Lot #7034
Lucy Hayes Autograph Letter Signed

This lot has closed

Estimate: $800+

Description

ALS signed “Lucy W. Hayes,” two pages on two adjoining sheets, 4.5 x 6.75, personal "H" monogram letterhead, January 9, 1880. Letter to "My dear Mr. Senator," written from the "Executive Mansion." In full: "May I venture to remind you of the beautiful picture which now graces the East Room giving a thrill of pleasure to the average American woman as she looks upon it and sees the representation of our 'First Lady of the Land' and express the hope that it may soon become the property of the White House." In fine condition. Accompanied by a cabinet photo of Mrs. Hayes's official portrait by Daniel Huntington, bearing a facsimile signature. From the Collection of Dr. Lawrence E. Miller.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: The Lawrence Miller Collection
  • Dates: #1008 - Ended May 21, 2020





This item is Pre-Certified by PSA DNA Precertified Letter
Buy a third-party letter of authenticity for (inquire for price)

*This item has been pre-certified by a trusted third-party authentication service, and by placing a bid on this item, you agree to accept the opinion of this authentication service. If you wish to have an opinion rendered by a different authenticator of your choosing, you must do so prior to your placing of any bid. RR Auction is not responsible for differing opinions submitted 30 days after the date of the sale.