Lot #6006
John Quincy Adams Autograph Letter Signed as Secretary of State

Adams forwards "the pamphlet lately published by me"

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Estimate: $2000+

Description

Adams forwards "the pamphlet lately published by me"

ALS, one page, 7.5 x 5.5, January 25, 1823. Handwritten letter as Secretary of State, in full: "I send you herewith a copy of the pamphlet lately published by me, of which I request your acceptance—I should apologize for having left your Letter of the 6th inst. so long unanswered. With my affectionate regards to my niece, and best respects to your mother. I remain Dear Sir, your friend and faithful Serv't." In fine condition, with scattered stains, a small edge chip, and light show-through from old mounting remnants on the back corners. Encapsulated in a PSA/DNA authentication holder.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: PSA Encapsulated Autograph Auction
  • Dates: #652 - Ended September 22, 2022