Summer Auction 2019 Sale 76
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 7/31/2019
(1829 - 1886) Twenty-first President of the United States who took office following the assassination of James Garfield. Partly-printed D.S. as President, 1p. folio parchment, Washington, Feb. 16, 1882, the promotion of Horace Jewett to the rank of "Major of the Sixteenth Regiment of Infantry." Co-signed by Secretary of War ROBERT TODD LINCOLN (1843-1926), American lawyer and son of Abraham Lincoln who also served under Grant. Folds, one passing through Arthur's bold signature, engrossment a tad light, and a small stain at bottom margin, else very good. Col. Horace Jewett (1834-1897) was breveted captain for gallant conduct at the Battles of Shiloh and Murfreesboro and in 1864 he was breveted major for gallant and meritorious conduct. He was actively engaged in the Indian Wars and was engaged in the final campaigns against the Apaches.
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Minimum Bid: $200.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $750.00
Estimate: $400 - $500
Auction closed on Wednesday, July 31, 2019.
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