Lot #14
James K. Polk

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Estimate: $1000+


ALS as Speaker of the House, one page, 7.75 x 9.75, June 30, 1837. Sent from Columbia, Tennessee, a handwritten letter to Francis Preston Blair and John C. Rives, the editors of the Washington Globe, the primary propaganda instrument for the Democratic Party. In full: "Please send the Weekly Globe to 'Dr. William C. Swanson, Belfast P. P. Marshall County Tennessee.' Send also the Tri-weekly Globe to 'Col. Robert Campbell Garland P. O., Maury County Tennessee.' I will be responsible for these subscriptions." In fine condition, with a faint block of toning to the upper left corner area.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts
  • Dates: #604 - Ended March 10, 2021

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