Lot #7017
Andrew Jackson Autograph Endorsement Signed as President

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Estimate: $400+

Description

Autograph endorsement signed as president, "I refer this to the Sec. of the Navy, A. J.," penned on the address leaf of a letter written to him by Joseph Hemphill, one page, 8 x 10, June 29, 1829. Hemphill, addressing "His Excellency Andrew Jackson, President of the US," writes, in part: "Permit me to introduce to your acquaintance Doctor John Vaughan Smith of Philadelphia; who visits Washington in hopes of receiving an appointment of assistant surgeon in the Navy. I have written to the Secretary of the Navy on the subject." In fine condition, with a rusty circular paperclip impression to the top, some staining to the address leaf, and several pencil notations below President Jackson's endorsement.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: U.S. Presidents
  • Dates: #630 - Ended February 17, 2022





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