December 2023 Auction Ends Thursday, December 14th, 5pm Pacific
This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on: 12/14/2023 5:57:00 PM

Lot #5: James Garfield Letter Signed as President-Elect


James Garfield letter signed as President-Elect, dated 8 February 1881 on his ''Mentor, Ohio'' stationery. Garfield writes to James Gopsill, former mayor of Jersey City, declining an invitation by the Lincoln Club in honor of President Lincoln's birthday, writing, ''the many duties now pressing upon me will render it impossible'' to attend...[signed] J.A. Garfield''. Single page measures 5'' x 8''. Archival tape repair to verso and split starting at horizontal fold, overall very good.
Final Bid (Includes Buyers Premium):$563
Minimum Bid:$450
Number of Bids:1