Lot #8051
Zachary Taylor

Zachary Taylor
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Estimate: $1500+

Description

Zachary Taylor

Manuscript DS, signed “Z. Taylor, Bt. Br. Genl., U.S. Army,” one page, 7.75 x 9.75, February 18, 1846. Official advocacy letter to President James K. Polk, issued by “the Citizens and Merchants of Corpus Christi, in the State of Texas,” which states: “We…beg leave respectfully to recommend Captain Chas. Shipman as a Gentleman well qualified to fill the office for which he has Petitioned, and as such have affixed our Names to this certificate.” Signed at the conclusion by Taylor and countersigned by six others. In fine condition, with an old mounting strip on the back of the left edge, and light show-through from small stains on the back of the right edge.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Presidents
  • Dates: #603 - Ended February 18, 2021





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