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A Mary Lincoln Autograph Letter Signed as First Lady Sold for $8,500 at NateDSanders.com

To auction, buy, consign or sell a Mary Lincoln autograph, please contact Nate@NateDSanders.com or call (310) 440-2982.

Mary Lincoln Autograph

A Mary Lincoln autograph is valuable but not worth an extreme amount of money.  A simple Mary Lincoln signature is worth only a few thousand dollars.  However, when you get into good or great content Mary Lincoln letter signed examples, the prices doubles and triples.  Here is a Mary Lincoln that we sold:

Scarce Mary Lincoln Autograph Letter Signed as First Lady — Mrs. Lincoln Gives a Going Away Present (Something “light and pretty”) to Her Friend Mrs. Abner Doubleday

Very rare Mary Lincoln signed letter signed as First Lady, dated 30 January 1865 and written on “Executive Mansion” stationery. Mrs. Lincoln writes to her friend, the wife of General Abner Doubleday, on the occasion of the Doubleday’s leaving Washington for Philadelphia, where the General was to preside over a court martial. In full, “My dear Mrs. Doubleday: I take the liberty of sending you for your acceptance this simple dress made with a double skirt, I think it will be light and pretty. I remain affectionately yours / Mary Lincoln”. Framed in dark wood with a CDV portrait of the Civil War’s First Lady, measuring 20.5″ x 17″. Single page letter measures 5″ x 8″ and is in near fine condition. Sold for $8,500.

Mary Lincoln Autograph Letter Signed as First Lady -- Mrs. Lincoln Gives a Going Away Present (Something "light and pretty") to Her Friend Mrs. Abner Doubleday

Scarce Mary Lincoln Autograph Letter Signed as First Lady — Mrs. Lincoln Gives a Going Away Present (Something “light and pretty”) to Her Friend Mrs. Abner Doubleday

To auction, buy, consign or sell a Mary Lincoln autograph, please contact Nate@NateDSanders.com or call (310) 440-2982.

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