Lot #99
Justin Smith Morrill

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Estimate: $200+

Description

Vermont politician (1810-1898) who was a founder of the Republican Party and is remembered for the Morrill Land-Grant Acts that established federal funding for establishing many of the United States' public colleges and universities. Desirable 2.25 x 4 carte-de-visite photo of Morrill taken by Mathew Brady in 1865, signed in ink, "J. S. Morrill." Reverse bears an affixed revenue stamp and is marked: "M.B. Brady & Co., National Photographic Portrait Galleries, No. 352 Pennsylvania Av., Washington, D.C. & New York." In fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #602 - Ended February 10, 2021





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