborean climate"

ALS as president, one page, 4.75 x 6.5, October 1, 1859. Letter to Nahum Caper, written from Washington. In full: "Many thanks for your Basket of fruit. It has proved to be excellent. It proves that New Englanders can save delicious fruit even in their hyperborean climate." Impressively matted and framed with an engraved portrait (bearing a facsimile signature in the lower border) to an overall size of 27.5 x 23.5. In fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #574 - Ended January 08, 2020





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