Lot #256
Stephen A. Douglas Signed Free Frank

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Estimate: $200+

Description

Eminent American senator and statesman (1813-1861), dubbed the 'Little Giant,' perhaps best remembered for his role in the Lincoln-Douglas debates during the 1858 campaign for the Senate race in Illinois. Free-franked envelope panel, 4.5 x 2.75, addressed in another hand to "Richard Barrik, St. Louis, Mo.," and franked along the top, "Free, S. A. Douglas." Panel also bears a Washington, D.C. postmark. Panel is affixed to an off-white 5 x 3 card. In fine condition, with light soiling, and paper loss to the top edge.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Sports
  • Dates: #614 - Ended August 11, 2021





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