Lot #389
George G. Meade Autograph Letter Signed

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Estimate: $200+

Description

Union general (1815-1872) best known for leading his troops to a commanding victory over Lee's Confederates at Gettysburg in one of the pivotal battles of the Civil War. ALS signed "Geo. G. Meade," one page both sides, 4 x 5, personal letterhead, September 15, 1871. Letter to his family doctor. In full: "George is laid up today. He does not deem it necessary to send for you, but I think if you can without inconvenience drop in it would be well. He tells me he has had for more than a week past profuse perspirations at night and that he feels severely weakened by them." Second integral page bears a note in pencil in another hand, transmitting the letter to an autograph collector. In very good to fine condition, with splitting to the fold and hinge, partially repaired with old tape.

Auction Info

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





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